Make A Donation

We look forward to warmly welcoming you back to enjoy the Museum and its programs as soon as possible. In the meantime, if you are in a position to support us, please consider making an unrestricted donation to our NCMArts Fund in any amount to help us offset the financial realities of Museum operations at this time.  

Make a fully tax-deductible donation online, or if you would like to donate to a fund that is not listed, contact us (redirect "contact us" to toconnell@ncartmuseum.org instead of Polly's email) with any further questions. To learn more about planned giving opportunities to the NCMA Foundation, email Polly Lyman.

Individual supporters like you help to fill this Museum with wonder, discovery, and joy for all. Join or renew today and enjoy free exhibition admission, invitations to special events, discounts in the Museum Store and Iris restaurant, and so much more.

Make your mark at the North Carolina Museum of Art with a naming opportunity for yourself or your family; your business; in memory of a loved one; or in honor of a friend, colleague, or important person in your life! Proceeds support programs at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including our award-winning education programs, exhibitions, lectures, and the Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park.

Opportunities include:


Name a Bench in the Museum Park

A contribution of $5,000 will name a bench in the Museum Park.


Name a Bench in the Museum Galleries

A contribution of $2,500 will name a bench in the Museum Galleries.


Plant a Tree in the Museum Park

A contribution of $1,000 will plant and name a tree in the Museum Park.


Take a Seat

A contribution of $1,000 will name a seat in the SECU Auditorium.

Larger naming recognition is available inside the galleries and in the Museum Park. For more information please email Mary Rigg at mrigg@ncartmuseum.org or call (919) 664-6758.