Ways to Give

Monetary Gifts and Donations

VMFA Annual Fund Donations

Your gift to the VMFA Annual Fund will touch every aspect of the museum—from exhibition development and educational programming to care of the collection and statewide outreach.

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Planned Giving

A planned gift will help ensure that VMFA remains a vibrant source of inspiration for future generations. Legacy gifts may also provide a life income stream for you and tax benefits for your heirs.

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Endowment Gifts & Special Projects

Endowments and gifts to special projects--such as ARTshare, VMFA Gardens & Greensapces, or the Exhibition Fund--allow donors to advance a specific aspect of the museum's mission.

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Gifts of Art

Since the museum's founding, VMFA's collection has been enriched by gifts of art and acquisition funds from generous patrons. Its continued growth depends solely on private support.

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Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

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Gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities enable you to make a significant contribution to VMFA while avoiding capital gains taxes on the donated shares.

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Tribute Gifts

Gifts of all kinds may be made in honor of a family member or loved one. We welcome the opportunity to create a tribute that reflects the honoree's passion for VMFA.

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Gifts of Your Time + Talents

Community Volunteer Program

Becoming a museum volunteer is great way to help VMFA and meet others who share your passion. From greeting visitors and assisting children in the Arts Education Center to dusting artwork, there’s something to fit your interests and schedule.

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VMFA Docent Program

A Virginia Museum of Fine Arts docent is a specially trained adult volunteer who facilitates learning in the galleries. Docents give interactive tours to the public, school children, college and adult groups throughout the year.

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