Thank you for your interest in the collections of Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.
For art appraisals:
Kirkland Museum does not perform identifications, authentications, or valuations. The American Society of Appraisers website can help you locate a certified appraiser in your area: www.appraisers.org.
For noncash donations:
To consider a gift to Kirkland Museum we must have:
- An image, or images, of the piece, including signature or mark.
- As much of the following information as you can provide: artist or designer name, manufacturer if decorative arts piece, date, media, size, condition, and object history (provenance).
- Email the above information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once we have all of the above information, we will determine if the object is suitable for our collection and contact you.
Kirkland Museum is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization and your gift may be eligible for a tax deduction. Please familiarize yourself with IRS Form 8283 Noncash Charitable Contributions, which can be found at www.irs.gov. Note that IRS regulations prevent Kirkland Museum from assigning a value to your donation.
For art sales:
Kirkland Museum may consider art for purchase. Please provide the same information as noncash donations (above) and include asking price.
Once we have all of the above information, we will review the potential purchase and contact you.
Contact Collections Department: email@example.com
All other matters will be forwarded to the appropriate staff member. Please do not bring pieces to the museum without an appointment.