Your Gift Makes a Difference

Your unrestricted donation to the Museum’s Annual Fund provides critical operating support making possible the rediscovery, preservation and exhibition of Colorado art and great design in a museum experience like no other.

Please consider a donation to the Annual Fund today!

Collections Manager Becca Goodrum handling artworks
Donations of Art

Thank you for your interest in the collections of Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

All acquisition decisions are thoughtfully made to determine if the object helps the museum to further promote its mission. 

Please do not bring pieces to the museum without an appointment.

For donations of objects:

In considering a gift to Kirkland Museum we request you send the following information to [email protected]:

1. An image, or images, of the piece, including signature or mark.

2. As much of the following information as you can provide: artist or designer name, manufacturer (if applicable), date, what it is made from, size, condition and how you acquired it or where it came from.

3. Please allow 2–3 weeks for review by our acquisitions team before expecting a response.

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 Note that IRS regulations prevent Kirkland Museum from assigning a value to your donation.

For art appraisals:

Under law, Kirkland Museum may not perform identifications, authentications or valuations. The American Society of Appraisers website can help you locate a certified appraiser in your area:

Other Ways to Donate

Monetary Gifts

To give a monetary donation to Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, please visit the online store

Want to give your spare change? 

Create a Donate Your Change RoundUp Giving account in three easy steps and direct your giving to Kirkland Museum every time you spend.