You Make a Difference!
“Gobsmacked!” … “fills my heart” … “pilgrimage-worthy” … “hidden gem” … are just a few examples from hundreds of visitor comments and reviews. Because of you and other committed donors, we are able to provide experiences like these.
Your donation ensures the rediscovery, preservation and exhibition of one-of-a-kind Colorado art and international decorative art in a museum experience that stirs emotion like no other.
Right now your gift to the Kirkland Museum Fund will be DOUBLED thanks to generous matching funds (up to $10,000)—but only before midnight on December 31st.
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]:
- 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 applicable), date, what it is made from, size, condition and how you acquired it or where it came from.
- 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 www.irs.gov. 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: www.appraisers.org.