Friends of the Galleries

New Member Benefits

Memberships and donations make up a vital part of our organization. We rely on your generosity in order to provide the quality exhibitions, exhibition materials, and care of the permanent collection.
Want to get involved? Become a member! We offer several membership levels to cater to your giving.  See what we’ve been up to and the impact your membership makes!
Annual Membership Levels:
Student: $5.00

Mini sketch book, bumper sticker, invitations to all exhibitions, lectures, and events; a copy of the annual newsletter, monthly e-newsletter, an invitation to the Annual Bus trip to a regional art institution

Individual: $25.00

All of the above + invitation to exhibition preview tours and talks

Family: $50.00

All of the above + invitation to Family Day + copy of gallery publications

Contributor: $125.00

All of the above + tote bag

Patron: $500.00

All of the above +tour of the archive and permanent collection + blank cards featuring artwork in the permanent collection

Ridderhof Martin Society: $1000.00

All of the above + invitation to an annual UMW donor appreciation event + Gallery will host an event for you and 10 friends in the gallery (contact gallery to arrange)

You can also make a one-time donation or sponsor one of our current projects such as:

Sponsor Artist or Scholar visit: $500-$1000

CultureSpots audio tours and audio archive: $1,000

Flat Files (2): $2,000

Digital Camera: $2,000

New, archival quality permanent collection storage: $14,000

To sponsor a specific project, simply write the name of the project on the memo line of your check

Methods of Payment:
Please make check payable to UMW Foundation/ Galleries
Mail to: UMW Foundation
1119 Hanover Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Credit Card: call 540-654-1024
Visa and Mastercard accepted
Online gifts can be made by clicking here and selecting Friends of the UMW Galleries:

All memberships and donations to the University of Mary Washington Galleries are tax deductible. You may reach us at or 540.654.1013 if you have any questions.