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Help us support Black art and culture. Your tax-deductible gift to the Studio Museum provides sustenance to exhibitions, our signature Artist-in-Residence program for emerging artists, and an extensive schedule of enlightening education and public programs serving our local community and beyond.

Your support makes a difference. Please make a donation to the Studio Museum today. 


Become a part of the Studio Museum family through membership, the contribution of a planned gift to ensure our future legacy, and other sponsorship opportunities. 

Become a Member

Champion Black artists and diverse audiences by becoming a Studio Museum Member. During the construction of the Museum’s new home, Members have access to a singular array of unique benefits. In

Legacy Society

Help establish a sound foundation for The Studio Museum in Harlem and ensure that the Museum can continue to serve diverse artists and audiences for generations to come by making a planned gift.

Corporate Partnerships

We invite you to explore how your company or organization can deepen its relationship with The Studio Museum in Harlem. By providing vital philanthropic support to The Studio Museum through


When you make a gift to the Studio Museum, you ensure the fiscal health of our organization and allow us to continue our work championing artists of African descent.

Studio Museum Fund

The Studio Museum Fund provides the critical, but most difficult-to-find funding: general operating support. Gifts to the Studio Museum Fund provide sustenance to exhibitions, the signature

Exhibition Fund

The Exhibition Fund at The Studio Museum in Harlem provides crucial unrestricted support for all curatorial projects and exhibitions throughout the year. Contributions to the Fund have a meaningful

Lea K. Green Memorial Fund

In 2014, the entire Studio Museum family mourned the untimely passing of Lea K. Green, who was the Museum’s Director of Special Projects from 2006 to 2011. It is with Lea's incredible service to the

Patron Groups

Join our most dedicated supporters and intimately engage with the Museum, its collection, and artists. 

Global Council

The Global Council consists of philanthropists and collectors from across the country, who gather in New York City and around the world to discuss compelling events and ideas in the modern and

Acquisition Committee

The Acquisition Committee is an invite-only group comprised of select individuals who meet three times a year and support the growth of the Museum’s collection through philanthropic support and their

Chairman's Circle

The Chairman’s Circle is the Museum’s newest Patron Program designed for our most dedicated supporters, who are interested in more deeply engaging with the Museum, its collection, and the artists in

Special Events

Celebrate with us during  our annual fundraising events that support the Museum’s mission of deepening connections within  the Harlem community and supporting Black artists throughout the diaspora.


The annual Gala, held each fall, is a not-to-be-missed event for friends and supporters of the Museum. A special highlight of the evening is the awarding of the Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize.


Since 2007, the Museum’s Spring Luncheon has brought together an eclectic and vibrant collective of artists, business leaders, cultural luminaries, and philanthropists in celebration of the Museum’s