We at the CU Art Museum strive to serve as a generator and incubator of art, creativity and artistic inquiry through programs engaging students, faculty and the public. Your financial support helps fund exhibitions, collections preservation and programming. Won’t you join us and be a part of the creative center of campus?

Invest in Our Mission 

We develop individualized giving plans for donors who wish to invest in the CU Art Museum and its impact on the campus and community. In addition to discretionary support, annual giving can be directed to support exhibitions, acquisitions, educational  programs and collection conservation.

For more information about giving, please call Amber Story, associate director of development, office of advancement, at 303-541-1470 and Amber.Story@colorado.edu

And if you'd like to make a gift online, it is easy and quick on the CU Foundation website.

Become a Member

Our members take pride in knowing that their gift helps to sustain a dynamic learning environment rich in artistic inquiry. Your membership supports acquisitions, curatorial research, conservation and digitization of the collection, and the range of free programs offered to students, faculty and the public.

Join Online Now!

If you'd rather not set your membership up online, we’ll be happy to set up your membership. You can send your check, payable to University of Colorado Foundation, to: CU Art Museum, 318 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309. If you have questions, please email CUAMmembership@colorado.edu.


Art Lover

Art Lover members enjoy invitations to all openings and special CUAM programming, including our annual summer member’s party, 15 percent discount on framing services at Boulder’s 15th Street Gallery and reciprocal membership benefits at more than 800 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museums.

Recognition levels:
$50 Friend
$100 Associate
$250 Sustainer (includes one Art Luminary event)
$500 Enthusiast (includes two Art Luminary events)

Art Luminary

Art Luminary members enjoy all the benefits of the Art Lover, plus exclusive opportunities with artists and renowned scholars, curated visits to private collections and artist studios, and prioritized invitations to national and international travel opportunities. 

Recognition levels:
$1,000 Investor 
$2,500 Benefactor
$5,000 Visionary

Household benefits are for two adults plus any dependants.
Please note that CUAM memberships may be tax-deductible less the fair market value of benefits.

Gifts of Art

Gifts of art or acquisition funds help build the CU Art Museum’s permanent collection as a teaching and research resource. If you are considering offering artwork to the museum, or are interested in giving to an acquisition fund, please contact Hope Saska, chief curator and director of academic engagement.