San Antonio Museum or Art

Donation Requests

The San Antonio Museum of Art supports numerous local non-profit organizations annually with in-kind contributions to assist fundraising efforts. Due to the volume of requests received, organizations must meet the following guidelines to be considered.

 

  • Support is limited to admission passes and/or Museum membership. Non-profit organizations in the state of Texas will be considered with priority given to the greater San Antonio area. Out-of-state requests cannot be fulfilled.
  • Individual or family requests are not honored.
  • Requests must be received a minimum of three (3) months (maximum of 6 months) before the event date.
  • Organizations may receive one in-kind donation per calendar year.
  • All organizations must include a completed San Antonio Museum of Art donation request form.
  • Requests must be submitted via e-mail or postal service and cannot be taken by phone.

 

Submit a Request

By Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Subject line: Event Name and Date

By Mail:
The San Antonio Museum of Art
Attention: Donation Requests
200 West Jones Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78215

 

  • Organizations that meet these requirements will be mailed a donation packet six weeks prior to the event.
  • The standard San Antonio Museum of Art donation is four Member-for-a-day Museum admission passes, which admits four persons to the Museum's collections and all special exhibitions.
  • The San Antonio Museum of Art does not provide monetary donations.
  • All requests are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Submitting a request does not guarantee a donation.

 

 

Download Donation Request Form

 

SAMA Annual Fund

Your gift to the Annual Fund is greatly appreciated.

The Fund provides the Museum with additional funding in areas where it is needed most. Please note that your contribution is tax deductible within the limits prescribed by law. Thank you for your support.

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Membership Levels and Benefits

Enjoy these benefits at any membership level:

  • Unlimited free admission
  • One year subscription to VIEW, the Museum members’ magazine
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • 10% discount on Museum Store purchases
  • 10% discount on purchases at Café des Artistes
  • 20% discount on Museum Store purchases during member events
  • Discounts on lectures, symposia, concerts and other programs

General Membership

Individual: $45
  • Full benefits for one adult
  • 100% tax deductible 

*Please show proof of profession or program by submitting a résumé. Artist category includes membership in Friends of the Collections: Contemporaries.

Senior Citizen (65+): $35
Artist*: $35
Educator*: $35
Family/Dual: $75
  • Full benefits for two adults and their children or grandchildren under age 18
  • 100% tax deductible
Senior Family/Dual: $60
Sponsor: $125 All the benefits of Family/Dual membership plus…
  • Free admission for two additional guests when accompanied by a member
  • Recognition in VIEW, the members’ magazine
  • $65 is tax deductible
Associate: $250 All the benefits of Sponsor membership plus…
Patron: $500 All the benefits of Sponsor membership plus…
  • Free admission for up to four guests when accompanied by a member
  • $400 is tax deductible
Gift Membership: Give the gift of membership!
  • Available for purchase at any level
  • 100% is tax deductible

 


Circle Membership

Circle members are a passionate group of supporters who share a deep appreciation for the arts and a personal commitment to enhancing the Museum.

Art Society Circle: $1,000 – $2,499 All the benefits of Patron membership plus…
  • Invitations to exclusive Circle Member events throughout the year offering behind-the-scenes access to the Museum’s collections and opportunities to engage with renowned speakers that provide unusual and rare insights into the history of collectors, collecting and works of art
  • Invitation for two to the Annual Circle Members Dinner
Benefactor’s Circle: $5,000 – $9,999 All the benefits of Art Society Circle membership plus...
  • Complimentary membership in all four Friends of the Collections groups
Leader’s Circle $10,000 – $24,999 Complimentary exhibition catalogues published by the Museum
Director’s Circle $25,000 – $99,999 Private lunch with The Kelso Director
Chairman’s Circle: $100,000 and above Recognition as a premier donor including special acknowledgment at the Museum’s Annual Circle Dinner

 


Young Friends

Already a SAMA Member? Simply add $50 per person to join Young Friends.

Young Friends is the Museum's newest group of vibrant supporters--from the up-and-coming professionals and art novices to seasoned individuals--who are passionate about the Museum’s collections. The group’s purpose is to promote a love of the arts, cultivate art education, provide social interaction with like-minded individuals, and create an affinity with the Museum.

Young Friends members are presented with exclusive hands-on opportunities to learn about the Museum’s collections, collectors and collecting, and to interact with art and culture in a social setting. Each year, 3 to 4 events are planned by the group’s steering committee including the Museum’s annual gala after party. Proposed events include special tours, cocktail parties, happy hours, events at local art galleries and restaurants, and much more! Membership in Young Friends is $50 per person, in addition to Museum membership at any level, and includes complimentary tickets to the Museum's annual gala after party on April 4, 2013.*

Individual: $95
  • Includes Individual Museum Membership
Couple: $175
  • Includes Family/Dual Museum Membership

*This benefit will affect the tax deductibility of your membership contribution).

 


For more information on these levels of membership support please call Lana Shafer Meador in the membership office at (210) 978-8133 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Friends of the Collections

Members of SAMA's Friends of the Collections groups enjoy special programs and insights from the Museum's curators while getting an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the collections alongside others who share similar interests. Friends groups also support specific curatorial areas by raising funds for acquisitions, exhibitions and related programs. Museum membership is a prerequisite of membership in a Friends group, but you may join as many as you like.

Friends of Ancient Art

Friends of Ancient Art

 

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Friends of Asian Art

Friends of Latin American Art

Friends of Latin American Art

 

SAMA Contemporary

Friends of Contemporary Art

Membership at the Friend Level is $50; Connoisseur Level is $150.

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For more information on these levels of membership support please call Lana Shafer in the membership office at (210) 978-8133 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Donate Now

Your gift to the San Antonio Museum of Art is greatly appreciated. 

Your gift helps support the great care of our exhibitions, collections, and galleries. These funds also help make it possible for 18,000 students to visit and learn in the galleries every year. We offer almost 500 programs, activities, events, lectures, films, and symposia every year. With your support, we can continue to be a vibrant cultural center for all San Antonio.


Questions: Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Contributions by mail may also be sent to:
San Antonio Museum of Art Development Office, 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215.

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