Donate Now to Become a Member

Donations are vital to the Kluge-Ruhe Collection’s future! Becoming a member today is what you can do to ensure we grow as a center for the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States.

Donate Now!

In order to continue realizing our mission of providing a wide range of learning experiences – from exhibitions and artist residencies to trips and scholarly lectures – the Kluge-Ruhe Collection relies on the ongoing financial commitment of its many loyal benefactors and friends. No matter how large or small, your gift makes a difference. In turn, when you make a tax-deductible gift to the Kluge-Ruhe Collection, your generosity will be rewarded with a membership to the museum. Memberships are available at six levels, each with exciting benefits for you to use throughout the year:

$25 Black Cockatoo

  • Free admission to Night at the Museum
  • Discounted tickets to concerts and events
  • Exclusive opportunities to meet visiting artists

$100 Sugar Glider
The above plus:

  • Lunch with a curator or scholar and a collection highlight
  • 10% discount in the Kluge-Ruhe gift shop
  • A complimentary copy of a Kluge-Ruhe Collection publication

$250 Wombat
The above plus:

  • Lunch with a visiting artist or scholar
  • Certificate for a free Kluge-Ruhe museum poster

$500 Koala
The above plus:

  • A private tour of the Kluge-Ruhe Collection for up to 10 people
  • 20% discount in the Kluge-Ruhe gift shop

$1,000 Dingo
The above plus:

  • Special invitations to dinner with the director and visiting artists
  • Invitations to curator-led travel opportunities

$2,500 Big Red Kangaroo
The above plus:

  • A private reception and behind-the-scenes tour for up to 20 people
  • Rotunda Society membership
    ($2,250 tax-deductible)

Already a Member of The Fralin Museum of Art?

Members of The Fralin can become a Friend of the Kluge-Ruhe Collection for an additional $50 above any membership level. Friends of Kluge-Ruhe enjoy the special benefits of membership to the Kluge-Ruhe Collection in addition to the following benefits of membership at The Fralin:

• Free admission to Final Fridays
• Discounts on education programs and ticketed events
• Invitations to members-only exhibition previews
• A 10% discount on publications from The Fralin
• Reciprocal membership at more than 75 southeastern museums

Corporate Support

Through long-term partnerships and exhibition sponsorship, your company can enjoy the prestige and benefit of associating with our relevant and inspiring collection.

To explore ways in which your company can work with the Kluge-Ruhe Collection – be it through gifts in kind, equipment, the sharing of knowledge and expertise, or sponsorship of an exhibition or project – please contact us. We would be delighted to partner with you.