Support the Freer|Sackler

Our world-renowned collections, exhibitions, and public programs offer inspiring encounters with Asian art and culture for diverse audiences, free of charge, 364 days a year. As part of the Smithsonian, the museum leads the world in education, research, and conservation.

There are many ways to show your support!

Make a Gift

Because the federal government provides only 30 percent of the museum's annual budget, we rely on donors like you to help us!

Learn more about how your donation helps the Freer|Sackler.



Freer|Sackler members are crucial to the museum. As a member, you will receive insider access and exclusive benefits in appreciation of your generous gift.

Learn about the Friends of the Freer|Sackler.
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Host an Event

Cosponsor a special event at the Freer|Sackler.

Learn more.

Ways to Give


Donate online or email


To contribute via credit card, call us at 202.633.3044 (Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm ET).


Mail your check (payable to Freer|Sackler) to:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
External Affairs
PO Box 37012, MRC 707
Washington, DC 20560-0707

In the Museum

A donation box is stationed in the Sackler lobby.

For more information

To learn more, including how to make a gift of stock, wire or IRA transfer, planned gift, or contribution from a donor advised fund, contact Freer|Sackler External Affairs at 202.633.3044 or

The Freer|Sackler Campaign

The campaign’s goal will assist in securing curatorial posts and in funding exhibitions, publications, web-based outreach, and public programs. Learn about the Freer|Sackler Campaign.

Planned Giving

Help support the future of the Freer|Sackler with a planned gift. Please contact Jessica Duby at or
202.633.0418 for more information.

Corporate Sponsorships

In return for valuable benefits, the Freer|Sackler is actively seeking corporate support for exhibitions and programs, which are funded exclusively by private donations. Please contact Laura Willumsen at Email or
202.633.0549 for more information.


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