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Ways to Give

The Gallery is grateful for the generosity of its supporters. Gifts to the Gallery advance the mission of the museum and ensure excellence now and for generations to come. Support also enables the Gallery to maintain free admission for all, free public programs, and free tours for school groups, Yale students, and the public.


Opportunities for giving to the Gallery span from annual support for general operating needs and acquisitions to endowment funds and capital projects. Gifts in all amounts make a tremendous impact on the Gallery’s ability to serve its diverse audiences and steward its collection.

How to Make a Financial Gift

The Yale University Art Gallery is part of Yale University. Gifts can be made by outright donation, transfer of securities or property, bequests or trusts, and matching gifts. For details and instructions, visit Remember to reference the Yale University Art Gallery when making any gifts to the University.

To make a donation now, click the “Donate Now” button below. Please note that a new window will open, taking you to the “Giving to Yale” page. From the “I would like to support” drop-down menu, please select “Art Gallery.” You can also make a donation by calling 203.436.8400.

Donate Now

Please mail checks to:
Yale University Art Gallery
Advancement Department
P.O. Box 208271
New Haven, CT 06520-8271

How to Make a Gift of Art

The Gallery has a growing collection and an active acquisition strategy. The Gallery only accepts works of art that meet the standards and collecting priorities of the museum. All proposed gifts are reviewed by curators and/or the director before acceptance into the collection. To inquire about making a gift of art, call 203.436.8400 or email

Planned Gifts

As part of Yale University, gifts to the Gallery can also be made through transfer of securities or properties, bequests or trusts, and matching gifts. For details on Yale University’s giving procedures, visit Remember to reference the Yale University Art Gallery when donating through the Yale University website.

Further Information

For more information on these and other giving opportunities, please contact the Advancement Department at 203.432.0660 or

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