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Painted plaque with a wide decorative boarder with three men kneeling holding various objects and gold halos behind their heads.  

Donations to the Danforth Art Museum or the Danforth Art School support museum exhibitions, museum programs, and art school scholarships and programs.

Your tax-deductible contribution will be restricted to funds for use only for Danforth Art Museum and Art School expenses. Click to go directly to our gifting page.  Our success depends on your support—thank you!!

How to Donate:

Online: Make a donation online at Whether one-time or recurring, your gift to our Annual Fund ensures the long-term sustainability of the Danforth.

ALL donations are directed to the Framingham State University Foundation fund for the Danforth Art Museum and the Danforth Art School. Thank you for your gift!


By Check. Mail a check to:
Danforth Art Museum c/o Framingham State University
100 State St.
P.O. Box 9101
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Contact Barry Burlingham, Development Officer
T: (508) 215–5112

Want to include a membership in your donation?  Contact our Development Officer Barry Burlingham.  Or, after completing your donation, head to our Membership Page for a list of benefits and membership options with links to join at each level!

Photograph of a gallery room with white walls and light wood floor, There is a large pedestal with five sculptures. On the far left is a whole wall of lit plexi covered cases filled with sculptures.  
Photograph of a gallery room with light blue and tan walls and light wood floor. There are various pictures on all walls, including many 19th century works in gold frames on the right side hung close together at different levels.  
Photograph of a lecture in a gallery space. The gallery has dark grey walls and tan wood floor. In the center hanging from the ceiling is a ball of blue squiggled fabric. On the walls are various photographs. There are people standing in an arch around the ball.  

Types of Donations:

Gifts of stock—are easily transferred. We would be happy to discuss the tax benefits of such a gift with you, your broker, or your tax advisor.  Contact us directly at for our stock transfer instructions.

Monthly payment plans—sustain your commitment throughout the year; automatic transfers and payment plan options are available.

Employer Matching gifts—support employee charitable giving and may double or triple your support. Ask your employer for eligibility requirements and mail completed paperwork to the Danforth Art Museum.

Qualified Charitable Distributions— If you are age 70 ½ or older you can contribute up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to the Danforth and avoid paying income taxes on the distribution.

Donor advised funds may be directed to the Danforth at the mailing address above.

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