Ways to Give

Give a Gift of Friendship

A wonderful way to give a fabulous year of art, exhibitions, and programs to someone special! A Friends membership makes a great gift for any special occasion.

Please contact the coordinator of membership and public relations at 814-863-9182 or palmermembership@psu.edu to make this happen.


Be an Event Sponsor

By contributing through the following sponsorship opportunities, you will be supporting the museum's educational programs that enrich the lives of children and adults alike, as well as, sustaining a vital, free-admission resource for our community and those that visit

Gift Planning

Minimize your taxes and maximize your estate. Learn how you can take advantage of various contribution methods to create a legacy at the Palmer Museum of Art and receive tax and income benefits at the same time.

For more information, please contact Penn State's Office of Gift Planning at 888-800-9170 (toll free) or visit www.giftplanning.psu.edu.


Make an IRA Rollover Gift in Support of the Palmer Museum of Art

If you are 70 ½ years old or older, a gift from your IRA may benefit both the museum and yourself. You can learn more about this giving opportunity by visiting www.pennstate.planmygift.org/ira-charitable-rollover or by contacting Don Lenze, director of development, College of Arts and Architecture, at 814-863-2142 or donlenze@psu.edu.

TAX INFORMATION: The IRS does not permit any benefits to be received when gifts are given as an IRA Rollover Gift. Therefore an IRA Rollover Gift cannot be counted toward a Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art Membership or Event Sponsorship.