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At its core, art is essential to our humanity.

We are proud of our commitment to providing transformative arts experiences for inspired learners of all ages.

But we couldn’t do it without you—our partners—and your generous support.

Please invest in arts and culture for all with gift.

Your gift is above and beyond Annual Membership and will be used where it’s MOST NEEDED.

 Support a Specific Program AreaDesignate a gift in support of one of the following program areas:

Arts Education Programs

Arts Education & Humanities

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Performing Arts

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Kristin Poole Fund for Program Innovationr

Kristin Poole Fund for Program Innovation

Support ambitious projects in and outside SVMoA

After 25 years of service to arts and culture in the Wood River Valley, Kristin Poole will retire from her position as Artistic Director and Interim Executive Director as of June 1, 2022 to pursue work as an independent curator and arts consultant. In her honor, SVMoA is establishing the Kristin Poole Fund for Program Innovation: A fund to support ambitious projects that expand the reach of SVMoA, creating new opportunities for important artists, attracting non-traditional audiences to the Museum or introducing art about place—outside the space of the museum.

The purpose of this fund it to support:

Artist, audience and access advancement
Art in non-traditional spaces or with non-traditional approaches
Ideas about place
Connections with new audiences
Cross-disciplinary work

Planned Giving | Create Your Own Legacy

Be an Inspiration for Future Generations

The Sun Valley Museum of Art has been enriching our community with transformative arts and educational experiences for 50 years. Help us provide for the next 50 and beyond. Through gift planning, you can make a gift that both fits your financial goals and supports our mission for generations to come. Planned gifts play a critical role in ensuring the future success of SVMoA.

What is Planned Giving?

Simply put, “planned giving” refers to any gift to a nonprofit that involves financial or estate planning.

Is Planned Giving Right for Me?

If making a difference is important to you; charitable giving is an important part of your life and your core values, and; you would like to know Sun Valley Museum of Art will continue to thrive in the future, then planned giving is probably right for you. This forward-thinking approach to giving is easy to do and you don’t have to be wealthy to do it. Whether it is naming Sun Valley Museum of Art in your will or trust for a modest amount, or a gift of house and property, there is probably an easy option that is right for you.

The Sun Valley Museum of Art Legacy Society

The SVMoA LEGACY SOCIETY recognizes members and friends who demonstrate their deep commitment to Sun Valley Museum of Art by making a planned gift or including SVMoA in their estate plans. Legacy Society members receive invitations to select events and programs as lifetime Guardian members. They are also acknowledged, with permission, in SVMoA publications. Legacy Society members have the satisfaction of knowing they are providing long-term support of the Museum. Everyone at Sun Valley Museum of Art is deeply grateful to our Legacy Society members who allow us to better plan for the future and reach ever-increasing levels of accomplishment. 

Interested in Making a Gift?

Whether you would like to put your donation to work today or after your lifetime, you can find a charitable plan that provides for your family and supports Sun Valley Museum of Art. Gift options may include: bequests, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, retirement plan assets, life insurance policies and tangible personal property. We would be pleased to work with you and your financial advisors to structure a gift that best fulfills your charitable goals. Anyone considering a planned gift should consult a tax and/or legal advisors to determine the consequences of making a gift.

Next Steps:

  1. Contact Rory Slattery, Development Associate at 208.726.9491,, for additional information or to discuss the different options for including Sun Valley Museum of Art in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include SVMoA in your plans, please use our legal name and Federal Tax ID.
    Legal Name: Sun Valley Center for the Arts d.b.a. Sun Valley Museum of Art
    Address: 191 Fifth Street East, Ketchum, 83340
    Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7113276

Mail a Contribution:

If you'd like to mail your contribution, please send your gift to:
Sun Valley Museum of Art
PO Box 656
Sun Valley, ID 83353

Contact Us:

If you have questions about your donation or would like more information,
please contact Rory Slattery, Development Associate at 208.726.9491,

All gifts—of any size—are greatly appreciated and are 100% tax-deductible.

Give the Gift of Art!

Start a new tradition and honor your friends and family
with a gift of transformative arts experiences.

Are you looking for an alternative and "artful" gift idea for your family, friends, co-workers, children's teachers or neighbors? Whether they are a music, lecture, art or film lover, a Sun Valley Museum of Art Gift Card or Gifted Membership will allow them to take advantage of the inspirational programming SVMoA produces year-round in the Wood River Valley.

Or perhaps you would like to honor someone special by giving a gift to SVMoA on their behalf. Anytime of year is a wonderful time to support Sun Valley Museum of Art. Give the gift of Art. Your gift will make a lasting difference in their lives and our community.

We are proud to share that Sun Valley Museum of Art earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency
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