Support the Center
Our donors and supporters are an important part of our community. Your gift enables the David C. Driskell Center to present and organize exhibitions, educational opportunities and collection programs.
The David C. Driskell Center relies on a variety of funding sources for its programming. This support enables the Driskell Center to fulfill its mission of preserving the rich heritage of African American and African diasporic visual arts and culture by presenting and organizing exhibition, education and collection programs.
You can support the David C. Driskell Center by contributing to the following funds, which are managed by the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc.
Give online through the accounts listed below:
Supports the Driskell Center’s graduate and postdoctoral fellowships for students in programs that bridge the disciplines of the humanities, performing and visual arts and social sciences.
Provides support for the Driskell Center’s Claudia DeMonte Lecture Series, given by outstanding women and minority scholars highlighting their contributions to the field of art.
Provides annual stipends for undergraduate and graduate students who are conducting research on art education and/or art appreciation in the discipline of the visual arts and culture of African Americans and the African diaspora.
Provides annual support for the Driskell Center.
Supports the Driskell Center’s programming, including exhibition, publication and education programs.
Provides annual awards for a select publication in African American art history that encourages original research and scholarly writing on historical subjects pertaining to African American visual culture.
Provides fellowship to graduate students who focus on curating works of art of all mediums by African American artists.
Supports the Driskell Center’s Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in honor of Professor David C. Driskell.
Supports the Driskell Center’s efforts at expanding, restoring and conserving its collection in order to preserve the legacy of African American artists for future generations.