Foundation Support & Activities

How You Can Support the Rmac Foundation


  • Mail your check to the Foundation Office payable to:
    RMAC Foundation
    400 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Suite 220
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • Call the Executive Director at the Foundation Office, 575-627-0918, with your credit or debit card information, expiration date and amount of your donation.
  • Make your donation through Just Give.
  • Shop online at Shop For Museums with over 200 of your favorite national retailers and donate to RMAC Foundation at the same time at no extra cost to you.
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Acquisitions, Conservation, & Collections Care

  • Acquisitions Funding: Art and artifact purchases for the collection.
  • Art Conservation Support: Conservation assessments and treatments to preserve the collection.

Community Outreach & Program Development

  • Scholarships and Fellowships: Studio art class tuition for at risk youth, and visual arts training for adults through the Lorene Johnson Gratton Fellowship Program.
  • International Film Series: Classic to modern avant-garde films that link our community to the world.
  • Lectures: Scholarly lectures that provide greater context about our unique place in the Southwest.
  • Exhibitions: Underwriting for traveling exhibitions, opening receptions, artist talks, and exhibition catalogs.

Capital Projects

  • Patricia Lubben Bassett Art Education Center: The Foundation raised $1.1 million in bricks and mortar funding to build this state-of-the-art education facility (1998).
  • Architectural Services: The Foundation underwrote completion of a site plan to renovate the Museum’s outdoor patio (2004).
  • Storage Vault Renovation: The Foundation sponsored the addition of a mezzanine to expand collections storage capabilities (2005).
  • West of Beyond: The Rogers and Mary Ellen Aston Collection of the American West: The Foundation provided supplemental funding for this $676,000 renovation and reinstallation project (2006).
  • Museum Security Upgrades: The Foundation joined with the City of Roswell to upgrade the Museum’s CCTV security system (2007).
  • Courtyard and Goddard Rocket Project (2009).

Staff Support

  • Professional Development: Funding for staff training and development.