$ 1,084,062 raised 2,635 gifts
Spencer Museum of Art has raised $ 22,338 from 76 gifts!
Spencer Museum of Art

Opportunities abound for University of Kansas undergraduate and graduate students at the Spencer Museum of Art. Currently, students make up half of the Museum’s staff and can be found in nearly every department, from collections and curatorial to education and exhibitions. Your gift will help sustain and expand opportunities for student employment at the Spencer Museum. Funds raised will support competitive salaries and benefits for student staff, as well as professional development and training experiences.

Student positions and internships at the Spencer Museum launch careers. Several former student employees have gone on to work in museums across the United States and abroad, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Palace of Fine Arts in Taipei, and the Library of Congress, to name a few. The Spencer’s professional staff also boasts numerous former student employees—including our Director Saralyn Reece Hardy, Curator of Works of Art on Paper Dr. Kate Meyer, and Head of Collections Management Sofia Galarza Liu, among others.

Your support for student positions at the Spencer Museum of Art will have lasting impact. One opportunity can make all the difference in a student’s future.

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Bill and Judy Docking Match
Bill and Judy Docking have generously offered to match dollar for dollar the first $5,000 in gifts in support of student opportunities at the Spencer Museum of Art. What a great way to double the impact of your gift for our deserving students!
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Friends of the Art Museum Board Challenge
Challenge unlocked! Thanks to current and former Friends of the Art Museum, an additional $2,000 has been contributed in support of student opportunities at the Spencer.
50 / 50 Gifts
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Facebook Contest
Congrats to Facebook contest winners Shelli Rettig, Mary Smarsh Edwards, Brandy Edwards, Jacy J. Hurst and Dee Dee Griffith Barratt! An additional $500 has been contributed to KU!
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Instagram Contest
Congrats to Donovan Miller, Roy Ricaldi and Jake Reitz, winners of this year's Instragram challenge!
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Twitter Hashtag Challenge
Challenge unlocked! Thanks to your help spreading #OneDayOneKU, $5,000 has been donated to KU scholarships.
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