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Make a Gift to the Kenosha Public Museums Foundation

Be a part of a vibrant future and the continued educational and cultural enrichment of our community by supporting the Kenosha Public Museums. Your contributions, whether large or small, ensure a strong foundation for all three Kenosha Public Museums.

Call the development manager at 262-653-4407 for more information.

Contribute to the Annual Fund

Donations to the 2016 Annual Fund begin with you and ultimately return to you. Your unrestricted gift supports day-to-day operations. Since the tax levy provides 64% of the operating budget, your gift – large or small – helps raise the balance needed. Your Annual Fund donation keeps all three public Museums open and accessible to make each Museum a place where wonders never cease.


Cash and Other Donations

Cash gifts of any amount directly support exhibit enhancements and new exhibitions. Gifts of securities and stocks are also welcome. Call the development manager at 262-653-4407.

Estate Gifts and Bequests

An estate gift ensures the future of the Kenosha Public Museum for generations to come and leaves a personal legacy which enriches the Kenosha community. Call the development manager at 262-653-4407.

Donate an Artifact

Over 95 percent of the Kenosha Public Museums’ current collections have been donated to the Museums by individual collectors. You may have a treasure that you would like to share. Call the curator of collections at 262-653-4439 for an appointment. Please, no walk-ins.

Make a Donation

Here are a few ways you can support the Kenosha Public Museums.

Buy a Jubilee Brick

Jubilee Terrace

The Jubilee Anniversary Terrace is prominently situated on First Avenue south of the Museum entrance. It will be a gathering place for Museum visitors and students. Your donation goes directly back to the Museum to support exhibits and educational programs.

> Jubilee Brick Form

Buy a Commemorative Brick

Honor a veteran or soldier by adding his or her name to the Veterans Memorial Terrace at the Civil War Museum, adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Gallery. Each brick is 4×8 inches and can be purchased for $200.

> Commemorative Brick Form

Buy a Boulderglacial till wall

Your name, or that of someone special, can become a lasting part of the Kenosha Public Museum simply by making a gift of $100 to $499.

Select a specific boulder in the Museum’s Glacial Till Wall, and it will be recorded on a unique computer monitor display.
> Donation Form

Boulder Size
Large $499
Medium $350
Mini $100
Small $200

Glass Tile Donor Recognition WallHave a Name Etched on a Glass Tile

Contribute $500 or more and your name, family’s name or the name of someone special will be etched on a glass tile on the Museum’s recognition wall in the Friends Gallery. Tile sizes are commensurate with the contribution amount.

Donation Form

Contribute $500 or more
Donor $1000
Friend of KPM $500
Gold Sponsor $2500
Sponsor $1500