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Planned Giving

The MIA is pleased to accept contributions in the form of bequests, works of art, trusts, and a variety of other planned gift options.

By indicating your intent to make a planned gift, you will become a member of the New Century Society. This group of the museum’s most dedicated friends provides support that will last for generations to come.

To get more information, contact the Development Department at (612) 870-3011 or

The MIA thanks our New Century Society members!


Making a bequest to the MIA is a great way to support the museum and leave a lasting legacy. Bequests can be unrestricted or may be designated for endowment or special interest.

More information and suggested bequest language (PDF) »

Donations of Works of Art

The MIA accepts works of art in consultation with our curatorial staff and in accordance with our Collections Plan. For more information, please contact the Development Department at (612) 870-3011 or

Trusts & Other Opportunities

Many other options exist for planned gifts to the museum. We are able to accept gifts from retirement plans, charitable remainder trusts, insurance policies, revocable trusts, charitable gift annuities, irrevocable trusts, and other vehicles. To get more information or discuss any of these options, please contact the Development Department at (612) 870-3011 or