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The University Art Museum serves the campus and community thanks to long-running, deep support from grants, gifts, and contributions. Program funds are 100% raised by the UAM, and the staff and board are deeply grateful to each and every supporter.

The generosity of our community ensures the production of thought−provoking exhibitions and programming, robust outreach to the Long Beach community, and education and training opportunities for the next generation of educators, artists, arts professionals, citizens.

The UAM is deeply grateful to all of our supporters

For information on the many ways to contribute to the UAM, please contact Brian Trimble, associate director.


Enjoy special access to exhibitions, lectures, publications, and special events that focus on contemporary international art. Members are invited to private tours of the UAM's unique Hampton Collection of American paintings, the site−specific sculpture collection, and UAM’s works of art on paper. Membership is a rewarding way to engage and support the museum, the university, and the community.

To learn more, contact Shirley Brilliant, membership coordinator.

Docent/Volunteer Opportunities

The UAM Docent/Volunteer Council provides key support to the Museum and its education programs. The council reinforces the museum’s commitment to providing all visitors—students, seniors, adults, and children—regardless of how much exposure to art they’ve had, with a positive experience and an opportunity to engage with contemporary art on a variety of levels.

To learn more about the docent council, contact Christina Alegria, curator of education