Annual Fund

Annual Fund gifts provide vital unrestricted operating support to CMATO’s greatest areas of need. Your gift helps provide:

  • Visually powerful and inventive art exhibitions accompanied with strong scholarship developed by prominent curators.
  • Implementation of free family drop-in art programs that will serve diverse communities.
  • Establishment of a school programs curriculum grounded in Common Core State Standards, taught by trained art educators. 
  • Building of operational infrastructure to keep apace with our growth.

In 2016, with your help, CMATO has:

  • Presented 4 CMATO Speaker Series Lectures, 2 Art Exhibitions, Artist Talks and an Artist Demonstration
  • Appointed 2 new board members
  • Created 3 School-age Museum Art Programs
  • Renovated our current location
  • Hired an executive director, Tish Greenwood
  • Increased the number of members by 15% (as of Nov. 30, 2016)
  • Increased donations by 30.3% (as of Nov. 30, 2016)
  • Introduced an updated website
  • With Moran Auctioneers, hosted the first CMATO Valuation Day
  • Shattered attendance records with the Jack Reilly exhibition, including the gallery talk with Molly Barnes
  • Increased press coverage of CMATO exhibitions and events
  • Presented the first international trip to Europe
  • Provided museum art education links for schools
  • Grown our Social Media presence