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Why Give to SAR?

This is a place where ideas can flourish.

– Eric Dobkin, Board Member, 1999-2015

As our world is becoming more complex, we need thought-leaders who address global challenges, artists who have a vision for ways to revitalize and continue cultural traditions, and an informed public who can actively participate. Thanks to your generosity, SAR is a place where this happens.

Your support gives SAR the resources to foster an encouraging learning environment for scholars, artists, and the general public to explore challenging topics and discuss critical social issues.

By giving to SAR ...

you can support this dynamic center of study, where probing questions of global significance are explored every day.

Hear from past resident scholars and artists on their experiences at SAR and SAR’s indispensable role as an institution that promotes innovative social research and Native American artistic creativity:

Your Investment in SAR will …

Foster Creativity

SAR is a rare place that brings together the scholarly and the artistic to generate a synergy of ideas. Your support allows SAR to provide an environment that combines path-breaking social science research and artistic innovation in a way that bridges all cultures and addresses issues of common concern.

Honor Native Imagination

Your giving allows SAR to steward its world-class collection of Southwest Native American art and provide access to the collection for Native communities, artists, visitors, interns, and researchers.

Preserve a Unique Historic Property

Your contribution will help preserve SAR’s historic campus that provides an inspiring setting for freedom of thought, creative expression, and engaging conversation.

Enlighten the Public

Your involvement helps provide high quality programs for the general public on topics of interest, opening doors to exploring a world of ideas about past and present peoples around the world and in the Southwest.

You may make a gift today that matters.