Areas of Greatest Need | 2014


Ulrich Museum of Art

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art

In its 34 years of operation, the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has amassed a significant collection of roughly 6,300 works that spans the 20th and now 21st centuries. It is a vital community resource bridging the intellectual inquiry of the campus with the quest for enjoyment and lifelong learning in Wichita and the region.


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Annual Exhibition Support

Natures Tool Box
Forty Years/Forty Stories
Juvenile In Justice

General Operations and Public Programming

Support for general museum operations with an emphasis on youth education and public programming.

Gordon Parks Photo Acquisition

Meet the challenge posed by the Downing Foundation gift allowing the Ulrich Museum to acquire a portfolio of 150 Parks photos.

Collection Digitization

Current funding to complete the project to digitize the collection, placing all works in an online database.


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Maintenance endowment fund

Creation of an additional endowment fund dedicated to maintenance of the artwork in the collection 

Endowed staff position

Creation of an endowment to provide supplemental support to critical staff positions



Diana GordonFor further information about how you can help the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, please contact:

Diana Gordon
Director of development for the College of Fine Arts
and the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art


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