Planned Giving

"Part of our personal plan for aging is to actively engage in the arts as a painters and musicians. We realize that there are a number of organizations we care about in this community. We want to ensure that some of these organizations receive monetary support from our estate. We chose to add the Frye Art Museum to our Will because of their commitment to being free and accessible, and their services for people living with dementia through the Creative Aging Programs."
--Paul Bauck & Jean Sullivan, Supporters

Invest in the future of the Frye Art Museum! By recognizing the Frye in your estate plans and making a planned gift, you will help advance the mission of providing free access to art, and serving more than 100,000 visitors each year.

The Frye Art Museum (Federal Tax ID# 91-0659435) can be designated as a beneficiary by simply adding the information on any of the following assets:

  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) or 403(b) employer retirement plans
  • Individual retirement accounts
  • Commercial annuities
  • Checking and savings accounts
  • Brokerage accounts
  • Will or Living Trust

Making a bequest is the most common way to provide an estate gift to the Frye Art Museum.

Types of Bequests

  • Specific Bequest—you designate the Frye to receive a specific dollar amount.
  • Residual Bequest—the remainder of your estate comes to the Museum after any expenses or debts have been paid.

Your Bequest will be unrestricted unless you designate it to the following program areas:

For more information on making a gift through your estate, please contact Becky Kowals, Senior Director of Development, at (206) 432-8217 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

If you are interested in learning more, or have already included the Frye Art Museum in your estate plans, please let us know by filling out this form. We’d love to thank you for your generosity and ensure that we can honor any designation or special purpose for your gift.

Photo: Jonathan Vanderweit