Become a Friend of the
Edith O’Donnell Institute

Gabriel Dawe, Plexus C-16, gütermann thread, painted wood and hooks, site-specific installation at the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History

A gift of any amount will support the Edith O’Donnell Institute’s rich and diverse research and academic programs, as well as our innovative collaborations with partner institutions. Your investment in the O’Donnell Institute will impact current and future generations of art scholars.

We invite you to become a Friend of the O’Donnell Institute at one of the following levels.


$500 Partner
General support for the Institute’s programs.

$1,000 Contributor
Gifts provide UT Dallas students with free admission to Dallas-Fort Worth museums and exhibitions, and give students first-hand encounters with works of art.

$2,500 Supporter
Gifts support travel and research projects for O’Donnell Institute scholars, professors, graduate students, and fellows.

$5,000 Patron
Gifts fund specific research projects that enable the O’Donnell Institute to compete with world-class research groups in the area of cultural data science and digital art history.

$10,000 Director’s Circle
Gifts support Dr. Richard Brettell’s priority projects and initiatives to further the success of the Institute. Friends at this level will be receive special invitations and exclusive opportunities associated with the O’Donnell Institute.

$25,000 O’Donnell Circle
Gifts in honor of Edith O’Donnell support ongoing programs, initiatives, and collaborations and fund the various needs outlined above. Members of the O’Donnell Circle will be invited to join the Advisory Board.



The O’Donnell Institute Research Center in The Dallas Museum of Art. © James F. Wilson

O’Donnell Institute Friends receive
special recognition and benefits including:



Email updates with special “Friends-Only” announcements and invitations to lectures, symposiums, and special events

Bi-Monthly e-newsletter

Recognition on the O’Donnell Institute’s website and in printed material

Complimentary invitation to an annual event to recognize donors and the achievements of the O’Donnell Institute

Donor wall recognition in the O’Donnell Institute’s headquarters at UT Dallas and the Dallas Museum of Art



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For more information call Lucy Buchanan, Director of Development at 972-883-2472 or email [email protected]


Donors

The O’Donnell Institute was founded in 2014 through an extraordinary lead gift from Mrs. Edith O’Donnell. Mrs. O’Donnell is joined by other individuals and institutions whose generosity and energy support our work:

FOUNDING DONOR
Edith O’Donnell

MAJOR DONORS
Mrs. Eugene McDermott
The Hamon Charitable Foundation
The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation
The State of Texas
Mrs. W. Ray Wallace

O’DONNELL CIRCLE - $25,000
Mr. and Mrs. John Ridings Lee
George Schnerk

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE - $10,000
Legett Foundation
Margot B. Perot
Salle Stemmons
Anonymous

PATRON - $5,000
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bishop
Communities Foundation of Texas
Mr. Harlan Crow
Carolyn and Bob Dickson
George A. and Nancy P. Shutt Foundation

SUPPORTER - $2,500
Elizabeth Boeckman
Nancy M. Dedman
Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Denker
Ms. Claire Dewar
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Grant
Ms. Ruth Mutch
Vin and Caren Prothro Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Stoffel

CONTRIBUTOR - $1,000
Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Catarulla
Eugene and Rhoda Frenkel

PARTNER - $500
Lucy M. Buchanan
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Campbell
Mary McDermott Cook
Mr. and Mrs. George Lee, Jr.
The Dallas Foundation – Mr. and Mrs. William T. Solomon, Sr.
Ms. Patricia Patterson

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Mrs. I.D. "Nash" Flores III
Roger S. Horchow
Winifred and Ivan Phillips
Mr. Peter Rathbone and the Estate of Perry Rathbone
Eve Reid
Dr. David Wilcox