Depositing Your Donation

Depositing Your Donation

Please note:

  • Gilcrease Museum staff is pleased to review potential donations by appointment only.
  • United States IRS regulations and museum policy prohibit staff from offering value appraisals of any kind, including authentication of art, artifacts or archival documents.

Prospective donations must meet applicable collecting requirements. If you would like to speak to someone regarding items you are considering for donation, please contact the appropriate department to schedule an appointment:

Curator of Art (paintings, drawings, sculpture): 918-596-2745
Librarian (documents, books, manuscripts, maps): 918-631-6441
Anthropology Collections Manager (artifacts, ethnographical materials): 918-596-2747

If you would like to obtain a professional opinion concerning the authenticity or value of materials, we suggest that you seek the advice of a reputable appraiser in your area who is a member of a recognized professional society of appraisers. To search for a professional appraiser by region or specialty, contact the following appraisal-affiliated organizations:

American Society of Appraisers
555 Herndon Parkway, Suite 125
Herndon, VA 20170

Appraisers Association of America
386 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016

Art Dealers Association of America
575 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

International Society of Appraisers
1131 SW 7th St, Suite 105
Renton, WA 98055