Become a Friend of the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Through the generous support of our closest Friends, the Beach Museum of Art is able to bring exhibitions, education and programs that connect regional art, culture, and interests with the larger world and provide a rich terrain for discussion across disciplines. Once you choose the level in which you'd like to support you can make your gift online.

How We Would Like to Thank You for Your Generosity -

FRIENDship Benefits:

  • Email notifications of museum events.
  • Two print inSIGHT News Magazines per year.
  • 25% discount on gift prints and items in the gift shop. (must show card)
  • Invitations to fall and spring parties with complimentary refreshments.
  • Invitations to private donor events.
  • Invitations to out-of-town arts adventure trips.
  • NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association). Requires gift of $100 or more. Free or reduced admission or discounts are available at participating museums. See list at

Business and Individual Sponsorships

Additional privileges are available to businesses or individuals who sponsor specific exhibitions and programs. Please call Linda Duke at 785-532-7718 for details.

Thank You to our 2021-2022 Exhibition and Program Sponsors:

Platinum Major Sponsors

  • The Alms Group
  • Art Bridges
  • The Beach-Edwards Family Foundation
  • Dan and Beth Bird
  • Cytek Media Systems, Inc.
  • Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries
  • Friends of the Beach Museum of Art
  • The Gordon Parks Foundation
  • Greater Manhattan Community Foundation’s Lincoln & Dorothy I. Deihl Community Grants Program
  • K-State Department of Art
  • K-State Division of Information Technology
  • St. John’s Bible Fund at K-State Libraries
  • Weary Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors

  • Dan and Beth Bird
  • Chuck and Sandy Bussing
  • Archie R. and Dorothy E. Hyle Family
  • Steve and Debbie Saroff
  • David and Mindy Weaver

Silver Sponsors

  • Jerry and Barbara Boettcher
  • Terry and Tara Cupps
  • Annette and Steve Huff
  • David and Judy Regehr

Bronze Sponsors

  • Mary Cottom
  • Terry and Tara Cupps
  • Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries
  • Ann and Mark Knackendoffel
  • Mary Helm Pollack and Larry Pollack
  • Judy and David Regehr
  • Bill and Sharon Snyder