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The Phippen Museum is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that relies on donations and sponsorships to present fine arts programming. You can support the museum by donating in the following ways:

  • Donate monetary amounts using this web site
  • Donate monetary amounts by mailing a check to the museum
  • Sponsor an exhibit
  • Purchase art at museum auctions or the annual Western Art Show and Sale
  • Donate fine art and books to the museums permanent collection
  • Become a Phippen Museum member
  • Donate your time by volunteering at the museum

All donations are utilized for operating expenses, and the planning and presentation of exhibits and educational programming. All donations made to the Phippen Museum are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. However, please consult your financial advisor if you have questions or concerns.

To make a donation, call the Phippen Museum at (928)778-1385, or mail your contribution to:

Phippen Museum
4701 Highway 89 N
Prescott, AZ 86301


GeorgeandMatoSha4websiteGeorge & Mato ShaThe Mato Sha Society recognizes and honors those forward-thinking individuals who have ensured the museum's future by making a testamentary provision or other planned gift naming the museum as a beneficiary of $5,000 or more. By adding the museum to your will or living trust, or by naming the museum as a beneficiary on your existing IRA, 401k, Roth, life insurance policy or annuity, you will be assuring an ongoing standard of excellence here at the museum that will preserve the art and heritage of the American West for many generations to come.

As a member of the Mato Sha Society, you will be honored with special recognition at the museum, as well as on other rosters, and receive a certificate of membership and a commemorative pin inspired by George Phippen himself. In addition, we will continually explore the creation of additional benefits for members and provide new planned giving and estate planning ideas.

Referred to as the museum's unofficial mascot, Mato Sha, or Red Bear, was George Phippen's loyal partner and beloved appaloosa. And as the symbol of the Mato Sha Society, George's devoted and constant companion represents all the hardworking icons of the American West and embodies the enduring qualities of the Phippen Museum.

For more information or to join the Mato Sha Society, please contact the museum's Executive Director, Edd Kellerman, at (928)778-1385.