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General Operating Funds   We are sad to lose such a great volunteer and presence to our Museum. We wish her family and friends our deepest condolences.
Oak Tree and an Axe   In Memory of Barbara Boland


Preservation Fund
Your donation will support the Museum’s preservation and restoration projects.
  Contingency Fund
The Contingency Fund is a reserve to provide money for the Museum in case of emergency.

Dr. Henry Jordan Memorial Fund for the Annual Thematic Woodworking Competition
This fund, named in memory of Henry Jordan, who for many years supported the Museum’s Annual Thematic Woodworking Competition and Show. Contribution support the production of the show and the awards given to the artists.
Imprint: Student Print Competition and Show
The Museum's Annual Print Competition is a recent addition to our support of creative achievement for local high school students. This show helps arts curricula by encouraging schools to teach woodcut prints. Donations are needed to establish this show which, gives awards to the students and their schools’ art programs.

Horace Hartshaw Award
Named for Wharton’s former assistant, the Horace Hartshaw Award is given to a middle school or high school student’s entry in the Annual Thematic Woodworking Competition. Faning the flame of young creativity in woodworking is a crucial part of keeping Wharton Esherick's legacy alive. Contributions help support the imagination and creative achievements of youths.

Peter & Helen Esherick Paintings, Prints and Drawings Preservation Fund
This fund, created by Wharton's son and wife, supports the conservation of Wharton Esherick's numerous paintings, prints and drawings. Wharton, as a young child would get up early to draw the horse that helped deliver milk in the morning. His love of this medium was life long and he was a trained in fine arts and produced many paintings and prints during his lifetime. Many of these fragile items need the treatments that this fund provide.




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Location: 1520 Horseshoe Trail Malvern, PA 19355

Mailing: P.O. Box 595
Paoli, PA 19301-0595
Telephone:  610-644-5822