Project Support

Since its office opened in 2004, AFL has made grants of more than $34 million to the museum, including the donation of a number of important works of art.  Following is a list of current fund raising projects.

The Apollo Kitharoidos from Pompeii

Thanks to the mobilization of over 5,600 contributors, including multiple AFL donors, this year’s “Tous Mécènes!” campaign has reached its objective, raising over 800,000 euros for the acquisition of the Apollo Kitharoidos from Pompeii!

Leonardo da Vinci Educational Programs

Education programs for the Louvre’s special exhibition “Leonardo da Vinci” were made possible, in part, through a generous gift from Peter Louis and Chandru Ramchandani.

Forgotten Kingdoms: From the Hittite Empire to the Arameans

The Louvre’s summer 2019 special exhibition “Forgotten Kingdoms: From the Hittite Empire to the Arameans” was supported by a generous grant from the International Council of the Louvre.

Gifts of Works of Art

American Friends of the Louvre helps to facilitate gifting important works of art to the Louvre Museum, such as this painting by Worthington Whittredge, The Pilgrims of St. Roche donated by Michael Huffington.