Since its office opened in 2004, AFL has made grants of more than $32 million to the museum, including the donation of a number of important works of art. Following is a list of current fund raising projects.
Restoration of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
The Musée du Louvre’s annual Tous Mécènes (crowdfunding) campaign from October 2018 to January 2019 focused on raising funds to conserve the museum’s iconic Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel.
A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection
AFL is pleased to support the Louvre’s fall 2018 exhibition with a major grant from funds contributed by International Council members. “A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection” will be on display from November 7, 2018 to February 11, 2019.
Help the Louvre meet its long-term financial needs and assist it in sustaining and developing new scholarly and public programs.
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 Ferdinand Bol, Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well, donated by Thomas S. Kaplan and Daphne Recanati Kaplan.
Christopher Forbes Endowment Fund
AFL recently reached its goal of $1.5 million for the fund, which will provide annual support for the AFL office, ensuring the organization’s long term viability.