Projects

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.

Collection Campana, Buste d'Ariane © Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN - Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier

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.

Statuette of Taharqa and the Falcon God Hemen © Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Christian Décamps

14th International Conference for Nubian Studies

AFL is pleased to support the 14th International Conference for Nubian Studies, co-hosted by the Louvre and Sorbonne University, through a generous grant from the Selz Foundation.

Ferdinand Bol
Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well
c. 1645-46
Musée du Louvre
Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Adrien Didierjean

Louvre Endowment

Help the Louvre meet its long-term financial needs and assist it in sustaining and developing new scholarly and public programs.

Ferdinand Bol
Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well
c. 1645-46
Musée du Louvre
Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Adrien Didierjean

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.

William Mulready
Train Up A Child
1841
Musée du Louvre
Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Thierry Ollivier

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.