Support Projects

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.

Forgotten Kingdoms: From the Hittite Empire to the Arameans

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

Help Restore Notre-Dame de Paris

April 15th  was a sad day for France.  Notre Dame Cathedral, symbol of the beauty and history of Paris, was scarred by a devastating fire. Click below to learn how AFL is helping the rebuilding effort.

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.

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.

William Mulready
Train Up A Child
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.