About the Friends

    The Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas (Friends) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that supports the mission of the OAS' AMA | Art Museum of the Americas through outreach and fundraising. Founded in the 1970s by Washington arts patron Barbara Gordon, the Friends encourage and facilitate engagement between the community and artists from across the Americas.

    Each year, the Friends host embassy receptions, concerts , lectures and other events to support the Museum.  Charitable donations to the Friends are fully tax deductible and support the public exhibits and educational programs at Art Museum of the Americas.

    To join or donate, please click here.

    Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas
    Board of Directors

    Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, President
    Juan Garcia, Vice President
    Robert Berry, Treasurer
    Carlos Calderon, Assistant Treasurer

    John Coppola
    David de la Torre
    Duane Deason
    Julia Diaz-Asper
    Anibal Drelichman
    William Farrand
    Adriana Gluski
    W. Daniel Jaykosz, Jr.
    Saskia Loewy
    Robert B. Nealon, Esq.
    Andrew Russell