Your donations to the Annual Appeal allow the Museum to preserve our extraordinary collection of over 1,000 icons and sacred artifacts. It helps us to present temporary exhibitions that expand our understanding of Russian and Slavic culture, and offer programs that delight and educate.

To continue the legacy of Museum founder, Gordon Lankton, the Museum has created the Gordon B. Lankton Collections Fund. It will stand as an enduring testament to his love of art, his Museum, and his community and ensure that his vision will continue to be shared by visitors from all walks of life and all over the world.

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If you prefer to donate by check, please make it payable to the Museum of Russian Icons and specify which fund you are contributing to on the memo line.

The Museum’s mailing address is:

203 Union Street

Clinton, MA 01510

The Museum of Russian Icons is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization, and is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions. Gifts to the Museum directly support the mission of the institution and help ensure the success of the exhibitions, education, programs, and outreach initiatives.



The Museum gladly accepts gifts of stock. Please contact our finance department for details on how to make your gift. Call 978.598.5000 x123.


Contact the curatorial department if you have an object or piece of art that you would like to donate to the Museum. Call 978.598.5000 x116. We will want to see photographs of the object(s) and a written description.


Planned giving is a sound opportunity for a donor to help secure the Museum’s ability to carry out its mission into the future. Planned gifts include donations through a will, charitable gift annuities, and gifts of life insurance, charitable trusts, and more. Below is a brief list of some of the most common types of assets that you can donate to charity. Please consult a professional tax and or financial advisor for more details. You may also contact Museum CEO, Kent Russell to discuss donations to the Museum. Email info(at)museumofrussianicons.org.

  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • Publicly Traded Securities
  • Closely Held Securities
  • Life Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Property
  • Retirement Assets
  • In-Kind Gifts & Pro Bono Services

Include the Museum of Russian Icons in your will or estate plan. For more information, please contact Executive Director Kent Russell: krussell(at)museumofrussianicons.org.