Donate

There are many ways you can support the Manatee County Agricultural Museum. Here are the most popular ways:

 

 MAKE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION

  • If you would like to support the Museum’s programs, exhibits, and educational field trips, you may make a tax-deductible donation through PayPal donate button.

  • You may also bring a donation to the Museum or through the mail to 1015 6th St. West, Palmetto 34221.

  • You can call the Museum at (941)721-2034 and speak to a staff member and make a contribution over the phone.

 

 

CONTRIBUTE FAMILY OR BUSINESS HISTORIES OR A COLLECTION ITEM

If you would like to add a Manatee County agriculture family or business history to our archives, we would love to speak with you! We will accept written histories, interview you for an oral history, or scan your photos. If you have a tool, piece of equipment, business promotional items, photographs, advertisements, or brochures that are significant to Manatee County agriculture, perhaps it can be added to our collection. Please call us or email. 

 

BECOME A MEMBER

There are a variety of membership levels available. Membership includes “Here’s the DIRT” Museum Newsletter 6x a year; invitations to exhibition receptions and members-only events; discount registration on workshops/classes; 10% discount at the museum store and 25% discount on special Member Days (does not include consigned items). In addition, some membership levels receive NARM (North American Reciprocal Membership) benefits that include admission to over 800 institutions nationwide. Find a membership form HERE.

 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Depending upon what your interests are, the Ag Museum has a volunteer spot for you! Some examples of our needs include:

  • Collections Assistance

  • Research

  • Event and Field Trip Materials Preparation

  • Gardening

  • Greeters and Helpers during Special Events

  • Tool & Equipment Restoration

  • Front Desk Assistance

  • Conduct Oral History Interviews

  • More!

To learn more, please call us or email.

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