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Please note that you do not need to have a PayPal account to make a donation – simply choose the option “Donate with Debit or Credit Card.”


The BBAC, founded in 1957, mission is to “connect people of all ages & abilities with visual arts education, exhibitions, & other creative experiences”; our vision is “art for all.”

To learn more about BBAC ArtAccess programs, serving individuals & communities with varieties of challenges, click here.

We want to thank you in advance for your support of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. You will receive an acknowledgement letter suitable for tax purposes.

If you are making a donation as a tribute or memorial for anyone in particular – please go ahead & do so online, then send an email to let us know the name of the person honored + the name & address for notification. (Send that email to We will send a letter to whomever you specify letting them know that a donation has been made to the BBAC in memory of or in honor of the person you designate. If you want your donation to support a scholarship fund, or some other particular purpose, please call or email with those details.

Looking for a simple, tax-saving way to help our efforts to provide meaningful & effective programs? If you are at least 70½ years old, you can give any amount (up to a maximum of $100,000) per year from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as the BBAC without having to pay income taxes on the funds. This popular gift option is commonly called the IRA charitable rollover, but you may also see it referred to as a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). Your gift will be put to use today, so you will see the difference your donation makes.

For next steps & If you have questions about how your contribution will support the BBAC, feel free to contact our President & CEO Annie VanGelderen: 248.644.0866 x 108 or

If you prefer to write a check, please do so! Mail to: BBAC, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham MI 48009

If you would like to make your donation by phone, call us at 248.644.0866.