Get Involved - Exhibit Sponsorships

Have you ever wondered how you could leave your mark at the MoDH and in Durham’s history? Anyone can be a sponsor and be recognized in an upcoming exhibit! Donate NOW and stop by the online opening reception for Votes for Suffrage: 100 Years of Women in Durham Politics on Friday Sep. 18, 6-8PM to see exactly how your support helps us share Durham’s history.

This year marks the centennial anniversary to the ratification of the 19th amendment, giving women in the United States the right to vote. Our upcoming exhibit Votes for Suffrage: 100 Years of Women in Durham Politics explores the legacy of the amendment and how women’s political participation has helped shape Durham.  The exhibit also examines the challenges race and class proved for women, and highlight those who fought for change.

The museum has received a generous offer to use this exhibit to recognize a woman in politics who was incredibly important to the Museum and to Durham: MaryAnn Black. MaryAnn was a trailblazer in Durham politics, and her passing earlier this year in the midst of a pandemic made it impossible for her life to be celebrated as it should. Thus, the Snyderman Fund will sponsor Votes for Suffrage: 100 Years of Women in Durham Politics with a gift of $5,000 and a $10,000 challenge to MaryAnn’s friends and associates.

Every gift in memory of MaryAnn Black for this exhibition will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to an aggregate sum of $10,000 in matching gift support.

The Museum of Durham History is dedicated to bringing you innovative exhibits that share a fresh perspective of history. Our exhibits are made possible with the support of community members like YOU.

Donor Levels:


ACTION LEVEL ($100-$499)

DREAM LEVEL ($25-$99)

Select an amount below or enter the amount in the custom field. We welcome sponsorships at a variety of levels through Thursday, Sept. 17th at 11:59PM.