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Funding the Project: The John Bell, Jr. Legacy Society and Coach Club

The mission of the John Bell, Jr. Legacy Project is to preserve, protect and educate about the art and life of John Bell, Jr. Thank you for helping this mission with your membership donation to the Society or Coach Club today!

Your gift will help make the following possible:

Exhibitions

A premier showing of Bell’s unseen works beginning October 29, 2021, and then a continuous, rotating exhibition of his works.

Collection Care

Photographing all of Bell’s work; art appraisals; conserving/ deacidifying of early works on paper; curatorial activities; protective storage.

Education

Expansion of RAM’s Education Program to cover Bell’s life story and methods of painting through oral histories; public presentations; interactive video; school tours; and art classes.

Marketing

Museum Store products; website; ongoing programmatic materials

John Bell, Jr. Legacy Society

Your generous gift to become a member of the John Bell, Jr. Legacy Society will have a positive impact on generations to come. RAM will be including your name on a Society recognition wall and  inviting you to exclusive social gatherings preceding “Landmark Lessons” presentations. You’ll also receive a gift of John Bell, Jr. art, your own cloisonne Society pin, and an additional 5% discount on John Bell, Jr. merchandise in RAM’s Museum Store.

Artwork details: Locomotive — professionally framed 18″ x 24″ high quality canvas print  Model-T — professionally framed 11″ x 14″ high quality canvas print. Streetcar — numbered, limited-edition, offset lithograph print on acid-free paper (size varies). Carriage — handcrafted, archivally prepared, Giclee print matted to 14″ x 11″ size.

Locomotive

$10,000

Model T

$5,000

Streetcar

$2,500

Carriage

$1,000

“Coach Club”

Your donation toward the John Bell, Jr. Legacy Project of $10 or more will provide you with membership in the Coach Club. You’ll receive a custom-designed pin and advance notice of all special Legacy Project events. Every donation helps as RAM works to lift up this legacy of masterful art and inspiration from here on!