It’s a little-known fact that you can buy original art from museums. Indeed, many nonprofits—from art academies to print workshops—offer limited edition prints and sculptures by leading artists like Marlene Dumas and Tracey Emin to support their missions.
Below, we’ve highlighted 10 nonprofit shops available on Artsy. To buy any of these works, you can click on the image to contact the institution directly.
Marlene Dumas’s text-filled portrayal of scientist Alan Turing, Zarina Hashmi’s symbolic woodcut of a rowboat, and Hew Locke’s layered portrait of the museum’s founder are among the standout artworks that you can buy to support the Tate Modern.
Over the past five decades, the Vera List Art Project at Lincoln Center has produced more than 150 signed limited edition prints, including these festive compositions by Don Nice and Malcolm Morley, to benefit its cultural programming.
Two years ago, the landmark institution celebrated its 70th anniversary with limited editions by contemporary talents Zhang Ding, Cary Kwok, Chriss Succo, and more—and a few of these exclusive prints are still available for purchase today.
Founded in 1901, this museum provided breakout shows for many of art history’s greatest talents—Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo, and David Hockney, to name a few—and continues to pioneer exhibitions, events, and educational initiatives that are free to the public.