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Ways to Give

Every donation makes a difference to AWE as we work to serve the Windsor-Essex region through high-quality exhibitions and educational programming.

Make a Donation

Your donation helps to:

  • Build a cultural legacy for future generations
  • Make art accessible for all
  • Sustain essential operations of the gallery
  • Remove barriers to the benefits of art
  • Create engaging programming and extraordinary exhibitions
  • Showcase artistic achievement in Canada and beyond

Donate online or contact Melissa Parker – Manager, Development and Marketing at

Legacy giving

Plan your gift through your will or financial planning options. Contact Melissa Parker – Manager, Development and Marketing to discuss how to make your longtime gift.

Donating art

The AWE Collection has grown to almost 4000 artworks thanks to the generosity of donors.

  • AWE can apply for Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board (CCPERB) certification for objects of national significance
  • We offer regular donation receipts
  • For donors in the United States, the Gallery can consider accepting gifts through the Council for Canadian American Relations.

If you would like to donate artwork

  • Send an email to and include:
  • a list of works, images and information and where the work is and if you need a regular receipt or (CCPERB)
  • Offers are reviewed by the curatorial team and then brought to quarterly committee meetings according to the acquisitions policy.
  • All donations must adhere to our internal Priority Collecting Areas and the Acquisitions policy

Legacy Planning

Leaving a legacy is another way to support AWE.

Contact Melissa Parker – Manager, Development and Marketing

Named Space Donors

  • Ambassador Bridge Terrace (Matty and Nora Moroun)
  • The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation Gallery
  • Ginetta Cusinato Barbaro Gallery (Ron and Ginetta Barbaro)
  • Jane E. Brindley Creative Centre, “Jane’s Space” (various contributors)
  • The Charles and Ethel Cohen Family Gallery (Carl and Elaine Cohen)
  • Graybiel Family Gallery (The Chandisherry Foundation)
  • Hatch Family Gallery (Joan and Clifford Hatch Foundation)
  • Edmond Odette Family Gallery (Edmond and Gloria Odette)
  • Louis Odette Family Gallery (Louis (Bud) and Patricia Odette)
  • Rodzik Family Gallery (John and Pamela Rodzik)
  • Matthew and Julia Rodzik Lounge (John and Pamela Rodzik)
  • Bill and Rochelle Tepperman Gallery (William and Rochelle Tepperman)
  • Valiant Corporation Suite (The Solcz Family, Michael and Doreen)
  • Betty F. Wilkinson Gallery(Betty Wilkinson)
  • Clare E. and Anne Winterbottom Gallery(Clare and Anne Winterbottom)
  • George and Faye Yee Lounge (Dr. George and Mrs. Faye Yee)
  • Barry and Stephanie Zekelman Gallery (The Barry and Stephanie Zekelman Foundation)
  • Saltmarche-Haworth-McLaughlin Studio (in Memory of Kenneth Saltmarche, Peter and Bobs Haworth and Isabel McLaughlin)

Contact Melissa Parker – Manager, Development and Marketing