Corporate Giving

Corporate Partnerships are vital to the growth of the Museum— whether it’s providing critical support for our irreplaceable collection, sustaining ongoing scientific research or inspiring community through our engaging exhibits and educational programs.

Become a Corporate Partner

Collections & Research

Bishop Museum’s collections of cultural treasures and biological research serves as a unique resource to better understand the history of Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Your support helps us address the opportunities and challenges to improve the health of the communities we serve.

Education & Access

We’re committed to sharing the history, culture, and natural sciences of Hawai‘i and the Pacific with learners of all ages and backgrounds. Your support will help us provide the next generation of artists, explorers, and innovators with the resources and tools they need to build a more sustainable future.

Ongoing annual operating initiatives
In-kind donations allow the Museum to direct our resources toward annual operating initiatives. Your support helps us maintain our grounds, build our exhibitions and keep the lights on.

Corporate Partner Highlights

Partnership Opportunity

Sponsorship

Bishop Museum provides customized sponsor recognition and benefits, including mentions on exhibit gallery wall, exhibit-related collateral, on-site activation, advertising, and social media promotion. In addition, the Museum offers year-round corporate partner benefits and recognition, including VIP access, museum passes and executive membership.

– Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

  • The Healer Stones of Kapaemahu June 18 – Oct. 16, 2022
  • Taxonomy: Our Lives Depend On It July 23, 2022 – Feb. 19, 2023
  • Backyard Adventures Nov. 19, 2022 – March 19, 2023
  • Keiki Garden: An Urban Ahupuaʻa – March 2023
  • MAMo: Maoli Arts Movement – March 2023

 

– Signature Events

  • Museum After Hours (monthly)
  • Saturdays of Play at the Museum (quarterly)
  • Moonlight Mele on the Lawn, Concert Series (Summer)
  • Science & Sustainability Festival (Spring)
  • E Ulu A Paʻa Annual Fundraiser (Summer)

 

In-kind

In-kind donations allow the Museum to direct our resources toward annual operating initiatives. By donating your company’s product or service you can help us accomplish more while achieving your philanthropic objectives. Current needs include:

– Supplies to support buildings and grounds
– Equipment to bolster communications
– Materials for exhibit production and installation

Become a Corporate Partner

Through collaborative partnership and employee engagement, corporations of all sizes can contribute to the growth of the Museum. Our Corporate Partnership Program offers your employees, clients and executives behind-the-scenes, complimentary Museum admission, and more.

Mahalo to our Corporate Partners!

In-kind donations allow the Museum to direct our resources toward annual operating initiatives. By donating your company’s product or service you can help us accomplish more, while achieving your philanthropic objectives. 

Current in-kind needs include supplies to support buildings and grounds, equipment to bolster communications, materials for exhibit production and installation, pro bono support, and more. 

Questions about Corporate Engagement?

Corporate Relations and Partnerships Office

Email: CorporateRelations@bishopmuseum.org

About Us

Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop in honor of his late wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family.

Ways To Give

Through your kind kōkua, Bishop Museum has been able to continue doing our work in culture, history, and the natural sciences, during this unprecedented year.

Be a Part of Our Story

Celebrate the extraordinary history, culture, and environment of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific with a gift to Bishop Museum. As a partner in the Museum’s work, you can help to sustain vital collections, research, and knowledge, and inspire exploration and discovery with a tax-deductible donation.