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

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!


For more than 130 years we have brought Hawai‘i to the world and the world to Hawai‘i.  

Over 250,000 guests visit our campus and engage in our digital platforms each year, making our exhibitions and events our most high-profile programs. As a sponsor, you can align your brand with Bishop Museum’s world-class collections, cutting-edge research, and sustainability initiatives. 

Sponsorship opportunities include the below, and more. 

Upcoming Exhibitions:  

  • Hawai‘i Triennial 2022: Pacific Century – E Ho‘omau no Moananuiākea 
    February 18, 2022 – May 8, 2022

  • The Healer Stones of Kapaemahu  
    June 18, 2022 – October 23, 2022

  • Taxonomy: Our Lives Depend On It 
    July 23, 2022- February 19, 2023

  • Backyard Adventures 
    November 19, 2022 – March 19, 2023


Signature Events and Programs: 

Support Collections and Research

Bishop Museum’s collection 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.  

Support 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. 

Your support allows us to create digital curriculum and learning tools for educators, and offer low-cost virtual field trip experiences for students in our local community, and around the world. 

Provide In-Kind Support

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


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.