Thank You For Your Support!

Dear Friend,

In this time of giving, we here at Tomaquag Museum are asking for your support. We have had a tremendous year of growth for our organization and are thankful to our funders, sponsors and donors, like you. Your donation will help us to continue to strengthen our organization, care for our collection and archive, build our staff to better serve, you, our public through enhanced programming through arts, history, culture and environmental opportunities. Thank you for your 100% tax deductible gift.

 Here are a few key successes the donations from our supporters helped us achieve this past year matching support from foundations:

       Collections Management Project with consultant & new Collections Manager Kimberly Peters (USDA Rural Business Development Grant)

       Over 20 Partnerships including new partnerships with Rhythm & Roots Festival, Smith’s Castle & AS220

       Over 20 researchers including filmmakers, authors, students, professors , artists and we are partnering with Robert Geake to tell the history of the First RI Regiment during the Revolutionary War

       Performances, demonstrations, programs & workshops by 25 artists & cultural educators (RI State Council on the Arts; Collette Foundation & Christiane Corbat Fund)

These accomplishments & more would not have been possible without your support.

Please view our “Thanksgiving” video that shares many of our triumphs this year! (

Your support will help us provide new and innovative programs for 2016, expand staff, intern, and volunteer opportunities, preserve the vast history stored and cared for at Tomaquag Museum, continue the digitization and collections care projects, allow us time & resources to forge new partnerships, expand our reach and help us support the revitalization of the Rhode Island economy. These ambitious goals cannot be achieved without your continued support.

Your support will enable Tomaquag to continue to fulfill its mission. Thank you in advance for your tax deductible donation.

With best wishes for your holidays,

Lorén M Spears                       Maria Lawrence         Mary Vieira

Lorén M. Spears, MsEd                            Maria Lawrence, PhD                     Mary Vieira, MsEd

Executive Director                                     Co Chairwoman                           Co-Chairwoman


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