It is your support that makes the Oriental Institute a world-class research institution.  There are many ways that you can contribute and become involved with the Oriental Institute.

Join:  We depend upon members of all levels to support the learning and enrichment programs that make our Institute an important – and free – international resource. 

Volunteer:  Our volunteer program is an exciting opportunity for you to become an integral part of our team by serving as ambassadors to the public and furthering the mission of the Oriental Institute.   

Donate:  Donating to the Oriental Institute helps ensure our ability to care for our world-renowned collections, an active research center with a focus on and a valuable resource for scholars, students, and visitors.

Become a Member

Become a partner in discovery and receive exclusive access, discounts, and subscriptions to the Oriental Institute.

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Docent guided tour at the Oriental Institute

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering at the Oriental Institute is a fun way to make a difference in your community by providing a memorable and educational experience for our visitors.

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A student excavating at Chadir Hoyuk

Make a Gift

Donating to the Oriental Institute helps ensure our ability to care for our world-renowned collections, preserve our shared cultural heritage, and present educational programming to a diverse audience.

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