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Become a Volunteer

The Oriental Institute has an exciting volunteer opportunity for you. Volunteers are an integral part of our team serving as ambassadors to the public and furthering the mission of the Oriental Institute. 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.

Make a Gift

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.


The Oriental Institute's Adopt-a-Dig program creates a new partnership of discovery between you, our supporters, and the field researchers whose projects are rewriting the history of the rise of civilization.


The Adopt-a-Book Campaign is an opportunity to provide the library with its most valuable asset and demonstrate your commitment to the preservation of knowledge and learning for future generations of Oriental Institute members, scholars, students, and visitors.