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Individual Donors

Whether you are participating in a crowdfunding campaign or tailoring your donation to your interests, there are a variety of ways for you to contribute to the museum’s outreach as an individual donor and forge strong ties with the Louvre.

Whether you choose to give to one of the Tous mécènes ! campaigns or another museum activity at any time throughout the year, your donation, regardless of the amount, is a valuable contribution to the museum.

Arc du Carrousel

Arc du Carrousel

© Olivier Ouadah / Musée du Louvre

Become a patron of the arc du Carrousel!

Napoléon built it, now let's save it!

Built by Napoleon I on his victorious return from Austerlitz, the arc du Carrousel is a masterpiece of the greatest architects, sculptors and craftsmen of the Empire. Today, its future is at stake, unless it undergoes conservation work. Given the scale of the project, the Musée du Louvre is asking for your support to save this exceptional monument, emblematic of the Louvre and Paris.  

Thank you all for your support!

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How to make a donation

In just a few clicks, you can make an online donation via the museum’s secure platform. You can choose to put your donation toward one of the following activities: conserving and preserving the collections, art and cultural education, reaching and accommodating new types of visitors, the pressing needs of the museum at the time, or the greening of the Tuileries Garden. During a Tous mécènes ! crowfunding campaign, all donations are put toward the objective of the campaign. 
You may also make a donation by check or by bank transfer. To do so, please fill in the contact form on the museum’s secure platform.

The Louvre thanks you

All donors are acknowledged by name on www.louvre.fr.


Tel.: + 33 (0)1 40 20 67 67
Email: tousmecenes@louvre.fr

Join the Tous mécènes ! campaigns

Launched in 2010 for the acquisition of The Three Graces by Lucas Cranach, the Tous mécènes ! crowdfunding campaigns have become a major annual event. Each year, several thousand of you have contributed to the conservation or acquisition of major artworks such as the Winged Victory of Samothrace in 2013, the Breteuil Table, also known as the Teschen Table, in 2014, Saly's Cupid in 2015, the mastaba of Akhethotep in 2016, or King Francois I's Book of Hours in 2017. Your commitment to the Louvre is vital.

Through these campaigns, you play an active part in safeguarding and enriching our heritage. Discover the new Louvre campaign each year in October on www.tousmecenes.fr/en!

Practical information

For information on individual giving, please contact:

Léa Bonan and Jean-Charles Pintori
Tél. : + 33 (0)1 40 20 67 50 / + 33 (0)1 40 20 57 92
E-mail: mecenat@louvre.fr