Barry Lopez, 2018 © John Clark

In remembrance of Barry Lopez and to sustain his vision for the Barry Lopez Foundation for Art & Environment, we are currently fundraising for the projects listed below. Your tax-deductible contribution enables the Barry Lopez Foundation to make its traveling exhibitions available to museums and other public venues free of charge, engaging diverse audiences across the United States in an urgent dialogue about climate change and our collective future. For additional information on how you can support the foundation and help honor Barry’s legacy, please contact giving@barrylopezfoundation.org All contributions will be prominently acknowledged on the foundation website:

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Terry Evans, Platte River, Nebraska, 1990

From Here to the Horizon: Photographs in Honor of Barry Lopez. Fifty leading American landscape photographers have generously donated a collection of over 90 prints in honor of Barry Lopez. We are raising $40,000 to publish a fully illustrated catalog to accompany an upcoming exhibition organized in collaboration with the Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Contributions to this project will be matched 1:1 and all donations over $1,000 will be acknowledged in the exhibition catalog.


Janet Biggs, Warning Shot, 2016

Ron Jude, Marine Layer, 2016

Janet Biggs: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape and Ron Jude: 12 Hz. We are raising $25,000 each to support the Barry Lopez Foundation’s inaugural traveling exhibitions. Your contribution will allow us to offer both shows without cost to up to six venues across the United States and support groundbreaking work about the climate crisis and our changing relationship with the land by two leading contemporary artists.


Barbara Bosworth, Indigo Bunting, 2003

Ten Thousand Birds by John Luther Adams. We are raising $10,000 to underwrite the recording of Adams’s remarkable composition by the ensemble Alarm Will Sound. This audio landscape will accompany the upcoming exhibition, Messenger: Avian Life and Climate Change in 2023/24.


Donations are accepted by PayPal or credit card on the web site or by check at the address below. If you would like to designate your contribution for a specific project or have further questions about supporting the Barry Lopez Foundation, please contact us at giving@barrylopezfoundation.org

THE BARRY LOPEZ FOUNDATION FOR ART & ENVIRONMENT IS A TAX-EXEMPT 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION.