The Academy Art Museum (the “Museum”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors, members, and donors in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.


All information gathered from you in connection with your use of this website (the “Site”) is governed by this privacy policy, and by using the Site or communicating with us by email, you agree to its terms and conditions. The Museum is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not systematically collect or record names, addresses, phone numbers, gender identity or other personally identifying data (the “Personal Data”) from visitors to the Site, unless such data is voluntarily submitted by visitors for the purposes outlined below.


The Museum uses the personal information you provide to us for internal purposes, such as processing and tracking your registrations, analyzing trends, and collecting statistics. The Museum may also compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any Personal Data.

We may combine information you give to us online or at the Museum. We may also combine this information with publicly available information and information we received from or have cross-referenced with our third-party vendors such as information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags, to improve your user experience, to communicate with you about products or events that may be of interest to you, or for other promotional purposes.

The Museum has implemented Google Analytics to collect data for advertising purposes, including the collection of data via advertising cookies and identifiers. The Museum and third-party vendors use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) or other first-party identifiers, and third-party cookies (such as Google advertising cookies) or other third-party identifiers together.


The Museum Site may include links to websites operated by third parties over which we have no control. Once you leave the Museum’s Site, the Museum’s Privacy Policy will not apply, and you access such sites at your own risk.


We may record your email address if you email us, submit an online form that contains your email address, register for classes or events, purchase a membership or make a donation online, or opt to receive email notices of the Museum programs, news, and events. We will never share your email address. You may opt out of the email newsletter at any time by following the link in every newsletter footer or by emailing and referencing “Remove from Email Newsletter” in the subject line.


When you enter into a financial transaction with the Museum, including but not limited to purchasing a membership, making a donation, or registering for a class, we and our third-party merchant (Blackbaud Merchant Services) will request information necessary to process your transaction: your name, billing and mailing address, telephone number, email address and credit card information.

Your credit card information will be used only for the purpose of processing and documenting the transaction. We do not retain your credit card information. We will never share, rent, or sell your credit card information to third parties.

We do not sell our donor, member, or visitor information. As is the common practice for nonprofits to attract new visitors and members, we may exchange the names and postal addresses we receive with other similar nonprofit organizations. If you do not want to have your information used in this way, you may send an email message containing your name and postal address to to and referencing “Do Not Share Postal Address” in the subject line. Call 410-822-2787 with any questions specific to donations and donor information.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. Please visit this page periodically to check our current policy.