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Adopt-a-Box Project

Every box in our world-class costume collection contains amazing discoveries. Help us purchase supplies like new archival boxes and acid-free tissue to safely store these fragile pieces of history.

Museum staff repair a historic garment in the Fashion Archives.

Adoption Levels and Benefits

1 Box = $100

You will receive images and information emailed to you about the costumes you have adopted.


5 Boxes = $500

You will receive the same benefits listed above, plus free admission to an upcoming fashion lecture.


10 Boxes = $1,000

You will receive the same benefits listed above, plus a personal tour of the costume collection.


Summer Costume Fellow = $1,500

You will receive all benefits listed above, plus a tour of the costume collection with the curator and your adopted summer costume fellow.


Have a Question?

For more information on the adoption program or higher level sponsorship please contact Hilary Chiang, Director of Individual Giving, at hchiang@mdhistory.org, or 410-685-3750, ext. 339.