Mission & Vision


American Friends of the Prado Museum is dedicated to fostering philanthropic support for the conservation, dissemination, and enjoyment of the excellent Spanish, European,  and classical cultural heritage safeguarded in the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. 

With EIN # 46-5299350, American Friends of the Prado Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of the United States.  


We envision the safe custody, preservation, investigation, relevance, and engagement of the universal collection of the Prado Museum for countless generations to come.

We envision promoting knowledge and appreciation of this collection among the general public of the United States and actions to cultivate a world community where appreciation and knowledge of art, culture, and history provides meaning, inspiration, and direction for personal and collective betterment.