LACC Needs Your Support

We greatly appreciate your donation, which will support the development and implementation of the Latin American Cultural Center’s exciting exhibits and programming. Individuals donating $1,000 and above prior to December 2023 will be acknowledged as Founders of LACC.

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Our Donors

The Latin American Studies Association gratefully acknowledges all gifts received to date that are enabling us to establish the Latin American Cultural Center (LACC). Individuals who donated $1,000 and above prior to December 2023 are acknowledged as Founding Donors.


  • Hillman Foundation
  • McKinney Foundation

Sustaining Donors ($5,000+)

  • AustralTek LLC
  • Billie R. DeWalt and Sylvia M. Keller
  • Gilbert Joseph

Founding Donors

  • Florence E. Babb
  • Ronald H. Chilcote
  • Carmen Diana Deere
  • Mneesha Gellman
  • William LeoGrande
  • Kevin Middlebrook
  • Jonathon Reddig
  • Marianne Schmink
  • Lars Schoultz
  • Peter Smith
  • Lynn M. Stephen
  • Gerszten Family Fund – In honor of Billie R. DeWalt and Sylvia M. Keller

Other Individual Donors

  • Henry M. Maquera Colque
  • Camelia Nicoleta Tigau
  • Claudia Sandberg
  • Cecile Chong

Founding Volunteers

These individuals and institutions provided their time and expertise to help make the Latin American Cultural Center a reality.


  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Casa del Arte José Clemente Orozco, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
  • Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas
  • Manchester Craftsman Guild
  • Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile


  • Joel Aaronson
  • G. Reid Andrews
  • Jay Apt
  • Martin Ashby
  • Cristian Becker Álvarez
  • Christopher Bell
  • Flavio Chamis
  • Richard Faundez ( MNH Mural)
  • Claudio Gomez Papic
  • Rodrigo Ignacio Piraces Gonzalez
  • James B. Richardson III
  • Brent Rondon
  • Lisa Nutini
Mexican rug donated by Dr. James B. Richardson, III

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The Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) seeks to acquire iconic objects from each country in Latin America for its permanent collection.

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