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Mission Statement: 

As a community resource leader in the Greater Antelope Valley, the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation fosters the diversity and richness of the region through collaborative support of programs celebrating arts, culture, and history.  


Formed in 1990, the Lancaster Museum & Public Art Foundation (LMPAF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation providing resource support to enhance the exhibits, collections, programs, and operations for the City of Lancaster's museum facilities and public art spaces, including:

Underwriting future exhibits in one of the most exciting art spaces in Southern California!

Sustaining MOAH's award-winning Discovery Trunks outreach program reaching 8,000 children annually

Preserving the more than 10,000 art and artifacts in MOAH's permanent collection

Hosting MOAH's Young Artist Workshop Series

Expanding community outreach programming at MOAH, the Western Hotel Museum, MOAH:CEDAR and through MOAH's Van Go! mobile art and history museum

Facilitating public art opportunities and advocacy

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