Bequests

Honorary trustee Henry Freund and his wife Joyce, arranged a generous promised future gift. Joining them are the newest members of the Legacy Circle Richard Royse and Rocky Blumhagen, George Nadler and Joy Anderson.

These dear friends and faithful members are publicly recognized on the Legacy Circle listing and the plaque in the art museum's Hall of Donors.

Please consider joining this prestigious group of individuals and couples by putting the cash, property, art or other asset into your will or living trust. Bequests are future promised gifts that help insure a sound financial future for your museum!

This group of more than 110 indivduals and couples comprise the Legacy Circle at this time. There's room for you to join them and enjoy the many complimentary events provided by the museum to show its gratitude!

You also may want to make it easy and convenient to have a bequest included in your will. The language below shows how a bequest can very easily be included in your will.

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Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire.

1. Bequest of cash
"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to Palm Springs Art Museum of Palm Springs, CA."

2. Bequest of a percent of the estate
"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA."

3. Contingent Bequest
"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal property and wherever located to Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA."