The Museum of the Red River is funded by generous individuals, organizations and the Idabel Museum Society (IMSI). You can support the Museum by making a donation online or when you visit. Please make all checks payable to IMSI.


It also offers a membership program for those who want to engage with the Museum and its collections in a more meaningful way. Businesses can join its Corporate Partnership Program which allows organizations to leverage philanthropic support with major marketing opportunities.

Nonprofits can also use the Museum’s facilities at a discounted rate through its Nonprofit Affiliate Program. Contact the Museum (580 286 3616) for more information about its Corporate Partnership and Nonprofit Affiliate programs.


The Museum expresses sincere gratitude to its supporters for their continued commitment. Their generosity allows the Museum to maintain its free admission policy and provide programs at little to no cost.


(Individuals who support the Museum's mission)

[Director's Circle] June Beasley, Howard Chorost, Bruce and Sheryl Delp, Janet Herron and Gamaliel Leyva, Don and Mary Etta Herron, Richard "Pete" and Katie Herron, Suzannah M. Herron, Dr. Ernesto and Luisa Lira, David Model, Henry Moy, Don and Nelda Shaw, Taylor and Becky Shaw, Vicki and Scott Smith, Cherie Townsend [Curatorial Circle] Collin Groves, John and Sue Hinkel, Dian Jordan, Bruce and Tina King, Billie Tomlison, Bill and Sharon White [Contributor] Mike and Linda Deberry, Fred Fagan, Tom and Jane Harding, Jack Moy, Chris and Vonne Powell, Lewis and Karla Schwartz, Larry and Jennifer Shaffer, Dr. Lewis Stiles, Michelle and Terry D. Walker, Carolyn and Eddie White [Associate] Gregory and Jeanette Bohanan, Robert and Pamela Brooks, Lindsay Campbell, Ai-Ling Chen, Eugene and Kay Cofer, Dr. Kaaren Day, Mr. and Mrs. William Denyer, Scott Doering, Lyla Doyle, Robbie Farley, Duffy Armstrong Farrell, Sally Gettys, Lou C. Kerr, Hannah King, Doris and Don Leatherwood, Ramona and Doug Morris,  Lloyd W. Page, Doris W. Perkins, Adrian and Kristi Routh, Sen. Joseph and Kimberlee Silk, Jeff and Elaine Smith, Mike and Anita Stevenson

Corporate Partners 

(Organizations that support the Museum's free admission policy)

Herron Foundation Inc.,The Idabel Museum Society, Inc., Girls Gone Wine, Don Shaw—Attorney at Law, Flooring Outfitters, GI Surplus and Pawn, McCurtain County Bar Association, Michael S. McElroy Insurance, Quality Rock, Inc., Choctaw Electric Cooperative, Colonial Lodge and Independent Living Center, Robbins RV + Motorsports, Weyerhaeuser, All Smiles Dental, D & M Chipping Inc., First State Bank, Idabel Kiwanis Club, McCurtain Daily Gazette, My Doctor Pediatrics and Urgent Care, Norwood-Nation Funeral Home, Pan-Pacific Products, The Idabel National Bank, Tom Ellis, Attorney at Law, Week's Insurance