When asked how the Foundation can keep the Eames legacy relevant to future generations, Charles’ daughter Lucia Eames explained:

“Our mission statement is to preserve and maintain the house and create educational experiences that draw from the work of Charles and Ray. But I really felt (when establishing the Foundation) that the house is the keystone. If it can be secured, then I hope it will be like the center of the sun radiating out, enticing people who are interested in new ways of communicating. This can take different forms…”
— From an interview with Paul Makovsky, in Metropolis January 2005 issue.

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Help us to preserve the Eames House for the future as we focus on projects ranging from oral histories to studies to conservation. Help us to share the Eameses’ approach to life and work via tours, exhibitions, and talks.

The Foundation is looking for people to share our excitement and to help us build this legacy. Assist us in creating the groundwork for the future by discussing how your donations can be the most meaningful to both the Foundation and to you. Of course, we gratefully appreciate any amount that works for you!

We look forward to meeting you and discussing how you can become a part of the Eames legacy. Please feel free to contact Board Member Lucia Dewey Atwood at or click below to donate.


The Charles and Ray Eames House Preservation Foundation, Inc. was established in 2004 in order to preserve and protect the Eames House and to provide educational experiences that celebrate the creative legacy of Charles and Ray Eames. It is a not-for-profit organization officially recognized by the IRS as an organization described within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Code.