Corporate Partnerships

We welcome corporate support to help us create and maintain the Museum of Beadwork. Your gift can help fund our operating budget as well as special exhibitions, and educational programs.

We would also like to acknowledge the current corporate partners listed below:


Miyuki is the first Japanese seed bead manufacturer, starting their bead production in the mid 1930s. Miyuki's meticulous craftsmanship combines creativity with state of the art manufacturing. Miyuki beads are world-renowned for their quality, uniformity, and expansive library of beautiful colors and finishes.

Caravan Beads has been selling to bead artists all over the world for almost 30 years. Caravan Beads currently provides solar powered electricity, rent and utilities, as well as staffing and other startup costs associated with founding the Museum of Beadwork. In the future, many of these costs will be assumed by the non-profit 501c3 of the Museum of Beadwork.

Coffee By Design started in 1994 with one coffeehouse on Portland’s Congress Street. Today Coffee By Design operates three coffeehouses in Portland and one in Freeport and runs a thriving coffee roastery in Portland, which sells to nearly 600 wholesale and mail order customers around the globe. From the beginning, they have embraced their commitment to local arts and social change.

Skillins Greenhouses is a fifth-generation Maine family business, founded in 1885. Maine's favorite florist, gift, nursery and garden center. The Skillins family loves plants, and people even more! Visit their locations in Falmouth, Brunswick and Cumberland, as well as their website