Welcome to Pearl S. Buck International


We continue Pearl S. Buck’s legacy of bridging cultures and changing lives through intercultural education,
humanitarian aid, and sharing the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark.

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What’s New


Pearl S. Buck International
Reopening to the Public
Monday, August 3, 2020

Pearl S. Buck International will reopen to the public on Monday, August 3, 2020. With the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff a top priority, Pearl S. Buck International has implemented health and safety precautions and protocols. We look forward to reopening our doors and inviting staff, volunteers, and visitors back to a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment.

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See Our New Virtual Exhibit
Pearl S. Buck Taking Action:
Civil Rights in America

Pearl S. Buck International has launched a new virtual exhibit, Pearl S. Buck Taking Action: Civil Rights in America. Recent events have brought systemic racism and racial inequality to the forefront of the national consciousness. Pearl S. Buck Taking Action: Civil Rights in America invites visitors to learn about Pearl S. Buck’s role in the civil rights movement.

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Support Our Mission
Pearl S. Buck Face Masks
On Sale Now

Pearl S. Buck International face masks are now available for purchase in either blue or black. Each mask features the inspirational Pearl S. Buck quote, “Freedom—it is today more than ever the most precious human possession.” Proceeds from the sale of these masks will go toward supporting Pearl S. Buck International’s work and mission of bridging cultures and changing lives.

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Awards & Accreditations


Donors can feel confident that their contributions are valued and put to good use when they see the high ratings, awards, and certifications we continue to receive from respected evaluators.