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


A Statement from
Pearl S. Buck International on
COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

The health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, staff, and local community are our number one concern. Pearl S. Buck International has released a statement regarding the closing of our facilities until further notice as a proactive and preventative measure to do our part to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Take a Virtual Tour
Pearl S. Buck House
National Historic Landmark

Although the Pearl S. Buck house is currently closed to the public in keeping with government stay at home mandates to help stop the spread of coronavirus, you can still “go” on a tour! Take a virtual walk around our beautiful grounds and through Pearl Buck’s historic home from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Take the Virtual Tour

A Message from
the Leadership of
Pearl S. Buck International

Watch a message of thanks from outgoing President & CEO Janet Mintzer, who retired April 30, and a message of introduction from new President & CEO Anna Katz, as they reassure constituents about the strong leadership transition during the COVID-19 crisis and plans for a bright future of continuing Pearl S. Buck’s legacy for many years to come.

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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.