Corporate Sponsor

Visibility of your Company Support a vital, healthy community life • Value of the arts • Develop creativity in children • Members of the Museum family support the businesses that support the Museum • Retaining and attracting more young people to the community ”Quality of Place” • Support North Dakota Museum of Art’s mission • Reaching a more diverse audience • Linking your company to a respected arts organization, part of your company’s branding process • The arts are Economic Development for the region
 


 

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The following describes North Dakota Museum of Art sponsorship opportunities, the demographic that each event attracts, and the company benefits available at each sponsorship level. Your generous support for the Museum will also contribute to quality of life for your employees and make the region an attractive place for new residents.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Exhibition Program
 

Temporary exhibitions are housed in the Museum’s three galleries changing every 6 to 8 weeks. The Museum’s collection, which began in 1989, numbers 900 objects encompassing national and international contemporary art acquired through the exhibition program, as well as works that are vital to the visual history of the region. The Museum also commissions new work, by artists that explore the unique and changing culture and environment of the Northern Plains. Museum attendance averages 25,000-30,000 per year on-site. This represents our broadest demographic.

 

$25,000

  • Visibility at All exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Company name honored in Museum Galleries
  • Top billing for exhibition program with credit agreed upon by Underwriter and Museum


$10,000

  • Visibility at All exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Company name included in all exhibition invitations and announcements


$5,000

  • Visibility at 4 exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Museum will host a pre-opening reception/art event for one exhibition for your business


$1,000

  • Visibility at 3 exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels


$750

  • Visibility at 2 exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Name included on Exhibition poster and name and logo on Museum Website


$500

  • Visibility at 2 exhibitions during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels


$250

  • Visibility at 1 exhibition during exhibition year
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Your name listed in Facebook and email announcements sent to over 4000 Museum supporters


$125

  • Visibility at 1 exhibition during exhibition year
  • Company name on the lobby display at the Museum during the exhibition
 

 

CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN SERIES
 

There are six casual concerts throughout the summer in the Museum’s sculpture garden with music ranging from Folk to Bluegrass to Rock. The public is invited to bring a lawn chair or a blanket and claim a place in the garden. The BBQ grill will be up and running. While attracting a broad audience of between 200 and 400 per concert, the Concerts draw a large number of young people and those interested in a casual music setting with beer and brats.

 



 

Underwriter

  • Top billing for event with credit agreed upon by Underwriter and Museum
  • Only name and Logo on 13 ft. outdoor banner


$1500 Premium Sponsor

  • 20 tickets ($200 valued) to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Name specifically mentioned at each concert as an event Premium Sponsor
  • Listed at Premium Sponsor level in email announcement sent to over 6000 Museum supporters prior to each concert
  • Name on lobby display sign at Premium Sponsor level
  • Listed on website at Premium Sponsor level


$1000 Sponsor

  • 15 tickets ($150 valued) to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Name specifically mentioned at each concert as an event Sponsor
  • Listed at Sponsor level in email announcement sent to over 6000 Museum supporters prior to each concert
  • Name on lobby display sign at Sponsor level
  • Listed on website at Sponsor level


$500 Supporting

  • 10 tickets ($100 value) to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Listed at Supporting level in email announcement sent to over 6000 Museum supporters prior to each concert
  • Name on lobby display sign at Supporting level
  • Listed on website at Supporting level


$250 Donor

  • 5 tickets ($50 valued) to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Name on lobby display sign at Donor level
  • Listed on website at Donor level

 


 

SUMMER ART CAMPS FOR CHILDREN
 

The week-long Arts Camps give students the chance to work with a professional, regional artist to create unique works of art. Each week a new artist will share his or her talent and teach students to have fun with art. The Camps are about having fun and being creative with imagination being the only limit. Average of 100 families with young children are attracted annually. Many develop into long-term Museum supporters.

 

$1,000

  • 15 discounted camp enrollments valued at $25 each to share with your employees
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Top billing for Camp with credit agreed upon by Underwriter and Museum
  • Scholarship awarded in Business’s name to a student meeting scholarship criteria (need based)


$750

  • 10 discounted camp enrollments valued at $25 each to share with your employees
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Business name included on Camp flyers sent to over 1000 regional households advertising Camp season


$500

  • 5 discounted camp enrollments valued at $25 each to share with your employees
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels $250
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Your name listed in Facebook and email announcements sent to over 4000 Museum supporters prior to Camp season


$125

  • Company name on the lobby display at the Museum prior to and during the camp and displayed at the family reception closing the camp

 


 

RURAL ARTS OUTREACH
 

The Museum’s Rural Initiative is an educational outreach program that encourages and empowers rural school children, their families, their teachers, and their communities to actively participate in learning through the arts. Museum staff members take exhibitions and ancillary programs as far as 400 miles away, always with the involvement of local communities. An Artist in Residence program is offered to participating communities. Reaches an average of over 60 communites across North Dakota and Western Minnesota with an attendance of over 6,000 annually. Exhibition newspaper insert reaches over 26,000 households each year.

 

$1,000

  • Additional benefits listed below, plus
  • Business name included in all exhibition publicity, i.e. posters, postcards, flyers, wall text
  • Business ad on Museum exhibition web site
  • Business ad in email announcement sent to residential households and regional schools


$750

  • Additional benefits listed below, plus
  • 2 x 2 inch ad in 8-page exhibition guide inserted into local newspapers


$500

  • Additional benefits listed below, plus
  • Your name specifically mentioned at the Opening Reception for the exhibition with appreciation for support
  • Listing as Business Sponsor in 8-page exhibition guide inserted into local newspapers


$250

  • Additional benefits listed below, plus
  • Your name listed in email announcements sent to residential
  • households and regional schools


$125

  • Company name on the lobby display at the rural exhibition site

 


 

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
 

This established live auction of original art, now in its tenth year, continues to reach and ever widening audience. The Auction is an opportunity for Museum supporters to acquire work by artists of national and international stature—many of whom have roots in the region or have exhibited in the Museum. Over 200 attendees interested in art, building a personal art collection and networking with other professionals. 2000 people received the Autumn Art Auction catalog containing full-color ads for business sponsors throughout the region. The catalog highlights artists, making it a highly collected, displayed and referenced guide to regional, national, international artists.

 


 

$10,000

  • Full-page ad in Auction Catalog and 20 tickets to the Autumn Art Auction ($1000 value), plus
  • Full color, company logo featured on inside cover in Auction Catalog; two thousand copies distributed prior to event
  • Additional benefits include bulleted items listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Representative from your firm at the event to receive recognition and speak if desired
  • Permanent inclusion as major benefactor on Barton Benes Donor Wall at the North Dakota Museum of Art


$5,000

  • Full-page ad in Auction Catalog and 10 tickets to the Autumn Art Auction ($500 value), plus
  • Additional benefits include bulleted items listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Featured sign in lobby of Museum in advance of and during the event
  • Representative from your firm at the event to receive recognition
  • WebPage advertising on Auction website with your logo and link to your company’s website
  • Your name and link listed in email announcements sent to over 2000 Museum supporters prior to and after the Autumn Art Auction


$1,000

  • Full-page ad in Auction Catalog and 6 tickets to the Autumn Art Auction ($300 value), plus
  • Additional benefits include bulleted items listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Sponsorship of an Auction piece of your choice. Your company name will be included on the gallery label, in the catalog near the piece and will be mentioned by the auctioneer during the live auction


$750

  • Three quarter-page ad in Auction Catalog and 4 tickets to the Autumn Art Auction ($200 value), plus
  • Additional benefits include bulleted items listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Prominent display of your name at the Auction


$500

  • Half-page ad in Auction Catalog and 2 tickets to the Autumn Art Auction ($100 value), plus
  • Additional benefits include bulleted items listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Your name listed in Facebook and email announcements sent to over 4000 Museum supporters prior to and after the Autumn Art Auction


$250

  • One quarter-page ad in Auction Catalog, plus
  • Listing on sponsor page in Auction Catalog


$125

  • one eighth-page ad in Auction Catalog

 


 

GARDEN TILE
 

Would you like to see your company truly ”cast in stone”? You can have your company name and logo engraved on a garden tile to grace the North Dakota Museum of Art Sculpture Garden. It will be a visible image of your company for all Museum visitors and concert-goers. For $1500 your company will be a proud supporter of the Arts in Grand Forks and signal commitment to quality of life in Grand Forks and the region.

 

$1,500 - $1,000


 


 

Myra Presents: Sunday Concerts in the Galleries
 

The Myra Presents: Sunday Concerts in the Galleries Series brings high quality classical music programs to the Grand Forks region. These annual five concerts showcase prize winning, nationally and internationally acclaimed musicians. This showcase of classical music attracts an average of 100 people per concert enjoying a formal, intimate setting in the Museum’s galleries.

$1,000

  • 16 tickets valued at $320 to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Top billing for event with credit agreed upon by Underwriter and Museum


$750

  • 12 tickets valued at $240 to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Name and logo included on Concert Series poster and Museum Website


$500

  • 8 tickets valued at $160 to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Your business name listed in Concert Program


$250

  • 4 tickets valued at $80 to share with clients, employees, or friends
  • Additional benefits listed below lower sponsorship levels
  • Your name listed in Facebook and email announcements sent to over 4000 Museum supporters prior to each Concert


$125

  • Company name on the lobby display at the Museum prior to and during the event

 


 

BENEFIT DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION
 

This annual fundraiser, now in its 24th year, is considered by many to be the premier event in North Dakota. During the evening, 300 guests are served a gourmet dinner, and fifty works of art are sold in a silent auction. Corporate sponsors for this event have represented the premiere businesses of Grand Forks and the region. Your sponsorship of this event not only highlights your business but also supports the quality of cultural life in Grand Forks. Over 300 arts and culture supporters including community leaders as well as business and academic professionals attend this event.


 

$10,000 

All benefits listed below, plus

  • Company name included on Dinner Invitation
  • Private reception with leading Museum donors
  • Permanent inclusion as major benefactor on Barton Benes Donor Wall at the North Dakota Museum of Art
  • Other benefits as agreed upon between Museum and Underwriter


$5,000

All benefits listed below, plus

  • Inclusion as official sponsor of the Raffle Artwork
  • Company name included on printed media advertising for Dinner


$1,500

All benefits listed below, plus

  • One table (eight seats) at the Benefit Dinner
  • Company name featured in table centerpiece


$1,000

All benefits listed below, plus

  • Company name will be included on gallery label for artwork of your choice


$750

All benefits listed below, plus

  • WebPage advertising and recognition on email and Facebook notices for Benefit Dinner


$500

All benefits listed below, plus

  • Company specifically mentioned at the Benefit Dinner with appreciation for support


$250

All benefits listed below, plus

  • Inclusion in the Dinner Menu Program distributed at event


$125

  • Company name on the lobby display at the Museum prior to and during the event