Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship provides essential support for the Autry’s educational programs, innovative exhibitions, and over 100 public events annually. Thank you.

Sponsorship confirmation is required by November 27, 2019, to be recognized in the Masters invitation and by January 10, 2020, to be recognized in Masters catalog.


OPENING-WEEKEND EVENTS

Artists’ Dinner – Friday, February 7, 2020

Enjoy a preview of the Masters exhibition and meet the artists who make it happen. The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner, a brief program, and a Buy It Now opportunity.

Eliminate the risk of losing your favorite Miniature in the random draw with the Buy It Now option. Only the Miniature paintings will be available at the Buy It Now price on a first-come, first-served basis, and only during the Artists’ Dinner. On Saturday, February 8, the sale of Miniatures will be done by random draw. Buyer must be present.

Opening Day – Saturday, February 8, 2020

Exhibition opens! Daytime events include presentations by renowned Masters artists Kim Wiggins and Billy Schenck, a luncheon, and the awards presentation.

The excitement continues in the evening at the art sale and after-sale soirée with great food, great friends, live music, and more.


Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

 $50,000 Founding Sponsor ($39,500 tax deductible)

  • Special recognition as a Founding Sponsor in all printed materials, website, and on-site signage

  • Opportunity for ad placement in the Masters catalog

  • 20 tickets to the following:

    • Artists’ Dinner/Exhibition Preview, including a new Buy It Now option for Masters Miniatures that evening!

    • All Opening-Day events

$25,000 Diamond Sponsor ($22,350 tax deductible)                                                                                                         

  • Special recognition as a Diamond Sponsor in all printed materials, website, and on-site signage

  • Opportunity for ad placement in the Masters catalog

  • 10 tickets to the following:

    • Artists’ Dinner/Exhibition Preview, including a new Buy It Now option for Masters Miniatures that evening!

    • All Opening-Day events

$10,000 Platinum Sponsor ($7,880 tax deductible)                                                                                                            

  • Special recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in all printed materials, website, and on-site signage

  • 8 tickets to the following:

    • Artists’ Dinner/Exhibition Preview, including a new Buy It Now option for Masters Miniatures that evening!

    • All Opening-Day events

$5,000 Patron Sponsor ($3,410 tax deductible)                                                                                                   

  • Special recognition as a Patron Sponsor in all printed materials, website, and on-site signage

  • 6 tickets to the following:

    • Artists’ Dinner/Exhibition Preview, including a new Buy It Now option for Masters Miniatures that evening!

    • All Opening-Day events

$3,000 Silver Sponsor ($1,940 tax deductible)                                                                                                     

  • Special recognition as a Silver Sponsor in all printed materials, website, and on-site signage

  • 4 tickets to the following:

    • Artists’ Dinner/Exhibition Preview, including a new Buy It Now option for Masters Miniatures that evening!

    • All Opening-Day events


ALL SPONSORSHIP LEVELS ALSO INCLUDE:

  • Your printed materials in the Masters guest tote bags

  • A link to your organization from the Masters website


Especially for Art Galleries

All the benefits of your selected sponsorship level, plus additional recognition in the Masters catalog on the “Sponsoring Galleries” page, which includes your gallery’s name, location, and a list of the Masters artists you represent. Sponsoring galleries will also be cross-referenced in the catalog bios of the artists they represent and receive a list of contact information for art buyers who opt in to information sharing.


Additional Special Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship confirmation is required by November 27, 2019, to be recognized in the Masters invitation and by January 10, 2020, to be recognized in Masters catalog.

Artists’ Dinner  ($22,880 tax deductible)                                                                                               $25,000

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor of the Artists’ Dinner in printed materials

  • High visibility with on-site signage

  • Opportunity to make welcome remarks from the podium

  • Benefits of a Platinum Sponsor

After-Sale Soirée ($13,410 tax deductible)                                                                                           $15,000

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor of the After-Sale Soirée in printed materials and on website

  • High visibility with on-site signage

  • Benefits of a Patron Sponsor

Kim Wiggins Presentation ($3,940 tax deductible)                                                                            $ 5,000

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor of this presentation in printed materials and on website

  • High visibility with on-site signage

  • Benefits of a Silver Sponsor     

Billy Schenck Presentation ($3,940 tax deductible)                                                                           $ 5,000

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor of this presentation in printed materials and on website

  • High visibility with on-site signage

  • Benefits of a Silver Sponsor


Award Sponsorships ($8,410 tax deductible)                                                               $10,000

Sponsorship confirmation is required by November 27, 2019, to be recognized in the Masters invitation and by January 10, 2020, to be recognized in Masters catalog.

  • Exclusive Title Sponsor in printed materials and on website

  • Your name on award plaque

  • Benefits of a Patron Sponsor

Available Awards for sponsorship

NEW! Stories of the West Award (for best work of narrative art)

Artists’ Choice Award

Gene Autry Memorial Award (for outstanding presentation of three or more works)

Patrons’ Choice Award

NEW! Masters Award for Best of Show


CONTACT: Janet Reilly, Director of Special Events

T 323.495.4317 ● F 323.660.5721 ● jreilly@theautry.org

TheAutry.org/Masters

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