Business Sponsorship Program

Invest in the future of 516 ARTS, "our city's premier contemporary arts institution."
-- The Albuquerque Journal, proud supporter of 516 ARTS

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Be the champion of a dynamic economy. 
Be the builder of a vibrant urban core. 
Be a supporter of 516 ARTS. 

As a dynamic nonprofit, independent, contemporary arts organization, we are proud to have just celebrated our tenth anniversary. Ten years of producing ground-breaking, world-class art exhibitions and cultural events. Ten years of putting Albuquerque on the map as a progressive hub that attracts young, entrepreneurial people. Ten years of anchoring arts and culture in Downtown revitalization.

We invite your business to join us in this new decade as we continue contributing to Albuquerque’s quality of life. Our collaborative programs have reached hundreds of thousands of people through exhibitions, educational outreach, public art, performances, festivals, symposia and a myriad of community events. We enjoy the support of national funders like the National Endowment for the Arts and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, but realize that our success also depends on support from local businesses and entrepreneurs.

We are reaching out to forward-thinking businesses who love art and who love our community. For a minimum of $1,000 a year, your business will join a growing list of 516 ARTS supporters and will be prominently recognized on the entrance wall of our gallery as well as in our marketing and program guides, catalogs and on our website. Please consider supporting our city’s creative sector in working to improve education, job creation, tourism and just making Albuquerque a cool and attractive destination.

Sponsorship Levels of Support:

Business Donor: $1,000
Business Patron: $2,500
Business Benefactor: $5,000

Business Sponsor Benefits:

Business Donor: $1,000
• Company name and logo in 516 ARTS program guides
• Company name in exhibition catalogs throughout the year
• Company name and website link on 516 ARTS website

Business Patron: $2,500

• All of the above plus:
• 1/4 page display ad in 516 ARTS program guides
• Company logo on an exhibition invitation and poster of your choice
• Company name on the entrance wall of the gallery for the year
• Company name and link in our e-blasts for 6 months

Business Benefactor: $5,000
• All of the above plus:
• 1/2 page display ad in 516 ARTS program guides
• Company logo on all exhibition invitations and posters for the year
• Company name and link in our e-blasts for the year
• Company logo in selected local and national display ads
• Company banner at a 516 ARTS opening of your choice
• Use of 516 ARTS for a private reception or event for your businesses

Business Sponsorships can be paid by:

• Pay by credit card over the phone by calling 505-242-1445
• Mail a check to: 516 ARTS, 516 Central Ave. SW, Albuqueurque, NM 87102
• Gifts can be made through United Way (505-247-3671)
• Grants from corporate foundations are welcome.

Thank you!