Sponsorship Opportunities

2022 Gala + Auction

2022 Gala + Auction | Saturday, September 24 

In honor of artist Mildred Howard
and patrons Brook Hartzell and Tad Freese
 

Art + Cocktails  •  Dinner + Live Auction  •  Music + Dancing 
at the San José Museum of Art, Circle of Palms Plaza

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VISIONARY

$100,000 (1 of 4 available)

  • Premiere table seating (front row) for 10 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party 

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 20 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 10 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Private viewing of the Auction gallery with champagne for up to 10 guests, Sep 13–23  

  • Option to host an artist or curator at your table—or—invite 2 additional guests 

  • Opportunity to introduce a presenter from the stage 

  • Full sponsor page in digital and printed Auction catalog 

  • Lead sponsor name/logo placement on event invitation, website, select communications   

  • Full sponsor slide during the Gala + Auction and the Auction Preview Cocktail Reception 

  • Invitations to all SJMA's VIP happenings through Jun 30, 2023, for 4 guests 

  • One-time use Museum admission passes for 20 guests 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event at a 25% discounted rate  

  • Twelve-month membership in the SJMA Director’s Council for 1 household 

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LUMINARY

$50,000 (2 of 4 available) 

  • Preferred table seating (second row) for 10 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party  

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 12 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 10 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Private viewing of the Auction gallery with champagne for up to 10 guests, Sep 13–23  

  • Option to host an artist or senior Museum representative at your table  

  • Half page in digital and printed Auction catalog 

  • Prominent sponsor name/logo placement on event invitation, website, select communications   

  • Half sponsor slide during the Gala + Auction and the Auction Preview Reception 

  • Invitations to all SJMA's VIP happenings through Jun 30, 2023, for 4 guests 

  • One-time use Museum admission passes for 10 guests 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event at a 20% discounted rate  

  • Twelve-month membership in the SJMA Council of 100 for 1 household

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BENEFACTOR

$25,000 (2 of 6 available) 

  • Preferred table seating (unobstructed view) for 10 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party  

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 10 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 10 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Private viewing of the Auction gallery with champagne for up to 10 guests, Sep 13–23  

  • Option to host an artist or senior Museum representative at your table 

  • Quarter page in digital and printed Auction catalog 

  • Preferred sponsor name/logo placement on event invitation, night-of slides, website  

  • Invitations to all SJMA's VIP happenings through Jun 30, 2023, for 2 guests 

  • One-time use Museum admission passes for 8 guests 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event at a 15% discounted rate  

  • Twelve-month membership at the Collector level for 1 household 

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INVESTOR

 $15,000  (4 of 6 available) 

  • Private table seating for 10 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party  

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 8 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 10 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Private viewing of the Auction gallery with champagne for up to 10 guests, Sep 13–23  

  • Option to host an artist or SJMA representative at your table 

  • Preferred sponsor name/logo placement in digital and printed Auction catalog 

  • Sponsor name/logo placement on event invitation, night-of slides, website 

  • Invitations to all SJMA's VIP happenings through Jun 30, 2023, for 2 guests 

  • One-time use Museum admission passes for 6 guests 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event at a 10% discounted rate  

  • Twelve-month membership at the Benefactor level for 1 household 

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CONTRIBUTOR

 $10,000 (3 of 20 available) 

  • Table seating for 10 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party  

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 6 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 10 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Private viewing of the Auction Gallery with champagne, Sep 13–23  

  • Sponsor name/logo placement on event invitation, night-of slides, Auction catalog, website 

  • Invitations to SJMA's VIP happenings through Jun 30, 2023, for 2 guests 

  • One-time use Museum admission passes for 6 guests 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event at a 5% discounted rate  

  • Twelve-month membership at the Contributor level for 1 household 

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PATRON

 $5,000 (2 of 10 available) 

  • Shared table seating for 6 guests at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party  

  • Additional tickets to the After Party for 4 guests 

  • Invitations to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 6 guests on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Sponsor name (no logo) placement on event invitation, night-of slides, Auction catalog, website 

  • Opportunity to rent the Museum for a private event 

  • Twelve-month membership at the Advocate level for 1 household 

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Individual Tickets

$1,000 (18 of 24 available) 

  • Seating for 1 guest at the Gala + Auction with entrance to After Party entry 

  • Invitation to Auction Preview Cocktail Reception for 1 guest on Wed, Sep 14 

  • Name recognition on event website 

  • Twelve-month membership at the Dual/Family level for 1 household 

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The Museum’s Tax ID is 23-7062028. Event proceeds support the mission of the San José Museum of Art, a non-profit 501c3 organization. The non-deductible portion of sponsorship is $3,000 at the $10,000–$100,000 levels, $1,800 at the $5,000 level, and $300 at the $1,000 level. Gifts can be made via credit card, wire transfer, check, stock or cryptocurrency transfer, donor-advised-fund (only if donor declines all benefits), or online at sjmusart.org/2022gala/sponsorship-opportunities. Please contact Kathleen Backus, senior philanthropy officer, at kbackus@sjmusart.org for more information.

2022 Gala + Auction