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Exhibition Sponsorship Opportunity

We are currently seeking sponsors for our February–May 2019 exhibition Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India, and related outreach programming. Sponsorship benefits and levels vary. 

Presenting Sponsor $10,000 (1 available):

  • Recognition as presenting sponsor on exhibition credit panel
  • Recognition at presenting sponsor member’s opening
  • Recognition presenting sponsor on all related museum print materials
  • Recognition on museum website and social media channels
  • Invitation for up to 10 people to opening reception and related events
  • Complimentary after hour museum space rental for private event
  • VIP exhibition tour for up to 10 guests with museum curator or director

Exhibition Benefactor $5,000 (2 available):

  • Recognition on exhibition credit panel
  • Recognition at member’s opening
  • Recognition on all related museum print materials
  • Recognition on museum website and social media channels
  • Invitation for 4 people to opening reception and related events
  • VIP exhibition tour for 4 guests with museum curator or director

Exhibition Contributor $2,500 (6 available):

  • Recognition on exhibition credit panel
  • Recognition on all related museum print materials
  • Recognition on museum website
  • Invitation 2 people to opening reception and related events
  • VIP exhibition tour for 2 guests with museum curator or director

Exhibition Supporter $1,000 (10 available):

  • Recognition on exhibition credit panel
  • Recognition on museum website
  • Invitation 2 people to opening reception and related events

Exhibition Friend $50–$999 (unlimited):

Make your gift of $50 or more online now and receive:

  • Invitation 2 people to opening reception and related events
  • Annual museum membership

Monthly Sponsorship Opportunity

To offset the cost to keep the museum open to the public seven days per week free of charge to all visitors, the museum has implemented a monthly sponsorship program open to all area businesses, corporations, and individuals.

The details: The cost is $2,500 for each monthly sponsorship. Sponsors may purchase additional months or set up a recurring monthly sponsorship to secure a particular month over time, if desired.

The benefits: In addition to the intangible benefits received from donating to this important community resource, your organization will receive the following:

  • Name on sign in museum lobby for ONE MONTH. (~4,000 people reached)
  • Name listed for ONE YEAR in lobby listing calendar year’s monthly sponsors. (~60,000)
  • Company mentioned in monthly e-newsletter and other social media outlets. (~4,500)

PLUS your organization is eligible to:

  • Display brochures, business cards, or other pre-approved materials in designated lobby areas or at designated events during the sponsorship month. (~4,000)
  • Reserve the museum for one after-hours rental (based on availability, restricted to the year of your gift)

For more information, please contact:
Stacy Palado, Associate Director of External Relations
McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-2143 or spalado@utk.edu

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