Sponsorship and Naming Opportunities

Ongoing Annual Program Sponsorships

October 2016 – September 2017:

Visiting Artist Programming  $ 20,000 (4)
Sand Casting for Kids  $ 10,000 (200 Kids) 
Visiting Artist Workshops $  5,000 (1)
Gallery Openings  $  5,000 (5) 

 

Naming Opportunities

Studios & Gallery:

Names of these donors will be displayed prominently within the area they have helped to make possible.

Glass-Blowing Hotshop $ 150,000 
Fine Art Metal Foundry $ 150,000 
Main Gallery $  50,000
Sculpture Garden $  50,000 
Flame-Working Studio  $  30,000 
Slumping-Fusing Studio $  30,000
Parking Lot  $  25,000 
Gallery II  $  15,000 Taken 
Entry Way  $  15,000 Taken 
Back Ramp  $  15,000 
Landscaping  $  15,000 
Kitchen   $  10,000 
Office Loft    $    5,000
Employee Lounge    $    5,000
Men’s Restroom  $    5,000 Taken 
Women’s Restroom  $    5,000 Taken
History Hall  $    5,000 

Donor's Wall:

Anyone who donates or becomes a member at the $2,500 or above will have his or her name put on a glass plate that will be displayed on our beautiful donor’s wall. Size of plate and lettering depends on the amount donated. Consider becoming a donor or member today!

Heavy Studio Equipment

Names of these donors will be displayed on large plaques attached to the objects they purchased

Glass Studio:
400lb Tank Furnace $ 30,000
Cold Shop w/ Equipment $ 15,000
Furnace $ 10,000 Taken
24” Glory Hole $ 10,000 Taken
18” Glory Hole $   7,500
Wet Room Equipment $   6,500
12” Glory Hole 1 $   5,000 Taken
12” Glory Hole 2 $   5,000 Taken
Glass Kiln 1 $   5,000
Glass Kiln 2 $   5,000
16.1 Kiln Stack $ 15,000
Large Casting Kiln $ 15,000
Storage Room Construction $   5,000
Pipe Warmer/Garage $   2,500

 

Fine Art Metal Studio:
Induction Furnace $ 75,000
Knockout Machine $ 30,000
Burn-out Oven/Kiln $ 21,000
Holding Oven $ 20,000
Ceramic Room w/ Equipment $ 15,000
Wax Room w/ Equipment $ 15,000
Patina Room w/ Equipment $ 10,000
Protective Kiln Suit (2) $   4,400 each
Sandblaster Cabinet $   1,600
General Work Tables (5) $      650 each
Welding Tables (2) $      445 each
Welding Helmets (2) $      215 each
Dollys and Carts (4) $      250 each
Moveable Welding Screens (4) $      200 each

 

Benzaiten Founder’s Circle:

Names of donors who donate at the Benzaiten level ($20,000) or Dragon or Goddess levels ($25,000) within the first 5 years of our opening will be considered our founders and will have their names prominently displayed on our founder’s wall. Call for more details.

 

The Annual Creator’s Club:

All donors who make an annual donation of $1,000 or more will have their names prominently displayed at Benzaiten.

 

 Rick demonstarting his technique