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Be a Sponsor

Via Arté is not possible without the support of community and corporate sponsors. To become a Via Arté 2019 sponsor complete the form below or call (661) 323-7219 for more information. All payments are 100% tax-deductible.

Support the Bakersfield Museum of Art’s Via Arté by becoming an event sponsor at any level. Your support is vital to the success of this Bakersfield tradition, whether your sponsorship allows us to bring professional artists from across the state or supports a group of high school art students. Each sponsorship level allows your name to be prominently displayed above a work of art that will be viewed by over 10,000 festival attendees.

To inquire about 2019 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alli Duncan at 661-323-7219 or aduncan@bmoa.org.


2019 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Presentatore Sponsor $10,000

• Name inscribed in large letters on 12x12 ft. square

• Prominent square location with artistic representation by an experienced chalk artist

• Recognition as Presentatore Sponsor of the 21st Annual Via Arté Festival

• Name recognition in radio and television promotions (when possible)

• Right to use “Official Sponsor of 2019 Via Arté” in company promotional materials

• Prime billing and logo placement in all printed materials, on-site signage, BMoA website, emails & social media

Angeli Sponsor $5,000

• Name inscribed in large letters on 12x12 ft. square

• Prominent square location with artistic representation by an experienced chalk artist

• Right to use “Official Sponsor of 2019 Via Arté” in company promotional materials

• Prominent logo placement in printed materials, on-site signage, BMoA website, emails & social media

 

Benefattori Sponsor $3,000

• Name inscribed in large letters on 12x12 ft. square

• Artistic representation by an experienced chalk artist

• Right to use “Official Sponsor of 2019 Via Arté” in company promotional materials

• Logo featured in printed materials, on-site signage, and BMoA website email & social media

 

Amici Sponsor $1,250

• Name inscribed in large letters on 8x12 ft. square

• Artistic representation by an experienced chalk artist

• Name featured in printed materials, on-site signage, and BMoA website

 

Grazie Sponsor $600

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

•Name featured on BMoA website

Futuro Sponsor $250  

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

• Name featured on BMoA website

 


À LA CARTE SPONSORSHIPS

One available per category

ENTERTAINMENT ($5,000)

Support the Festival with high-energy performances by well-known local bands and performers throughout the weekend.

• Ability to welcome guests at the beginning of the festival day on both Saturday and Sunday

• Sponsor mention at each of the scheduled announcements.

• Banner near Entertainment Area

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

ARTISTS’ BREAKFAST ($5,000)

Provide each professional artist/square with a breakfast box on Sunday morning.

• Name or Logo label on breakfast boxes

• Provide volunteers to distribute boxes to artists

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

CHALK BOXES ($3,000)

Have your logo printed on every chalk box for over 600 families participating in the Via Bambino Children’s Art Area.

• Name or Logo label on chalk boxes

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

T-SHIRTS ($3,000)

Your logo will be prominently placed on the 2019 Via Arté t-shirts provided to Via Arté professional chalk artists and for purchase at the Information Tent.

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

SCHOLASTIC AREA ($3,000)

Support local high school students as they are challenged to create work based on this year’s student theme: “Our World, United.”

• Signage near Student area

• Provide volunteers to assist in Scholastic Area

• Name inscribed in large letters on 7x7 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local artist

ARTIST HOSPITALITY AREA ($2,500)

Provide a break area for our professional chalk artists with a place to cool off, hydrate, relax and chat with other artists.

• Banner on hospitality tent

• Provide volunteers to assist in Hospitality Area

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

FESTIVAL AWARDS ($2,500)

Get the chance to support local artists with the Awards Sponsorship.

• Opportunity to select one professional square and provide

a cash award to an artist.

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

UMBRELLAS ($2,500)

Help provide shade to our artists, both young and old throughout the weekend with large market umbrellas.

• Sponsor name/logo hung from every festival umbrella

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

INFORMATION TENT ($1,500)

The concierge of the event! Support the festival at the place where almost everyone stops to get information.

• Banner on Information Tent

• Provide volunteers to assist in Information Tent

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

HANDWASHING STATION ($1,500)

Chalk art can be a messy experience. Provide a place to wash hands after creating a chalk masterpiece.

• Provides signage near handwashing area

• Name inscribed in large letters on 4x6 ft. square

• Artistic representation by local or high school artist

 

If you have additional questions about sponsoring, please contact Alli Duncan at 661-323-7219 or aduncan@bmoa.org

*Artists may be suggested by sponsors. However, artists must apply for and be accepted as participants in the festival based on portfolio and registration. If a suggested artist is not accepted as a participant in the 2019 Via Arté festival, you as a sponsor are allowing us to choose an artist for your square. All artists must apply by September 20th.

Artist registration information can be found at: viaartebakersfield.com/artists.