Special Sponsor Opportunities

PLAYA gives so much to so many: artists, scientists, and the many diverse audiences who enjoy PLAYA events both on and off-site. Additionally, PLAYA is of significant economic benefit to Lake, Deschutes and Harney counties. All that PLAYA is and does would not be possible without the support of foundations, businesses, and individuals who help PLAYA achieve its mission every day.

PLAYASponsorships are an opportunity to position yourself, your business, or your organization before an extensive community of influential creative entrepreneurs, business leaders, art and science enthusiasts, and supporters of PLAYA. Included with all contributions is a prominent listing on PLAYA’s web site and in all collateral material, including PLAYA’s annual anthology.

$15,000 Thematic Residency Sponsor
Underwrites the cost of one specialized thematic/invitational residency session, such as “String Theories”, “Information and Inspiration” or “Folkways” (see listing on Residency page). Donor receives a weekend for six at PLAYA that includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert.  The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for 1 year.

$10,000 Twelve Months of PLAYAPresents
Underwrites the annual cost of the monthly PLAYAPresents held on campus and featuring open studios, performances, readings and discussions with resident artists and scientists. Transportation from Lakeview and Christmas Valley is provided and extensive advertising is done prior to each monthly event. Donor receives a weekend for four at PLAYA that includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert.  The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for 1 year.

$10,000 Twelve Months of PLAYATravels
Underwrites the annual cost of taking PLAYA on the road to offer workshops, performances and presentations at schools and community centers in Lake, Harney and Deschutes counties. Donor receives a weekend for four at PLAYA that includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert.  The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for 1 year.

$10,000 Resident’s Cabin Sponsor
This exciting one-time opportunity underwrites the cost of upgrades needed in the eight cabins and eight studio spaces on the PLAYA campus.  Donor receives the right to name the cabin or studio, choosing from natural features in the region as well as a “naming” weekend for two that includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert.  The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for 1 year.

$5,000 Named Fellowship Award
Establishes a one-time Fellowship named after an individual, company or organization.  The Fellowship can be earmarked for a specific category within the arts and sciences. Donor receives a weekend for two that includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert. The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for 1 year.

$3,500 Fellowship Sponsor
Underwrites the cost of a four week residency that can be earmarked for a specific category of resident fellows. The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for one year.

$1,500 Studio Supplies
Underwrites the cost of studio supplies in a specific studio for one year. The donor’s logo will be displayed on PLAYA’s web page and in all collateral material for one year.

$500 Publication Sponsor
The donor’s image/logo/ad will be displayed in PLAYA’s annual anthology.

Residents Aided by Grant Support

Many residencies are aided by granting organizations who support PLAYA’s mission to provide space, solitude and a creative community to residents working in the arts and sciences, encouraging dialogue to bring positive change to the environment and the world.

Over the course of 2016 and 2017 the Ford Family Foundation  will have assisted 23 PLAYA artists. In 2017 those Oregon artists are: Julia Bradshaw, photographer; Wayne Bund, photographer; Craig Goodworth, sculptor; Alex Hirsch, painter and printmaker; Aaron Lish, multi-disciplinary; Andrew Myers, painter; Jay Noller, painter; Shelley Jordon, animator; Julie Perini, videographer; Sarah Sedwick, painter; Nancy Watterson Scharf, painter; Richard Thompson, painter; Amanda Wojick, sculptor.  Oregon Humanities is supporting a series of 2017 conversations associated with the monthly PLAYA Presents. Oregon Cultural Trust has helped fund various off-site outreach efforts by PLAYA including seven special presentations in Deschutes and Lake counties by resident artists and scientists.

PLAYAWeekends

Left to right: Dr. Martha Riley, Ornithologist and PLAYA Board member Pepper Trail, Russ Mecredy, Trish Thomas, Paul Brown enjoy a birding weekend at PLAYA, May 2017

 

$6,000
Purchase a private ornithology, geology or archeology weekend for four and enjoy the best of PLAYA over a three day weekend includes lodging, food, and guided tours by a noted area expert.

$7,000
Hold your corporate or organizational retreat at PLAYA. Includes lodging, food, brown bag lunch tour by a noted area expert and evening entertainment.