Special Events

The Art of the Matter: Gala and Auction 2016

FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

6:00 PM

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis’s 2016 formal gala, held at the Museum, will get to The Art of the Matter! An evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing will celebrate CAM’s groundbreaking exhibitions, high-quality arts education, support of local artists, and far-reaching impact on the St. Louis community. The auction—held online and on-site at the gala—will feature artwork from celebrated and emerging artists in a variety of media, including KAWS, Yoshitomo Nara, Arlene Shechet, and Mickalene Thomas. 

Gala and auction proceeds benefit CAM’s exhibitions and programs. 

Gala Co-Chairs

Exhibitions Jan and Ronald Greenberg 
Education Dorte and James Probstein
Community Engagement Libby and Marc Goldstein 
Local Arts Nancy and Kenneth Kranzberg


PURCHASE TICKETS

Purchase online or contact Kristyn Brown at kbrown@camstl.org or 314.535.0770 x 217.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Download the complete The Art of the Matter sponsorship packet or view sponsorship levels and benefits below.

IMPACT: Funds a season of free public programs
Event Benefits:
– Two tables of 10 at Gala
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– One full-page ad in Gala program
– Name recognition in Gala media release
Company Benefits:
– 15 individual CAM memberships for your employees
– One staff-led art program for employees at your location
– Be Presenting Sponsor for one First Friday (300+ visitors) with private curator-led tour prior to event
– Logo & listing in CAM publications during 2016–17

IMPACT: Covers cost of installation for one exhibition OR production of an exhibition catalog
Event Benefits:
– One table of 10 at Gala
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– Half-page ad in Gala program
– Name recognition in Gala media release
Company Benefits:
– 10 individual CAM memberships for your employees
– One staff-led art program for employees at your location
– Logo & listing in CAM publications during 2016–17

IMPACT: Provides art supplies for one year of on-site workshops
Event Benefits:
– One table of 10 at the Gala
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– Half-page ad in the Gala program
– Name recognition in Gala media release
Company Benefits:
– 5 individual CAM memberships for your employees
– Opportunity to display CAM youth artwork in your lobby
– Personalized volunteer opportunities at CAM Family Day

IMPACT: Powers CAM’s ArtBus to workshops in ten St. Louis neighborhoods
Event Benefits:
– One table of 10 at the Gala
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– Half-page ad in the Gala program
– Name recognition in Gala media release
Company Benefits:
– Opportunity to have ArtBus visit your location
– Personalized volunteer opportunities with CAM

IMPACT: Pays for Open Studios STL programming
– One table of 10 at Gala
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– Quarter-page ad in Gala program

IMPACT: Sponsors gallery signage for one season
– Half table of 5 at the Gala 
– Sponsor logo on invitation, program & CAM website
– Quarter-page ad in Gala program

For more information about sponsorship, contact Erin Mano at emano@camstl.org or 314.535.0770 x 213.

Sponsors

The Art of the Matter is generously supported by Alison and John Ferring, ALIVE Media Group, Jan and Ronald Greenberg, Nancy and Kenneth Kranzberg, Mary Ann and Andrew Srenco, First Bank, PNC Bank, and Town & Style.

 

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