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Sponsorship
Corporate sponsorship of the MIA allows companies to achieve prominence in the community and make a highly visible impact. A sponsorship relationship with the MIA represents an invaluable association with quality—and a promotional platform for reaching an upscale audience of nearly 500,000 per year.


By sponsoring the museum, your company is able to:


•    Boost its marketing efforts
•    Gain prime visibility
•    Differentiate itself from competitors
•    Entertain clients with a unique offering
•    Enhance employee relations



Sponsorships Designed for You

Corporate sponsorships are tailored to the needs and nature of each sponsor’s business. Sponsors particularly value the relationship for enhancing employee relations, entertaining clients, and rewarding staff performance. All sponsorships include prominent recognition in the museum and in promotional materials, cross-promotional opportunities, and options for corporate entertainment.

Sponsorship Opportunities


With its exciting lineup of upcoming special exhibitions and ongoing educational and outreach programs, the MIA offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to best fit your company’s needs:


Upcoming Special Exhibitions
The museum continually presents a diverse series of exhibitions created both by MIA curators and in partnership with other leading art museums in the United States and abroad. Learn more about the MIA’s special exhibitions.

Learning & Innovation Programs and Activities
The MIA’s extensive educational and public programs reach people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests—inspiring lifelong learning among the community. School tours for K-12 youth, family art classes, in-school art programs, public lectures, and Art in the Park activities are just a few of the programs the MIA offers at the museum and beyond its campus.

Special Events

The MIA holds a variety of special events throughout the year to connect with its diverse patrons—from its annual fund-raising Gala, to the perennial Art in Bloom event featuring floral interpretations of fine art, from Third Thursday evening programs targeted for young professionals, to the Print & Drawing Fair, which each year raises funds for print acquisitions while sharing the love of works on paper with the public. Event sponsorship allows corporate partners to reach targeted audiences.


Connect at the MIA
For more information, please contact:
Mary Mortenson, senior advancement executive
(612) 870-3036
mmortenson@artsmia.org