Gala Tables and Tickets

Purchase 2022 Gala Tickets and Tables

Please see below for more information about various table and ticket levels.

Quantity Ticket Level Amount
Benefactor Table $25,000
Patron Table $15,000
Partner Table $10,000
Advocate Ticket $3,000
Friend Ticket $2,000
Supporter Ticket $1,000

 

 

 

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Tables

Benefactor Table: $25,000

  • Premier table location for 12 guests
  • Behind-the-scenes tour for 20 guests of the Archives of American Art
  • All publications listed for Partner Table
  • All recognition listed for Partner Table

Patron Table: $15,000

  • Prime table location for 10 guests
  • All publications listed for Partner Table
  • All recognition listed for Partner Table

Partner Table: $10,000

  • Priority table location for 8 guests
  • One-year subscription to the Archives of American Art Journal and your choice of one of the following Archives’ publications:
    • The New York Tapes: Alan Solomon's Interviews for Television, 1965-66
    • Pen to Paper: Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
    • Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations
  • ​​​​​​Recognition:
    • On the Gala website, in the Gala invitation (deadline August 15), and in the Gala program (deadline October 1)
    • In the Smithsonian Institution’s annual report
    • In the Archives of American Art annual report

Tickets

Advocate Ticket: $3,000

  • Seating for 2 guests at a prime table location
  • Behind-the-scenes tour for 2 guests of the Archives of American Art
  • One-year subscription to the Archives of American Art Journal and your choice of one of the following Archives’ publications:
    • The New York Tapes: Alan Solomon's Interviews for Television, 1965-66
    • Pen to Paper: Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
    • Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations
  • Recognition:
    • On the Gala website, in the Gala invitation (deadline August 15), and in the Gala program (deadline October 1)
    • In the Smithsonian Institution’s annual report
    • In the Archives of American Art annual report

Friend Ticket: $2,000

  • Seating for 1 guest at a prime table location
  • One-year subscription to the Archives of American Art Journal and your choice of one of the following Archives’ publications:
    • The New York Tapes: Alan Solomon's Interviews for Television, 1965-66
    • Pen to Paper: Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
    • Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations
  • Recognition in the Archives of American Art annual report

Supporter Ticket: $1,000

  • Seating for 1 guest at a priority table
  • Recognition in the Archives of American Art annual report

The estimated fair-market value of goods and services for table purchases is $4,025 for Benefactor, $3,375 for Patron, and $2,675 for Partner. Fair-market value for ticket purchases is $725 for Advocate, $400 for Friend, and $360 for Supporter.

Please note that tickets may not be purchased through Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). Private foundations should consult their tax advisors to ensure their purchase of tables and tickets is consistent with applicable regulations.

Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
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