About Sponsorship 2017

Sponsor Gowanus Open Studios 2017
October 21 - 22, Sat + Sun, noon - 6 pm

  • Help bring more visitors and raise the visibility of the neighborhood
  • Raise your own visibility within the neighborhood
  • Celebrate the unique creativity of Gowanus artists 
  • Support Arts Gowanus

Your tax-deductible contribution helps fund our printed guides, website, balloons, and signs that direct visitors as they explore hundreds of artist studios throughout Gowanus.

Sign up here to become a Sponsor.


Sponsorship Levels

Studio Enthusiast: $190
– Small* logo on printed guide
– Logo on website with link to your business website

Studio Friend: $350
– Medium* logo on printed guide
– Logo on website with link to your business website
– Inclusion in Eats|Drinks section of guide, if appropriate
– Icon marking location on map in guide, if appropriate

Gowanus Collaborator: $500
– Large* logo on printed guide
– Logo on website with link to your business website
– Inclusion in Eats|Drinks section of guide, if appropriate
– Icon marking location on map in guide, if appropriate
– Inclusion in Special Offers section of guide (discounts, etc)
– (1) Social media mentions during during GOS weekend

Gowanus Supporter: $1000
– All of the above, plus (3) Social media mentions during GOS weekend
– Plus Company recognized in a GOS-specific email to entire Arts Gowanus list
– Plus one (1) Street Lamp Banner (new addition to benefits!)

Gowanus Leader: $3000
– All of the above, plus (5) Social media mentions during GOS weekend
– Plus (3) Street Lamp Banners

Pillar of Gowanus: $5000
– All of the above, plus (5) Street Lamp Banners

Superhero of Gowanus: $10,000
– All of the above, plus (10) Street Lamp Banners

Champion of Gowanus: $25,000
– All of the above, plus event “co-host” status, featured signage, top billing on all promotional materials, opportunity for strategic presence during GOS.
[This level of sponsorship entails further discussion. Send an email to abby@artsgowanus.org.]

Deadline for banners: August 16

Sign up here to become a Sponsor.

We’d love for you to join us in making this a truly incredible community event.
Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
Or send an email to sponsorship@artsgowanus.org and we’ll get right back to you!

To find out how your business can more generally support Arts Gowanus and our year-round programming, please email abby@artsgowanus.org.

More Details About Specific Benefits

Printed Guides
The printed guides feature a map of artist studios and Business Sponsor listings. Visitors rely on the maps to navigate the various studio locations, and after the weekend often keep them for future reference. This year we plan to print and distribute 10,000 maps. *Logo sizing – small, medium, large – will be relative and determined at the time of graphic design of this year’s printed guide.

Street Lamp Banners
These eye-catching 96″x 36″ banners are produced professionally in conjunction with NYC GO.  Your logo appears in the bottom part of the banner, in a design pre-determined by NYC GO. Banners are installed 4 weeks prior to GOS weekend and make a significant street-level impact at strategic locations in and around Gowanus. Deadline for commitment: August 16

Arts Gowanus Website
This is where visitors and media find out about Gowanus Open Studios activities, and where information resides all year long. Business sponsors are acknowledged here with logos and links to their sites.

Social Media and Email
Our steady social media presence has gained us an enthusiastic following with 2,700 fans on Facebook; 2,000 followers on Twitter and Instagram; and over 3,000 subscribers on email. Let us give your business a shout-out!

Sign up here to become a Sponsor.