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The Open Space Soirée is our annual fundraising event, with all proceeds benefiting our community programming. Gather for an evening to explore our mission through stunning visual art and a one-of-a-kind dining experience. This year, the Soirée will mark the opening of our Influence exhibition. This year’s Soirée is presented by Lockwood Development.
Karen Borchert & Erika Conces
A special thank you to the rest of our Soirée Planning Committee!
To commemorate 10 years of KANEKO programming, exhibitions, and education, this year’s Soirée will celebrate board members who have truly helped shape KANEKO into what it is today.
Honored Board Members
Karen & Robert Duncan
John P. Nelson
Polina & Bob Schlott
Karen & Jim Linder
Carl & Marilyn Mammel
Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Olga Smola, Edem Soul Music, and members of tbd. Dance Collective. A special thank you to Susan Schonlau for sponsoring entertainment for this year’s Soirée!
Interested in supporting us with a sponsorship? Please contact Samuel Bertino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can’t attend this year’s Soirée but would still like to make a contribution?
FRIEND | $1,000
Logo or name on display during the event
Logo or name in 500 printed programs
4 tickets to the event
FRIEND PLUS | $1,500
All FRIEND benefits, plus:
Social media mention with links on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
6 tickets to the event
BRONZE | $2,500
All FRIEND PLUS benefits, plus:
Name on KANEKO’s website and in direct emails linked to corporate website
8 tickets to the event
SILVER | $5,000
All BRONZE benefits, plus:
Invitation to private patron party
Logo in KANEKO newsletter circulated nationally and available in the KANEKO space
Private, behind-the-scenes tour of KANEKO with the Executive Director
***new benefit: A custom, limited edition Jun Kaneko Madame Butterfly print
10 tickets to the event
GOLD | $7,500
All SILVER benefits, plus:
Daytime event partial space usage at KANEKO (i.e. corporate retreat, off site meetings, etc.)
14 tickets to the event
PLATINUM | $10,000
All GOLD benefits, plus:
Logo on all promotional materials
20 tickets to the event
PRESENTING | $15,000
All PLATINUM benefits, plus:
Opportunity to host a private day or evening event at KANEKO using the full building (i.e. holiday party, corporate event, etc.)
Inclusion in KANEKO press release circulated to local media outlets
24 tickets to the event
Your KANEKO membership supports and promotes creativity, transforming lives and freeing human thought. Make imagination come to life and creativity possible by joining KANEKO today!Learn More
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