Performa Visionaries. Courtesy of Performa.

Performa Visionaries. Courtesy of Performa.

Join Us

Become part of a dynamic group of supporters who help engage with our international organization at the heart of the New York contemporary art scene. Your support as a Performa Member will help us to realize new commissions, indelible performances, educational events, and a world-class biennial that will inspire and surprise artists, audiences and institutions alike. 

Read more about Performa Visionaries / Curators Circle / Producers Circle
 

Performa Visionaries 
 

The Performa Visionaries are an international group of art insiders dedicated to supporting and enhancing Performa’s mission of producing new and cutting-edge performance across disciplines.  The Visionaries engage in a deeper social and intellectual relationship with Performa, the artists with whom we work, and contemporary art and culture.  Members actively participate in an array of curated events where new ideas around live performance and contemporary art are explored.
 
Annual dues are $500, fully tax-deductible, and will help support year-round programming, the Performa Institute, and the Performa Commissions for Performa 13.
 
Biennial perks:
•    Reduced priced tickets to Performa 13 Opening Night
•    Reserved seating at free events
•    Invitations to biennial after-parties and exclusive events with artists, curators, and partner institutions
 
Yearlong membership benefits:   
•    Salons and artist talks with Performa Founding Director and Curator RoseLee Goldberg     
•    Studio visits with Performa artists     
•    Tours of museums, galleries, and institutions in NYC and beyond     
•    Cocktail parties in private homes and public venues     
•    Visits to the private collections of art patrons who inspire Performa    
•    Reserved seats at Performa Institute discussions and other public programs
•    Exclusive Visionaries quarterly newsletter, including Performa news, special offers, and recommendations of must-see exhibitions    
 


 
Performa Curators Circle
 


Performa invites you to be a part of the exciting process of curating the Performa 13 biennial. Be among the first to know and learn about Performa 13 themes and meet commissioned artists and participating curators. An annual tax-deductible contribution of $5,000 supports and sustains Performa’s operation and ability to provide artistic and educational programming of the highest quality.
 
Biennial perks: 
•    One VIP ticket to the Performa 13 Opening Night (cocktail, performance, and dinner)
•    Listing as a Benefit Committee member to Performa 13 Opening Night
•    A contributor listing on the title page of our biennial publication Performa 13
•    Reserved seating at free events
•    Invitations to biennial after-parties and exclusive events with artists, curators, and partner institutions
 
Yearlong benefits include:
•    Exclusive Curators Circle events with art historians, curators, and artists hosted at private homes
•    Invitations to other exclusive VIP events and performances throughout the year
•    Reserved seats at Performa Institute discussions and other public programs.  

 

 
For more information, contact Luisa Gui at luisa@performa-arts.org or 212 366 5700.
  
Performa Producers Circle
 

The Performa Producer’s Circle is a select group of international patrons who support Performa Commissions, the central program to Performa’s mission. Performa Producers Circle members contribute $10,000 annually. The tax-deductible gift directly supports Performa Commissions, presenting radical new ideas by artists through visual art, dance, design, music, film, architecture, poetry, and culinary arts.
 
Biennial perks:
•    Two VIP tickets to the Performa 13 Opening Night (cocktail, performance, and dinner)
•    Listing as a Benefit Committee member and one ticket to Performa 13 Opening Night
•    A contributor listing on the title page of our biennial publication Performa 13
•    Reserved seating at free events
•    Invitations to biennial after-parties and exclusive events with artists, curators, and partner institutions 
 
Yearlong benefits include:
•    A contributor listing on the title page of our biennial publication Performa 13
•    Exclusive studio visits with Performa commissioned artists
•    Invitations to Curators circle events with art historians, curators, and artists hosted at private homes
•    Invitations to other exclusive VIP events and performances throughout the year
•    Reserved seats at Performa Institute discussions and other public programs
 
For more information, contact Luisa Gui at luisa@performa-arts.org or 212 366 5700.
 
We look forward to presenting a mind-dazzling program of performances, classes, intimate gatherings, in-depth conversations, and memorable celebrations throughout November 1-24, 2013!