Support the local arts and artists, AND have an exclusive Artsfest shopping experience through the Patron Experience. Becoming a Patron elevates your Artsfest experience while further investing in artists. The Patron Experience is accessible to all, includes an SRAC membership, and has several options to choose from.
All Patrons are invited to the Patron Arts Event! This exclusive event gives you early access to numerous artists with art for sale at the 2019 Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street! You will enjoy live music, food, and a drink on us. The event is Friday, May 3rd from 6-8pm and we would love to see you there! You will also receive a complimentary catalog of the art available at Artsfest 2019 so you can pick out the newest pieces for your collection before the event! To read about all the great benefits of becoming a Patron, see the list below.
Patron Levels Descriptions
The Enthusiast Patron supports the arts as a SRAC member (or gain membership as new Patron)! As a SRAC member, the Enthusiast received free admission to Artsfest Enthusiasts receive an exclusive vinyl sticker, a printed catalog of 2019 Artsfest art work, and access to air-conditioned restrooms throughout the event. The Enthusiast price includes your 2019 membership.
The Advocate Patron receives all the incredible perks as the Enthusiast and more. The Advocate receives access to special Patron parking, bring a friend or family member and two kiddos (ages 12 and under) for free to Artsfest, exclusive Artsfest pin and 2019 poster, 25% off Artsfest merch, and $25 in Art Bucks to spend at any artist booth!
The Collector Patron is committed to the local arts. The Collector receives the same benefits as the Enthusiast and Advocate with a few more perks. The Collector receives one Artsfest tee and a reusable shopping bag to represent their pride in SRAC. Wanting to add to their art collection, they also receive $50 in Art Bucks to spend at any artist booth. The 2019 Artsfest catalog is mailed to this Patron. All Collector Patron’s will receive recognition during the awards ceremony.
In addition to the special benefits of the Collector, the Curator Patron has the privileges of naming and presenting one of the five $200 artist award at Artsfest!
The Ambassador Patron has the high honor of naming and presenting one of the three $500 artist awards! This special privilege is in addition to all the incredible perks of being a Patron like early access to the Patron Arts Event, special parking, $50 in Arts Bucks, pin, tee, and reusable bag, and more!
The Executive Patron is an exclusive role. This patron will name and present the Best-In-Show artist award with a $1,000 cash prize! The highest honor of a Patron. The Executive Patron will also receive all the incredible benefits as the other patrons.
Are you already a member and would like to tack on one of these levels? Call Nicole at 417-862-2787, or email her at Nicole@SpringfieldArts.Org. She will gladly help you get that set up!