Opportunities for sponsorship

Join us in bringing art to life at the Lyme Art Association. Support a thriving arts community that serves Old Lyme and neighboring communities with artist members and visitors from Connecticut, New England, and beyond. Further your commitment to the community and inspire a love of art among artists of all ages!  Supports artist at every stage of their journey through sponsorship of artist awards, exhibitions, and educational programs. Thank you for supporting the Lyme Art Association, where art lives.

We seek sponsors for a variety of events and programs each year, including major exhibitions, artist awards, educational programs, special events, and our annual signature fundraiser Palate to Palette. Sponsorship provides an excellent opportunity to increase your exposure within the community and enhance your customer base. We can tailor sponsorship levels to your marketing goals and budget. We provide recognition and promotion through email campaigns, on-site signage, social media, Ink Magazine and other publications, and opportunities for face-to-face interaction with potential customers at well-attended opening receptions. 

Each of our themed and juried exhibitions features fine art by well-known artists. At least seven exhibitions are produced each year, including the annual marine show, landscape show, and Elected Artist show. The gallery is open to the public free of charge, year-round, five days a week. Your help will support the artists of today and inspire the artists of tomorrow. 

Target Audience: Our audience comes from towns along the Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline, including Old Lyme, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, Essex, Chester, Madison, East Lyme, Waterford, Mystic, Stonington, and beyond. Guests to the gallery include year-round residents, second-home owners, and summer visitors who are attracted to this town’s beautiful shoreline, historic character, and artistic heritage. Visitors come from throughout Connecticut, New York, New England, and beyond.

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Contributing Sponsor Benefits

For more information, contact Elsbeth Dowd, Development Director, elsbeth@lymeartassociation.org, (860) 434-7802 Ready to commit? You can make your contribution online, call us at 860-434-7802, or print this form and mail it to the Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371.Thank you for your support!  Interested in sponsoring our annual gala Palate to Palette? Learn more here! The Lyme Art Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.