Arts & Ideas Annual Fund

The Festival’s Annual Fund ensures the consistency and future of the performances and programs that you enjoy the most, and helps cover the cost of operations of the Festival. Your support is invaluable to us as we work to create one of the largest artistic and cultural gatherings in New England.

Fan Circle $25 - $499

Fan Circle $25 - $499

Gift of $25-499

  • Recognition in the Festival program book
  • Invitation to Meet-the-Artist events throughout the Festival
  • Invitation to the Festival Season Announcement Event
Supporting Circle $500 - $999

Supporting Circle $500 - $999

Gift of $500-999

  • Recognition in the Festival program book
  • Invitation to Meet-the-Artist events throughout the Festival
  • Invitation to the Festival Season Announcement Event
  • Invitation to special artist events throughout the year
  • Invitation to a behind-the-scenes Tour with Festival Leadership
  • Access to Festival Pre-Sales
  • Access to the Donor Box Office Hotline
  • 2 complimentary weekend passes for the Festival Hospitality Lounge, with discounted access to the Closing Night Concert.
Premiere Circle $1,000 - $2,499

Premiere Circle $1,000 - $2,499

Gift of $1,000-2,499

  • Recognition in the Festival program book
  • Invitation to Meet-the-Artist events throughout the Festival
  • Invitation to the Festival Season Announcement Event
  • Invitation to special artist events throughout the year
  • Invitation to a behind-the-scenes Tour with Festival Leadership
  • Invitation to attend one Founders Salon event
  • Invitation to attend the Chairman’s Dinner
  • Access to complimentary concierge ticket services
  • 2 complimentary Festival passes to the Hospitality Lounge
  • Complimentary phone orders through the Festival Box Office
Founders Society $2,500+

Founders Society $2,500+

Gift of $2,500 or more

  • Special recognition in the Festival program book
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes and Meet-the-Artist events
  • Invitations to attend Founders Salon events throughout the year
  • Invitations to attend the Chairman’s Dinner and other special gatherings
  • Access to complimentary concierge ticket services
  • Multiple complementary Festival passes to the Hospitality Lounge
  • Complimentary Festival tickets
  • Complimentary phone orders in the Festival Box Office
  • Complimentary ticket exchanges
  • Exclusive preview of the Festival program
  • Priority access to wait lists and Festival House Seats
  • Priority access to Festival Patron Trip opportunities
  • Other personalized benefits determined on an annual basis

Special Funds and Opportunities

Make a Gift in Any Amount!

Pay it forward! In addition to your annual fund support or your Festival Membership, consider supporting one of the many funds at the Festival that keep the Festival accessible, and available for our entire community to enjoy!

  • Ticket Fund: Supporting discounted and free tickets
  • Education Fund: Supporting the Festival Fellowship Program
  • Louise Endel Fund: Supporting community engagement programs
  • Jean Handley Fund: Supporting Festival programming and the Visionary Leadership Award residency

Click here for more information about these funds and more.


FESTIVAL MEMBERSHIP

NEW benefits, enhanced opportunities! The Festival has just updated our Memberships, giving you bigger savings and better access. Join now and make YOUR Festival experience the best it can be! Complimentary memberships are included with some Annual Fund support levels.

Click here for more information.