Contributions to the Eastern Shore Art Center are vitally important and very much appreciated. Gifts large and small support exhibitions, education programs, festivals and special events. There are many ways to support the Art Center. Some giving opportunities are listed below.
Unrestricted contributions throughout the year support the Art Center’s daily operating expenses.
A gift to the Art Center is a lasting tribute and thoughtful way to remember a loved one, commemorate a special occasion or honor friends and family.
CHARITABLE GIFTS, ANNUITIES & BEQUESTS
Provide for the Art Center’s future and your own! Learn how donors receive tax benefits and income for life through charitable gift annuities. Become a member of ESAC’s Philanthropists Circle with a bequest or other planned gift.
The Studios and other areas can be named for you, a company or memory of the donor’s family.
The Eastern Shore Art Center depends solely on contributions, grants, memberships and fundraising to continue our mission of bringing art and art instruction to the residents and visitors of the Eastern Shore.
Please contact Bryant Galloway Whelan at 251.928.2228 ext.100 to discuss specific gifts or if you have any questions.
Your generous online contribution is tax deductible as allowed by law. The Eastern Shore Art Center will not sell, trade, or give a donor’s personal information to any individual or entity for any reason without their written permission.
In March, the Art Center hosts the Outdoor Art Show that attracts regional, national and international artists. Sponsorships for this event would include your business listed in all promotional materials, on our website (along with a link to your business), hospitality tent and signage. ESAC also holds fundraising events throughout the year, including our latest White Linen Night. Event sponsorships begin at $600 and can be tailored to specific needs and budget.
Contributions to our new fundraiser will help us continue the following events and programs: Community Outreach, Exhibits, First Fridays, Outdoor Art Show, Academy, etc.
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas C. Myers
Cardiology Associates / Dr. Brian & Sharon Dearing
Brian & Eebie Cheshire
Gulf Coast Media
Merrill Lynch – S. Wesley Carpenter, CPWA®, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC®
Pitman-Brown Building Company
Prestwood Law Firm
Allan & Nancy Rowe
Dr. Paul & Rebecca Canale
Espalier Landscape Architecture / Joe Comer
Jubilee Print & Design
Kalifeh Bedsole Adams P.C.
Manning’s Fairhope Piggly Wiggly
Bill & Susan Munson
ReaLand Title, LLC / Elsa VanEysbergen
B & B Pecans / Clarence and Sandra Bishop
Chandeleur Brewing Company
CK Collection / CK Collection Men’s
Laura Henry – RE/MAX By the Bay
Jeff Hudson – Architect – HRG Design Build Solutions
Leanne Tanner Pearson
Linda Lou Parsons / Roberts Brothers Real Estate
Harper Technologies, LLC
The Ed Douglas Fan Club
Jay & Laurie Weber
Diamond Giveaway donated by
Each month the Art Center hosts First Friday Art Walk receptions. Over 450 people will attend during this 2-hour exhibit opening, visit with friends over a glass of wine and enjoy the music. Your business is listed on the First Friday Art Walk brochure and website as well as gallery signage for the month of the exhibit. The cost of a First Friday sponsorship is $700.
Dr. Robert Bantens
Mr. & Mrs. Ron Donaldson
Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Ebert
Mr. & Mrs. Jack Edwards
Mrs. Trudy Garrison
Mrs. Lucy McVay
Anna & Jay Miller
A.S. Mitchell Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Prestwood
Mr. & Mrs. Allan Rowe
Sybill Smith Charitable Trust