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How You Can Help

We need volunteers for the following: Take Art to Heart volunteer teachers in the schools for 1st, 2nd and 5th grades; Food  & Wine for Receptions; Hostesses for Receptions; Grounds and Gardens Up-Keep; Mass Mailings; Building Maintenance; Cleaning of building for events and receptions; substitute gallery receptionist; special events committee; Tour of Homes hosts & hostesses; volunteer teachers or helpers for Kid’s Art Day and Summer Art Camp; people who LOVE fundraising!!!

Talk to Tammy or Paula at 884-2787.


TC Arts Council’s 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities

There are 50+ events throughout the year that can be sponsored. Below are the main categories.

Arts In Schools

  • Take Art to Heart
    $250 for supplies and volunteer training (for all county students 1st, 2nd & 5th  Grades)
  • Professional Performances for grades K – 12 
    (cost per performance $500 – $1000) we have 9 schools
  • Artist in Residence
    for one week in each school (cost is $650 per residence)


Sponsor a gallery exhibit for $250 (covers ads, posters, postcards, reception food & wine)

  • January Exhibit: TVS Transylvania Vocational Services
  • February Exhibit: Interwoven
  • March Exhibit: Exploring The Great Outdoors
  • April Exhibit: Transylvania County Student Art Show
  • May Exhibit: Walk on the Wild Side – Animals in Art
  • June Exhibit: Potters of WNC
  • Mid July to Mid August Exhibit: Burlingame Country Club Art Exhibit
  • Mid September to Mid October Exhibit: The Artwork of Shellie Lewis-Dambax
  • Mid October to Mid November Exhibit: The Artwork of Kenson Thompson & Suzanne Schmidt
  • November Sale: ArtMart
  • Mid November & December: Isis Revisited – Shannon Whitworth & Christine Kosiba


Newsletters & Website

Sponsor the “paper” newsletter for one mailing ($250)

Newsletter goes to 1000 people in Transylvania County and WNC.
Sponsor gets a one-page insert.

Sponsor the “E newsletter” for a month $100 Business Sponsorship

E newsletters go out once a month to update members and local artists about upcoming art events. On busy months it goes out twice.
Sponsors get their logo in the e-newsletter.

Sponsor, which promotes all ARTS in the county! (Upgrades are $200 each)

Sponsors get recognized with logo and company profile on Website

Special Events

    • Spring Tour of Homes
    • Arts & Culture Week
    • Summer Art Camp
    • Duck Race
    • Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase
    • Holiday Tour of Artists Studios

Sponsor Benefits: your business mentioned in all

    • Advertising – newspaper, cable and radio for that event
    • Press releases for that event
    • Posters for the event
    • Postcard mailings to our members about the event
    • Listed on our websites:  &
    • Promotion to our E newsletter club
    • Public acknowledgment at the event
    • Signage at the event
    • Free Tickets to event
    • Tax Deduction Letter for donating to a 501-c3 non-profit


Supply Needs at TC Arts Council:

Gallery: New lights and bulbs for gallery  – cost $50 each

Food & Drink for Receptions: Wine, punch supplies, nuts, crackers, cheese, frozen spirals and quiche, frozen desserts, homemade desserts the day of reception, cheese trays, fruit trays . . . call Tammy to donate at 884-2787.

Office Supplies Needed: Xerox paper, colored paper, Ink for printer 61 XL Black & 61 XL Color, 60 XL Black & 60 XL Color

Stamps – regular first class and postcard stamps for mailings