Collectors Circle

From Let 'im Move You: This is a Success (2016), left to right: William Robinson and Jumatatu Poe. Performance at La Mama, lighting by Tuce Yasak. Photo by Theo Cote.
Shaggy hair, iron, curlers, 2008.

Collectors Circle is an exclusive program for those who are committed to supporting the work of American and international contemporary artists. Your contribution underwrites the development of new works-in-progress by notable rising and established artists during their residencies at 18th Street Arts Center. With behind-the-scenes access to outstanding artists from around the world, you gain the opportunity to deepen your knowledge about contemporary art, the creative process, and citizen diplomacy in a friendly, intimate environment.

Collectors Circle annual membership starts at $500 and can be fulfilled through a one-time gift or through a monthly automatic payment which can be as low as $42/month. Members can also elect to join as a sustaining member to have their membership automatically renewed, annually.

Sign-up today to demonstrate your commitment to contemporary art!

  • Invitations to exclusive receptions, artist studio tours and more.
  • Opportunity to schedule private exhibition tours
  • Members-only newsletter
  • Complimentary annual catalogue
  • Limited Edition artworks by select artists
  • Private craft beer tastings during the year
  • Complimentary tickets to 18th Street Arts Center annual benefit event BAM Fest
  • Recognition on website and in annual catalogue
  • Significant portion of membership gifts are tax-deductible

Membership gifts support 18th Street’s core artists in residency program including the Artist Lab Residency¬†that focuses on emerging Los Angeles-based artists. Check out the artist videos below from our former Artist Lab residents.

For questions about membership and benefits including setting-up a pledge agreement please email Joy Kliewer