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Join us to Celebrate the Artists and Artisans of West Texas

CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS

Celebration of the Arts (COA), organized by the Arts Council of Midland, returns to downtown Midland, Texas for our thirty-eighth year! COA is the cornerstone fine art, fine craft event in the Permian Basin, and is the longest running downtown event in Midland, Texas. COA has a strong reputation locally, with community support year after year, and draws out of town visitors. COA hosts local entertainers, non-profit organizations, family activities, and special events throughout the weekend. Friday night we hold a ticketed Premier Party showcasing visual artists. On Saturday & Sunday, the festival opens to the general public.

Beat the heat inside the air conditioned convention center! In the Exhibit Hall, over 60 artist booths will be on display, while the Ballroom with host performances by many organizations, and interactive crafts. Explore the food truck alley on Texas Ave. featuring a wide variety of local food trucks, catering to a wide variety of taste palettes.  

Premiere Party:  Friday, July 15, 2022   6 - 9PM
Festival: Saturday, July 16, 2022   10AM - 6PM
Festival: Sunday, July 17, 2022  Noon - 5PM

Artists may apply for COA through Zapplication: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=10150

Celebration of the Arts is produced by Arts Council of Midland, a non-profit organization focused on enriching lives with the Arts through community-wide advocacy, education, outreach and promotion. 

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SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Stakeholder  ///  $300


Cost: $300 -- Two tickets to Celebration of the Arts Premier Party -- $15 in Art Bucks, redeemable during Celebration of the Arts -- Recognition in Print & Media Advertising Click to Buy Now




Pay Dirt  ///   $1500


Cost: $1500 -- Four tickets to Celebration of the Arts Premier Party -- $75 in Art Bucks, redeemable during Celebration of the Arts -- Recognition in Print & Media Advertising -- Delivered Sponsor Package Click to Buy Now




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Wildcatter  ///  $5,000


Cost: $5,000 -- Two tables of 8 to Celebration of the Arts Premier Party -- $250 in Art Bucks, redeemable during Celebration of the Arts -- Recognition in Print & Media Advertising -- Delivered Sponsor Package and Sponsor Gift Click to Buy Now




Black Gold  ///  $10,000


Cost:$10,000 -- Two tables of 8 to Celebration of the Arts Premier Party -- $500 in Art Bucks, redeemable during Celebration of the Arts -- Recognition in Print & Media Advertising -- Delivered Sponsor Package with Sponsor Gift Click to Buy Now




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Contribute any amount to help support the arts in your community! Your tax-deductible donation, no matter the size, will go towards fulfilling the Arts Council of Midland's mission of "Enriching Lives with the Arts through community-wide advocacy, education, outreach and promotion!" **No benefits are associated with the Donate Now option.** Donate Now




Gusher  ///  $25,000


Cost: $25,000 -- Two tickets to Celebration of the Arts Premier Party -- $1,250 in Art Bucks, redeemable during Celebration of the Arts -- Recognition in Print & Media Advertising -- Delivered Sponsor Package with Sponsor Gift Click to Buy Now




Tickets


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Underwriting


Art Expenses: $2,000 Harlan the Balloon Man: $1, 500 Performing Stage: $1,000 Signs & Banners: $1,000 Artist Dinner: $1,000 Artist Hospitality $750 Distinguished Artist Poster: $750 Make a kind donation: $_________ ** Art Bucks are a sponsor perk that spend just like cash with Celebration of the Arts Visual Artists. Become An Underwriter




Thank you, Sponsors!


GUSHER Rea Charitable Trust City of Midland FMH Foundation Bryant Family Foundation BLACK GOLD Downtown Midland Management District John & Maurine Cox Foundation WILDCATTER Willard & Ruth Johnson Charitable Foundation United Way of Midland DRILLER Rosalind Redfern Grover Melissa & Martin McHale Marcia & Trey Walker PAY DIRT E.J. Baldridge Blackbaud Giving Fund Julia Z. Edwards Frost Bank Carol & John Kullman Christine Swartz Nichols Greg Smith Lissa Noel Wagner West Texas National Bank UNDERWRITING Parallel Petroleum Weekend Admissions STAKEHOLDER Valerie & Paul Acosta Jill Bals & Travis Durham Nellwyn & Brad Barnett Katherine Chalfant Dan Corrales Dee & Giles Kemp Gabe McClelland McCrary Family Fund Megan McGee Mary Morgan Museum of the Southwest Patch Energy Chip Smith Family Foundation Tierra Company Vandergriff Group Architects Richard O. Williams Jane Wolf IN-KIND SPONSORS The Bosworth Company Basin Power Solutions Big 2 News Bush Convention Center CBS-7 News Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity Midland Reporter-Telegram Midland Chamber of Commerce InWest Retirement Solutions NewsWest 9 News Pristine Cleaners Rhotenberry/Wellen Architects