University of California, Santa Barbara Arts and Lectures
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Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole shows Susan Rose and Sara Miller McCune a model of the Globe’s new outdoor theatre

Donor Appreciation Levels and Benefits

We are pleased to offer these benefits and privileges to our donors. Your generous support helps fill the substantial gap between ticket sales and performance costs, allowing us to bring both world-class and emerging artists onstage and into the community. As a way of saying thank you, we offer many unique events and opportunities to heighten your Arts & Lectures experience. Please select a membership level and look forward to a full year of enjoyment!

Leadership Circle


The Leadership Circle is a select group of key visionaries giving $10,000 to $100,000 or more each year, making a significant, tangible difference in the community and yielding unparalleled access to A&L’s roster of premier artists and global thinkers. A range of exclusive opportunities include hosting artists and speakers at private dinners or receptions, sponsoring events, VIP Concierge service, and more.

Plus all benefits of lower levels

Executive Producers Circle


  • High Priority Seating for all events
  • Invitation to a post-performance Green Room meet-and-greet opportunity with a featured artist or speaker
  • Invitations to receptions at private residences with featured artists or speakers

Producers Circle


  • VIP Ticket Concierge Service and Priority Seating for all events
  • Invitation to A&L’s exclusive Season Announcement Party
  • Advance notice of selected events with early ticket-buying privileges
  • Invitation to Producers Circle receptions with featured artists and speakers
  • Invitation to be a guest of A&L at a performance or lecture of the season
  • Opportunity to attend master classes and other education outreach activities
  • New this Year: Complimentary wine or champagne in the McCune Founders Room at the Granada Theatre before events and during intermissions of A&L performances and lectures

Plus all benefits of lower levels

Circle of Friends

$1,500+ Headliner

  • Invitation to A&L annual fundraiser

Plus all benefits of lower levels

$1,000+ Director

  • Membership in the UC Santa Barbara Chancellor’s Council, with all attendant benefits, including complimentary campus parking and invitations to university events

Plus all benefits of lower levels

$500+ Partner

  • Invitation to season kick-off coffee hour

Plus all benefits of lower levels

$250+ Patron

  • Invitation to annual Donor Appreciation Day reception with featured artists and/or guest speakers

Plus all benefits of lower levels

$100+ Friend

  • Recognition in A&L quarterly event programs

For information about additional giving opportunities and benefits, please contact the Arts & Lectures Campaign Office at (805) 893-2174

Fair market value of tickets provided may affect portion of gift which is tax-deductible. Gifts are tax-deductible less the fair market value of benefits received. You may choose to decline benefits at the time you make your gift, in which case the full gift amount is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Thank you for your support of Arts & Lectures!

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