WISCONSIN CRAFT

The Future of Fine Craft In Our Region!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Wisconsin Craft is pleased to offer high visibility sponsorship opportunities to grow your brand.  Your vital support benefits our region:

  • Help develop and promote craft and the maker to enhance the cultural life of Wisconsin communities!

  • Engage with artists and the public through a variety of events and programming! 

  • Support emerging craft artists and artistic communities!

  • Bring important professional programming to craft artists!

...and so much more!! 


You Reach Key Audiences!

  • Reach over 25,000 visitors in Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois

    • 55% live in the 20 mile radius

    • 67% female with BA or higher education

  • 675,000 Earned media impressions

  • 145,000 social media impressions

  • Satisfaction of keeping these events free and open to all!

2023 Signature Free Public Events

MORNING GLORY ART FAIR

August 12 & 13, 2023 on the Deer District Plaza, Milwaukee, WI

Located on the beautiful plaza and the street outside of Fiserv Forum, the Morning Glory has been one of the nation’s premier destination art fairs bringing locals and visitors alike.The FREE fair is organized with over 135 fine craft artists ranging from art to wear and art for the home in ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, mixed media, photography, wood, and more.


MKE FINE CRAFT STUDIO TOUR

September 30 & October 1, 2023 - 15+ Studios around Milwaukee County.

The MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour strives to connect Fine Craft Artists from Milwaukee and beyond to their surrounding neighborhoods. The purpose is to give the public a view into their studios and  to promote Fine Craft fields and emerging and established artists.


"REGENERATION" - WI CRAFT Biennial 2023

March 24 - May 27, 2023 - The Center for Visual Arts, Wausau Wisconsin


The theme of “Regeneration” was chosen to highlight the regeneration of the oldest arts organization in the state as WI Craft. Additionally, the changes in our members’ personal and professional lives over the last several years have led to renewed sense of purpose and/or new directions in many of their individual art practices. 

Artists

Workshops &

Educational Classes

2023 PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMING

September 30 & October 1, 2023 - Various Studios around Milwaukee County.

WI Craft is offering members several virtual and in-person professional programs to help members grow their businesses. Programs encompass topics relevant to specific crafts and techniques, the business side of marketing your work, and much more. 

We are flexible and would love to partner

with your company on ideas and opportunities!

Monetary and in-kind support available.


Become a Sponsor

*To become a sponsor email WI Craft Development Chairperson Kathy DeVries*

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor  |  $5,000+

  • Listed year round on all three websites (32,000 visits in 2022)

  • Top Billing on all Programs and events

  • Includes Organization write up in Morning Glory Brochure with full page ad

  • Monthly social media shout out on WI Craft

  • Possible partnership/activity at workplace


Gold Awards Sponsorship  |  $3,500

  • MG Artist Award Sponsor

  • Print and Social media Awards posts

  • Includes ALL Gold Sponsor benefits



Gold Sponsorship  |  $2,500

Morning Glory and MKE Studio Tour

  • Booth at Morning Glory ($500 value!)

  • Morning Glory program brochure: Full Page Ad 

  • Logo on MG & MKE Studio Tour brochures

  • Logo on websites & digital media promotions

  • Logo in our social media with posts prior to and during event weekend

  • Inclusion in our WI Craft eNewsletter

  • Signage at Events

Silver Sponsorship   |  $1,000

Morning Glory and MKE Studio Tour

  • Morning Glory Program Brochure: Half Page Ad 

  • Logo on MG & MKE Studio Tour brochures

  • Logo on Wisconsin Craft Website

  • Mentions in our social media with posts prior to and during event weekend

  • Inclusion in our WI Craft eNewsletter

  • Signage at Events

Silver Awards Sponsorship  |  $1,000

WI Craft Exhibition

  • Exclusive Award Sponsor Sponsor for the WI Craft Biennial Exhibition at Center for Visual Arts in Wausau, WI

  • Promotion on WI Craft website, newsletters, social media

  • Signage at Exhibition

Bronze Sponsorship  |  $500

Choose Either MG or MKE Studio

  • Morning Glory Program Brochure: Quarter Page Pd 

  • Sponsor one Bipoc or Emerging artist tent at Morning Glory

  • Name listed in MG OR MKE Studio Tour brochure

  • Website mention 

  • Mentions in our social media with posts prior to and during event weekend

  • Inclusion in our WI Craft eNewsletter

 Art Engages our Communities.

Contact WI Craft Development Chairperson, Kathy DeVries

to start your journey as a sponsor.


Contact 


Wisconsin Craft

8469 North 50th Street

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223

info@wisconsincraft.org

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