Umbrella Studio is a great choice for a business partnership. We energise the community through contemporary visual art, creating a city people want to live in, work in, and visit. We’ve partnered with many businesses in the past and are always looking to grow our network. Check out the list below for some ideas and contact our director if you wish to discuss them.
- Place a collection tin at your reception desk –
We’re a registered charity.
- Have your staff team volunteer to help install an
exhibition at the gallery.
- Hold a gold coin donation morning tea to benefit
our community organisation.
- Provide sponsorship for an exhibition or specific project.
- Have a sale day, where a % of profit goes to our charity.
- Send our mail through your business account
(1000 letters could save $500!)
- Have your highly skilled staff sit on our board of mangement to offer their expertise.
- Offer in-kind services.
- Providing a major in-kind gift as a raffle prize or fundraiser.
(We’ll supply the tickets!)
- Signing up to our Creative Biz Pass program.
- Using your own marketing to promote our community
events or projects.
- Use your influence and contacts to lobby for the arts in Townsville, providing widespread benefits to the community.
- Providing discount services to keep our expenses minimal.
- If you’d like to help us out with any of these ideas, or have some of your own, please call us on (07)4772 7109.
- Alternatively, click here to email us
Past partnership examples
- The Townsville Bulletin offer us sponsored advertisements and project sponsorship.
- AudioTechnica have provided us with in-kind product for prizes and awards.
- Chris Bingley Signs have provided us with free exhibition
signage in 2013.
- 2Technical have provided us with equipment and services to offer free WiFi in the gallery.
- Lamont Graphics have provided us with a large banner for a school based project.
- The School of Creative Arts, James Cook University have sponsored a young artist program.
- Cafe Nova have partnered with us to provide 10% off as a membership benefit of Umbrella Studio.
- Crystal Clear PR offer us heavily discounted consultancy and media calls/coverage.
- Pickles Auctions provided an auctioneer to assist with
an artwork auction.