Sponsorship & Membership

No Longer Strays , Ostlind

 

2018 Sponsorship

Founded in 1981, the CFD Western Art Show and Sale is the largest single contributor to the Museum, providing over $2.8 million in proceeds over the show’s 36 year history. The Museum is a private non-profit organization with an annual operating budget achieved through admissions, private donations, grants, sponsorships and event income. Each art purchase represents a 30% tax deductible contribution to the Museum.

Opening night attracts over 800 guests, over 10,000 visitors during the 10 days of Cheyenne Frontier Days and an additional 12,000 through the extended August showing. Marketing efforts reach a total audience of over 300,000. Offering first class Western Art from the top western artists in the nation guests are submersed in the western culture that has shaped our nation. Sponsorship is vital to the success of the show and the future sustainability of the Museum. With your help we can continue to preserve the legend of our great American West and Cheyenne Frontier Days.

CFD Western Art Show Shotgun Preview

Wednesday July 18, 2018 – 6:00 pm

A special event that offers patrons an up close and personal preview. Sponsors are invited to mix and mingle with the artists to learn about their inspirations and stories behind the artwork. Enjoy live music, specialty cocktails and appetizers.

CFD Western Art Show Opening Reception Events

Thursday July 19, 2018

2:00 pm Registration Opens
3:00 pm ticket Holder Preview
4:00 pm Governor’s Residence
5:30 pm Exhibition Opens
6:00 pm Buy it Now
7:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Sale Begins
8:05 pm Live Auction Begins

Live Western Auction

A true western experience! Select pieces of fine western art are auctioned during dinner.

Museum Purchase Program

The CFD Art Show Art Purchase Program ensures a high quality permanent collection for the Museum. Donors choose to purchase a piece from the show as a charitable donation to the art collection. This permanent collection is on view at the Museum each year as a rotating exhibit.

A Big Thank You to Our 2017 Museum Purchasers!

In Honor of Liz Escobedo, HEEL 2006,
CFD Hall of Fame Inductee 2014

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In Memory of Richard Escobedo, HEEL 1986
By Bob Born and Chip & Mary Campbell


2018 Sponsor Benefits

Museum Naming Sponsor Program $50,000 (tax deductible, $41,060)

On an annual basis for 2018, the Cheyenne Frontier DaysTM Old West Museum is introducing an opportunity to support and promote the legacy of Cheyenne Frontier Days, Western Art and Cheyenne History, Historic Carriages, and Western Values.

With a sponsorship of $50,000, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is offering a public naming opportunity—the first of its kind for the Museum. The CFD Old West Museum Presenting Sponsor would be acknowledged on the Museum building, through all press, web, and print material, as well as receive public acknowledgement at every event during 2018.

Not only does the Presenting Sponsor present the wide array of arts, historic, and educational opportunities at the Museum, they also allow for the continued influence of our institution and the beloved history of the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Rodeo.

Added Benefits and VIP Status

  • Naming Recognition, annually, on the exterior of the Museum and as Presenting Sponsor of the Wall of Honor and the Cheyenne Club, announced through an unveiling ceremony.
  • Private Reception in the CFD Western Art Show from 6 to 8pm during Cheyenne Frontier Days. Beer and Wine hosted bar and Heavy Appetizers included for up to 50 attendees. ($1250)
  • Year-Round Presenting Sponsor recognition on the website, galleries, Title recognition on all event print & press material, presenter of our monthly member newsletter, as well as article recognition in our quarterly digital newsletter the Stageline.
  • Annual Grand Entry Museum Membership ($2140)
  • Personalized Museum Tour with the Curators and Executive Director.
  • Framed CFD Western Art Show Limited Edition Print ($500)
  • 2 Premier Tables for 10 at the CFD Western Art Show Opening Night Reception ($800)
  • 2 Large Preferred Tables and/or 20 tickets for each annual event—Hall of Fame, Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, and the Annual Gala. ($2000)
  • Cinch Rodeo Box and 10 Night show tickets on corresponding day. ($3500)
  • 8x8 Legacy Brick as a permanent feature in front of the Museum. ($100)

2018 CFD Western Art Show SPONSOR BENEFITS

Diamond Presenting Sponsor: $20,000 ($16,700 Tax-deductible)

  • Original Piece of CFD Western Art, of your choice, up to a $2000 value – ($2000)
  • 10 Complimentary Tickets to Shotgun Preview
  • 1 Premier Table for 10 at the CFD Western Art Show Opening valued at $5,000 ($800) -Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Signed & Framed Limited Edition Canvas Giclee Western Art Show Print ($500)
  • Business Logo as Title Sponsor on Art Show Catalog
  • Business Logo as Title Sponsor in Galleries
  • Featured ad and links in Museum’s electronic newsletter, Stageline
  • Year-round Gallery Recognition on the Museum’s Wall of Honor
  • Inclusion in the Museum’s Honorary Cheyenne Club

PLUS - Premium Rodeo & Night Show, Experience (on day of your choice):

  • Four Special Guest Badges
  • Personal Sponsor Host
  • Behind the Chutes Tour
  • Sponsor Deck
  • Chute 9
  • Post Rodeo Party
  • VIP Tent

Platinum Runabout Sponsor: $10,000 ($8950 Tax-deductible)

  • 8 Complimentary Tickets to Shotgun Preview
  • Standard Table for Eight at the CFD Western Art Show Opening valued at $3,000 ($650) - Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Signed & Framed Limited Edition CFD Western Art Show Print ($400)
  • Business Logo in Art Show Catalog
  • Business Logo in Gallery Exhibit Panel
  • Featured ad and links in Museum’s electronic newsletter, Stageline
  • Business Logo on Website
  • Year-round Recognition on the Museum’s Wall of Honor
  • Inclusion in the Museum’s Honorary Cheyenne Club

Gold Phaeton Sponsor: $5,000 ($4520 Tax-deductible)

  • 6 Complimentary Tickets to Shotgun Preview
  • 6 Complimentary Tickets to Western Art Show Opening ($480) - Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Business Logo in Art Show Catalog
  • Business Logo in Gallery Exhibit Panel
  • Business Logo on Website
  • Recognition in Museum’s electronic newsletter, Stageline
  • Year-round Recognition on the Museum’s Wall of Honor
  • Inclusion in the Museum’s Honorary Cheyenne Club

Silver Prairie Schooner Sponsor: $2,500 ($2180 Tax-deductible)

  • 4 Complimentary Tickets to Shotgun Preview
  • 4 Complimentary Tickets to Western Art Show Opening ($320) - Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Business Logo in Art Show Catalog
  • Business Logo in Gallery Exhibit Panel
  • Business Name on Website
  • Recognition in Museum’s electronic newsletter, Stageline
  • Year-round Recognition on the Museum’s Wall of Honor
  • Inclusion in the Museum’s Honorary Cheyenne Club

Bronze Stagecoach Sponsor: $1,500 ($1340 Tax-deductible)

  • 2 Complimentary Tickets to Shotgun Preview
  • 2 Complimentary Tickets to Western Art Show Opening ($160)
  • Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Business Name in Art Show Catalog
  • Business Name in Gallery Exhibit Panel
  • Recognition in Museum’s electronic newsletter, Stageline
  • Year-round Recognition on the Museum’s Wall of Honor
  • Inclusion in the Museum’s Honorary Cheyenne Club

Partner Surrey Sponsor: $1,000 ($840 Tax-deductible)

  • 2 Complimentary Tickets to Western Art Show Opening ($160) - Includes Attendance to the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Reception
  • Business Name in Art Show Catalog
  • Business Name in Gallery Exhibit Panel
  • Recognition in Stageline, the Museum’s Quarterly Magazine

Become a 2018 Sponsor

Call: 307-778-1417

Email: mariah.west@oldwestmuseum.org

Download Sponsorship Agreement (PDF)