Performa is powered by the support of individuals. From the very first Performa Commission, Logic of the Birds by Shirin Neshat in 2001, our supporters have made our groundbreaking and innovative art possible. Support Performa with a fully-deductible gift, or become a Performa Circle member and experience the best of the contemporary art world through the lens of performance, past and present, by engaging with artists, curators, scholars, collectors, gallerists and performance enthusiasts.
Your gift will make a significant impact on our ability to deliver unrivaled performances, powerful ideas, and groundbreaking works produced by Performa and our artists. Your involvement also helps to fund the ongoing adventurous program of debate and discussions at our year-round Performa Institute and online Performa Magazine, which covers a broad range of performance and new media from around the world.
Whether you can give $5, $50, $5,000, or $50,000, your contribution directly supports contemporary artists in their creative development and exploration to create the groundbreaking new work that you have come to expect from Performa.
For more information, please contact Sarah Haimes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-366-5700.
Thank you for giving as generously as you can.
Download our patron circle brochure with full list of annual benefits here.
Our heartfelt thanks to the following institutions, agencies, individuals and galleries for their generous patronage of Performa and our programs.
Major Foundation Support
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation - Institute of International Education, Lambent Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, David and Elaine Potter Foundation, and The Arison Arts Foundation.
Institute Francais, FACE, Marta Heflin Foundation, NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions
Toby Devan Lewis, Wendy Fisher, Yoko Ono, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn, Ronald Guttman, Nancy & Fred Poses
Noreen K. Ahmad, Sarah Arison, Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Charlie Ferrer, Wendy Fisher, Toby Devan Lewis, Kara Ross, Larry Warsh
Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Mimi Brown and Alp Ercil, Marian Goodman, Agnes Gund, Dominique Levy, Fiona and Eric Rudin, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas Lee, Anita Zabludowicz
Alexander Gorlin, Steven Holl, Andrea Krantz and Harvey Sawikin, Julie Mehretu, and Rivka Saker
Shumita and Arani Bose, Elaine Goldman, Ray Learsy, Jessica Mitrani, Judi Roaman and Carla Chammas, Tracey and Phillip Riese, Hope and Howard Stringer, Ellen Taubman
Pari Eshan, Justin Polera, Anastasia Rogers Kidd (Co-chair), Roya Sachs (Co-chair), Joy Sela*
Jordan Backhus, Liddy Berman, Hillary Beson, Vittorio Calabrese (Magazzino Italian Art), Lia Chavez, Alexandra Chemla, Sophia Cheng, David Clements, Carolyn Drake, Jordan Flanzraich, Alice Finnerty, Justine Fisher, Julia Fowler, Kameron Gad, Elise Gallant, Dorita Gilinski, Angela Goding, Zoe Guttman, Alexander Hankin, Julian Carl Waldemar Henry, Rodger Hicks, Jennifer Houdrouge, Anne Huntington, Alexandra Israel, Pierce Jackson and Dianna Mesion, Patrick Janelle, Susi Kenna, Komal Kehar, Lola Koutoudi, Rhiannon Kubicka, Zoe Jackson and Eric Render, Kathleen Lynch, Melanie Masarin, Jessica Massart, Alana Menendez, Marina Mesion, Capucine Milliot, Ingrid Moe, Clara Naman, Alexandria Pang, Sophie Plimpton, Aurelia Rauch, Oriana Reich, Andy Romer, Thomas Rosenblatt, Jayson Schmitt, Jonathan Schwartz, Susan Seelig, Allyson Shapiro, Leily Soleimani, Lucie Steinberg, Frederieke Taylor, Victoria Rogers, Alia Williams, Kevie Yang, and Tiffany Zabludowicz
* Visionaries Steering Committee
Commissioning Fund 2017
Jorge Baron Munoz
Additional thank you to:
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