Sponsorship Opportunities

BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP provides a variety of ways for you to combine your support of The Center with major marketing benefits.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can tailor your sponsorship to your business’s needs.

• Demonstrating to your clients, customers, and employees that you support the vitality of our community
• Exposure to enthusiastic audiences of varying demographics depending on the program you sponsor
• Complimentary tickets for your clients, customers or employees to attend some of the world class events presented by The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools each year
• Numerous recognition opportunities that may include: logo on signage and banners at the event; product placement at the event; logo on invitations and website; mention on posters, postcards, member mailings, newspaper and radio ads, and all press releases; verbal acknowledgment at the event from the stage; distribution of branded items, and more…

A select few of our sponsorship opportunities are highlighted above.

To learn more about all available opportunities, please contact Jessica Hamilton at or 208.726.9491 x113.

CLICK HERE to download the Business Sponsorship Program brochure.

Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

A three-day, annual outdoor art festival in its 49th year, the event provides an opportunity for people throughout the region to experience and purchase fine art from over 100 jury-selected artists and craftspeople, enjoy food and drink, witness artists demonstrations and participate in kids’ arts and crafts activities. This is one of the largest and best-attended events in the area drawing between 7,000–10,000 attendees per year.


The Liberty Theatre’s resident company, Company of Fools, has been recognized numerous times for its significant contributions to the arts and became the first theatre company in Idaho’s history to receive Constituent Theatre status from the national organization for professional American theatre. Company of Fools produces four mainstage productions per year as well as a play reading series and school outreach programs. 

Arts Education

The Center invests approximately $1,000,000 in educational programs annually at The Center, including: Professional Artist Residencies and Classroom Enrichment Programs in Blaine County schools, Student Exhibition Tours including a hands-on art making experiences, Student Matinees for Company of Fools theatre productions, Company of Fools Stages of Wonder, Scholarships for local high school students and educators to pursue advanced study in the arts, Family Days and Teen Workshops.

Summer Concert Series

The Center has produced sell-out summer concerts for years. Past Concert Series have featured artists such as Emmylou Harris, Wilco, Lake Street Dive, Pink Martini and Brandi Carlile. These outdoor concerts are some of Sun Valley’s most popular summer attractions. Attendance is between 1,500–5,000 people per concert including locals, seasonal residents and tourists.


BIG IDEAS: Lecture Series

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts brings prominent speakers to the Wood River Valley to engage the community in lively, informative discussions about BIG IDEA themes. Speakers have included: Arianna Huffington, P.W. Singer, Gloria Steinem, Daniel Handler, E.O. Wilson, and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Attendance is usually between 250–450 people per lecture and 1,500–2,000 cumulatively throughout the whole series.

Annual Wine Auction

This three-day, multi-event fundraiser, has been recognized as one of the “Top Ten” charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator. Year after year, the Wine Auction is the top fundraiser for the Sun Valley Center for the Arts bringing in over $1,000,000 annually. The patrons of the Sun Valley Center Wine Auction come from over 20 states around the country specifically to celebrate
in this spectacular auction weekend.

BIG IDEA projects

For more than 15 years, The Center has focused on creating original programs that consider one BIG IDEA. Designed to stimulate the imagination, promote conversations, provoke thought and engage our community the Center develops: an original art exhibition at the museum in Ketchum, Exhibition Tours with curators, a Teen Workshop, a Family Day, Documentary and/or Feature Films and Lectures. BIG IDEA projects may also include a play or reading, concerts, artist talks and school residencies, and classes for adults.