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Sponsorship Opportunities, 2012-2013

All sponsorships are tax deductible. All sponsors will be acknowledged on the MAAE website, Facebook, Twitter, and media coverage.

This list will be updated as new opportunities become available for students in all regions of Mississippi
(Access to a sponsorship form located at the bottom of this webpage.)

  1. Adopt-A-School: Adopt a school that has expressed interest (through letter of commitment to MAAE) to learn about Arts Integration. Send an MAAE Teaching Artist team to the school for a day of residency to demonstrate arts integration with students and for teachers, followed by a faculty debriefing and Arts Integration Orientation with materials.       --$750

  2. Adopt-A-Class: Adopt a class at a school of your choice to send students and teachers to a theatre experience matinee performance.

At New Stage in Jackson: --$7/person

  • The Great Gatsby 10/24, 26, 30 & 11/1

  • A Christmas Memory 11/30, 12/4, 6, 7, 12 & 13

  • Cat in the Hat 1/22-25, 28-31, 2/1 & 4

  • Mahalia 2/27, 3/1, 5 & 7

At Belhaven University: --$6/person

  • Henry V 10/17-27

  • The Pied Piper of Hamelin 1/18 & 19

At MSU Riley Center: --$6/person

  • Velveteen Rabbit 10/26

  • Philadanco Dance Company 11/2

  • Pocahontas 11/9

  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs 1/25

  • Clifford, The Big Red Dog 2/12

  • Taming of the Shrew 2/19

At Bologna Performing Arts Center: --$6/person

  • The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare 10/11

  • Rock the Presidents 11/1

  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs 1/29

  • Clifford the Big Red Dog- LIVE 2/19

  • Click, Clack, Moo 4/19

  1. Read for the Record: Purchase children’s literature selections for classrooms where books will be delivered, read with an arts experience to complement the book, and donated to the classroom. --$100 - $500

  2. Link Up: Sponsor students and teachers who are participating in the Link Up Program.

Five Symphony Orchestras in Mississippi and the Mississippi Arts Commission work as partners in the Carnegie Hall Link Up program. The Weill Institute at Carnegie Hall provides the Link Up music curriculum free to elementary schools, targeting students in grades 4–6. The program encourages children to sing, compose, play the recorder, and more. Each school that participates is invited to a culminating concert with a local orchestra where the children listen, perform and participate with the professional musicians of the orchestra. The participating orchestras include: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Meridian Symphony Orchestra, and Tupelo Symphony Orchestra. http://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/Link-Up

  • Purchase recorders for students in one classroom. --$100

  • Contribute to school district transportation costs to help defray the cost of hiring a driver and/or purchasing gasoline for a round trip to the concert hall.  --$25 - $50

  • Purchase box lunches for a workshop day to train teachers to prepare students for the program. --$50 (for lunches for five teachers.)

  1. State Arts Awards: Each year the MAAE celebrates outstanding persons and organizations that support the arts in education. Each award winner is honored at a celebration with a commissioned piece of Mississippi artwork and a certificate.  --$250

  2. Visit-A-Museum: Send a class to one of the hands-on museums listed below. Sponsorship includes admission and/or transportation costs. --$200

  • Lauren Rogers Museum in Laurel

  • Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson

  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport

  • B.B. King Museum and Delta Interactive Center in Indianola

  • Museum of Natural Science in Jackson

  1. Rent-a-Space: Sponsor our "Arts are Nature’s Course…Why have courses without the arts?" advocacy campaign with a billboard on a highway in Mississippi.

  • Headricks has bill boards available in Covington, Forrest, Grenada, Hinds, Jones, Lauderdale, and Washington Counties. Vinyl (art, print, install) : --$1000; Monthly rate: $300-$500

For information and instructions for a mail-in Sponsorship form, please click here.


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