You play an essential role in our mission to create a collaborative environment where Southern California’s art and artists can prosper. As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, the Escondido Arts Partnership relies on the generous support and contributions from of our donors, volunteers, and patrons to make extraordinary works of art, exhibitions, and workshops available and accessible to our local community of all ages and backgrounds at absolutely no cost. Art is universal and essential on so many levels, but opportunities to access the arts are not always available to everyone. The Escondido Arts Partnership wants to provide more opportunities, and with your help we can. Together we can fulfill our mission of making visual and performing arts accessible to the community in the Escondido Municipal Gallery, virtually and beyond. Your generous support will help create opportunities for ALL local artists to show their artworks in a museum setting. Together we can create various artistic programs, free workshops and events featuring fashion, film, poetry and more. With your generosity and participation over the last 25 years we have funded hundreds of programs and themed art exhibitions that are free to the public. Thank you for being an important part of the EAP’s programs and for contributing to further the EAP’s purpose. Your commitment has made this happen! You can be an EAP supporter in a number of ways
Buy Art – Support local artists and the EAP. At any given time, there are well over a hundred original artworks, prints and functional art in a wide variety of genres and mediums. Buy art as a gift, for your home or office or just because “you had to have it”
Become a Member – Membership with the EAP is a collaboration in providing a space for artists to explore, craft, and appreciate the arts in our local community through exhibitions, programs and arts education .
get the membership form here.
Volunteer – Volunteering your time is priceless and we enjoy collaborating with you on all types of projects and events. Volunteers are the backbone of our organization and perform many important functions.
We offer a variety of opportunities to be a part of the process:
– installing exhibitions.
– assisting as a gallery attendant during Opening Receptions.
– prepping for the next upcoming exhibition through de-installing
– labeling postcards, and passing our postcards out to local stores, cafes, and other organizations.
– helping with free art workshops events and fundraisers such as Panache, our annual Art Auction fundraiser, and the Recycled Materials Runway Event.
– helping with various maintenance and misc. errands
– running the Farmers’ Market Booth, and handing out information regarding the EAP and everything we do for our local community.
Any of the above can earn you credit for school or community service hours. Fill out the form and send it in
Donate – You can donate directly to us in person (preferred, we want to see you), by mail or by PayPal.
Sponsorship – This premiere level allows EAP to guide individuals and businesses through personal consultation in “Corporate and Personal Art Collecting.” At this level you may choose an exhibition to sponsor. Your logo and link will be included on our website, print ads for events, and year long promotion on our donor wall in the Municipal Gallery. see sponsor form
Some other ways to help – Network for Good can help you set up a a birthday or special occasion fundraiser through Facebook. If you buy something through Amazon you can choose to have the AmazonSmile Foundation donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the EAP from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Join the generosity movement and give where you can around the world. Save the date for GivingTuesday.
For more information about membership at the Gallery,
Board member application
Make a Donation
Donations provide us with the opportunity to continue running our local community arts space that draws over 18,000 visitors to Escondido annually. This space documents and supports local artists working in all types of mediums. You will support innovative and quality art programs such as the Emerging Artist High School Student Show, Art Connections, and the Recycled Materials Runway Event. Your contribution allows us to present free monthly exhibitions to the community with a dynamic showcase of local artists, designers, and woodworkers.
The EAP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization in Escondido, California. We strive to create a collaborative environment where Southern California’s art and artists can prosper. The EAP’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the Southern California region through offering diverse artistic, educational, social and entertainment experiences.
Your donation is tax deductible and supports our programs and activities that preserve, promote, and present local art and artists.
For donors who are interested in a gift of $250 or more and would like to explore our naming opportunities, please click here.