SUPPORT A.I.R.

Since 1972, A.I.R. Gallery has been leading the way in championing women artists, increasing their visibility and the viability of their endeavors. A.I.R. Gallery is a 501©3 organization and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Below is a list of ways to give: 

Annual Fund Donating to the Annual Fund is a great way to provide support to A.I.R.. This funding goes directly toward administrative costs and program support. It’s what helps us pay the artists, curators and writers we work with and maintain a small but effective staff.

A.I.R. Spring Benefit, 2016

A.I.R. Spring Benefit, 2016

The Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship Fund Each year, A.I.R. Gallery’s Fellowship Program supports the burgeoning career of six emerging and underrepresented women artists. In 2009, A.I.R. named one yearly Fellowship seat in memory of the artist, activist, writer, and feminist Emma Bee Bernstein (1985-2008). In recognition of Emma’s significant contributions as a young artist, the youngest A.I.R. Fellowship recipient receives the honor of holding the Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship. Each fellowship seat costs $14,000 a year and is only partially funded by government grants. Your individual contribution to the A.I.R. Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship Fund makes a significant impact on the continuation of this program. Learn more about the Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship Fund here.

BequestsA bequest in your will is the simplest and most popular type of planned gift. This type of unrestricted gift allows A.I.R. Board of Directors to use the gift where it is needed most, or the gift can be applied to a specific purpose. These planned gifts ensure A.I.R. Gallery’s future as we provide continued support to women in the arts.

Barbara Siegel Exhibition Fund - To be used to support an exhibition in 2020 of Barbara Siegel’s artwork at A.I.R.Gallery. Barbara Siegel was an outstanding artist member of A.I.R. Gallery, who was admired for her artwork, her teaching and her dedication to the gallery. The gallery would like to honor Barbara’s tenure at A.I.R. with this memorial exhibition.

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Our Supporters

A.I.R. Gallery is a non-profit, 501©3 arts organization and our funding comes in large part from the donations of generous supporters like you. 

INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS
Roselyn Abrahams
Patricia Barefoot
Sherry Bernstein
Diane Burko
Jane Gilmor
Linda Heller
Ann Ginsburg Hofkin
Jesse Huntley-Ausubel
David Kermani and John Ashberry
Mary Maughelli
Kazuko Miyamoto
Charles and Paula North
Howardena Pindell
Dr. Ferris Olin
Claire Owen
Maureen Owen
Joan Retallack
Barbara Roux
Joan Ryan
Ann Schaumburger
Dr. Leo H. Siegel
Eileen Tabios and Thomas R. Pollock

GOVERNMENT GRANTS AND FOUNDATION SUPPORT
The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
The Lily Auchincloss Foundation
The Bernheim Foundation
The Gifford Foundation
The New York Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York State Council on the Arts
The Henry Luce Foundation
Humanities New York
PGS Millwork
The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
The Scalapino O-Books Fund
The Segue Foundation, Inc.

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