Membership 2018

The Biennial Foundation offers the following membership options for the year 2018. The membership is valid from the date of donation until December 31, 2018. If you’re based in US, your donation is 100% tax-deductible and we will be issued a receipt for the IRS.

Individual Membership

Biennial Foundation Friend (donation of $50 or more)

  • Free subscription to our members-only newsletter giving you early access to information on biennial openings, job postings, open-calls, training opportunities around the world, as well as local insights.

Biennial Foundation Supporter (donation of $150 or more)

  • All the benefits of a Biennial Foundation Friend, plus:
  • Your generous support will be credited on this page;
  • Access to networking opportunities;
  • Invitations to Biennial Foundation events (excluding Annual Reception).

Biennial Foundation Benefactor (donation of $1000 or more)

  • All the benefits of a Biennial Foundation Supporter, plus:
  • Invitation to the annual Biennial Foundation reception (the 2018 Annual Reception will take place in Sydney during the private view, March 13-15, 2018);
  • VIP pass to the next World Biennial Forum;
  • Access to the select professional and private views as a special guest;
  • Complimentary copy of all Biennial Foundation Publications.

Biennial Foundation Global Advocate (donation of $2500 or more)

  • All the benefits of a Biennial Foundation Benefactor, plus:
  • VIP tour of Biennale of Sydney private view March 13-15, 2018, including:
    • Invitation for two to the Biennial Foundation Annual Reception;
    • Personalized tour of the exhibition;
    • Meeting with key artists and the Artistic Director;
    • Assistance in planning travel and accommodation;
  • Access to customised Biennial Foundation art experiences around the world;
  • Opportunity to meet leading contemporary artists in person;
  • Opportunity to engage in dialogue with leading curators, and other Biennial Foundation benefactors;
  • Priority access to artists for those who wish to commission;
  • A welcome gift from the Biennial Foundation.

Biennial Foundation Commissioner (inquire for details)

  • Support a particular art project and accompany the artist during the production process and the on site-realisation. Based on your interests, we will connect you an artists and help you with planning your travel. You will also receive all the benefits of a Biennial Foundation Benefactor. To register your interest please e-mail: @

Corporate Membership

Becoming a business member lets you enjoy some of the benefits of an individual membership while reaching a culturally-savvy audience around the world.

Biennial Foundation Corporate Supporter (donation of $2500 or more)

  • One-month image ad on Biennial Foundation website to be used within the year;
  • Customised Biennial Foundation art experiences for your employees
  • Opportunity to engage in dialogue with leading curators, and other Biennial Foundation benefactors;
  • Priority access to artists for those who wish to commission.

Biennial Foundation Global Corporate Partner (inquire for details)

  • All the benefits of a Biennial Foundation Corporate Supporter, plus:
  • Ad campaign on Biennial Foundation website and social media;
  • Customised Biennial Foundation art experiences for your employees;
  • Art advisory services, including commissioning and collection building.

Institutional Membership

Our institutional membership is an easy way to provide your organisation with more visibility and share updates about your activity with a broad international audience. Our institutional members also gain access to exclusive advertising opportunities. To inquire about the details of this membership, please contact: membership@biennialfoundation.org