Corporate Sponsorship

Partner with the Squire Foundation to sustain quality programming at Squire bring your company valuable visibility, and demonstrate your commitment to the Santa Barbara community and beyond. Your company will experience unique entertainment options, cultivate new relationships, and build goodwill, all while making art accessible and more personally meaningful for people throughout Santa Barbara County.

Types of Sponsorships:


The artist residency, which brings artists from all over the world to live and work at Squire, is at the heart of our mission to provide access to living artists as they create new works and to develop project-based education programs that promote exploration, experimentation, and discovery. By sponsoring a residency, your company makes it possible for up-and-coming and seasoned artists alike to explore their creativity, for the public to watch the creative process unfold, and for young artists to learn from educational programs based on each residency.


Get involved by sponsoring a Squire event in support of the foundation's mission. The annual CRAV: Artful experience fundraiser (Creative Resource Arts Venue)  and other celebrations provide critical financial support to Squire, foster a better understanding of the arts in the community, and are a whole lot of fun.


Help a Squire program flourish and enjoy positive exposure by underwriting an exhibition, art education program, or special opportunity. Education programs range from supporting teachers and art materials for classes and workshops for underserved families, schools, and students of all ages, as well as funding art field trips, funding tickets to art events students and community members would not otherwise afford. Artist in Residence Exhibitions and special opportunities bring acclaimed local and international artists to Squire and set the foundation for our education programs.


Host a Squire-focused event at your business. We will work with you to design an entertaining experience that showcases your commitment to the arts, raises awareness of Lux’s mission and programs, and inspires creativity among your staff. Collaboration wit the community is at the heart of our mission.


Deepen relationships with customers, clients, and employees by hosting private events at the Via Maria Villa art sanctuary ( ) after-hours viewing of artist studios followed by dinner or a reception, daytime lectures,art workshops, or another occasion that suits your company. The  Via Maria Villa is a beautiful, unique space for entertaining, it is an event venue set in the beautiful foothills of Santa Barbara, with majestic views, lush gardens, contemporary art, and a luxurious home.

FOR MORE INFORMATION on becoming a Corporate Sponsor please contact Jana(at) or call 805-448-6873