Corporate Opportunities

Through years of generous support, the corporate community has played a significant role in advancing Aperture’s vision of publishing, supporting, and exhibiting the best in photography.

There are a number of ways a company can be engaged with Aperture and enjoy exclusive access to the benefits of our community.

Learn more about how your company can support Aperture:

  • Corporate Membership
  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Print and Digital Advertising
  • Matching Gifts

Aperture advances photography’s contributions to the language of art and the urgent questions of our time. Anchored by our distinguished magazine and photobooks, Aperture’s global programs lead and frame critical conversations, foster artists shaping the public imagination, and cultivate a vibrant community inspired by photography. We invite you to join us!

Corporate Membership

Enjoy premier access to Aperture’s behind-the-scenes tours of artists’ studios, conversations with artists and curators, book launches, and panel discussions. From employee engagement to client gifts, this program offers corporate members a superior and unique opportunity to experience the foremost photography publisher.

Not only does corporate membership offer a wide range of exclusive benefits, but your contribution supports Aperture’s groundbreaking exhibitions, award-winning educational programs, and mission to both promote the most influential artists of the twentieth century and to advance the careers of distinctive new voices, cultivating a shared community of interest around images, culture, and society.

  • Complimentary subscriptions to Aperture magazine
  • Discounts on Aperture books and limited-edition photographs*
  • Private, after-hours tours with Aperture editors and artists
  • Complimentary tickets and admission to benefits
  • Invitations to exclusive salon events with Aperture artists, curators, and authors
  • Invitations to opening receptions, book signings, lectures, and panel discussions

*Aperture reserves the right to review membership level based on usage.

 

Corporate Sponsorship

Aperture can provide your company with a valuable platform for corporate sponsorship and the opportunity to align your brand with the premier publisher for photography. Because every company has different objectives, our sponsors enjoy a customized package of benefits that meets their unique needs. Ongoing sponsorship opportunities exist for large and small exhibitions, VIP events, educational and family programs, publications, and more.

Benefits may include:

  • Brand visibility through on-site recognition and tailored media campaigns
  • Press and public-relations coordination
  • Exclusive access to Aperture events for company executives
  • Client-engagement opportunities, including private, after-hours studio visits
  • Leader credit on the acknowledgment page of sponsored publications
  • Exhibition support credit on the introductory panel at exhibition venues
  • Credit on press releases distributed to an extensive list of major consumer and photography-specific media outlets
  • Partner collateral distributed by Aperture at its booth at art fairs throughout the year
  • Verbal recognition at events, book launches, and exhibition openings

 

Print and Digital Advertising

Prime advertising campaign opportunities are available in our quarterly, Aperture magazine (readership 60,000); our annual newsprint, The PhotoBook Review; on our website (which attracts 624,000 unique visitors annually); and in our e-newsletter (85,000 subscribers).

Each issue of Aperture magazine engages readers with a timely, thought-provoking theme, delivered through well-researched stories and compelling interviews, anchored by an extensive showcase of artist portfolios. Additional content includes exhibition previews and behind-the-scenes features from artists, offering rare insight into their creative lives. A must-have for every art-lover’s personal archive, each issue is a collectible object, crafted using the finest paper, sheet-fed printing, and hand-sewn Smyth bindings, with special attention given to every cover. Aperture is an enduring showcase for advertising.

 

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double, or even triple, your support of Aperture by giving a corporate matching gift. Simply check with your human-resources department to see if your company matches charitable donations and request a matching gift form. Mail us the form at the address below, and we’ll take care of everything from there!

Matching gifts are an easy way to increase the impact of your contribution to Aperture at no additional cost to you.

To learn more about corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact Isabelle Friedrich McTwigan, director of brand partnerships, at 212.946.7118 or [email protected].