The Michigan Theater Foundation offers many levels of sponsorship for businesses of all sizes and individuals too.
  • Marquee Recognition
  • "TOYOTA is proud to partner with the Michigan Theater. Our strong support of family programs such as the Not Just for Kids and Family-Friendly film Series provide true enrichment to our community." - Seiya Nakao, President, Toyota Technical Center
  • Cinetopia 2016
  • Direct from Sundance
  • CineManga Film Series

Business Sponsorships

Digital Sponsorship Opportunities

Though the theater is currently closed, we’re offering a variety of digital opportunities to continue to bring the arts to our community.  Learn how you can support these programs while gaining some great digital exposure for your organization. To learn how, please contact ajones@michtheater.org.

The Michigan Theater is an elegant venue for movies and live events and is a spectacular downtown community gathering space. Over 250,000 people attend events at the theater and our Art Deco State Theatre every year and our programming is presented 365 days a year.

Partnering with the Michigan Theater Foundation establishes an association with a symbol of stability and community. In addition, your investment in the Michigan Theater Foundation yields a range of marketing benefits and packages can be tailored to fit your specific marketing needs.

Some of the key sponsor benefits include:

  • Your company name on our marquee
  • On-screen slides with your message before film screenings (average weekly movie attendance over 5,500)
  • Display space in our lobby during your sponsorship
  • Your logo on our monthly newsletter, website, and other printed material
  • Your logo featured on our popular weekly email update (over 20,000 recipients per week)
  • Advertisements in our live event playbills
  • Tickets to our live theater program for children, Not Just for Kids
  • Tickets to movies at the Michigan Theater or State Theatre for your customers or staff

We have a variety of programs to sponsor, such as our Family Friendly Film Series, Summer Classic Film Series, Holiday Classic Film Series, Science on Screen Film Series and our Not Just for Kids live theater series for children and much more.

Sponsorship starts at just $1,500, and fees vary based on the specific program and benefits requested.

Personal Sponsorships

Have you ever wanted to see your name in lights on the Michigan Theater marquee? Or surprise a loved one with a special message on one of the screens at the Michigan Theater or State Theatre before seeing a film? Individual sponsorship gives the general public access to display a message on either the Michigan Theater marquee for one night or on the movie screen for one night.

Sponsored Film Series

Sponsors frequently support special film series at the Michigan. We have worked with individuals and organizations to present a broad range of films based on a particular theme, including: Director or star retrospectives, celebration of national cinema, summer classics, holiday classics, genre series and theme series of all kinds.

Contact Sponsorship

Sponsorship helps keep the Michigan Theater Foundation an active, vibrant part of the arts community in Ann Arbor, and provides a variety of benefits that can suit corporations, businesses of all sizes, and individuals too.

If you’re interested in supporting the Michigan Theater Foundation as a sponsor, please contact Andrea Jones at 734-668-8397 x25 to find out more information.

Contact Us About Sponsorship Opportunities

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