Headlands Center for the Arts


Your contribution today will provide the highly valued resources of time, space, financial support, community, and validation for the more than 100 local, national, and international artists and creative practitioners Headlands supports each year—and helps us share their processes with more than 13,000 annual visitors.

Breakthrough Gifts
Innovator Circle
Planned Giving
Corporate Partners

Headlands Center for the Arts is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Membership ($50–$999)

Headlands Members are active participants in a community of creative thinkers, makers, and doers who enjoy invitations to seasonal dinners and special events, designed as intimate opportunities to engage with the artists their gifts directly support.

All levels include:

  • Invitations to Members Dinners three times per year, prepared by the same chefs who feed Headlands Artists every night
  • Discounts on public programs, special events, and merchandise in the Headlands shop
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in the Mess Hall

Learn more about all Membership levels here.

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Breakthrough Gifts ($1,000-$4,999)

Gifts at the $1,000 Breakthrough level and above provide donors special opportunities to engage more deeply with Headlands and the artists working here, now. Perks include all previous Membership benefits, as well as invitations to annual events and receptions and seasonal on-site studio visits with artists working at the forefront of their fields. Learn more

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Innovator Circle ($5,000+)

In addition to the benefits listed above, Members of Headlands’ Innovator Circle enjoy access to a collection of curated events with leading-edge artists that illuminate the creative process and connect Members with some of the most interesting work being made today.

Innovator Circle Members make an annual gift to Headlands of $5,000 or more and can expect invitations throughout the year to intimate gatherings with artists at the forefront of their fields, visits to uniquely designed homes and tours of personal art collections, curated art trips in California and beyond, and first access to key annual Headlands events. Learn more

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Award & Program Underwriting ($10,000+)

Individual Underwriters have a unique opportunity to make significant impact on the success of Headlands’ programs for artists and the public. You’ll enjoy all the benefits and exclusive opportunities available to Headlands supporters and Members, as well as generous recognition for your gift. Learn more

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Inspire future generations with a legacy that honors the creative process by remembering Headlands in your will with a bequest and help ensure Headlands’ future and lasting impact for generations to come. Learn more

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Corporate Partners invest in creativity, experimentation, and innovation by collaborating with Headlands in a range of ways. Headlands partnerships offer marketing and visibility among an expanding creative community, employee and client access to unique experiences, and other tailored offerings designed to meet your company’s goals. Learn more

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Thank you to all of our supporters! Your contribution puts you in great company among a visionary community of arts and culture enthusiasts.