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Patrons of the Arts: Celebrating Arts, Culture & Education

When you become a Patron of the Arts, you’re guaranteed tickets to all of the Weinstein JCC events, including film, theater, music, dance and the renowned JCC Forum.

For over fifty years, the Weinstein JCC’s cultural and performing arts programming has brought our community exceptional events that celebrate essential aspects of Jewish and community culture.

Our 6th season was a huge success, and we can’t wait for all the fun and exciting events still to come this season! We're ending another great season with An Evening of Multicultural Dance on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 PM. Make sure you mark your calendars for this amazing show!

And, remember: 2 tickets to all events are included in Patrons of the Arts subcriptions.

Sponsorship Levels

We offer a wide selection of ways to support the arts at the Weinstein JCC.

Executive Producer – $12,000
Producer – $7,500
Director – $3,000
Promoter – $1,500
Artist – $695
Friends of the Arts (including April Israel 70th Concert Event Featuring the Richmond Symphony) – $497
Friend of the Arts (excluding April Israel 70th Concert Event Featuring the Richmond Symphony) – $425

Have you renewed your Patrons of the Arts Subscription for the 2017-18 season? If not, reserve your place today by contacting Lisa LooneyClick here for this year's renewal form.

2017-18 Season Subscriber Level Benefits:

Subscriber FRIEND OF THE ARTS  ■  $425

  • Friend of the Arts subscribers receive 2 tickets to each Patrons of the Arts Event (excluding Symphony Finale)
  • Family Pack of 4 tickets to The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop Family Event
  • 15% of coupon for a single gift item purchased during The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop
  • Friend of the Arts seating at all Patrons of the Arts events reserved by Friends of the Arts section

Subscriber FRIEND OF THE ARTS PLUS  ■  $497

  • Includes all Friend of the Arts benefits listed above as well as 2 tickets to Israel’s 70th celebration concert featuring the Richmond Symphony

Subscriber ARTIST  ■  $695

  • All POA events listed at Friend of the Arts Plus level unless upgraded as noted below
  • Pack of 4 tickets to the POA Family Kick-off with Tararam
  • 2 tickets for VIP Reception prior to the opening of the Israeli Film Festival
  • 2 tickets, preferred seating, reserved by name to all POA events

Sponsor PROMOTER  ■  $1,500

  • All POA Events listed at Artist level unless upgraded as noted below
  • Promoter Level subscribers receive Priority Seating reserved by name
  • Family Pack of 4 reserved priority tickets to POA Family Kick-off with Tararam
  • Family Pack of 4 reserved priority tickets to The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop Opening Event
  • 2 reserved VIP tickets and Private Reception for Adolf-Adams JCC Forum and Reception w/ Elisha Wiesel
  • 2 tickets to VIP reception prior to the POA Finale: Israel’s 70th Concert Event featuring the Richmond Symphony
  • Reception or partial event sponsorship for one event of your choice as available.

Sponsor DIRECTOR  ■  $3,000

  • All benefits included in the Promoter level unless upgraded as noted below
  • 4 Reserved VIP tickets (first 3 rows) to POA Kick-off with Tararam
  • 4 reserved VIP tickets (first 3 rows) to The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair and Gift Shop Opening Event
  • 4 reserved VIP tickets (first 3 rows) and Private Reception for Adolf-Adams JCC Forum and Reception w/ Elisha Wiesel
  • 2 reserved VIP tickets (first 3 rows) to POA Finale: Israel’s 70th Concert Event featuring the Richmond Symphony
  • Event Sponsor for one cultural arts event of your choice as available.
  • Acknowledgement in program and all promotional materials for sponsored event

Sponsor PRODUCER  ■  $7500

  • All benefits included in the Director level unless upgraded as noted below
  • 4 reserved VIP Seats (first 2 rows) to the POA Kick-off with Tararam
  • 4 reserved VIP Seats (first 2 rows) to the The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop Opening Event
  • 4 reserved VIP Seats (first 2 rows) to the Adolf-Adams JCC Forum and Reception w/ Elisha Wiesel
  • 4 reserved VIP Seats (first 2 rows) to the POA Finale: Israel’s 70th Concert Event featuring the Richmond Symphony
  • Event Sponsor for one Premier Cultural Arts series or event of your choice as available
  • Half-page ad in cultural and performing arts programs

Sponsor EXECUTIVE PRODUCER  ■  $12,000

  • Title Sponsor for Premier Cultural Arts series of your choice
  • Full-page ad in cultural and performing arts season programs  
  • All benefits included in the Producer level unless upgraded as noted above

New this year! 4 Under 40  ■  $180

This special subscription includes:

  • 2 tickets to the POA Kick-off
  • 2 tickets to All Jewish Family Theatre productions
  • 2 tickets, to the Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair and Gift Shop author events
  • 2 tickets to all the Israeli Film Festival films
  • 2 tickets to a very special evening with Susan Greenbaum!
  • AND 25% off tickets to other POA events (excluding POA finale)!

NEW! 4 Under 40 Subscription Level

The Weinstein JCC is excited to offer a NEW opportunity for members under the age 40 and Center families. 

Get a flavor for the great cultural arts programming of the Weinstein JCC’s Patrons of the Arts at a great price! The brand new “4 Under 40” subscription level provides subscribers with tickets to the POA Kick-Off event, three Jewish Family Theatre productions, all of The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop author events plus shopping discounts and early shopping, the 8th Annual Israeli Film Festival (4 films) AND a bonus fifth event - An Evening with Susan Greenbaum on Thursday, February 8th! 

Now through August 31, all parents (regardless of age), with a child enrolled in Kids' Place and/or Preschool can also take advantage of this great offer! 

Contact Erin Mahone at emahone@weinsteinjcc.org or 545-8644 for more information. 

2017-2018 Schedule of Events

October
8 - Film Series: Denial 29 POA Season Kick-Off ~ Tararam: Israel's Stomp

November
2 - Sara D. November Gallery Opening: Cynthia and Charles Krumbein
9-19 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair & Gift Shop:
       9 - Kick-Off Author: Anita Diamant
       11 - Roben Farzad
       12 - Professor Shirley Kagan
       13 - K.L. Murphy
       14 - Anne Blankman
       15 - Nancy Wright Beasley
       16 - Shel Silverstein Family Event with Starlet Knight
       19 - Lunch with Chef Rossi

December
7-17 - Jewish Family Theatre: Once Upon A Mattress

January
4 - Sara D. November Gallery Opening: Dawn Kowal
18-27 - Eighth Annual Israeli Film Festival:
       18 - Opening Film: The Women's Balcony
       21 - On the Map
       25 - Mr. Predictable
       27 - Harmonia
31 - The Adolf-Adams JCC Forum: An Evening with Elisha Wiesel

February
8 - An Evening with Susan Greenbaum
15-18 - Seventh Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival:
       15 - Opening Film: Touch of Light
       17 - Night of 10,000 Laughs Live Comedy Event
       18 - On Beauty
27 - Women’s Night Out: Paint Party

March
14-25 - Jewish Family Theatre: Stars of David ~ Story to Song

April
11 - Yom Hashoah: Salvaged Pages
19 - POA Season Finale ~ Israel's 70th Birthday Celebration with the Richmond Symphony
26 - Sara D. November Gallery Opening: Undiscovered Artists & Photographers Exhibit

May
9-13 - Jewish Family Theatre: Apples from the Desert
17 - Film Series: Ben Gurion Epilogue
24 - Sara D. November Gallery Opening: Children of the Weinstein JCC

artoberva

For the second year in a row the Weinstein JCC is participating in artoberva! This regional arts and culture initiative spearheaded by CultureWorks Richmond brings together hundreds of organizations and individuals for over 1000 events, performances, and programs during the month of October! Here’s a quick look at the Weinstein JCC artoberva programs:

October 8 – Denial film event and talk back in partnership with the Virginia Holocaust Museum and Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

October 10 – Jazz in the Sukkah with the Monument City Jazz Trio at 5:30 pm

                       At 7 pm - Rabbi Rami Shapiro: Living Fully, Dying Mindfully in partnership with the Chrysalis Institute.

October 16 – artoberva pop-up performance in the Richard A. Arentstein Lobby with Anja Tribal dance group

October 23 – artoberva pop-up with the Studio Two Three van which will be printing one-of-a-kind kids’ coloring pages in the plaza

October 29 – Patrons of the Arts Kick-off: Tararam “Israel’s Stomp” a drumming and dance sensation

Tuesdays beginning October 17, we have Wine and Wisdom with Rabbi Don Cantor at 7 pm.

Wednesdays beginning October 11, we have Jewish Meditation with Lisa Halberstadt at Noon.

Wednesdays beginning October 18, we have Modern Hebrew with Rabbi Royi Shaffin at 7 pm.

For more information on all of these amazing programs, call Erin Mahone at 545-8644. 

To learn more about becoming a Patron of the Arts, check out our 2017-18 Patrons of the Arts Guide or call Director of Donor Relations Lisa Looney at (804) 545-8608.