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Join the Leadership Circle

Leadership Circle donors are extraordinary in their generous commitment to support Desert X on an annual basis. In addition to supporting our Coachella Valley biennial exhibition, Leadership Circle donors provide critical financial resources that support a range of discretionary and new programmatic needs, including community engagement and educational programs for families, students, and young artists.

Women’s Qualities, Ghada Amer, Desert X 2021.

Annual Giving Levels & Benefits

Creator ($2,500+)

  • Recognition in select Desert X printed and digital collateral including exhibition program and website
  • Quarterly “Insider” newsletter
  • Invitation to an annual Desert X special event

DX 2023 Exhibition Exclusives:

  • Two invitations to Media and VIP Preview event; and
    curator and artist-led exhibition preview tour (March 3, 2023)
  • Two invitations to closing exhibition celebration

Producer ($5,000+)

All the Creator benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to two exclusive Desert X events (Spring and Fall)
  • First access to preview and purchase limited edition artworks by Desert X artists

DX 2023 Exhibition Exclusives:

  • Four invitations to Media and VIP Preview event; and
    curator and artist-led exhibition preview tour (March 3, 2023)
  • Four invitations total to closing exhibition celebration

Innovator ($10,000+)

All Producer benefits, plus:

  • Access to behind-the-scenes events throughout the year including salons and special gatherings.
  • Invitations to participate in Desert X curated trips to art destinations. Upcoming trips include Mexico City (February 2023), and Saudi Arabia (February 2024).

DX 2023 Exhibition Exclusives:

  • Two invitations to Artists’ Dinner (March 2, 2023)
  • Six invitations to Media and VIP Preview event; and
    curator and artist-led exhibition preview tour (March 3, 2023)
  • Six invitations total to closing exhibition celebration
  • Special DX 23 Limited Edition gift

Visionary ($25,000+)

All Innovator benefits, plus:

  • Option to underwrite an artist’s project

DX 2023 Exhibition Exclusives:

  • Four invitations total to Artists’ Dinner (March 2, 2023)
  • Eight invitations to Media and VIP Preview event; and
    curator and artist-led exhibition preview tour (March 3, 2023)
  • Eight invitations total to closing exhibition celebration

For more information about annual giving levels, benefits and ways to give, contact Diane Mailey, Director of Development.