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Six years after we opened The Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center and Gallery, we're seeing more new faces than ever at Omi. What a pleasure it has been to meet first-time visitors and to see a growing number of returning people. We enjoy hearing how much you look forward to our concerts, art shows, read
ings, and dance events.

Your support for Omi stimulates international collaboration, furthers cultural discourse in the US, and provides rich international cultural offerings for the local community. 

We rely on your help - at any level - to make our programs possible. Please reconfirm your support for the arts by making a contribution!

How you can donate:

    • Use the button below to make an online donation

    • Make a Donation by Check
      Payable to Art Omi Inc.

      ATTN: Development
      Omi International Arts Center
      1405 County Route 22
      Ghent, NY 12075

    • Make a Donation via Telephone
      Please call Kit Fraser, Omi's Office Manager, with credit card information at (518) 392-4747.

Become a Member

Join today!

Your support helps Omi thrive. Please join us in our third decade supporting the arts in Columbia County and around the world. With your help we can continue Omi's commitment to international artistic collaboration, world-class contemporary art exhibitions, free public events, and arts programming for children and adults. With your membership you become part of this unique cultural community.

General Levels:

Individual - $75

Artist/Alum/Student - $40

Dual - $125

All of the benefits above for 2 people, plus:

  • New! Free one-time admission for 2 to MASS MoCA 
  • New! Free "membership for a day for 2 to Wave Hill

Family - $150
Families enjoy all of the benefits above for 4 people, plus:

Arts Supporter - $500
All of the benefits listed above for 4 people, plus:

  • Tickets for two to annual Art Omi Sunday Brunch and Open Studio Day
  • New! Free one-time admission for 4 to MASS MoCA
  • New! Free "Membership for a Day" for 4 at Wave Hill

Arts Patron - $1,000
All of the benefits listed above for 4 people, plus:
  • Tickets for four to annual Art Omi Sunday Brunch and Open Studio Day
  • New! Free one-time admission for 4 to MASS MoCA
  • New! Free "Membership for a Day" for 4 at Wave Hill
  • Discount on facility rentals at Omi
Business Levels:

Non-profit Member - $300

Business Member - $500
All of the benefits of a dual membership, plus:

  • 2 membership cards
  • New! 2 passes to MASS MoCA and Wave Hill
  • Business or organization recognition/logo on Omi's website
  • Discount on facility rentals at Omi


For further information on underwriting and sponsorship opportunities please contact us at

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our sponsors are invited to become active partners in our residency programs: from the artists' initial application to the final selection process, and to support Architecture Omi, Education Omi and The Fields. We provide each donor with unique and individual ways to support the causes most important to them, such as supporting an artist who represents a particular country of origin, an artistic genre, or any other area of interest or program. Each sponsor receives multiple acknowledgements on our online and printed outlets.

Please know that your support for Omi stimulates international collaboration, furthers cultural discourse in the US, and provides rich international cultural offerings for the local community.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a Sponsor for our Residency Programs, please call Ruth Adams, Adminstrative Director, at (518) 392-4747, or email to learn more about our partnerships.

Program Sponsors

Our sincere thanks to the many generous cultural organizations, businesses and individuals who support Omi by sponsoring our Residency Programs for international writers, translators, visual artists, musicians, composers, dancers and choreographers as well as our educational programming and cultural offerings.

Adam Mickiewicz Institute

Antrev Management

Art Omi Australia Committee

The Arts and Theatre Institut

Ateneo Art Gallery of the Ateneo de Manila University

Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City

Chinua Achebe Center for African Literature

Creative India

Czech Center New York

Danish Literature and Information Center

Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art

Dutch Foundation for Literature

Emirates Foundation

Francis Greenburger

Francis Greenburger Fellowship on Mitigating Religious and Ethnic Conflict

Francis J. Greenburger Foundation

freeDimensional Network

Greenburger Fellowship

H.M. Ledig Rowohlt Foundation

Het Beschrijf 

Hoffmann und Campe

Indiana University

Institute for Portuguese Books and Libraries

Ledig Rowohlt Fellowship

Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation

National Foundation for Jewish Culture

The Netherland-America Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency

Paradise Culture Foundation

Piper Verlag

Polish Cultural Institute in New York

Prana Studios


Ramon Llull Institut

Romanian Cultural Institute New York

Rowohlt Verlag

Royal Literary Fund

The Diane Cleaver Fellowship

The Jack Weprin Fellowship

The Rajshekhar Parikh Fellowship Fund

The Robert Buchbinder Fellowship

Time Equities Inc.



Annual Theater Benefit in New York City

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Annual Theater Benefit in New York City
to Benefit Omi International Arts Center

5:15 PM
Cocktails & Dinner at The Historic Edison Ballroom

240 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036
(between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

8 PM Curtain Time
Tickets to your choice of Broadway Play:

Omi has secured a block of seats to three outstanding Broadway plays:

  • Fish in the Dark, starring Larry David
  • Something Rotten, from the co-director of the Book of Mormon
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, from Tony Award winning director Marianne Elliott

Limited space available! Reserve now by emailing Dorothy Randall at

To Follow
Dessert & Champagne Reception

at the home of Isabelle Autones & Francis J. Greenburger

Contact Dorothy Randall at 212-206-5668 or

Please click here to download our response form.
We look forward to seeing you!

Click here for photos of last year!

Light Into Night

September 19, 2015

to Benefit Omi International Arts Center
in honor of Henry Schools (in memoriam) + Frances Schools, Old Ghent Realty

Join us for a uniquely Omi evening of Art and Surprise to benefit Omi International Arts Center!

Our upstate fundraiser, LIGHT INTO NIGHT brings together visual artists, writers, musicians and dancers for an unforgettable event. Experience a rare and exclusive evening of installations and performances against the striking backdrop of the Omi Studio Barns on the autumn equinox.

Enjoy an open bar, sumptuous locally sourced farm-to-table dinner by Black Forest Flammkuchen Co., live + silent auction, dance party, and exciting art happenings. We also host "Little Stars" a separate children’s event hosted by Education Omi.

This event helps the world-renowned Omi International Arts Center continue our important work of producing international arts programming of the highest caliber right here in the Hudson Valley.

For more information, please contact Joe Herwick, Light Into Night Project Director, at or by phone at (518) 392-4747.

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