Support

Your support of BAM makes a difference

At BAM, we work to keep ticket prices low. Consequently, ticket revenue covers less than 40% of our costs. Your contribution provides much needed support and we can’t do it without you. Just select any of the following initiatives below and your dollars will go to immediate use. Thank you.

All contributions below are 100% tax deductible except Membership. Membership options offer certain non-deductible benefits that can be waived during purchase if you choose.

  • About Program Support: BAM has an unparalleled commitment to creativity across boundaries of form, culture, and language whether that means experimental dance or classical theater, Hong Kong film or Brooklyn hip-hop.

    What your donation supports: Next Wave Festival, Spring Season of theater, opera, dance, music, BAMcafé Live!, DanceAfrica, BAM Education, Eat, Drink and Be Literary, Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., BAMboo, BAMcinématek.

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  • About the Ignite campaign: Support a pioneering venture that will establish BAM’s visionary arts education program as the model for the 21st century. You are the spark, the catalyst that will ignite the promise of art.

    What your donation supports: Continued development of BAM Education’s legacy programs; the addition of diverse new programs; and the development of digital online learning opportunities capable of doubling BAM Education's reach.

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  • About the Facilities Fund: World-class programming goes hand in hand with first-class venues. As the institution moves into the future, BAM will build new facilities and revitalize its cherished existing ones.

    What your donation supports: Construction of the BAM Richard B. Fisher Building and the Hamm Archives at BAM, as well as major improvements to BAM Rose Cinemas, the BAM Harvey Theater, and other spaces.

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  • About the JVM Fund: The Joseph V. Melillo Fund for Artistic Innovation supports the work of dynamic artists and the transformative presentations that appear on BAM stages.

    What your donation supports: New projects, productions and initiatives for presentation on BAM's stages, including works within the seminal Next Wave Festival every autumn and other stage programming throughout the year.

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  • About the Endowment Fund: Great institutions are built on great endowments. The endowment provides the financial underpinning to launch new artistic initiatives, plan for future years, and confront unanticipated challenges.

    What your donation supports: Every aspect of BAM's activities now and in the future—including artistic programming, education and community initiatives, infrastructure improvements, and so much more.

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  • About BAM Membership: Get advance access to tickets, members-only discounts, invitations to rehearsals, and much more when you become a part of all we do. Choose from our Friends of BAM, BAM Cinema Club, BAM Patrons, and Double BAM membership programs, and reap the rewards of a true supporting role.

    What your donation supports: theater, dance, music, opera, film, art, and literary events—plus a wealth of education, family, and community programming.

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