COOL Cultural Organization of Lowell

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The arts and cultural community is creating Lowell’s first Lowell Art & Maker Festival, a celebration of creativity & ingenuity that will premiere in Lowell, Massachusetts in September 2017.

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Looking to be an individual sponsor? Donate online here.

We want to:

  • Draw more attention to Lowell and the Merrimack Valley as a top-tier arts, culture, and heritage destination for local and regional audiences
  • Brand the Merrimack Valley as a large visual arts production center and marketplace
  • Showcase outstanding arts and heritage organizations, programs, and places.
  • Highlight what Makers can bring to a community and do for the economy

What will happen this weekend

  • A major visual arts display and sales area with artist tents lining historic downtown streets
  • Regional Maker Festival with makers offering demonstrations and showcasing their products
  • Theatre, dance, and music performances
  • Workshops designed to teach all ages techniques they can do on his/her own.
  • Public Art Creation - an opportunity for everyone to join & create together
  • Tours, canal boat and trolley rides at the Lowell National Historical Park
  • All-access museum passes for the weekend
  • Guided tours of the Lowell Public Art Collection

Why Sponsor?

Sponsorships help you connect your business with a community. As a local company, you want your brand associated with this community event.

Help us achieve our goals in showcasing what artists and makers have in common and what they can provide to the region. Help us make Lowell and the Merrimack Valley a destination it should and can be. Help us make the “creative economy” more than just a catchphrase. 

Become a leader in the art community by reviewing the sponsor opportunities. We have the largest art and maker organizations in Lowell volunteering their time as well as making a financial commitment. We would love for you to join us. We hope you will consider this opportunity.

Business Sponsorship Levels
To become a Business Sponsor, download our sponsor form, fill it out, and return with your check made out to "Cultural Organization of Lowell" to COOL, 122 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852.

You can also make your donation online using Paypal/credit card:


Presenting Sponsor - $15,000 (one available)

  • Presenting sponsorship with Logo and name mentioned at entrance on both sides of Market Street
  • Business Logo on festival & COOL websites, and all promotional materials
  • Logo on all bags within COOL Place for one year
  • Sponsor Tent
  • “Thank you shout out” 12x (once a month for a year) through COOL’s social media
  • 8 tickets to Kickoff Party the night before the festival
  • Downtown Art Museum Tour for 20 employees with stop for pizza on COOL Bus
  • Holiday Tour for 20 employees to Western Ave Studios with coffee and hot chocolate on COOL Bus
  • 2 Season Tickets to Merrimack Repertory Theatre
  • $300 voucher for art purchase at Western Ave Studios
  • 1 Three month Maker Membership at Lowell Makes (must be 18+)

Stage Sponsor - $10,000 (two available)

  • Stage sponsorship with Logo and name mentioned at each performance on that stage
  • Business Logo on festival & COOL websites, and all promotional materials
  • Sponsor Tent
  • “Thank you shout out” 12x (once a month for a year) through COOL’s social media
  • 5 tickets to Kickoff Party the night before the festival
  • 2 Season tickets to Merrimack Repertory Theatre
  • Downtown Art Museum Tour for 20 employees with stop for pizza on COOL Bus
  • Holiday Tour for 20 employees to Western Ave Studios with coffee and hot chocolate on COOL Bus
  • 1 Three month Maker Membership at Lowell Makes (must be 18+)

Workshop Sponsor - $7,500 (twelve available)

  • 1 Workshop sponsorship with Logo on tent during workshop
  • Business Logo on festival website and all promotional materials
  • “Thank you shout out” for 6 months through COOL’s social media outlets
  • 2 tickets to Kickoff Party the night before the festival
  • 1 Three month Maker Membership at Lowell Makes (must be 18+)

Artist / Maker Sponsor - $5,000

  • 1 Artist Tent sponsorship with Logo
  • Business Logo on festival website
  • “Thank you shout out” for 6 months through COOL’s social media
  • 2 tickets to Kickoff Party the night before the festival

Gold Sponsor- $2,500

  • Business name on festival website
  • “Thank you shout out” for three months on COOL’s social media outlets
  • 2 tickets to Kickoff Party the night before the festival

Silver Sponsor- $1,000

  • Business name on festival website
  • “Thank you shout out” on COOL’s social media outlets
  • 1 ticket to Kickoff Party the night before the festival

Friends of the Festival and Downtown Restaurant Sponsor - $250

  • Business name on festival website
  • If downtown restaurant - your menu will be included in a packet given to artists for lunch orders

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