Support our Mission

Become a United Photo Industries & Photoville Member

Our annual membership program helps sustain our ability to create challenging and accessible photographic public art exhibitions and events, ensuring that they can remain free and open to the public.

To support our mission, you can become a United Photo Industries and Photoville member by making a tax-deductible donation!

As a United Photo Industries member you will be contributing directly to the daily operations of UPI, making all of our year-round free public programs possible including: the UPI GalleryPhotoville, our year-round education initiativesphoto FENCES and cubes, and public art installations around the world.

 

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Choose the level that is right for you!

SIDEKICK

Help the UPI team keep the lights on at our HQ, and further develop great projects such as THE FENCE, our Cube exhibitions, and Photoville!
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • Recognized as a Sidekick on both the UPI & Photoville websites
100% tax-deductible

ALLY

Underpin the expansion of our year-round Education Programs, serving hundreds of students and educators across the city.
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Recognized as an Ally on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$45 tax-deductible

COMRADE

Support the programming that makes United Photo Industries one of the most prolific presenters of photographic public art.
  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Recognized as a Comrade on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$75 tax-deductible

ADVOCATE

  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Priority pre-reservations to Photoville workshops, talks, and special events
  • One (1) ticket to the annual UPI and Photoville Benefit in February 2020 (invitation to be mailed by end of year)
  • Recognized as a Advocate on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$250 tax-deductible

SUPPORTER

  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Priority pre-reservations to Photoville workshops, talks, and special events
  • Four (4) tickets to the annual UPI and Photoville Benefit in February 2020 (invitation to be mailed by end of year)
  • Recognized as a Supporter on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$800 tax-deductible

PATRON

  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Priority pre-reservations to Photoville workshops, talks, and special events
  • Six (6) tickets to the annual UPI and Photoville Benefit in February 2020 (invitation to be mailed by end of year)
  • Limited edition photo print
  • Recognized as a Patron on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$2,000 tax-deductible

PARTNER

  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Priority pre-reservations to Photoville workshops, talks, and special events
  • Six (6) tickets to the annual UPI and Photoville Benefit in February 2020 (invitation to be mailed by end of year)
  • Limited edition photo print
  • Host a 2-hour private reception in the UPI Gallery or the Photoville Beer Garden ‡
  • Recognized as a Partner on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$3,500 tax-deductible

CHAMPION

  • Limited Edition UPI 2020 calendar to be mailed in December (choose between two unique designs featuring work by artists Anderson Zaca and Nadine Boughton!)
  • Photoville water bottle
  • Photoville tote bag (designed by our very own Viktor Koen!)
  • A special 2020 UPI keyring offering access to discounts at local participating stores in DUMBO PLUS discounts to the Photoville Bookstore and the Photoville bar
  • Invitation to two members-only events in 2020
  • Priority pre-reservations to Photoville workshops, talks, and special events
  • Six (6) tickets to the annual UPI and Photoville Benefit in February 2020 (invitation to be mailed by end of year)
  • Limited edition photo print
  • Host a 2-hour private reception in the UPI Gallery or the Photoville Beer Garden ‡
  • Credit as sponsor of a UPI-produced container exhibition (working closely with the UPI team, which will organize the container, curation, promotion, printing, installation, and overall production logistics.)
  • Recognized as a Champion on both the UPI & Photoville websites
$7,000 tax-deductible

VISIONARY

Your choice of one of TWO Limited edition Calendars

For our 2020 calendar, we invited two of our favorite photographic alumni to contribute to our 2020 Calendar. Kick off the new decade with a beautiful UPI calendar featuring Anderson Zaca or Nadine Boughton!

Anderson Zaca
Block Party
Limited Edition of 100
Nadine Boughton
One Giant Step
Limited Edition of 100

† Your choice of one 12"x18" Limited Edition print

(subject to availability)

RESISTERS: BTS of the Women’s March by Kisha Bari

The Family Imprint by Nancy Borowick

Eastern State Penitentiary by Debi Cornwall

Geolocation by Larson Shindelman

Political Theatre by Mark Peterson

Block Party: The Soul of Summer by Anderson Zaca

‡ Host a 2-hour private reception

2-hour reception will include event management, security, power, and music playback. It does not include food, beverages, or any additional services. You will have a timeframe of 6 months to confirm date, time, and details.

UPI Keychain Perks

The annual UPI keychain for members grants discounts to various spots in the DUMBO neighborhood.

Participating locations for the 2020 calendar year:

  • Friend of Cecconi’s
    Once you arrive at Cecconi’s and show them your UPI keyring, they will ask you to sign up for their Friends of Cecconi’s Program:

    • FOC’s receive 50% off all food and drink every Monday with up to 3 guests, as well as access to our weekly 4-7 Aperitivo Menu.
    • For the winter season, FOC’s also receive 25% lunch Tuesday-Friday with up to three guests.
    • Every month, FOC’s receive a newsletter with updates on the latest food and drink offerings, along with the event line-up.
  • Modern Chemist DUMBO
    • 10% off purchases (excluding medications and some other items)
  • Brooklyn Roasting Company (50 Washington St. DUMBO)
    • 10% off all food and beverages
  • Superfine
    • Complimentary glass of featured wine with the purchase of an entrée
  • Foragers DUMBO
    • 5% off any purchase
  • Sugarcane
    • 20% off lunch Monday through Friday
  • PLUS savings at PHOTOVILLE 2020
    • 10% off the Smorgasburg Bar at Photoville in September 2020
    • 10% off any item sold at the Photoville General Store in September 2020