Donations ensure the IMA remains Queensland’s leading independent forum for art and its discourses. Your support enables us to commission and present new work by Australian and international artists and connect emerging artists with new audiences.
IMA Friends, Explorers and Commissioners receive invitations to a tailored program of after hours events including special previews connected to the programs they support and intimate experiences with art.
Donations of all sizes play a vital role in annual turnover supporting the IMA. Generous individuals, donors, and partners provide more than 25% of the IMA’s annual funding.
Donations over $2 are tax deductible and contributions from $150 are recognised in the following ways.
Friends enjoy a closer association with the IMA. This engaged group assist the delivery of extensive public programs including targeted educational initiatives for young people and development opportunities for artists and arts professionals.
Join this passionate group of philanthropic patrons to commission new works by leading Australian and international artists. Each year, the Commissioner’s Circle enables artists to create some of their most ambitious artwork to date.
The IMA is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, the Australian Government through Australia Council for the Arts, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian Federal, State, and Territory Governments. The IMA is a member of Contemporary Art Organisations Australia.