Taste of Culture

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Save the date!

The Taste of Culture is Friday, April 27, 2018, at UW-Rock County. This is the main fundraising event for the UW-Rock County Foundation and the proceeds support scholarships for UW-Rock County students as well as faculty and staff development and ongoing expenses.  Join us for an evening art show and sale, silent and loud auction, entertainment by the UW-Rock County Jazz Musicians, as well as delicious food.

Artist Contract

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Become an event sponsor

There are a number of sponsorships available for the 2018 Taste of Culture event. The Foundation would need your commitment by March 14, 2018, in order to be advertised as an event sponsor. Download a Sponsorship Form.

Presenting Sponsorship - $3,000 level

  • Name and recognition in all printed material: Taste of Culture Program, posters, invitations and sponsor signs as the Presenting Sponsor
  • Radio spots recognition
  • Named Table/twelve tickets to the event

Gold Sponsorship - $2,000 level

  • Name and Recognition in Taste of Culture program, poster, sponsor signs and radio spot recognition
  • Named table/ten tickets to the event

Silver Sponsorship - $1,000 level

  • Name and Recognition in Taste of Culture program, sponsor signs and posters
  • Named Table/eight tickets to the event

Table Sponsorship - $500 level

  • Name and Recognition in the Taste of Culture program and posters
  • Named Table/six tickets to the event

Coffee/Dessert Sponsorship - $300 level

  • Name and Recognition in Taste of Culture program and posters
  • Name at Coffee/Dessert table/four tickets to the event

Life of an Artist Award Sponsorship - $300 level

  • Name and Recognition in the Taste of Culture program
  • Four tickets to the event

Beer and Wine Sponsorship - $300 level

  • Name and recognition in the Taste of Culture program
  • Four tickets to the event

Music Sponsorship - $250 level

  • Name and recognition in Taste of Culture program
  • Acknowledgment during music/two tickets to the event

Hors 'd' oeuvres Sponsorship - $250 level

  • Name and recognition in Taste of Culture program
  • Two event tickets

Please email interim Executive Director Diana Shadel regarding your interest in becoming an event sponsor: diana.shadel@uwc.edu.  UW-Rock County Foundation is a qualified 501 (c) (3) organization.

Download a Sponsorship Form

Nominate an artist for
the Life of an Artist Award

The UW-Rock County Foundation is soliciting nominations for the fourth annual Life of an Artist Award, which will be presented to an honoree at the Taste of Culture event on April 27, 2018, at UW-Rock County. This award recognizes an individual from Rock County who has demonstrated creative excellence in the arts and contributions to the Rock County community. Nominee qualifications are based on artist biography and community involvement in promotion, support, education, programming and/or development of art in Rock County.

Nomination forms must be submitted or postmarked by March 16, 2018.

Download the nomination form as a pdf

Download the nomination form as a Word file