VAEA is a New York based 501 (c) 3 public charity that promotes the arts thanks to the generous support from our friends, become a Friend of VAEA today and help us fulfill our mission.
Contributions to VAEA are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Friends of the VAEA
Trustee ($10,000- and up)
Corporate ($20,000- and up)
or Download the FriendsofVAEA Form, make checks payable to The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts and mail to the address below.
The Venezuelan American Endowment for the arts
Support a specific program
Grants: VAEA Grants provide funds directly to artists and non for profit organization of both Venezuela and USA. To learn about our past VAEA Grants click here.
Programa Padrino: By becoming a “Padrino” and contributing $500 you will ensure that an artists in need working in Venezuela receives a monthly stipend for a period of one year to purchase art supplies, pay for rental of equipment, studio space or any necessary expense associated with the creation of new artwork.
VAEA Movie Nights: With this program VAEA is showcasing the best of Venezuelan Cinema with a monthly screening in New York, we are hoping to expand this program by hosting screenings of independent North American Cinema in Venezuela.
VAEA Literature: VAEA’s Literature program consists of two times of events, book readings to promote new publications and authors and interesting panel discussions.
5×5: VAEA’s signature bi-national traveling exhibition showcases the work of five artists from Venezuela and five artists for The United States of America, a guest curator selects the artists and the exhibition along the with the artists travel to both countries.
El Museo y la Escuela: The Museum and School program, currently operating with our partner El Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure is currently serving over 100 children a month for special cultural activities such as guided visits, workshops and concerts.
VAEA Residency: We are currently raising funds to begin this initiative. VAEA will offer 4 residencies a year, initially two artists from Venezuela will travel to The United States for a period of up to six weeks followed by two North American artists who will travel to Venezuela.
VAEA’s Endowment Campaign: An Endowment offers non for profit organizations stability, security and ensures the continuation of their philanthropic mission. Please support this campaign and help ensure VAEA’s continued operations for years to come.
Provide Health care and art education to children in need in Venezuela
Support Education and Exhibition Program at Museo de Arte Acarigua – Araure ( Venezuela )