Fundraising Legacy

ABTG has donated more than $171,000 to arts nonprofits across the country.

ABTG Co-Founder    Daniel Djang    presents the ABTG III donation check to Mural Conservancy Executive Director    Isabel Rojas-Williams    | Photo courtesy of Mural Conservancy

ABTG Co-Founder Daniel Djang presents the ABTG III donation check to Mural Conservancy Executive Director Isabel Rojas-Williams | Photo courtesy of Mural Conservancy

Every Art Beyond the Glass event raises funds for a cultural nonprofit organization. To date, ABTG has donated more than $171,000 to vital arts nonprofits across the country.

 

2012: The inaugural ABTG raised more than $6,000 for Inner City Arts, an arts education campus located in Downtown Los Angeles.

Art Share L.A.

Art Share L.A.

2013: ABTG II raised $13,700 for Art Share L.A. and saved the Arts District arts nonprofit from closing.

2014: ABTG III raised $18,000 for the Mural Conservancy to help restore Struggles of the World, a landmark freeway mural created for the 1984 Olympics.

KCRW Media Center

KCRW Media Center

2015: ABTG IV raised $20,000 for KCRW, acclaimed as one of the world’s most influential independent music radio stations. Proceeds went to KCRW’s Capital Campaign to build a 35,000 square-foot Media Center in Santa Monica.

Global Inheritance booth at ABTG V | Photo by Eugene Lee

Global Inheritance booth at ABTG V | Photo by Eugene Lee

2016: To celebrate its five-year anniversary, ABTG expanded to other cities for the first time and collectively raised $40,750 for nonprofits in L.A., Oklahoma City and Chicago.

ABTG V raised over $25,000 for Global Inheritance, a nonprofit that uses art to develop experiences that educate individuals about global issues and inspire them to take positive actions that create solutions.

2017: ABTG VI donated more than $23,000 to The Moth, the Peabody Award winning nonprofit that promotes the art and craft of storytelling.

Women’s Center for Creative Growth table at ABTG VII | Photo by Eugene Lee

Women’s Center for Creative Growth table at ABTG VII | Photo by Eugene Lee

2018: ABTG VII raised over $23,000 for the Women's Center for Creative Work, a not-for-profit organization that cultivates L.A.’s feminist creative communities and practices.

Studio at the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland

Studio at the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland

October 2018: The inaugural ABTG Oakland donated more than $11,000 to the Creative Growth Art Center, an Oakland-based non-profit that provides studios, gallery space, and supplies to more than 150 artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities, who work in a wide array of media.

Sokoloff Arts 2019 Fellows and the Town Stages crew at the inaugural ABTG NYC

Sokoloff Arts 2019 Fellows and the Town Stages crew at the inaugural ABTG NYC

January 2019: The first-ever Art Beyond the Glass New York raised over $10,000 for Sokoloff Arts, a women-led cultural institution creating inspired space and cutting edge experiences at Town Stages. Proceeds from ABTG NYC will go to the on-site Fellowship Program. Creative Fellowship recipients are encouraged to immerse themselves in the bustling energy of Town Stages and work in shared spaces when the venue is partially booked; take advantage of underutilized space between large bookings; and enjoy generous space subsidies for all kinds of projects.