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Chicago-based VGA Gallery is Chicago’s first nonprofit art gallery devoted to video games and new media.
Chicago-based VGA Gallery is Chicago’s first nonprofit art gallery devoted to video games and new media.
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    VGA Supporter!

    Get exclusive behind-the-scenes updates and recognition on the VGA website and annual report.

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    Curated Selection of Indie Games

    Enjoy a curated selection of games made by indie developers. These include Pippin Barr's Art Game, Hunter Jonakin's Jeff Koons Must Die!, Rob Lach's Pop, Organ Trail and Max Gentleman by The Men Who Wear Many Hats, and Octodad by Young Horses. Links and steam keys will be mailed to backers.

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    VGA T-Shirt

    Stand out from the crowd and rep VGA with this exclusive and stylish T. Design by Ohn Ho. Created by VGA Gallery in partnership with Threadless Artist Shops. Multiple color and sizing options to be selected by backer. Men's or Unisex shirts are available in S, M, L, XL, and 2XL in Smoke, Black or Navy. Women's available fitted in Midnight, Black or Turquoise.

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    Fine Art Print from the VGA Collection

    Collect one of two of the most coveted 18 x 24 posters from the VGA print collection. Select either William Chyr's Infinite Architecture No 1 from Manifold Garden or Cardboard Computer's Kentucky Route Zero Act II.

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    • Backer choice of game art poster
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    VGA HARDCORE / CASUAL Party Ticket

    HARDCORE / CASUAL 2017: An Evening to Benefit VGA Gallery
    Co-chaired by Jessica Kiser and Lindsey Wojcik
    Saturday, September 9, 2017
    7:30-10:30pm Hardcore Casual Party at Bloomingdale Art Building Event Space, 2418 W Bloomingdale

    Enjoy games, art, music, food, drinks at VGA Gallery and Bloomingdale Arts Building while supporting exhibitions and programs in VGA Gallery's 2017-2018 season. At the event, the VGA Global Illumination Award will be given to legendary game artist Anna Anthropy for her rich contributions to the medium of video games. The artist will be present at the event. Drinks by Chicago mixologist Antar Jackson.

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    • Recognition on VGA website and annual report
    • One ticket to HARDCORE CASUAL from 7:30 - 10:30pm
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    VGA HARDCORE / CASUAL VIP Ticket

    HARDCORE / CASUAL 2017: An Evening to Benefit VGA Gallery
    Co-chaired by Jessica Kiser and Lindsey Wojcik
    Saturday, September 9, 2017
    5:30-7:30pm VIP Dinner and a Private Exhibition Tour at VGA Gallery, 2418 W. Bloomingdale #102 (VIP Ticket Holders Only)
    7:30-10:30pm Hardcore Casual Party at Bloomingdale Art Building Event Space, 2418 W Bloomingdale

    VIP Ticket holders will enjoy an intimate dinner followed by a private tour and cocktail reception of VGA's new Savior exhibition. Afterwards guests will join the HARDCORE CASUAL party of games, art, music, food, drinks at the Bloomingdale Arts Building while supporting exhibitions and programs in VGA Gallery's 2017-2018 season. At the event, the VGA Global Illumination Award will be given to legendary game artist Anna Anthropy for her rich contributions to the medium of video games. The artist will be present at the event. Drinks by Chicago mixologist Antar Jackson.

    Includes:
    • Recognition on VGA website and annual report
    • One VIP ticket to HARDCORE CASUAL from 5:30 - 10:30pm
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    Premium Giclée from the VGA Collection

    Collect one of two of the most coveted giclees from the VGA print collection with superb print quality and premium paperstock. Giclees are part of a limited edition of 20. Both are at an 18 x 24 format. Select either William Chyr's Infinite Architecture No 1 from Manifold Garden or Cardboard Computer's Kentucky Route Zero Act II.

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    • VGA giclee
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    Two VGA HARDCORE / CASUAL VIP Tickets

    HARDCORE / CASUAL 2017: An Evening to Benefit VGA Gallery
    Co-chaired by Jessica Kiser and Lindsey Wojcik
    Saturday, September 9, 2017
    5:30-7:30pm VIP Dinner at VGA Gallery, 2418 W. Bloomingdale #102 (VIP Ticket Holders Only)
    7:30-10:30pm Hardcore Casual Party at Bloomingdale Art Building Event Space, 2418 W Bloomingdale

    VIP Ticket holders will enjoy an intimate dinner followed by a private tour and cocktail reception of VGA's new Savior exhibition. Afterwards guests will join the HARDCORE CASUAL party of games, art, music, food, drinks at the Bloomingdale Arts Building while supporting exhibitions and programs in VGA Gallery's 2017-2018 season. At the event, the VGA Global Illumination Award will be given to legendary game artist Anna Anthropy for her rich contributions to the medium of video games. The artist will be present at the event. Drinks by Chicago mixologist Antar Jackson.

    Includes:
    • Recognition on VGA website and annual report
    • Two VIP tickets to HARDCORE CASUAL from 5:30 - 10:30pm
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    One Night Stay at VGA Gallery

    Stay overnight at VGA Gallery! When not in gallery use, VGA is a 5 star rated Airbnb. Enjoy the cafes, restaurants, nightlife of Chicago's exciting Logan and Bucktown neighborhoods right off the 606 trail and Chicago CTA blue line, all while enjoying art gallery and supporting VGA! Limit five people, pets welcome. Available dates will be selected with Airbnb proprietors.

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    Founder Plaque

    At the entry of VGA Gallery will be a plaque listing the names of founding members of the nonprofit -- add your name to this list with a special gift and also receive a VGA T-Shirt and Poster.

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    • VGA T-shirt
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    Sponsor a VGA Exhibition

    Your gift will enable a sponsorship of an exhibit. VGA will present you with a menu of upcoming exhibits and your name will appear in all project recognition from online to on the wall vinyl in the gallery and also your name will be engraved on the Founder's Plaque, and you will receive a VGA T-Shirt and Poster.

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    • VGA T-shirt
    • VGA Poster
    • Name engraved on Founder's Plaque
    • Recognition on Exhibition Wall Vinyl
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    Naming Wall Rights

    Your name will be permanently displayed on a wall at VGA Gallery for all to see. Your name will also be engraved on the Founder's Plaque, and you will receive a VGA T-Shirt and Poster.

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    • Recognition on VGA website and annual report
    • VGA T-shirt
    • VGA Poster
    • Name engraved on Founder's Plaque
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    Two VGA HARDCORE / CASUAL Party Tickets

    HARDCORE / CASUAL 2017: An Evening to Benefit VGA Gallery
    Co-chaired by Jessica Kiser and Lindsey Wojcik
    Saturday, September 9, 2017
    7:30-10:30pm Hardcore Casual Party at Bloomingdale Art Building Event Space, 2418 W Bloomingdale

    Enjoy games, art, music, food, drinks at VGA Gallery and Bloomingdale Arts Building while supporting exhibitions and programs in VGA Gallery's 2017-2018 season. At the event, the VGA Global Illumination Award will be given to legendary game artist Anna Anthropy for her rich contributions to the medium of video games. The artist will be present at the event. Drinks by Chicago mixologist Antar Jackson.

    Includes:
    • Recognition on VGA website and annual report
    • Two tickets to HARDCORE CASUAL from 7:30 - 10:30pm
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