Sponsors and Business Opportunities

By sponsoring engaging exhibitions at the i.d.e.a. Museum, you align your brand with a trusted and valued organization with a passion for making a positive impact on our community and supporting early education. Our legacy is creating original, fun and educational hands-on art and STEAM inspired experiences aimed at nurturing creative thinking, and we’ve done it for 40 years.

Our members and guests value experiences that inspire learning and innovation. They also value and support companies that invest in early childhood education and community.

Your financial contributions reflect your company’s investment and commitment to community. Becoming a sponsor can help you not only build goodwill for your brand, it can also help you build brand awareness and loyalty among families passionate about investing in early childhood education and community.

 For more information and to discuss how the i.d.e.a. Museum can help you reach your goals, contact Development Manager Lindsay Hochhalter. She can be reached at lindsay.hochhalter@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-5564.

Our Sponsors

The i.d.e.a. Museum is grateful to the following sponsors for helping support early learning, nurture creative thinking and engage families in creative opportunities.

Educational Exhibitions & Programs Sponsors  and Funders

$ 25,000 +

idea Museum Foundation

Receives support from the state of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 Supports Access for All

Giles W & Elise G logo
Giles W & Elise G logo

$ 10,000 +

$ 5,000 +

Red Mountain logo

$ 2,500 +

Auer logo
Intel logo

$ 1,200 +

Other ways you can support the museum:

 Individual Membership

Show your support with a membership for your family or give as a gift. We also offer customized options for businesses and organizations. Visitor Services Director Jessica Kuenne. She can be reached at jessica.kuenne@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-3689.


i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201


Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

Call Us

480-644-idea (4332) (recorded)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

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Hours - NEW!

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.



Our Supporters

city of mesa
Wells Fargo

Supports Access for All Programs

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