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Annual Fundraisers

Join us in supporting ARI as an event sponsor and become a part of our mission.

At ARI, we are passionately committed to raising public awareness about the significance of safeguarding archaeological sites and cultural heritage. Each year, we organize a series of engaging events that provide both enjoyable and educational experiences. From captivating Speakeasy gatherings to exhilarating 5K Adventure runs, our diverse range of activities ensures there’s something for everyone.

Our primary objective is to host events that not only captivate new attendees but also grow in scale each year. Through these events, we aim to generate substantial funds that will enable us to further our mission. With a wide appeal, our events attract participants from various states, with a significant number hailing from the local regions of SE Indiana and the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

By sponsoring our events, you have the opportunity to proudly showcase your support and appreciation for cultural resources and the preservation of archaeological sites.

King of Bootleggers

Coming April 27th 2024 - Get Ready!

Experience the allure of the Speakeasy: King of Bootleggers, a sophisticated event that embodies the Roaring Twenties. Located in a secret Dearborn County venue, this exclusive establishment captivates with its vintage décor, dim lighting, and air of secrecy. Let our dedicated staff guide you through a remarkable evening, immersing you in a forgotten era of glamour and indulgence.

The Speakeasy: King of Bootleggers guarantees an unforgettable experience with an atmosphere sure to transporting you back to the spirit of the Roaring Twenties.

Expertly crafted classic cocktails

Tantalizing hors d’oeuvres

Timeless jazz music

Annual Fundraiser Sponsorship Opportunities

$5,000 Explore Sponsor: George Remus Room

As the Explore Sponsor, you will secure a lounge for up to 16 VIP guests. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment, and the company of distinguished archaeologists and philanthropists. As an Explore Sponsor, your generosity will be acknowledged prominently throughout the event, including logo placement on event materials and a dedicated full page in the event program. Enjoy your organization's signature cocktail, bottle service, and recognition as a sponsor for the Remus Historical display.

$2,500 Preserve Sponsor: Imogene Remus Lounge

As a Preserve Sponsor, you will receive a lounge for up to 8 VIP guests. Immerse yourself in the elegant ambiance of the Speakeasy while networking with prominent researchers, archaeologists, and industry professionals. Your contribution will be acknowledged through logo placement on event materials and a dedicated half-page in the event program. As a Preserve Sponsor, you will experience a signature cocktail named for your organization along with early entry.

$1,000 Research Sponsor: F. Scott Fitzgerald Lounge

The Research Sponsorship offers a fantastic opportunity to support the Archaeological Research Institute’s mission. As a Research Sponsor, you will receive recognition on event materials. You'll enjoy a lounge for up to 8 VIP guests, allowing you to enjoy the speakeasy’s vibrant atmosphere, with immersive historical displays.

Interested in Sponsoring an Event?

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Ways to Give

Help us Grow

Imagine a future where history comes to life, where ancient civilizations are not merely pages in textbooks, but immersive experiences that transport us through time. At ARI, we are on a mission to create that future, and we need your generous support to make it a reality.

We are thrilled to announce our ambitious $5 million campaign to build ARI Basecamp 2.0, a groundbreaking facility, located in Lawrenceburg, IN,  that will revolutionize the field of public archaeology in the region. With your contribution, we will construct a state-of-the-art building that will serve as the epicenter of archaeological exploration, research, and community engagement.

Interested in other ways to give? Check out more options below.

Kroger Rewards

ARI is now a member of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. We are so grateful to Kroger for their generosity!

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ATTN: Department of Development
424 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

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