Join & Support

Located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake, the Long Center is Austin’s iconic cultural center and gathering place. Built by the community for the community, we are your gateway to live entertainment and engaging events. 

We make it our mission to showcase, inspire, and nurture the best in professional creative expression. Until we can physically gather again, Long Center Create is our new online program to virtually connect the city and bring people together around artists and performances happening online. Your support as a member or sponsor provides the programming that enriches our community and keeps Austin the creative hub that is inspiring the rest of the world. 


Join our exciting community of fellow arts enthusiasts and enjoy access to world class live events with special behind the scenes experiences.

Friends of Education

Support life changing, award-winning education programs that shape the lives of Austin area aspiring young artists and our community.


Donate today and help us continue to build something for Austin. As a non-profit organization, the Long Center needs your support now more than ever.

Artist Fund

Contributions to the Artist Fund go directly toward compensating local Austin artists and musicians for their performances on our virtual platforms.

Ring Leaders

Ring Leaders bring the Long Center's boldest visions to life through meaningful annual support while developing a personal connection to its leadership and the community we serve.

Business Arts Council

Grow your business and community connections with distinguished leaders and organizations that value Austin's creative and cultural spirit.

Corporate Sponsorship

Make your leadership mark in Central Texas as a sponsor of the Long Center. We have sponsorship opportunities to demonstrate your commitment to our vibrant community.


A range of volunteer opportunities put you right in the center of producing world-class live performances and community events.

Other Ways to Give

Support the Long Center for generations to come. By making legacy and non-cash gifts, you can help secure the future of performing arts in Austin.