• Donate today to become a Hop VIP member and support the arts in Louisville! Donations over $50 will receive a thank you Gift package!

  • As a thank you for your support Hop VIP members may post a message, web link and image here on this page. Add a memorial, feature an artist or tell us why your business supports the arts.

  • VIP members receive priority invitations to exclusive First Friday events and a chance to win a gift from our Feature Artist!

The VIP Lounge

Become a Hop VIP member and support the arts right here in Louisville! Every little bit helps us to put on great events each month promoting the arts but any gift over $50 will receive a thank you package including:

– Opportunity to post a message, link and image here on the VIP page or add an article on the News page.
– A First Friday Hop Bumper sticker, mug or other Louisville arts gift item.
– Exclusive invitations to private gallery openings and premier events.

Join the Hop as a VIP member

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We can now accept donations and memberships online from VIPs, individuals, businesses and sponsors!
Suggested donation of $50 for individuals, $150 for small business and $500 for corporate. Not only does your sponsorship support local artists and galleries it comes with great benefits! Read all about it on our Member Benefits page.

Prefer to send a check? (Please be sure to include your contact information so we can thank you!)
Republic Bank First Friday Hop 556 South Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202

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