World Music/CRASHarts, a nonprofit organization established in 1990, offers corporations and businesses an exceptional opportunity to partner with an organization that is recognized as New England’s premier presenter of music and dance from the far and near corners of the globe. Our organization fills a vital need in greater Boston’s cultural arena by providing opportunities for unusual and innovative artistic discovery and exploration. Through our international concert series and educational programs, audience members of all ages and nationalities engage in the artistic richness of diverse cultures and are exposed to new and returning artists, as we provide a platform for artists to share their creative endeavors.

Become a partner with World Music/CRASHarts and receive recognition as a civic leader that supports the arts. Receive access to a diverse audience of over 50,000 people and expose your employees to a bold and adventurous performing arts series. We offer full season sponsorships or a selection of single-event or themed multi-concert opportunities for sponsorship to match your company’s interests.Our artists are world-class musicians and dancers, and present a diverse array of both traditional and contemporary dance and music, creating one-of-a-kind experiences.

    • World Music: Presenting acclaimed indigenous artists from all seven continents
    • Contemporary Dance: Premiering distinctive new works by leading choreographers
    • Concert Jazz: Offering legendary jazz artists and trailblazing improvisers 
    • Indie: Introducing emerging young artists before they become musical icons

World Music/CRASHarts presents approximately 50 concerts and 15 educational programs per year in greater Boston venues and academic institutions including Symphony Hall, Cutler Majestic Theatre, Berklee Performance Center, The ICA/Boston, Sanders Theatre, Somerville Theater, Paradise Rock Club, the Sinclair, and public schools and colleges.

To discuss the partnership program that best matches your corporate interests and to develop a personalized benefits program to meet your company’s needs, please contact

Jim Ricciuti, Director of Development
jim@worldmusic.org or (617)876-4275

World Music/CRASHarts thanks the following corporations, foundations and government agencies for their generous support of our ongoing programs.

Barr Foundation
The Boston Foundation
Jack Forte Family Foundation
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
New England Foundation for the Arts
Highland Street Foundation


Current Funders

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Barr Foundation   South Exposure logo 



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