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Make your mark! Be a part of Los Angeles’ most beloved landmark by having your name on a seat in one of our two great theaters. Imagine coming to the Samuel Oschin Planetarium theater or the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon theater and finding your name, or any other name you choose, engraved on a brass donor plaque on the arm of your seat.

 

Your name at Griffith Observatory – it is so easy to make this happen. Click on the Download Application Form button to complete the process

 

Take Your Seat Among the Stars

Here is what you need to know:

 

Each seat has a 1 inch x 3 inch brass donor plaque which will be engraved according to your preference
You can sponsor a seat as a gift, display your personal commitment or use it to honor someone special
Each sponsored seat is $1000 and fully tax deductible
Your seat is sponsored for a period of five years, after which you receive first rights to continue your sponsorship. Your three-year sponsorship commences upon installation of your donor plaque. You will be notified of its location and installation.

 

There are a limited amount of seats available so don't delay!

 

 

Grab Your Seat Today

Download and fill out the "Grab a Seat" application form

* You will need Adobe's free Acrobat Reader to view the PDF application form. Don't have it? Just click here to get it now.

 

and send it with your payment to:

 

Friends Of The Observatory,

2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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