Become a Friend of Villa Aurora

Since its inception, Villa Aurora has always been a transatlantic endeavor, and our supporters in the United States have played a crucial role in helping us maintain the historical building and offer high-quality programming.  Most importantly, we have built a community of proponents of international cultural exchange and a family of friends.

Members enjoy priority access to popular programs, reduced fees for ticketed events and admittance to members-only events.


Our membership levels are:

$ 100 Basic Membership / $ 50 Basic Sponsor for students and seniors• all benefits listed above, VATMH tote bag and print from the series Multitude (2022) by visual artist and Alumna Nadine Fecht

$ 250 Aurorian • all benefits listed above • invitation for you and a guest to the annual Oscar Party

$ 500 Palisadian Patron • all benefits listed above • invitation for you and two guests to the annual Oscar Party

$ 1,000 Feuchtwanger Visionary • all benefits listed above • invitation for two to exclusive event in cooperation with Frieze LA

$ 2,500 Feuchtwanger Elite • all benefits listed above • possibility to host a private event for up to 10 people at Villa Aurora


Friends of Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Your tax-deductible donation may be made by check, credit card or via PayPal on our website.

Please contact us at 310-454-4231 or or refer to our donations page for information on membership levels and benefits.


Thank you very much for your support.


Arlen, Walter // Arens, Yigal // Batzdorf, Dr. Ulrich & Ellen // Burwick, Prof. Roswitha // Collison, Renate //Czernin, Gertraud & Johannes // Dimster, Frank // Fox, Kara // Franciosa, Rita Thiel // Glattes, Wolfgang // Intrière, Michael // Kasimoff, Helga // Lavine, Ruth // Leduc, Thierry & Katherina // Dr. Lee,  Eve // McTague-Loft, Patricia // Meyer, Michael and Miriam // Michell, Kalani // Miller, Synne Hansen// Myers, Howard // Perloff, Dr. Marjorie // Ramer, Lee // Reisch, Rosemarie // Schelbert, Dr. Heinrich // Schuck, Edwin G., Jr. // Tschacher, Walter // Ullmann, Michaela // Weiss, Arnold // Young, Randy

(as of September 2021)