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.


Bank, Matthias // Batzdorf, Dr. Ulrich & Ellen // Bosak, Mary // Burwick, Dr. Roswitha & Frederick // Dimster, Frank & Dagmar // Franciosa, Rita // Fredericks, Dennis // Gordon, Eric // Hope, Leslie // Intrière, Michael // Israel, David // Kasimoff, Helga // Leduc, Thierry & Katharina // Lee, Dr. Eve // Meyer, Miriam // Nettleship, Ingrid // Niles, Marsha // Nye, Sean // Perloff, Dr. Marjorie // Punt, Rodney & Ruth // Ramer, Lee // Reisch, Rosemarie // Schelbert, Dr. Heinrich & Barbara // Schoenberg, Dr. Barbara Zeisl // Schoenhofer, Robert // Scriba, Mele // Schuck, Edwin G., Jr. // Schultze, Peter // Stein, Bronnie // Stern, Daniel // Turan, Kenneth // Tschacher, Walter // Weber, Dr. Hans // Weiss, Arnold // Young, Randy

(as of August 2023)