Support VDB

The Video Data Bank is a not-for-profit organization, and depends on grants from federal and state agencies and donations from the public to support its mission and programs.

Please consider supporting the essential work of the Video Data Bank through a tax-deductible donation. All donations are an investment in the success of VDB's mission and activities, such as:

  • Acquisition of New Releases by emerging and established artists;
  • The ongoing availability of artists' work through the VDB's distribution program;
  • Upkeep and maintenance of VDB's extensive database and catalogue;
  • Preservation of unique video art works of historical significance;
  • Publishing of exciting Box Sets and Compilations that focus on individual artists and themes;
  • Public Programs which serve to expand knowledge and understanding of the video art form;
  • Commissioning of scholarly essays and texts that contextualize artists work, and develop on topics and themes.

You can donate on this page via the secure online form "Pricing Information" at the bottom of this page (one-time User Account creation required), or send a check to:

Video Data Bank

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

112 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60603



Also, show your love for VDB by purchasing a Tote Bag

Thank you for supporting the Video Data Bank and the artists in our collection.

Pricing Information


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