Advertise with us!


Vanguard Culture provides quality arts journalism and weekly curated snapshots of the region’s best, most exciting, and unique cultural and culinary events. Advertising with us is an opportunity to tap into a niche community of culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals who enthusiastically support San Diego’s creative communities. It also sends a message to our readers that you too, are a supporter of San Diego’s vibrant arts and culture community.


Our subscribers are patrons of the arts as well as industry professionals from areas such as visual and performing arts, photography, music, architecture, fashion, film, theatre, and the culinary arts.


    • Over 30,000 yearly website views

    • E-newsletter: Over 4,000 culturally savvy subscribers

    • Over 5,100 Social Media followers (Approx. 3,400 Facebook, 875 Twitter, 45 Pinterest, 600 Instagram)

    • In addition to providing insightful arts commentary, and original interviews, Vanguard Culture brings together industry professionals and supporters of the visual, performing, and culinary arts by hosting unique events and meaningful networking opportunities in creative settings.

Calendar of publication

Newsletter Ad Specifications (Minimum 72 DPI) Over 20,000 monthly newsletter views

  • Full page e-blast: 700 x 990

  • Leaderboard 728 x 90

  • Middle Banner 728 x 90

  • Bottom Banner 728 x 90


  • Middle Ad Block Format 250×250


Website Ad Specifications:

  • Artist @ the Table pages (2,500 monthly views) More info HERE

    • Leaderboard 728×90

    • Middle Block Ad 250×250

  • Avant Garde Costume Gala page (2,500 monthly views) More info HERE.

    • Leaderboard 728×90

    • Middle Block Ad 250×250


    • File format: JPEG preferred

    • URL: Active link to your website included.

    • Design support available at $50.00 per ad.

Rates (Up to 50% In-Kind donations OK)*

(Full page e-blast: 700 x 990  =  $450)

*Nonprofit organizations 25% OFF.

Late/cancellation fees, deadlines

    • Labels: Advertising content may be labeled as “ADVERTISEMENT.”

    • Liability: Vanguard Culture’s is only liable for errors in advertisements when it fails to correct errors the advertiser has plainly marked on the proof by the advertisement deadline. Liability is then equivalent solely to the cost of the portion of the advertisement occupied by the error.

    • Rejection: Vanguard Culture has the right the reject any advertising it deems not aligned with the organization’s mission and vision.

    • Rate changes: Vanguard Culture reserves the right to revise its advertising rates with 30 days’ written notice.

    • Cancellations: The advertiser may cancel an advertising agreement without an adjustment charge on the date the new or higher rates become effective provided a written notice of cancellation is given to Vanguard Culture before said date.