Become a Sound Sponsor!

Rosie the Riveter wearing headphones and saying 'Become a Sound Sponsor!'

When you become a Museum of Portable Sound Sound Sponsor, you help support our mission to collect, preserve, and exhibit sounds!

How Do I Sponsor a Sound?

Choose one of the four sounds below, or contact us to sponsor any sound in our collection!

You’ll sponsor a sound in our Permanent Collection for one year. We have two levels of support for each sound: SUSTAIN and REVERB.

The SUSTAIN Level

Cover of our Online Visitor Guide
The free PDF Online Visitor Guide, used by all our visitors, is where your sponsorship will be visible.

When you sponsor a sound at the SUSTAIN level (£50 for one year):

Your name will appear next to the sound in our free PDF Online Visitor Guide;

• The waveform image of that sound will appear in the free PDF Online Visitor Guide (to make its entry in the guide more attention-getting!)

The REVERB Level

When you sponsor a sound at the REVERB level (£150 for one year):

Your name will appear next to the sound in our free PDF Online Visitor Guide;

• Your name in the free PDF Online Visitor Guide will link to the web site of your choice (so you can drive traffic to your personal or business website!)

• The waveform image of that sound will appear in the free PDF Online Visitor Guide (to make its entry in the guide more attention-getting!)

• Whenever visitors listen to your sound during our Online Visits, our Chief Curator will mention your sponsorship (and your website!)

Choose a Sound to Sponsor!

You can sponsor one of the sounds below right away – they’re our most popular objects – or if you’d like to sponsor a different sound in the collection, check out the object list in our Online Visitor Guide, choose a sound, then Contact Us and we’ll walk you through the process!

Psithurism

Psithurism is the sound of wind whistling through tree leaves. Our example was recorded in Albufeira, Portugal.

Sponsor This Sound!
Choose your support level:

Earliest Recording of a Human Voice

Recorded in Paris, 1860 by Edouard Leon Scott de Martinville – years before Thomas Edison – this is our most popular object.

Sponsor This Sound!
Choose your support level:


Sigmund Freud’s Toilet

Recorded at Sigmund Freud’s house in Vienna, Austria, this sound never ceases to entertain visitors.

Sponsor This Sound!
Choose your support level:

Pride Parade, San Francisco (2008)

A joyous marching band performance collected the year that California legalised gay marriage.

Sponsor This Sound!
Choose your support level:


Questions?

Q: Will I be the only person sponsoring my sound?

A: Not necessarily. Multiple people may sponsor the same sound, and each sound may be sponsored at multiple levels of support.

Q: I visited the museum and really liked a sound that’s not listed here. Can I sponsor that one instead?

A: Of course! Just Contact Us and let us know which sound you’d like to sponsor, and we’ll be happy to help you complete your sponsorship.

Q: I’d like to sponsor a sound for more than a year. Is that possible?

A: Yes it is – Contact Us and we will be happy to assist you.

Q: What if I have a question that’s not answered here?

A: Simple – Contact Us!