Friends of the Arts (FOA) is a community-based organization partnering with Illinois State University's Foundation and the College of Fine Arts. FOA is governed by a volunteer board composed of community members who share an appreciation for the arts and education.
Give now. Your tax-deductible donation provides meaningful financial support through scholarships and grants for generations of students in art, arts technology, dance, music, and theatre.
Last year, FOA provided over $50,000 to fine arts students including $15,000 in project grants and $40,000 in scholarships. Nearly 160 households made donations to Friends of the Arts, for a total of approximately $28,000. The average donation was $200 per household.
The Student Grant Program provides support for student creative projects, research, events, visiting artists, and travel. Grants are available up to $500 for an individual and up to $1,000 for a group. Learn more and apply.
Scholarships including the Friends of the Arts Endowed Scholar help offset the cost of attendance. Applications will be available in the spring of 2018.
Friends of the Arts Trivia Night
Saturday, February 10
ISU Alumni Center, Room 118
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Games begin at 6 p.m.
Play five fast-paced games featuring a range of subjects including history, sports, music, pop culture, art, science, and literature. First and second place teams will win a prize, and of course, bragging rights!
You can purchase hints and clues. There will be a wine pull, a cash bar, and dinner of pasta, sandwiches, and vegetarian items will be available for purchase. Come hungry! Throughout the night, you can also compete in quick-play games.
Register for $100 as a team of up to 8 players or $15 per person and we will assign you to a team.
Register online through Wednesday, February 7.
If you want to earn an advantage for your trivia team be sure to follow us on Facebook where we will be posting sneak peeks to trivia questions, helpful tips, and more.
Save the date: Gala at the Galleries, May 19, 2018
Saturday, May 19
University Galleries, Uptown Normal
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $60 per person. Reservations accepted beginning April 1.
Stephanie Kohl Ringle