Friends of the Arts at UAA

  • Symphony of Sounds vocal ensemble performing
  • Alaska Native Art class
  • Dance performance photo
  • Students working in Handbuilt Cermanics
  • Student Violinists at Symphony of Sounds
  • Dance performance photo
The Friends of the Arts at UAA is a membership club that helps support a thriving arts ecosystem at UAA, in Anchorage, and across Alaska. Your membership supports the vibrant arts programs at UAA, directly impacting our students, faculty, alumni, and partners who power the local arts community. Strong Arts at UAA means strong Arts for Anchorage and Alaska.
Your contribution helps strengthen the Fine Arts Building as a hub for creativity, communication, discovery and performance on campus and sends the message to all in our community that the arts are an important part of higher education.

Your $100 membership* includes benefits like:

  • Name published on membership rolls.
  • Early access to tickets.
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Fine Arts Building.
  • Exclusive access to Friends of the Arts merchandise.
  • Invitations to special CAS events.

*Your membership gift is fully philanthropic and tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The Power of Philanthropy

Thanks to the generosity of donors and community supporters the arts at UAA are on an upward trajectory:
  • Dance minor is back with UAA alumna Katie O'Loughlin as professor.
  • New professorship in music (Davies-Meyers Professor of Music) established with a $25,000 annual award to help recruit new faculty and promote excellence.
  • Visiting indigenous artists from numerous traditions taught in the Alaska Native Arts class.
  • Visiting professors in ceramics and printmaking presented lectures and workshops for the UAA and Anchorage communities.
  • Light boards in Recital Hall updated to modern standards.
  • Movable risers purchased for Jerry Harper Black Box Studio.
  • Dance floor and sound proofing purchased for the new dance studio.

Your gift helps us build on this positive momentum. Become a member today with a gift of $100.

Join Friends of the Arts

Click the button below to make your membership gift and become a Friend of the Arts!

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For Current Members

Are you already a member of Friends of the Arts but want to have a bigger impact? You can make another gift to the Fine Arts department you are most passionate about by clicking the button below and making a gift on the "Members Only" giving page. Your generosity will be recognized at the following levels on our donor rolls: Partner ($1-$249), Advocate ($250-499), Ambassador ($500-$999), Patron ($1,000-$4,999), or Visionary ($5,000+).

Increased Giving Page

Attend a Performance

Support our students and faculty by attending a recital or gallery opening. You can purchase tickets for UAA Arts events at CenterTix.

Contact Craig Miller, Senior Development Officer for the college if you have questions about this membership program. Also, no one is turned away from Friends of the Arts! If you cannot afford the $100 membership fee ask him about reduced price options.