Young Friends of the Arts believe in the power of the arts to connect, inspire and create a more vibrant community for all. For less than $6 per month, you can meet others with shared interests, explore the arts community and keep art happening across the bi-state region. 

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Member Meet-ups

Connect with other Young Friends of the Arts members at these arts and culture events across the region. 

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Member Benefits

Become a Young Friends of the Arts member for less than $6 per month, and you can:

  • Connect with other young professionals with shared interests in the arts at Young Friends of the Arts member events
  • Enjoy the variety of St. Louis's arts and culture opportunities at for discounted rates with the ARTS Card
  • Attend the Arts and Education Council's annual St. Louis Arts Awards at a special, reduced ticket price
  • Stay in the know on the arts in St. Louis with the Arts and Education Council's bi-monthly magazine Happenings and weekly e-newsletter

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Young Friends of the Arts Board

PRESIDENT

Kate Maxson HOK

VICE PRESIDENT

Alexandra Schenk Capes Sokol

SECRETARY

Kathryn Newcomb MGD Law, LLC

TREASURER

Anita Hansen Regions Bank

MEMBERS

Natalie Calandro Black Twig Marketing and Communications

Tara Campbell Webster University

Carla Johnson Transplace

Rebecca Punselie Webster University

Lydia Schaeffer Orchard Farm School District

Adam Stanley Edward Jones

Jason Vasser-Elong Missouri Arts Council

Jay Willibrand Commerce Bank

Interested in joining the Young Friends of the Arts board? Contact Jessie Youngblood.