Young Friends of the Arts (YFA) is a group of young professionals who believe in the importance of the arts in our community and work to create awareness and raise funds for the arts and arts education throughout the bi-state region.

Through YFA, you can:

  • Connect with other young professionals with shared interests in the arts and arts education at YFA member events

  • Enjoy the variety of St. Louis's arts and culture opportunities through select A&E grantee events and YFA events

  • Attend A&E's annual St. Louis Arts Awards at a special, reduced ticket price

  • Stay in the know on the arts in St. Louis with A&E's bi-monthly magazine Happenings and weekly e-mails

  • Access special discounts on more than 100 arts performances and events each year with the ARTS Card

Join Here!

Stay updated about YFA and upcoming events on our Facebook page. For more information about YFA membership, email Emily Hellmuth.

Upcoming Events

A Midsummer Night's Drink

Get your tix!

Connect with us over cocktails and see the impact you’ve made with your support for the Arts and Education Council! Ticket includes live music, food from Pastaria and Vietnam Style, signature cocktails crafted by Ted Kilgore of Planter's House and live music by Royce Martin.

Tickets are FREE for members with promo code (sent via email). Not a Young Friends of the Arts member yet? Your ticket is just $65 and includes your membership!