Young Friends of the Arts
Young Friends of the Arts (YFA) 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.
- When: January 13 | 3:00 p.m. special tour | 4:00 p.m. live music
- Where: National Blues Museum | 615 Washington Ave. 63101
- Tickets: FREE for YFA members. Registration required.
- Details: Meet in the lobby at 3 p.m. for a special tour followed by a Soulful Sunday concert with Mick Kolassa & The Taylor Made Blues Band.
- When: January 21 | 5:00 p.m. cocktail reception | 6:30 p.m. dinner, awards and entertainment
- Where: Chase Park Plaza, Royal Sonesta Hotel | 212 N. Kingshighway
- Tickets: Special, reduced ticket price of $150 for YFA members
- Details: The 2019 St. Louis Arts Awards features performances from NBC’s The Voice finalist and singing sensation Kennedy Holmes, The Big Muddy Dance Company, 11-year-old piano phenom Jerry Chang and The City of Music All-Star Chorus, with a special appearance from Bryan Batt, widely known for his role on AMC's "Mad Men". Proceeds benefit the Arts and Education Council.
Catalyst Conversations: A Night of Improvised Love Songs
- When: February 13 | 5:00 p.m. cocktail hour | 5:30 conversation
- Where: Catalyst Innovation Lab at the Centene Center for the Arts | 3547 Olive St. 63103
- Tickets: FREE. Registration required.
- Details: Write love songs on the fly with songwriter and composer Adam Maness and poet Jason Vasser-Elong (a YFA board member).
Become a YFA member for less than $6 per month, and you can:
Interested in joining the YFA board? Contact Jessie Youngblood.
- Connect with other young professionals with shared interests in the arts at YFA member events
- Enjoy the variety of St. Louis' arts and culture opportunities at for discounted rates with the ARTS Card
- 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