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. 

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Interested in joining the YFA board? Contact Emily Hellmuth.

Upcoming Events

Young Friends of the Arts Bach & Jazz

Meet other YFA members for a mash-up of the ultimate composer’s most familiar melodies presented in a jazz style! Featuring guitarist Steve Schenkel, pianist Kim Portnoy and vocalist Erin Bode as part of the 2018 St. Louis Bach Festival

  • When: Tuesday, April 24 (6:00 p.m. doors; 7:15 p.m. concert)
  • Where: Jazz St. Louis, 3536 Washington Ave, 63103
  • Tickets: $35 using promo code BACHYFA. Includes free drink!
  • Parking: Street, metered parking available (FREE after 7 p.m.). Pay lots range from $3-10.

Book a seat on the second floor balcony to sit with other YFA members! 

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Young Friends of the Arts Yoga Buzz Yoga + Art Show

Grab your mat and start practicing your downward dog. The Yoga + Art Show is coming back to the rooftop of A&E's Centene Center for the Arts. Join YFA and Yoga Buzz for an hour of yoga, followed by food, drink and local art - all while taking in some spectacular views! 

  • When: Thursday, May 10, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: A&E's Centene Center for the Arts, 3547 Olive St, 63103
  • Tickets: $20; $15 for YFA members using promo code YFAYOGA.
  • Parking: Street, metered parking available. (FREE after 7 p.m.)

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Membership Benefits

Become a YFA member for less than $6 per month, and you can:

  • 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