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

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

Upcoming events

Drinks + Jazz

Jazz St. Louis - Sammy Miller and the Congregation

Jazz St. Louis invites the Young Friends of the Arts to a night of drinks and jazz Friday, October 27. Join Jazz St. Louis' Young Friends for a performance by Sammy Miller and the Congregation, and enjoy the following YFA perks:

  • $5 off admission
  • Inclusion in Jazz St. Louis' Young Friends' food & drink specials
  • Access to to exclusive pre-show Artist Hang

Buy tickets online or at the box office using the exclusive promo code sent to your email.

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Save the date!

The 2018 St. Louis Arts Awards will be held Monday, January 22 at the Chase Park Plaza. In its 27th year, the St. Louis Arts Awards honors the artists, educators, philanthropists, corporate citizens and arts organizations that make our region so vibrant. Tickets are NOW ON SALE and are HALF OFF for Young Friends of the Arts!

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