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Friends of the Arts

Do you believe in the power of the arts to change people, perspectives, and lives? Keep the Fine Arts thriving at Wisconsin Lutheran College by joining Friends of the Arts. Each performance, program, and arts experience at Wisconsin Lutheran College begins with you!

  • Friends of the Arts - Theatre image  Friends of the Arts - Music image 

    When you provide a gift to the Fine Arts at WLC, you help:

    • Recognize and reward the over 175 students who study and participate in music, theatre, and art by funding Fine Arts scholarships.
    • Bring nationally and internationally renowned artists to our community.
    • Offer students and our community the opportunity to interact with artists and expand their knowledge of the arts.
    • Give students a place to create art, express their talents, and hone their skills
    • Provide on-campus, real-life job experience for nearly 50 students who serve as ushers, department managers, gallery assistants, box office workers, technicians, and production staff
    • Enhance the quality of life at Wisconsin Lutheran College.
    Friends of the Arts - Art Gallery image  Friends of the Arts - Choir image 

    Friends of the Arts Advantages

    Friend $1-$99

    • Name recognition in the season Guest Artist Series Program

    Believer $100-$249

    • Name recognition in the season Guest Artist Series Program
    • Name recognition in digital pre-show signage and on lobby display
    • Invitation to Opening Nights of Art Gallery Exhibits

    Advocate $250-$999

    • Name recognition in the season Guest Artist Series Program
    • Name recognition in digital pre-show signage and on lobby display
    • Invitation to Opening Nights of Art Gallery Exhibits
    • Invitation to a special Season Preview for the Center for Arts and Performance Guest Artist Series
    • 2 vouchers to use toward a WLC student music or theatre performance of your choice

    Sponsor $1,000-$4,999

    • Name recognition in the season Guest Artist Series Program
    • Name recognition in digital pre-show signage and on lobby display
    • Invitation to Opening Nights of Art Gallery Exhibits
    • Invitation to a special Season Preview
    • 2 vouchers to use toward a WLC student music or theatre performance or Guest Artist Series performance of your choice

    Lifetime Friend $5,000

    • Annual Name recognition in the season Guest Artist Series Program
    • Annual recognition in digital pre-show signage
    • Permanent name recognition on lobby display
    • Invitation to Opening Nights of Art Gallery Exhibits
    • Invitation to a special Season Preview
    • 2 vouchers to use toward a WLC student music or theatre performance or Guest Artist Series performance of your choice 

    For more information, contact Rich Mannisto ’94, Vice President of Development and Strategic Initiatives, at 414.443.8788 or rich.mannisto@wlc.edu.