Support the Arts

The arts are a vital part of education, and NC State University recognizes the importance of fostering arts programs—both for our students and for the larger community.

The mission of Arts NC State is to enhance the environment of the university and our community with rich and diverse events, installations, and opportunities and to make the arts a significant part of every student’s educational experience.

We can’t do it without your help. Your generous donations ensure that we continue to fulfill our mission year after year and continue to impact the students, faculty and community members who participate in our programs.

Give today!

Learn how you can support the individual Arts NC State programs:

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Ways to Give

Your gift to Arts NC State plays an essential role in providing arts education to all of NC State’s 34,000 students and to the greater Triangle community. We offer different ways to support Arts NC State.

How Your Support Matters

Your support of Arts NC State ensures that all students, faculty, staff and the surrounding Raleigh community have the opportunity to participate in and benefit from exceptional arts.

Our Supporters

We are grateful for all the generous donors who help support the mission and goals of Arts NC State and its programs.

Contact Us

Questions or comments? Please call or email Michael Auchter at 919.515.6160 or You can also reach Jill Orr, Director of Development for Arts NC State at 919.513.4101 or