Do you have a passion for exploring arts and culture?
The world needs inspired people like you, and NAU is a natural partner to your personal mission to find and create meaning in life. From educating the next generation of artists, musicians, and writers to providing cultural opportunities in northern Arizona and beyond, NAU is committed to exploring our shared humanity.
Looking for a way to support the arts and provide access to cultural opportunities for the community? You can make a real difference by donating to one of these funds:
- NACC Cultural Activities Fund – The Native American Cultural Center is a visible and celebrated facility located in the heart of NAU's Flagstaff campus, which creates a platform for Native American and Indigenous cultures, traditions, perspectives, and contributions. The NACC creates programming and events in four areas: cultural expression events, social outreach events, inclusive educational events, and Indigenous health and wellbeing events. Your donation supports Native American Cultural Center activities, including exhibits, dances and festivals. View upcoming events on the NACC website.
- Clara M. Lovett Art Museum – The Museum and the College of Arts and Letters believe in the centrality of artistic expression in all communities and cultures and the incalculable value of art as an educational experience. The Art Museum sustains their role as leading cultural institutions in northern Arizona through the acquisition of challenging, contemporary art, the support of a vibrant annual schedule of special exhibitions, and outreach efforts directed to the larger northern Arizona community. Visit the Art Museum website to learn more.
- Summer Seminar Series – Free and open to the public, this hybrid lecture series hosted by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) is made possible thanks to the generosity of community members. Presented in-person and via Zoom, the series features engaging and timely topics presented by university faculty. Learn more about the 2022 series by visiting the SBS website.
- Lyric Theater – NAU's Lyric Theater provides a broad range of enriching experiences in both opera and musical theater, for undergraduate and graduate performers, and for a diverse array of audience members. The goal of the theater is to provide singers with the skills necessary to perform on the operatic and musical stage with confidence and to prepare students for further study in all aspects of lyric theater. Learn more on the Lyric Theatre's webpage.
- NAU Community Music and Dance Academy – The Academy strives to provide the finest music and dance education experience for all ages and abilities. Led by amazing and attentive Academy faculty, students receive personal attention from experienced educators and performers in their area of specialty. They believe that when talented people come together in a supportive environment, the exceptional becomes inevitable. Learn more on the Community Music & Dance Academy webpage.
- Martin-Springer Institute – MSI brings the experiences of the Holocaust into sharp focus in order to understand those events in the context of today’s concerns and crises. Through public presentations, exhibits, teacher training, symposia and special events, MSI seeks to use insights and lessons from the past to address current conflicts. Learn more about the institute’s programs promoting the values of moral courage, tolerance, empathy, reconciliation, and justice by visiting the MSI website.