Friends of the Department of Art and Art History

The Friends of the Department of Art and Art History are a group of community members joined for the purpose of offering support to the Department, giving particular attention towards raising the profile of the DAAH through annual giving to our academic, research and service missions. By becoming a Friend of the Department of Art and Art History you can help support the DAAH in the following ways:

  • Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
  • Visiting Artist & Scholar Series
  • Outreach and Student Engagement

If you are interested in supporting the DAAH beyond the following levels, please contact Jessica Dallow, Interim Chair of the Department of Art and Art History.

BEST FRIEND ($500 annually)

As a BEST FRIEND, 50% of your $500.00 minimum annual commitment will support a Friends of the DAAH Scholarship.

  • Receive annual DAAH limited edition artwork
  • Invitation to student critique and/or presentation of research
  • Invitation to select the Friends of the DAAH Annual Juried Student exhibition award
  • Invitation to join a special gathering with one Visiting Artist or Scholar
  • Invitation to all departmental special events and programming (workshops, lectures, etc…)
  • Receive annual year in review
  • Meet at least four times per year
  • Act as informed advocates of the DAAH
  • Assist with development and alumni & student activities such as potential donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship 
  • Aid in planning and executing the annual PLATFORM event 
  • Provide in-kind assistance for special projects
Become a Friend - Best Friend


GOOD FRIEND ($500 annually)

  • Receive annual DAAH limited edition artwork
  • Invitation to student critique and/or presentation of research
  • Invitation to select the Friends of the DAAH Annual Juried Student exhibition award
  • Invitation to join a special event with one Visiting Artist or Scholar
  • Invitation to all departmental special events and programming
  • Receive the annual year in review
Become a Friend - Good Friend


FRIEND ($200 annually)

  • Receive annual DAAH limited edition artwork
  • Invitation to all departmental special events and programming
  • Receive the annual year in review
Become a Friend - Friend


PAL ($50 single/$100 couple annually)

  • Invitation to all departmental special events and programming
  • Receive annual year in review 
Become a Friend - Pal (Single, $50)Become a Friend - Pal (Couple, $100)