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Bower School of Music and the Arts

Friends of the Arts



Join FGCU Friends of the Arts


Friends of the Arts (FOTA) works to enrich and inspire the lives of the citizens of our community by supporting the arts through annual contributions to the Bower School of Music & the Arts (BSM&A).
The BSM&A includes over 300 art, music and theatre majors, 24 full-time faculty and 30 adjunct faculty.  The BSM&A offers over 150 arts events each year, including student ensembles, the Faculty & Guest Artist Concert Series, art exhibitions and theatre performances.

Friends of the Arts includes individuals, families and corporations that support programs such as: 2016-2017 Season Brochure

  • Student scholarships
  • Performance and travel awards for competitions and conferences
  • Masterclasses, guest lectures, performances,gallery talks & exhibits
  • Instruments and equipment
  • Art collection acquisition and conservation

Friends of the Arts contributors will receive benefits on several levels, such as
e-newsletters, donor recognition, invitations and tickets to exclusive events including premiere nights and VIP receptions. FOTA will promote FGCU as a destination for the Southwest Florida cultural community. 

For more information about Friends of the Arts, including how you can become a part of this exciting new opportunity, please contact the FGCU Foundation at


  • All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.