As one of the premier nonprofit university performing arts presenters, Opening Nights at Florida State University provides world-class cultural arts programs for the community and for students both on and off campus. Your contribution raises the profile of FSU and Tallahassee to that of our nation’s most-renowned universities and cities in the caliber of performers it attracts.

Whether it’s a contribution supporting student experiences, a performance sponsorship, or a legacy gift for future generations, investments of all sizes are essential to FSU’s continued role as a leading nonprofit university arts presenter.

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Community support has provided a strong foundation for Opening Nights since its inception more than 20 years ago. Join the hundreds of individuals enriching our community through their commitment to cultural experiences. Members enjoy numerous benefits, including priority ticket ordering, parking passes and invitations to exclusive events. We thank these champions of the arts and invite you to join them.
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Give your business the opportunity to connect with Opening Nights audiences and engage your clients, customers, and associates in inspiring and creative ways. Sponsorships provide a way for businesses to give back to the community and in return receive high profile recognition, tickets to performances, and exclusive benefits. Align your brand with world-class artistry while demonstrating your commitment to enriching communities in Northwest Florida.
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Opening Nights Distinguished Artists Fund

Play your part in helping Florida State continue as a leading performing arts destination for the world’s most distinguished artists. Donor gifts also enable Opening Nights to subsidize tickets for university and K-12 students.
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Opening Nights in Class Fund

Opening Nights provides artistic experiences, performances and workshops to college and K-12 students in the Big Bend area, with special attention to underserved populations. Help us continue to enhance the series of educational programs beyond the stage by offering master classes and residencies where students of all ages have the opportunity to work one-on-one with artists to inspire the next generation of arts enthusiasts.
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Other Ways to Give

From honorary and memorial gifts to endowments and volunteerism, there are numerous ways to support Opening Nights at Florida State. Get involved and create a lasting cultural impact on campus and in our community.
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