CFA Patrons Society Wish List

You can directly support the success of MU student-artists with your Patrons Society gift. Unrestricted gifts benefit the area of greatest need. Gifts made to specific departments directly benefit the program to which they are designated and help fund needed items, such as those included on this Wish List. You may even choose to designate your donation to purchase a specific Wish List item. Learn more and give now.

Your generosity over the years has made Performance Learning possible for our students. Some of the equipment, travel and guest artists your gifts have supported include:

Arts Technology

  • Wacom Cintiq 13HD interactive pen display: $800 plus $50 per digital pen
  • 3-D scanner: $800
  • Contest and award entry fees: $30/entry
  • Specialty paper for book arts and marketing campaign concepts: $200
  • Video platform dolly: $200
  • Funding for video production students to attend the International Film Festival in Chicago: $100/student
  • AIGA St. Louis Student Design Conference Portfolio Review participation: $50/student
  • Support Arts Technology


  • New kiln shelves: $1,800
  • Epson projector and screen: $700
  • 3-D printer: $1,600
  • Go-Pro and accessories: $500
  • Improved lighting in painting studio: $3,000
  • Support the Art Department


  • Kaeuper Hall Advancements:
    • State-of-the-art multimedia technology
    • Sound-dampening curtains
    • Improved lighting instruments
    • Five octave marimba
  • Additional School of Music Needs
    • Alumni Guest Artist fund
    • Piano lab updates
    • Celeste and contrabassoon for the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra
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  • Support the School of Music

Theatre and Dance

  • Sponsor students with financial need to study abroad in London: $10,000/student
  • Sponsor students to attend a national conference: $500-$1,000/student
  • Set of exercise and massage balls for voice classes: $400
  • CNC router for scenic studio: $10,000
  • Materials to resurface Albert Taylor stage: $1,000
  • Support the School of Theatre and Dance

Without your support, much of the important technology and opportunities for Performance Learning for our students would not be possible. You make all the difference!