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Patrons for the ARTS...

encourages and supports the fine and performing arts by providing additional competitive grants which enable Hope College to expand the quality and quantity of artistic offerings to students and the Holland community throughout the academic year. Patrons for the Arts explicitly support the fine and performing arts, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, and arts community outreach through annual gifts and contributions from the Patrons for the Arts Endowment fund. Patrons for the Arts subscribers are invited to engagements such as HSRT “Behind the Scenes,” Musical Showcase, and other special events. Thank you for your support of the arts at Hope College.

Hope College is the only private, liberal arts college in the nation to have accreditation in four areas of the arts: music, art, dance, and theatre.

Grants Awarded for 2013-2014



Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

Sustaining support for HSRT


DISEGNO: Breaking Artistic Barriers Series. Disegno, meaning drawing, is the conceptual process of design.


DANCE 40 Celebration
Friday, March 7 - 9, 2014. This weekend will provide opportunities to connect with alumni, friends, family and faculty through a series of performances and events.


Two Guest Piano Artists
Arthur Greene & Spencer Myer


Guest Artist Residency:
Ernest Salem
, Violin


Milagro Theatre Residency
"Frida, un retablo" as part of the Tulipanes Film and Music Festival

Each year, one of the fine arts, in rotation, receives a larger grant to support an initiative that adds significant energy and value to the student and patrons’ experience.  This year, the nationally recognized dance program celebrates 40 years of excellence.  In 2015, the art department celebrates the opening of the Kruizenga Art Museum.  In 2016, the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts will celebrate a year of musical offerings in the new concert hall and recital hall.