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Be a Friend of the Arts

Listed here are some key opportunities to support the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts by joining the celebration at the annual Arts! Arts! Arts! Fundraising event or making a 100% tax-deductible financial contribution. By clicking on the links associated with each group or campaign you will be directed to an online giving page. Please contact Koby Harrington, Director of Development with questions by email or phone (405) 325-7376.

Fine Arts Guilds and Friends Groups

Learn more about each group and make your membership gift online by clicking the group name below.
        • ARTisans
        • Dance Partners
        • Friends of Music
        • Musical Theatre Opera Guild
        • Theatre Guild

Dean's Circle and Dean's Circle Young Patrons

Dean's Circle logo

The Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts Dean's Circle is an annual giving society comprised of the college’s closest friends. The Dean’s Circle provides much-needed enrichment funding for students, faculty and staff. Click here to join the Dean’s Circle for a $2,000 gift.
Current members of the OU President’s Associates may join the Dean’s Circle for a $1,000 gift.

Friends of the Arts age 40 and under can join the Dean’s Circle as a “Young Patron” for a $250 annual gift.  Click here to join the Dean’s Circle Young Patrons

Elsie C. Brackett Theatre Chair Sponsorship

Brackett Theatre seat

Here is your opportunity to name a chair(s) in the newly renovated Elsie C. Brackett Theatre for a gift of $750 each. A great way to commemorate your graduate!

Click here to sponsor a chair now 
Be sure to complete the "In Honor/In Memory of" section of the online form.

The Brackett Theatre is located in the Rupel J. Jones Fine Arts Center.

Support School of Music's All-Steinway Initiative

Ebony and Ivory Society

To provide students with professional equipment for practice, performance, and composition, the OU School of Music must upgrade its current inventory of over 100 pianos. Attaining “All-Steinway” status will ensure the School of Music continues to attract the highest-caliber students to OU.
There are two ways you can help!

Name a Room in the Renovated Jan Marie and Richard J. Crawford Music Practice Wing
Click here to learn more and donate.

Join the Ebony and Ivory Society as a Piano Patron
Click here to learn more and make a gift.

Student Scholarships

School of Music student playing the violin


The Happily Ever After Fund for student scholarships is an initiative created to provide critical scholarship dollars for extremely talented students with financial needs in the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts.  This fund was created so friends and supporters could help write a positive ending to a student's story and help make their dreams come true. Click here to donate to the Happily Ever After fund.

Koby Harrington, Director of Development

Koby Harrington

Koby Harrington, a Lawton native and University of Oklahoma graduate, is director of development at OU Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts.  Harrington comes to the College of Fine Arts from the Student Life office at OU where he spent three years as the Assistant Director and Greek Life Advisor. Before working at OU, Harrington was a Guest Service Manager at the Walt Disney World Resort where he oversaw theme park operations and collaborated on many special events and live productions. Harrington holds two degrees from OU, a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations, and a Master of Arts in Human Relations. A loyal supporter of the arts, Harrington will continue to drive the college’s initiatives and ongoing growth and advance the outreach efforts of Oklahoma’s premiere Fine Arts institution.

For more information or to discuss opportunities to support the Fine Arts contact Koby at or (405) 325-7376.