Friends of Toe River
Toe River Arts supports the arts by imagining a brighter future where arts and community unite to thrive. For over four decades, Toe River Arts has worked to offer programs and activities that engage and enlighten members of our community. Friends of Toe River Arts donors believe in our mission and the necessity to create a sustainable future for our organization.
Your Friends of Toe River Arts charitable gift supports Toe River Arts operational expenses; our two artist retail spaces; rotating exhibitions in Burnsville and Spruce Pine; our bi-annual Studio Tour; our annual Music in the Mountains Folk Festival; children and adult workshops; free heritage musical lessons in the middle schools of Mitchell and Yancey Counties; the Toe River Chamber Ensemble; and annual art scholarships.
Friends of Toe River Arts – Donor $500
Friends of Toe River Arts Donors receive discounts on Toe River Arts retail and exhibition purchases, and special recognition in Toe River Arts promotional materials.
In addition to the above benefits, Friends of Toe River Arts Patrons enjoy special invitations to Friends-only events, exclusive access to exhibitions and events, and discounted Owen Gallery rental rates.
Sustaining Patron $1,000 with 5-year minimum commitment
Friends of Toe River Arts wishing to take a long-term approach to their charitable gift may make Toe River Arts a beneficiary in their will. By making a bequest, you show your commitment to the mission of Toe River Arts and believe it will continue in perpetuity.
In addition to Friends of Toe River Arts Patron benefits, Corporate members receive increased visibility through the Toe River Arts website, social media, hard copy press publications, and radio promotion.