Performing Arts Society

Support the arts today!

Show your love for the arts and donate to the Performing Arts Society today. Your donation comes with great benefits and brings you together with the arts communities of WIU and West Central Illinois. Joinging PAS is as simple as completing a pledge form. You determine the amount of your gift and how often you give, all of which will be directed toward accomplishing goals and objectives of PAS.

Your monthly gift is greatly appreciated! We have two member giving options, household and business.

Giving Options



Your donations make a big difference!

Your funds go to support these important arts initiatives at WIU and in West Central Illinois.

$30,000 Youth Performing Arts Series (YPAS)

6,000 grade school children up to a 60-mile radius of our campus see live educational performances as a field trip absolutely free, and PAS even pays for the bus costs!

$7,500 BCA Brings You the Stars

Remarkable acts and shows brought to our community

$7,000 WIU School of Music Summer Music Institute

Scholarship support for over 50 high school and junior high school students who attend summer music camps

Up to $10,000 each fiscal year for Arts Grants Recipients

WIU Faculty may apply for arts grants through PAS to help support programs and projects that give arts opportunities to our community

PAS also helps fund community arts grants, SummerStage, the downtown Macomb sculpture art project (PAS has supported three sculptures!), the President’s International String Quartet, and other arts-related initiatives.

Contact Information

For more information on becoming a Performing Arts Society member, please contact Liz Swigart, Development Director - Email: EA-Swigart@wiu.edu or Phone: (309) 298-2620.