What We Do

The Friends of the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) that exists to enrich life in Bloomington and the surrounding communities. Our mission is to create an environment where all forms of artistic expression are encouraged and appreciated in an effort to contribute to the quality of life in our community.

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Why We Do It

We all know that the arts have a huge impact on the community! We believe that this is essential to having a strong and cohesive community. Through Friends of the BCPA, we are helping to build a better future for our children and for our community.

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Become A Friend

As a supporter, you recognize the importance of the arts to the vitality of our community. We invite you to support the efforts of Bloomington-Normal’s favorite arts and entertainment destination by becoming a Friend of the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts.

Revitalizing the Creativity Center

The friends of the BCPA will plan and facilitate the capital campaign to raise the funding to revitalize the current creativity center. In partnership with the city of Bloomington. We plan to raise approximately $5 Million within the next five years. With $1.2 Million already raised, we are on our way to creating the place we envision.