Located in Prescott, Arizona, FRIENDS of Yavapai College Art is an auxiliary of the Yavapai College Foundation. FRIENDS is an activity-based organization dedicated to the enhancement of the arts at Yavapai College and in the community.
FRIENDS formed in the 1960s to help the YC art faculty set up and maintain a Gallery on campus. Since that time, FRIENDS has expanded its mission. Members now organize projects and educational events which assist, support and raise funds for the Sculpture Garden , student scholarships , the Art Gallery , the Art Department, and Art a la Carte programs . Through its support of these art related projects, FRIENDS makes a direct contribution to the artistic climate of Prescott.