Schrott Center

Schrott Center Challenge

It was nearly one year ago that we broke ground at Butler University on the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing and Visual Arts. As spring blooms on the butler campus, we are excited to bring you an update and a wonderful opportunity to make the Center one of the premiere performance venues of the country.

This 450-seat performance hall, will celebrate its grand opening in spring 2013. The Center is the final component of the Jordan College of Fine Arts complex at the main entrance of Butler University - a significant addition to the current 2,200-seat Clowes Memorial Hall and the 144-seat Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall.

This is why I am encouraging you to join me in the final phase of fundraising. Two donors have come forward with a generous challenge grant of $200,000 to assist in purchasing state-of-the-art interior engineering - theatrical lighting, acoustical equipment, recording and video facilities - everything we need to make this a truly great hall for music, theatre, dance and visual arts. Every dollar you give before April 30, 2012, will be matched two-to-one by this challenge, effectively tripling your gift. Moreover, for gifts of $1,000 or more, the match can be applied to naming opportunities.

Please join me today in making a gift to the Schrott Center. The opportunity for our gifts to work together will continue to give the students of Butler University, the Jordan College of Fine Arts and the community rich cultural experiences for generations to come.

Thank you for your continued support of Butler University.


Howard L. Schrott '76

P.S.: Remember, only gifts received before April 30, 2012, will be eligible for matching funds; please send your contribution today!