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Support Us



As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Bijou Theatre raises money annually to support operating costs and to subsidize programs. Your support will help us continue to provide a culturally-diverse performance space in Downtown Knoxville for musicians and artists for years to come! Whether you are an individual wishing to make a personal contribution or a corporation that wishes to create a partnership, there are several ways that you can support the Bijou Theatre. We’d like to thank every one of our Friends of the Bijou, and your generosity throughout the years. Your support means so much to us.


Rent the Marquee!

Want to see your message on the iconic Bijou Theatre marquee? Now’s your chance! Get creative and use your marquee message to wish someone a happy birthday, tell someone you love them, say congratulations, ask a very important question, or for any other special occasion!

Make the Bijou marquee your own with a $100 donation to the theatre!

Friends of the Bijou

Individual giving through our Friends of the Bijou program is a vital component of the Bijou’s sustainability. Membership gifts are tax-deductible and support the historic preservation, education and outreach programs, and the continuation of world-class presentations throughout the year.

With several different membership and payment options available, anyone can become a Friend of the Bijou!

Corporate Sponsors

Support from community partners is a crucial component to success for the Bijou Theatre. The Bijou Theatre is grateful to our sponsors for their generosity. Our sponsorship programs increase access and recognition for individual and corporate donors in the community. Sponsorship packages are customized to your specific needs.


If you would like to learn more about how you can support us, please contact our Director of Development and Communication, Kristy DuBose, at or 865-522-0832 ext. 206.