Let the Perkinson Center give your guests the setting that shows how much you love and support the arts. This creative venue boasts six unique separate spaces-- rent a room or two depending on what works for you or take the entire space. Our event team is ready to serve all of your needs. 

Performing Arts

Do you manage a performing arts group? No matter their level of experience, your audience will be blown away by the setting at the Perkinson Center while they observe your performers in our state-of-the-art venue.


For corporate events, these creative spaces and activities will unlock innovative minds so that you can inspire your attendees to go beyond expectations.


Be the star of your wedding and take center stage while your guests are immersed in art and elegance at a unique and creative venue right here in Chesterfield.


Jimmy Dean Theater


The 350 seat Jimmy Dean Theater is a state of the art experience that offers top-rated lighting, sound, and theatrical bells & whistles. Theater rental includes the use of two chorus dressing rooms, two star dressing rooms, and green room. 

Investment per day: 

$2,000 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$2,500 (Fridays & Saturdays) 


Multipurpose Education Center

The 1,250 sqft Education Center boasts large windows with bright natural lighting featuring sunshades, a catering kitchen, acoustic paneled walls, 4k projector and screen, is connected to the art gallery and features folding doors that create an 16' opening to the connecting patio with separate entrance/exit.

Investment per day:

$1,800 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$2,250 (Fridays & Saturdays) 


 Baxter and Elaine Perkinson Jr. Art Gallery


Perfect for cocktail receptions, bridal party, executive corporate retreats, or any other special event up to 26 people. The 29' x 26' space will always be filled with artwork from local, regional, or national artists. Get inspired in this space. 

Investment per day:

$800 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$1,000 (Fridays & Saturdays) 


Mr. and Mrs. James A. Jacobs Classroom

The 19' x 25' classroom features a flat screen TV, large white board, and multiple seating layouts. This space can accommodate groups up to 26 people. 

Investment per day:

$250 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$350 (Fridays & Saturdays) 


Betty Mathews Lobby


The Betty Matthews Lobby is the perfect setting for a networking event, cocktail reception, or even a small-scale tradeshow for up to 326 people. Filled with art and painted with warm, welcoming tones, your guests will enjoy every moment here. 

Investment per day:

$800 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$1,000 (Fridays & Saturdays) 


Panchita Cline Patio

The Panchita Cline Patio overlooks the well-known Village Green and has two entrances/exits. Fully equipped with speakers, lighting, and electrical outlets, the patio can serve your special event needs during any season. 

Investment per day: 

 Seasonal, contact us for rates


All Yours


Brides, dance companies, and corporate clients can enjoy full access to the Perkinson Center for up to 6 hours plus event set upbreak down. Enjoy the lobby, theater, education center, gallery, classroom, dressing rooms, and green room for one flat rate. 

Investment per day: 

$5,000 (Sundays-Thursdays) 

$6,250 (Fridays & Saturdays)