The Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education:

SUSTAINS our community’s local artists and performers.

BRINGS world-class music, dance, theater, artists, art education to Chesterfield County-- a first for our region.

OFFERS workshops and courses for music, theater, crafts, jewelry-making, photography, writing, and more to kids, teens, and adults from all levels of experience.

PROVIDES an affordable space for area dance schools, theaters, musicians, and other performing arts.

SUPPORTS area schools and nonprofits by tailoring programming to their needs to help engage our communities in the arts no matter the age, race, or financial background.

To help the Perkinson Center thrive when showcasing area talent and cultivating up-and-coming artists, please consider a tax-deductible donation through any of the options below. 


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Take a Seat

With a $1,000 contribution to the Chesterfield Cultural Arts Capital Campaign, you can permanently commemorate your support for the arts in Chesterfield County with an engraved plaque on one of the seats in the state-of-the art Jimmy Dean Theater. There are a limited number of seat sponsorships left. Purchase your theater seat plaque by submitting this form with the first installment of $500. The remaining can be financed across 5 months at $100 OR make a full donation now. Interested? Email us!



Looking for a way to have an even more intimate experience with the arts? Sign up to volunteer! Opportunities include but are not limited to overseeing the gallery space during open hours, greeting patrons at the box office, ushering guests to seats during performances, being onsite for special events or during art workshops to offer extra hands. Please contact us with your interest and availability.