Our Mission

To advance the arts and enhance the quality of life for all Hampton Roads residents and visitors by:

  • Educating and inspiring teachers, students and life-long learners to embrace the arts through exhibition, workshop and educational study, volunteerism and community outreach. 

  • Providing opportunities for Hampton Roads artists to showcase and develop performing, visual and educational arts in both traditional and non-traditional formats.

  • Presenting unique, world-class caliber arts that appeal to a diverse citizenry, promoting a deeper cultural awareness.