Center of Performance To present the very best in live entertainment and cultural events including acclaimed and accomplished performing artists from across the nation and around the world.
To provide a beautifully restored auditorium and technically exceptional stage to inspire the growth and proficiency of local performing arts organizations.
Center of Training To offer hands on, highly interactive exposure to varied disciplines of the fine arts, guided by regional and national artists of note... with a commitment to inspire discovery, excellence and beauty.
Center of Creative, Social and Business Activity To create Positive Economic Impact by helping attract new businesses, aid tourism growth and enhance retail foot traffic across Lynchburg and her historic Downtown... and to draw new professional visitors by offering meeting planners an extremely unique and beautifully appointed conference facility.
Our Goal for the Academy
To create the Academy of Fine Arts as a model for community-designed and administered programs in arts education, training, theatrical performance, business and social interaction.