Located in the eastern third of the old Perfection Bakery site at Pearl Street and Maiden Lane in downtown Fort Wayne is Pearl Street Arts Center, Northeast Indiana’s new community arts and education destination, scheduled to open in the summer of 2024.
Pearl Arts is the vision of local businessman and philanthropist Chuck Surack and a small group of committed volunteers who are creating a one-of-a-kind interactive community arts hub, and a new center for musical life in Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana.
Area of Focus:
- Pearl Arts Music Academy
Offering private lessons and classes for students of all ages
- Public & Private Performances
Curated performances by students, local artists, and regional talents
- Community Engagement & Education
Classes & events, open to the public
- Performance & Artist Collaborations
Variety of music, art showcases & performances
- Youth Entrepreneurship Training
Fostering youth by developing future-ready skills
- Venue & Performance Rentals
Space available for performances, galleries & exhibitions
Pearl Arts will house a 16-room Music Academy, 400-seat flexible performance auditorium, 2 fully accessible education classrooms, as well as public and performer amenities.