Learn about the Wright Family Performing Arts and Entertainment Centre Foundation, which makes funds available to the community to support performing arts and cultural initiatives.
Wright Family Performing Arts and Entertainment Centre Foundation
The Wright Family Performing Arts and Entertainment Centre Foundation was established in April 2014 by the late Dr. Mary J. Wright.
The Wright family name has been synonymous with community and philanthropy for generations. Through the generous contributions of Don, Clark, Ernest, Bill, and Mary this legacy continues.
The foundation is run by a voluntary board of directors. Through their work they oversee the approval of projects and grants with the purpose of supporting the arts is a variety of forms in the Strathroy area. It was the vision of the late Don and Mary Wright to ensure a thriving art scene and to provide opportunity for artists to not only develop and exhibit their talents. It is with this in mind that the foundations activities are directed.
On this website you will be able to learn about the Wright Family Performing Arts and Entertainment Centre Foundation,its projects and activities, our bursary program for charitable arts groups, and the history of the Wright Family. We encourage you to visit often to stay up to date with the foundations activities.
COVID Creative Art Contest
Performing Arts Winners of the "COVID Creative Art" Contest
A pencil sketch of one person's journey. We never know what lies beneath the mask.
My entry for the 2020-2021 Wright Foundation Art Contest is inspired by our “Hometown Heroes” in the Strathroy-Caradoc community.
Drawing and my cats have helped me cope through covid stress and family loss.
Material Arts & Written Word Category Winners of the "Our Town" Contest
Musical & Performing Arts Category Winners of the "Our Town" Contest
Our Arts Development Contest and Bursaries
The Wright Family Performing Arts and Entertainment Centre Foundation is pleased to partner with area arts charitable groups on our NEW annual arts development contest! Cash prizes will be awarded to help artists develop their skills in their chosen genre.