Robinson Fine Arts Center Donor Recognition and Tour

    In great appreciation of their support of Plano ISD and the Robbie & Lynore Robinson Fine Arts Center, a Donor Recognition and Tour event was held on May 24 to thank patrons who have contributed to the venue’s “Staging the Future” endowment campaign. 

    While the citizens of Plano ISD generously approved the 2016 bond that funded the design and construction of the fine arts center, an endowment campaign was launched in 2021. The campaign is an opportunity for patrons to be a part of the district’s fine arts legacy through naming opportunities that will pay for general operations costs after the facility opens. 

    “Your support will make the vision for a beautiful and functional fine arts space for Plano ISD students a reality, bringing to life the longtime dream and soon-to-be legacy of Robbie and Lynore Robinson,” stated Board of Trustees Vice President Nancy Humphrey.

    Incoming Superintendent Dr. Theresa Williams echoed her comments, stating “You are here today because of your generous investment in the future of Plano ISD students—and in the legacy of our award-winning fine arts education and programs in this district. Like you, we are eager to open these doors—and we are working diligently to make sure that our fine arts center is what our community expects and what our students deserve.”

    The Robinson Fine Arts Center is designed to showcase music, dance, theater and the visual arts. The building is approximately 82,200 square feet spread across two levels. The main theater has 1,500 seats and one balcony level. The building also has a flexible 200-seat studio theater, large rehearsal room and gallery component for exhibitions.  

    In addition to previewing donor plaques at the event, attendees were also treated to tours of the venue. 

    To learn more about how to be part of this legacy, visit the Staging the Future Endowment Campaign.

    Thank you, donors!

    • George “Robbie” and Lynore Robinson Trust
    • Gregg Asher and David Martin
    • Atmos Energy
    • Gary and Jan Basham
    • Doug and Missy Bender
    • Larry and Sara Bonser
    • Bora Architecture and Interiors
    • Glenn and Jean Callison
    • Central Market
    • Rick and Jeri Chambers
    • The Dannenberg Randoing Family
    • Julia Douglass
    • Mark Douglass
    • Pat and Chuck Evans
    • Friends and Family of Kathy Kuddes
    • Friends of Abby Villarreal
    • Friends of Clyde McGuire, Jr.
    • Friends of Evelio Villarreal
    • Friends of James Hannah
    • Friends of Stinson Readers' Theatre
    • Friends of Travis Smith
    • Marco Gortana and Paige Gortana
    • Marshall and Mabrie Jackson
    • Alan and Diane Johnson
    • Scott and Pat Johnson
    • Barbara C. Jordan Giving Circle
    • Margie and George King
    • Steve Lavine and Mary Jacobs
    • Randy and Denise McDowell
    • The Menon Family
    • Charles and Tamela Miller
    • The Betty and James Muns Foundation
    • John and Joa Muns
    • Tanner Muns
    • Jenna Muns Maynard
    • Whitney Muns Digges
    • Cameron Neal
    • Cynthia Nott
    • Drs. Chris Parr and Patricia Storck
    • Plano ISD Council of PTAs
    • The Plano Rotary Club
    • Plano West Choir Booster Club
    • Dylan Rafaty
    • Lesley Range-Stanton
    • Steve and Verlene Reed
    • Tammy Richards and Mike Douglass
    • Mr. Gerry Sam and Dr. Stephanie Chritton
    • The Shortino Family
    • Stakeholders of the Vines High School Band
    • Cristy and David Stolle
    • Dr. Kristen Streater
    • Ray and Shelley Strickland
    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
    • Courtney Thomas
    • Kyle Thomas
    • Trinh Tran
    • Duncan and Beth Webb
    • Todd and Dr. Theresa Williams
    • Deborah Wolfgram
    • Pamela Zeigler-Petty and Sylvia Zeigler