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December 29, 2017

  • East Addition masonry has been completed.

  • Partition framing throughout the facility is almost complete.

  • Light fixture installation in the Ballroom and Performance Hall is approximately 40% complete.

  • Two of four masonry sculptures on the West Addition...

December 27, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s all starting to come together at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center construction site.

Work on all aspects of the 950-seat theater is on schedule and according to plan, said Executive Director Ryan Tolley.

“Construction is moving rig...

December 18, 2017

This week's snapshot is estimated to come from 1969. It shows a group of the Bonnettes who performed under the direction of Bonnie McGowan. Bonnie ran a local dance studio in Clarksburg for many years and held their yearly recitals at the Robinson Grand. The Bonnettes...

December 11, 2017

This week's snapshot comes from January 22, 1958. Images include a promotional movie poster and box office statement from that very day. The movie shown was "The Sad Sack". This film, made by Paramount Pictures, is a comedy staring Jerry Lewis and Peter Lorre. The box...

December 4, 2017

This week's snapshot comes from the late 1990s, during the theater's Rose Garden era. It shows some of the orchestra-level seating, along with the band pit, and Steinway Concert Grand piano on stage. This Steinway piano is owned by the Cultural Foundation of Harrison C...

December 1, 2017

  • New HVAC units have been installed on multiple roof areas.

  • A large crane was required to lift these heavy units.

  • All partition framing is 95% complete.

  • Roof installation/repair is 95% complete.

  • All concrete floors have been poured throughout the...

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