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Mission Statement


The Hobby Center Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand Houston's reputation as a world-class cultural center by providing a premier performing arts facility, fostering accessibility to the performing arts and promoting arts education, with an emphasis on musical theater.

For information regarding the Hobby Center Foundation's IRS Form 990, please visit www.guidestar.org

Support the Hobby Center

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts is managed and operated by the Hobby Center Foundation, formerly known as the Houston Music Hall Foundation. The Foundation is organized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The Hobby Center Foundation is able to bring first-class entertainment and cultural enjoyment to Houstonians because of the ongoing generosity of many individuals, corporations and foundations.

Please consider helping the Foundation fulfill our mission by making a contribution and/or  becoming a volunteer, a VIP Donor or a corporate sponsor.

Ways to Donate
Matching Gift Programs

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift. Please check with your company to see if a matching gift program is available.

For additional giving opportunities, please contact donorinfo@thehobbycenter.org.

What our donors say:

"I'm very impressed with the first-class quality of the productions and the commitment the Hobby Center staff puts into making every performance an enjoyable night at the theatre. The Hobby Center is such a tremendous resource for the arts in our community. " – Nancy McGregor-Manne