TEACH A CLASS

We provide classroom space for music, art, theater, dance and more for children, teens and adults. If you're interested in teaching or starting other types of artistic endeavors at the Community Arts Center you will find that our rates here at the Center are very reasonable!

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REQUEST A SPACE

The Hannah Block Community Arts Center in Wilmington, NC is truly a multi-use facility.  Five studios are available to nonprofit organizations for theatrical rehearsals, musicals, recitals and classes. We also have a kitchen, making our space ideal for weddings and receptions.

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VISIT OUR MUSEUM

From 1941 to 1945, the USO hosted 35,000 uniformed visitors a week. Recently renovated with sensitivity to its historic character, the Hannah Block Historic USO (HBHUSO) lobby serves as a museum where WWII memorabilia and other artifacts are displayed.

USO Museum Photo Gallery

Events & Announcements...

ARTfall

ARTfall

  Now accepting submissions for the first annual ARTfall juried show and sale.  All artist must submit jpeg images of…

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TACT Youth Presents

TACT Youth Presents

Oct. 9 - 18, 2015 Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen SondheimBased on Conception of   Jerome RobbinsBased…

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Anevay Dance

Anevay Dance

   OUR MISSION...OUR PROMISE Anevay (uh-nee-vay) Dance Program is specially designed to provide all interests ages 3 and up with…

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Creative Arts Camp 2015

Creative Arts Camp 2015

Thank you to everyone who particpated in Summer 2015! Can't wait to see you next year! Check back in January…

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Calling All Artists!

Calling All Artists!

CALL FOR ARTISTS - AUGUST 2015 HANNAH BLOCK HISTORIC USO/COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER SEEKS ARTIST SUBMISSIONS FOR THE1STANNUAL ARTFALL JURIED SHOW AND…

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Orange Street Pottery

Orange Street Pottery

Orange Street Pottery has been a part of the Community Arts Center since 1982.  It is a non-profit teaching studio…

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120 S. Second Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910.341.7860
Fax: 910.341.7862
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Our Management

The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is managed by the staff of the The Thalian Association, the Official Community Theater of North Carolina.

The Thalian Association is a non-profit, membership organization founded in 1788 to provide arts education and bring the excitement of the performing arts to Wilmington. The organization has its offices and holds auditions at the Community Arts Center.  The Center also hosts the Thalian Children's Theater classes and performances.


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Parking Information

 

   

Patrons of the HBHUSO/Community Arts Center can park in the surface lot conveniently located next to the building.


Parking Rates:

- Hourly: $1.25
- Daily: $7.00
- Monthly: $50.00

 

Paid parking is enforced 24/7 unless otherwise noted.  Visit the City of Wilmington's website for more information about downtown Wilmington parking.