FIND A CLASS

We offer classes in music, art, theater and dance for children, teens and adults. If you're interested in learning dance, theater, music, painting or other types of artistic endeavors, you will find that our instructors are excellent and the 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...

Broadway on 2nd Street

Broadway on 2nd Street

Presents... Alice in Wonderland FREE EVENT - Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 at 7pm Call 910-341-7860 for more…

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Sarus Festival

Sarus Festival

  4th annual SARUS FESTIVAL for Site-specific & Experimental Art August 15-23, 2015 Every year in August, SARUS festival offers a…

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Wilmington Film Museum

Wilmington Film Museum

  Summer Exhibit: June 20, 2015 - August 15, 2015LOCATION: Historic Hannah Block USO Building - 120 S 2nd St…

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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

Printable schedule: CreativeArtsCamp_2015.pdf Creative - Fun - Affordable  Join us, downtown Wilmington for Summer 2015 at the Community Arts Center! 2015…

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Calling All Artists!

Calling All Artists!

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

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Orange Street ArtsFest

Orange Street ArtsFest

  Thank you to all the artist, entertainment, food vendors, and volunteers for making the 20th anniversary of the Orange…

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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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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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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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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.