Soaring nearly nine stories and boasting a stunning mix of copper, glass and masonry, the 85,000-square-foot Hylton Performing Arts Center is home to two performance venues, an art gallery and a 2-story grand foyer. Located on the George Mason University's Science Technology Campus, just 4 miles south of I-66 via exit 44 in Prince William, VA, the Hylton Performing Arts Center features a large selection of local, regional, national and international artists and events for everyone to enjoy.
Experience all that Hylton Performing Arts Center has to offer - take in a show, host an event or tour the art gallery.
Enjoy a Show
One of the best ways to experience Hylton Performance Arts Center is to enjoy a show. This award-winning performing arts center offers a variety of local, regional and world-class music, dance, theater and performing arts ensembles.
**Check back often for newly added shows. **
October 4, 2020
From dance inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet...
October 11, 2020
Charleston-based quintet Ranky Tanky is about to bring an outdoor concert to the Hylton Center that’s part folk, part funk, and totally...
October 17, 2020
Written by Michelle Meadows, illustrated by Ebony Glenn, published by Henry Holt and Company The Hylton Performing Arts Center and the...
October 18, 2020
With virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and large doses of comedy, The Queen’s Cartoonists will change the way your...
October 25, 2020
CMS Front Row: National Anne-Marie McDermott, piano Mozart: Concerto in D minor for Piano, Flute, and Strings, K. 466 Smetana: Trio in...
November 8, 2020
CMS Front Row: National Michael Brown, piano Barber: Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28 Brown: Prelude and Dance for Cello and...
November 12, 2020
A Celtic Family Christmas Champion fiddlers Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy, and their seven children welcome us directly into their...
November 14, 2020
Featuring Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Darden Purcell, & Voices of Service Saturday, November 14 at 8 p.m. Online Since 2014, the...
November 21, 2020
The Hylton Performing Arts Center and the Prince William Public Library System are joining forces to launch Hylton Reads! Story Corner,...
November 22, 2020
MS Front Row: National David Shifrin, clarinet Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581 Luigi Bassi: Concert Fantasia on Themes from...
Hylton Performing Arts Center hosts a wide range of ticketed events for enjoyment:
Hylton Presents Series - showcases talent from renowned national and international artists
Hylton Family Series - entertaining programs designed for families
Matinee Idylls - intimate afternoon concert series featuring distinguished musicians presenting a colorful variety of music-chamber style
American Root Series - intimate concerts featuring the best of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and more.
Resident Arts Partners - a sampling of the best in local performing arts
Merchant Hall a 1,123-seat elegantly styled opera house provides audience members with an intimate viewing experience for a variety of performances - theater, symphonies, dance, opera and music – everything from bluegrass to Beethoven!
Enjoy a colorful variety of theater, dance, cabaret and music-chamber style in the 240-seat Gregory Family Theater.
Host an Event
World-class architecture, elegant furnishings and modern conveniences provide the perfect backdrop for corporate meetings, weddings and galas.
Merchant Hall - this 1,123-seat European style opera house is perfect for large meetings or award ceremonies
Gregory Family Theater - can accommodate up to 425 people, perfect for meetings, trade shows, banquets and receptions
Didlake Grand Foyer - with its picturesque two-story glass windows is perfect for hosting cocktail parties and receptions for up to 500 people
Buchanan Partners Art Gallery - host an event for up to 200 guests in the art gallery where your guest can enjoy the works of local artists
Lovey Hammel Lounge - this intimate space can accommodate up to 50 people making it ideal for luncheons, meetings and presentations
Engaged Couples - Hylton Performing Art Center offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Whether you envision yourself walking down the aisle in the dramatic 1,123-seat Merchant Hall, sipping champagne cocktails with your guests in the Didlake Grand Foyer or dancing the night away with friends in the Gregory Family Theater - Hylton Performing Arts Center can help make your wedding day dreams come true.
Whether you're hosting a large celebration or an intimate event, Hylton Performing Arts Center's professional staff will help you create a truly memorable event.