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. 

 

Performance Schedule

**Check back often for newly added shows. **

Giselle - Both Live & Virtual Performances Offered

May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021

Giselle is a romantic ballet that tells of the power of true love; spins the myth of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart when she...

Ordway Conservatory: Thumbelina -virtual

May 20, 2021

The Hylton Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Community Arts Spotlight, a new initiative which showcases extraordinary...

#HyltonOnTheHill: Seán Heely Celtic Band

May 29, 2021

Don’t miss U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Seán Heely and his band of All-Star Celtic musicians for an outdoor performance that...

#HyltonOnTheHill: Lua Project

June 5, 2021

Lua Project invites the whole family to experience “Mexilachian Music,” the joyful confluence of original and traditional music from...

#HyltonOnTheHill: The Rock-A-Sonics

June 12, 2021

Slip into your blue suede shoes and travel back in time to 1957 when the King was perfecting his lip snarl and hip swivel. The...

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra - virtual

June 17, 2021

Allow Us to Reintroduce Ourselves – We’re OBCO The Hylton Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Community Arts Spotlight,...

Diverse Programming

 

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

 

An orchestra performing on stage in a theater

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!

 

man playing piano in the empty Gregory Family Theater

Enjoy a colorful variety of theater, dance, cabaret and music-chamber style in the 240-seat Gregory Family Theater

 

Host an Event

a dark room featuring tables and paper lanterns

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.

 

Tour the Art Gallery

landscape photograph artwork hanging on the walls of Buchanan Partners Art Gallery in Hylton Performing Arts CenterBuchanan Partners Art Gallery provides diverse visual art experiences showcasing works of local artists who have lived or worked in the greater Prince William regional area.