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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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...

Mrs. WWII Wilmington - Original Musical

Mrs. WWII Wilmington - Original Musical

  Hannah Block Historic USO Marks 75th Anniversary with an Original Musical:Mrs. World War II Wilmington“We fell in love at…

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ARTfall 2016

ARTfall 2016

 CALL FOR ARTISTS                                          JULY 2016 HANNAH BLOCK HISTORIC USO/COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER SEEKS ARTIST SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL ARTFALL…

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TACT Youth 2016/2017 Presents

TACT Youth 2016/2017 Presents

GREASE October 14-23, 2016   This show needs no introduction; evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this…

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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 - Summer 2016

Creative Arts Camp - Summer 2016

Click here to recieve your free Summer 2016 Official Camp Guide!      

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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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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.