Hylton Center

  • March 1, 2024

    The Philadelphia Dance Company, better known as PHILADANCO!, is widely recognized for its artistic integrity, superbly trained dancers, and electrifying performances. On March 15, PHILADANCO! will perform a dynamic program at the Hylton Performing Arts Center and, as a Hylton Center Artist-in-Residence, members of the company and artistic staff will also work with the community through classes, workshops, and discussions surrounding their performance.

  • February 13, 2024

    Audiences at the Hylton Center will soon see a unique name adorning the halls of the Education and Rehearsal Wing. An anonymous donor has recently included the Hylton Center in their estate plans, and as such, the Hylton Center has recognized their outstanding generosity by naming the first of two classrooms in the Education and Rehearsal Hall the “Koko H. Beetle Classroom.”

  • May 3, 2023

    In addition to honoring Carlos Castro and the Jacquemin Family Foundation, the 13th Anniversary Gala raised more than $200,000, which will support performances and programs at the Hylton Center

  • February 1, 2023

    Connor is the corporate relations officer and development manager for the Hylton Performing Arts Center and the Science and Technology Campus.

  • January 13, 2023

    For nearly 40 years, two-time GRAMMY Award-winning, 8th generation Louisiana Creole, Terrance Simien, who will perform on the Hylton’s American Roots Series on February 25, has been shattering myths about what his indigenous Zydeco music is – and is not.

  • November 14, 2022

    Nearly 400 girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) gathered to participate in Girls’ Tech Day Virginia, hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on the SciTech Campus in October.

  • November 9, 2022

    Mason Arts at Home is an online platform and “digital venue” featuring curated arts experiences, including livestreamed concerts, releases of previously recorded content, behind-the-scenes talks with artists, and more.

  • November 3, 2022

    When the calendar tips over into November (and the Hallowe’en candy is either eaten or put into the freezer to be forgotten), we inevitably begin to think about the Next Big Holiday, Thanksgiving.

  • November 3, 2022

    2022 has been an eventful and fulfilling year at the Hylton Center with exciting activities including virtual and in-person field trips from our Education Initiatives program; guitar and sneaker sculpture workshops from our Veterans and the Arts Initiative; and performances by Broadway icons Leslie Odom, Jr. and Norm Lewis – just to name a few highlights.

  • November 3, 2022

    Looking for a holiday gift for the arts-lover in your life? A Hylton Center commemorative ornament is just the ticket (no pun intended).