Performing Arts

A variety of performances are staged from the beautifully renovated Edna E. Boykin Cultural Center in historic downtown Wilson including ACT! for Youth, the Boykin Series, Playhouse of Wilson and other performing community groups.

Visual Arts

Four galleries in two different venues offer a variety of local and reginally known artists.


Children and adults can both benefit from a variety of classes including our Visual Arts Academy, Summer Camps, Acting Classes, Paint & Pour and a number of one-time workshops.

Arts Council Banker's Holiday

A Banker’s Holiday
Friday, December 2
7:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Arts Council Pavilion

Featuring music from The 919
Early Bird tickets are $50 or $100 per couple
$60 after November 17, couples $120
Tables of 10 are $1000/ 8 for $800 and 6 for $600

Silent Auction concludes at 10:30 pm. All proceeds going directly to the Arts Council of Wilson. 50/50 Raffle will follow the Silent Auction. Raffle tickets are $20 each, and are available now and during the event.    

There will be four caterers for the evening. All food and an open bar is included with ticket.

Please call 252-291-4329 or come by the Arts Council of Wilson to purchase tickets.



2016-17_boychoirRaleigh Boy Choir

Part of Boykin Series 20
December 3, 3 p.m.
Tickets: Adult $18, Senior/Youth $15
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2016-17_embersThe Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Part of Boykin Series 20
December 15, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Adult $25, Senior/Youth $20
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