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.

Into the Woods, Jr. Auditions

auditions into the woods event imageHave you always wanted to be a part of the cast and crew for an ACT! for Youth production? Join us for auditions on August 22nd and 23rd at the Wilson Arts Center for Into the Woods, Jr.
No previous experience required! Please contact Christopher Ballance, Performing Arts Director, at 252-291-4329 or for more information.

Boykin Series 20th Anniversary

We are very excited to announce the proposed lineup for Boykin Series 20, and we're all looking forward to making this new season really special for our 20th year.  Individual tickets go on sale August 2. Season Tickets go on Sale July 1 and are $172 for adults and $155 for seniors and youth.  Season ticket holders get lots of perks like preferred seating, invitations to special 20th Anniversary events and discounted tickets.  Don’t miss your opportunity to see all seven shows!
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