Community Arts & Performance Links

Big Dawg Productions
Carolina Wedding Guide
CVNC Arts Journal NC

Enjoy Wilmington
Guerilla Theatre
Opera House Theatre
Orange Street Pottery

Shakespeare On The Green
Thalian Association
Thalian Hall
Wilmington Art Association







Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts

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The Children's Museum of Wilmington stimulates children's imagination, curiosity and love of learning. The Museum celebrates the joys of childhood by providing magical and playful experiences for children of all ages. 

The Children's Museum of Wilmington is located in beautiful, historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina at 116 Orange Street. Visiting Wilmington?  Make plans with your children to see both the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center along with the Children's Museum of Wilmington.


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.

Contact Us




Getting Here

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Parking Information



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.