With three galleries full of local and international artistic talent, you can experience the arts in Old Town. Browse through the large selection of pottery created on location by approximately 30 potters at Manassas Clay, or observe oil paintings in progress and see “behind the scenes” of an art studio at Creative Brush Studio. Enjoy everything from live music performances to full stage productions at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. If you love the arts, Historic Downtown Manassas is a great place to see talent in several mediums showcased.

Manassas Arts

  • Center for the Arts

    Center for the Arts

    Art Center

    The historic Hopkins Candy Factory building, located at 9419 Battle Street, is the home for the Center for the Arts. Experience art of all styles at the Caton Merchant Family Gallery or enjoy the performing arts in the convertible theater space.

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  • Creative Brush Studio/Gallery

    Creative Brush Studio/Gallery

    Art Gallery

    Original fine art and prints including local and regional scenes. Specializing in oil portraiture. Historic Downtown Manassas post cards available.

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  • Manassas Ballet Academy

    Manassas Ballet Academy

    Performing Arts

    Manassas Ballet Theatre is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1983.  Their work has been recognized in both the national and international press. Manassas Ballet Theatre is as “The Washington Post” said: “another boom to the spurt of growth in (Manassas).” Manassas Ballet Theatre has been voted by Virginia Living readers as one of the Best Performing […]

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  • Manassas Clay

    Manassas Clay

    Gallery with pottery from 30 local potters. Tin Barn pottery supplies. Classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced.

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  • Hylton Performing Arts Center

    Hylton Performing Arts Center

    Art Center

    Spectacular, critically acclaimed performing arts venue. Showcases national and international performance groups.

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  • Discover the Charm of Historic Downtown Manassas

    Our Mission Statement:
    Historic Manassas, Inc. engages the community to promote, preserve and enhance our vibrant Historic Downtown.

    Only 30 miles from the nation's capital and a short ride from the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, the superb variety of shops, museums, galleries and restaurants, combined with its robust calendar of festival and events, offers an endless source of interest and fun.

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