Manassas is home to a wealth of multi-media art - visual, performance, creative, and musical. If you enjoy a wide range of artistic endeavors, whether it’s through patronizing, participating, or promoting, you are in the right place here in Manassas. This blog presents many of the venues and groups engaged in the arts in our area and hope that you take advantage of all that is available.
Within the City of Manassas, there are three galleries full of local and international artistic talent. Old Town is the focal point for these galleries and such a fun place to get your art fix. At Manassas Clay you can browse through the large selection of pottery created on location by approximately 30 potters. Observing artists at work can be so intriguing. At Creative Brush Studio you will get a behind the scenes look at an art studio where painters are demonstrating their talent. 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.
McCall Studio Gallery is located at 9409 Battle Street in Old Town Manassas. It has been flourishing for 30 years with some interesting elements. One of the services offered here is creative brand image for nonprofits. This is a contribution to organizations that are dedicated to helping others. This gallery also has a museum style presentation of art and conducts educational art exhibit tours. This is a truly unique and diverse art and design. The owner is an international and nationally recognized multimedia artist, and offers opportunities for local and national artist to showcase their work at the Gallery. There are monthly events for our community with LIVE Music and wine.
Artist and studio owner Lu Harris works in mixed media and pastel. She is currently sharing her expertise in both of these mediums through her classes which continue to be creative and inspiring. Click on the website link in this title for more information about classes and the artist herself.
This is a fun and interactive Gallery with pottery from 30 local potters. It includes Tin Barn pottery supplies for those enthusiasts and classes for people who want to learn or broaden their skills - beginner, intermediate and advanced.
This is a venue that has to be seen to be truly appreciated. It is of the level of anything you would find in any major metropolitan area and we are so fortunate to have it in our vicinity. It is a spectacular, critically acclaimed performing arts venue, showcasing national and international performance groups.
This gallery boasts original fine art and prints including local and regional scenes. You can find them on Center Street in the heart of Old Town Manassas.
Manassas Ballet Theatre is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1983. With classes and performances of a professional level, this is a beautiful addition to our area’s cultural scene.
The historic Hopkins Candy Factory building, located at 9419 Battle Street, is the home of the Center for the Arts. Here you will find a variety of classes for kids and adults as well as performances. The building retained is old charm, but with updates for comfort and aesthetics. Another great resource for cultural expression in Manassas.
We are so impressed with the artistic opportunity and expression in this area. Please take advantage of all that is available here and let us know if you have any questions about our fine City.