Arts & Wilson

Wilson offers over 200 Active artists in our community. There are art galleries located throughout downtown and in the community. There are jewelry, pottery & craft makers of local artwork. For more information contact the Arts Council of Wilson 252-291-4329.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center
108 W Nash St
Wilson, NC 27893 
The Boykin Center opened its doors in 1998 and offers a wide range of performances throughout the year. The renovation of this 1919 Vaudeville Theatre, now with plush seating for 650 people, provides the community with a breathtaking venue for the Boykin Center Series each year. Performances include: "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers", starring Gary Burghoff, Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble and the St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre of Russia. The Boykin Center is also home to the Arts Council Troupe for Youth. ACT! for Youth presents three performances every year, showcasing the area's youth talent.

Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra
Barton College
Wilson, NC 27893 
The orchestra provides an extraordinary opportunity for visitors and locals in the community to enjoy symphonic music.