Rhythm and Light

    Rhythm and Light The Louisa Arts Center is pleased to announce our new show in the Purcell Gallery entitled, "Rhythm and Light." This...

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The Skip Castro Band

Purchase tickets here. It began a long time ago. 1978 to be exact. Four musicians, out of work at the same time got together because honestly,...

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Elijah Rock

Elijah Rock is emerging as the new generation’s next great Crooner. From Gershwin to Sinatra, Rock’s voice, charisma, and dazzling tap dance give each tune...

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Apr 06 Buy Tickets


Soundworks is Central Virginia's premier men's a cappella ensemble!  In recent years, the ensemble has delighted audiences in Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.The group's...

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The Seldom Scene 🗓

The Seldom Scene is an American bluegrass band formed in 1971 in Bethesda, Maryland. The Scene has been instrumental in starting the progressive bluegrass movement...

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Feb 08 Buy Tickets

December ’63

Purchase tickets here. The music of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS comes to life in this one-of-a-kind concert experience. DECEMBER ‘63 showcases all your favorite...

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Jan 05 Buy Tickets

Hotel California

Purchase tickets here. For almost three decades now, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world....

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Mar 17 Buy Tickets

Lionel Bart’s, Oliver!

Books, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart Purchase tickets here. Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian...

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Dec 07 Buy Tickets

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Barter Theatre brings The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to entertain young people of all ages. Whether it’s fishing with Huckleberry Finn, or convincing his...

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The Living Last Supper

"The Living Last Supper" brings to life an intimate portrayal of Jesus and his disciples the night before he was crucified. With a stunning representation...

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The Nerd

Willum Cubbert, an unassuming young architect that lives in Terre Haute, Indiana, seems to have a relatively normal life. He has his close friends Tansy...

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Bill Wellington

Bill Wellington - The Midnight Ride of Jack Jouett Purchase tickets here. In June of 1781 Virginia patriot Jack Jouett rode 40 miles from Louisa County...

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Upcoming Exhibit: Fire and Ice – Call for Entry

Download Call For Entry Form here. This exhibition is open to all 2-D and 3-D artists. Visit or call our Box Office at (540) 967...

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Toast to Art, Junior! 🗓

  Christmas Crafts for Kids!  Purchase tickets here. Come to join us in making crafts suitable as Christmas decorations or for gift-giving.  This is a Toast...

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Nick Smith 🗓

Purchase tickets here. Hailing from small-town Kent's Store, VA. Born on January 17, 1989. Nick Smith quickly learned the values of hard work and independence at...

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear 🗓

Performed by Jane Van Boskirk Purchase tickets here. The title of the play is drawn from a statement made by Eleanor Roosevelt, summing up her life:...

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Brighten Your Life

As the epicenter of performance, visual, musical and cultural arts for our lovely community of Louisa, Virginia - our mission is to enrich, enhance and inspire! Whether you are seeking your favorite performing arts venue, where to enjoy or display artwork at a gallery setting, attend a class to learn to paint over a glass of wine with friends, attend a lecture or any of the ways to join our family and community -- we welcome you!

Awardee of the Virginia Municipal League Achievement Award, in partnership with the Town of Louisa, County of Louisa, and Louisa Downtown Development Corp, the Louisa Arts Center is based in our beautifully renovated 1907 era Louisa Elementary School building. We invite you to explore our website for upcoming events, read the amazing history of our building and join the Louisa Arts Center family!