Sauna Mountain Valley Boys

Hailing from Louisa, VA, the Sauna Mountain Valley Boys are back at Louisa Arts Center for another exciting performance! Enjoy a repertoire ranging from the...

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Sep 22 Buy Tickets

Monte Monteith and the Skystone Bluegrass Band

    Join us for live music in our Cooke-Haley Theater as we begin our "Saturday's in September Series" with Monte Monteith and the Skystone...

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Sep 08 Buy Tickets

The Courtney Brothers

Louisa natives Richard and Gary Courtney began making music together over 30 years ago. With a musical style ranging from R&B, Jazz, Top 40, and...

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Sep 15 Buy Tickets

Billy and The Backbeats

Billy Brockman is a guitarist, singer and songwriter performing in the Central Virginia area as a solo artist and as guitarist/singer for the band, The...

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Sep 29 Buy Tickets

The Original Rhondels

  From Virginia Beach, VA, The Original Rhondels are a music tradition who have performed their hit recordings across the United States. In 1969, Bill Deal...

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Oct 20 Buy Tickets

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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Dec 01 Buy Tickets

Tayla Lynn & Tre Twitty

Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty *Our evening performance is sold out, so we have added a 2:00pm matinee! Tickets are still available!  Tayla Lynn’s life...

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Nov 10 Buy Tickets

Elijah Rock

Purchase tickets here. 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...

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Apr 06 Buy Tickets


Purchase tickets here. 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...

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Apr 13 Buy Tickets

The Seldom Scene 🗓

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

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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

Steve Trash

Rockin' Eco Hero - Steve Trash has entertained over 25 million people since 1984 as an Illusionist, Eco-Entertainer, Kid Comedian and Environmental Director. He is...

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Oct 23 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 Barter Players present The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Purchase tickets here. The Barter Players bring The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to entertain young people of all ages. Whether it’s fishing with Huckleberry Finn, or...

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Feb 15 Buy Tickets

The Living Last Supper

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

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Apr 18 Buy Tickets

The Nerd

Purchase tickets here. Directed by Eleanor Drew Perkinson Willum Cubbert, an unassuming young architect that lives in Terre Haute, Indiana, seems to have a relatively normal...

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Mar 08 Buy Tickets

Silver Tie Gala – Ambrosia

The 4th Annual Silver Tie Gala is approaching! This elegant event features a cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and a concert by...

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Oct 06 Buy Tickets

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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Mar 29 Buy Tickets

Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear 🗓

Written by Sharon Whitney Performed by Jane Van Boskirk Purchase tickets here. The title of the play is drawn from a statement made by Eleanor Roosevelt,...

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Feb 24 Buy Tickets

David Robatin March 29 – May 24 🗓

  Coming in the Spring of 2019 Join us for our Purcell Gallery opening featuring David Robatin on Friday, March 29 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Light appetizers,...

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Coming 2019: Lee Nixon May 31 – July 26 🗓

Coming in the Spring of 2019 Join us for our Purcell Gallery opening featuring Lee Nixon on Friday, May 31st from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Light...

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Landscape Oil Painting Classes (6-week course) 🗓

Register Now Supply List for Course Students will bring a color photo of a landscape of their choosing to paint with professional instruction over a...

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Apr 06 Buy Tickets

Toast to Art: Moon Reflections 🗓

Adult Toast to Art Class  Register here. Instructor & Artist: Barbara Powderly Subject: Moon Reflections Enjoy a light lunch, socialize, and raise a glass to...

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Apr 13 Buy Tickets

Watercolor 4-hour workshop 🗓

Watercolor Workshop  Instructor: Barbara Powderly Register here.   Date: May 4, 2019 Time: 1pm – 5pm Cost: $40 (Just $10 per hour for professional instruction!) Class...

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May 04 Buy Tickets

  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!  

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