Log in 703.330.2787 9419 Battle Street, Manassas, VA 20110

Become A Member!

Support the Center and receive exclusive discounts and access to events!
Review our Cancellation and Refund Policy prior to any purchase.

Our Mission

The Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas and Prince William County's vision is "a community enriched through the creative arts."

Our mission is to enrich the creative community by:

Engaging people of all ages
Celebrating diversity
Fostering innovation
Cultivating collaboration and communication


Pied Piper Theater

The Center for the Arts’ nationally recognized Pied Piper Theatre (PPT) welcomes young people ages 8 through 18 to explore the world of theatre both on the stage and behind the curtain.

- Read More


Rooftop Productions

Rooftop Productions, the Center for the Arts’ theatre company, now entering its 10th year, brings a refreshing variety of classic drama, comedy, and musical entertainment to the community.

- Read More

Upcoming Events & Programs


Ages 15 & up 
(5 Weeks)  Oct. 23 - Nov. 27, No class Nov. 20
Tue. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Versatile and forgiving, water-based acrylics may be manipulated with a wide array of methods, applied to many different surfaces, and modified with various additives. We will explore application techniques, surface variations, and the effect of medium additives to stretch the reach of our creativity. Small class size allows for individual instruction: students new to acrylics will learn introductory basics; more advanced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. The class may be taken multiple times; new subject matter is presented in each session. Canvases and boards will be provided by the instructor; registrants will receive a list of materials to bring to class via email after registration.  Course fee includes tuition and $12 canvas fee.


Ages 15 & up
(5 Weeks) Oct. 25 - Nov. 29, No class Nov. 22
Thu. 7:00-9:00 pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Wild and wonderful color! Learn a variety of techniques, color mixing principles, and special effects in acrylics. Students new to the medium will learn the basics, while more advanced students will enhance skills and explore new directions. New subject matter is presented in each session. Canvas will be provided by the instructor; registrants will receive a list of materials to bring to class via email after registration.  Tuition includes $12 canvas fee.


Ages 15 - Adult
(5 weeks) Oct. 26 - Nov. 30, No class Nov. 23
Fri. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
Jump into an adventure and into the world of watercolor. Beginners will learn the basic tools and techniques of the medium; more advanced students are encouraged to explore new methods, materials and styles. You can grow as an artist with the class since it is offered throughout the year. A different approach or subject matter is presented each session. Watercolor paper will be provided by the instructor, along with individual instruction geared for your comfort level. Supply list will be provided. Course fee includes tuition and paper supply fee.

Fred and Ginger side by side
Dance Programs

Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday of each month at the Center for the Arts; or try out a dance class with one of our fabulous teachers. Beginners and advanced dancers are all welcome.

- Read More


Arts on the Go

The Arts on the Go project consists of four self-contained interactive exhibits, each with a distinct theme. Two modules (Habitats and Energy Matters) have been designed for use in elementary schools, and two other modules (PowerUP! and Biomes of the World) has been created for middle school students. 

- Read More

Sponsors