Anniversary Gala

Hylton Center 12th Anniversary Gala

Save the Date! April 30, 2022

Join us on April 30, 2022 as we celebrate our 12th Anniversary with a Gala Celebration not to be missed. Keep an eye here and in your inboxes for information coming soon on sponsorships, tickets, and how to participate.

Arts Alliance Celebration - May 6, 2021

Although we are unable to get together in-person to celebrate the Hylton Performing Arts Center in our community, we will be hosting a virtual Celebration of the Arts Alliance.  Mark your calendars for this event that benefits the Colgan Community Arts Benefit FundLearn more about how to participate in this event as well as show your support!

Highlights from the 10th Anniversary Gala

Many thanks to all of the donors and supporters who made the Hylton Center’s 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration a success!

The Hylton Center thanks our past honorees for their dedication to and support of the arts in our community:

  • 10th Anniversary Gala: Odin, Feldman, and Pittleman
  • 9th Anniversary Gala: Buchanan Partners and Nancy Hersch Ingram
  • 8th Anniversary Gala: Julie and Buck Waters
  • 7th Anniversary Gala: Mary and Hans Postma
  • 6th Anniversary Gala: NOVEC and Sally Lay
  • 5th Anniversary Gala: Novant Health UVA Health System and Dean William Reeder
  • 4th Anniversary Gala: Didlake, John O. Gregory, and Carol Merchant Kirby
  • 3rd Anniversary Gala: Dr. Randall Edwards, Dr. Marvin L. Gillum (in memorium), and the Honorable Kathleen K. Seefeldt
  • 2nd Anniversary Gala: Alan C. Merten and Sally L. Merten
  • 1st Anniversary Gala: Senator Charles J. Colgan


For more information on the Anniversary Gala, please contact:

Emily Robinson, Associate Director of Development