On March 1, 2013, also the school's 65th anniversary, the Meredith Center for the 艺术 was opened. The facility showcases the school's arts and technology programs and serves as a venue for the Hampton Roads community. The 26,000-square-foot, $8.5 million cultural arts center includes four classrooms, a chorus room, two seminar rooms, two galleries for exhibiting student work and a scene design shop. The centerpiece is the the Hackney 剧院, named for Jo Melchor Hackney & John H. Hackney Jr. The 425-seat professional theater includes professional sound and rigging systems and four-location lighting technology. The two-story theater lobby, also lined with natural oak, is also used for receptions.