Wilhelmina Johnson Center

Wilhelmina Johnson Center

The Wilhelmina Johnson Center is located at 321 NW 10th St. Gainesville Florida.

The Center has been used for multi purposes over the past decades since it was built during the early 1900s. People from the community remember it as a fire station, a recreation Center and a Community Resource Center.

Cultural Arts Coalition has been working out of the Wilhelmina Johnson Center since ****** They have occupied office space since 1986. CAC became manager of the Wilhelmina in 2000 thru 2014. While CAC encourages groups with arts oriented programming to use the facilities, community organization hold regular meetings. Special programs are also hosted at the facilities ranging from baby showers to birthday parties to dinners to wakes.

Lavern Porter Dancers have been rehearsing at WJC since the early 1980s thru 2014. This historic dance company has performed throughout the state of Florida at major Festivals and art shows. The Company has traditionally held classes Mondays and Tuesdays from 5 to 7 pm. The company’s Director is Lavern Porter who has been recognized throughout the community for her tireless continuous work with this company.

Shorin-Ryu Martial Arts Company has been offering Martial Art classes at WJC since