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Artist Leadership

Kenan Institute for the Arts

Artist Leadership

Developing leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in the arts.

Artists contribute their creative ideas, visionary leadership and novel strategies to strengthen our culture, build businesses and generate innovative ideas. The Kenan Institute devotes resources to understanding and developing artist leadership as an evolving body of knowledge, entrepreneurship as a sustainable career practice, and artists’ capacity to fuel innovation.

Creative Community Lab

The Creative Community Lab is a 2500-square-foot leased space in the historic Railroad Building on South Liberty Street. This innovative facility will offer programmatic, office and "blue sky" meeting space for Kenan fellows, guest artists, partner organizations and others.

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Faculty Leadership Grants

Faculty Leadership Grants provide UNC School of the Arts faculty with opportunities to develop and implement innovative ideas that advance creative learning on campus and beyond.

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Kenan Arts Research Fellows

Kenan Arts Research Fellows are part of innovative research-based artist residency programs that support teaching and learning in arts entrepreneurship at the UNC School of the Arts.

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Arts Enterprise Lab

Research undertaken by the Kenan Institute for the Arts on the creative entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region found critical gaps in both services and opportunities for artists.

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