Creative Community Initiative

Creative Community
Creative Community Initiative

Engaging the power of artists to improve the human condition.

Artists help build vibrant creative communities through their work, ideas and leadership. The Kenan Institute for the Arts is committed to empower and expand the influence of artists leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators by providing them access to space, training, networking, mentoring and material supports.

Creative CoWorks
Creative CoWorks is a satellite UNCSA campus located in the Don Flow Building at 500 West Fifth Street in Winston-Salem dedicated to encouraging creative entrepreneurship in the UNCSA student-body and local community. 

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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 offers programmatic, office and "blue sky" meeting space for Kenan fellows, guest artists, partner organizations and others.

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And So We Walked

Cherokee actress and writer DeLanna Studi dreamed of one day following the footsteps her ancestors were forced to travel along The Trail of Tears and then finding a way to share their tragic yet triumphant legacy with audiences around the country.

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