Creative Leaders

Creative Leaders

Kenan Institute

Empowering leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in the arts.

The Kenan Institute's Creative Leaders programs provide artists and creatives in the Southeast with unique opportunities for educational programs, professional development, networking and inspirational mentoring.

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Fellowship Program
Competitive, paid Creative Catalyst Fellowships with Kenan Institute partner institutions are awarded each year to a diverse group of emerging artist leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators. Fellowships provide practical experience and include admission to the Creative Catalyst Certificate Program.

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Certificate Program

The Creative Catalyst Certificate program offers a cost-effective, flexible and innovative continuing education experience that allows artists of all disciplines to translate their intrinsic skills and creative practices into new experiences and professional opportunities.

Artivate Summit
The Creative Catalyst Artivate Summit brings together artist leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators from around the country to share knowledge, build and expend networks and strengthen creative communities through conversations and dialogue, hands-on workshops and opportunities for community engagement.