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.
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.
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
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.