Creative Community Lab

The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has launched the first Creative Community Lab in the Winston-Salem area as part of its Artist Leadership Initiative to develop leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in the arts. 

The 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 Arts Research Fellows, members of the Arts Enterprise Lab and Guest Artists of UNCSA, as well as invited community members and partner organizations.  The Lab will also house the Center for Creative Economy, allowing the two institutions to continue working in partnership to strengthen arts enterprise in North Carolina.

The front gallery features seating for up to 18 individuals (at either two separate or one continuous table), a lounge area, and two bars with additional seating for 8 to 10.The front gallery features seating for up to 18 individuals (at either two separate or one continuous table), a lounge area, and two bars with additional seating for 8 to 10.The front gallery features seating for up to 18 individuals (at either two separate or one continuous table), a lounge area, and two bars with additional seating for 8 to 10.The front gallery features seating for up to 18 individuals (at either two separate or one continuous table), a lounge area, and two bars with additional seating for 8 to 10.The rear lounge has two seating areas: one features two counter-height tables and the other includes a conversational seating arrangement.The rear lounge has two seating areas: one features two counter-height tables and the other includes a conversational seating arrangement.The rear lounge has two seating areas: one features two counter-height tables and the other includes a conversational seating arrangement.The breakout room can accommodate 4 to 6 people in a relaxed conversational arrangement.The “Blue Sky” room can be arranged to accommodate 6 to 8 individuals seated at either two separate or one continuous table and features two walls with wall-to-wall pin-up space.

For more information, see the Space Use Guidelines below or contact Nadiyah Quander at 336-986-9574 or 336-399-7741 or via email at quandern@uncsa.edu.