Statement From The Arts Council
Winston-Salem, NC (March 12, 2020) -- The Arts Council of Winston Salem and Forsyth County, which has three theatres at The Milton Rhodes Center in downtown Winston-Salem, will continue to operate with normal hours, unless or until instructed otherwise by the City or Forsyth County. The Arts Council will leave decisions about proceeding with previously planned productions in it venues to the presenting organizations. Persons with tickets to performances scheduled for a venue at the Milton Rhodes Center, or who anticipate purchasing tickets, should check with the respective presenting organizations or call The Milton Rhodes Center at 336.722.2585 for updates.
Meanwhile, Milton Rhodes Center staff are taking extraordinary precautions in line with the best information on how to prevent infection from the coronavirus, including following official guidelines issued by local and state government, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Randy Eaddy, President and CEO of The Arts Council, said, “These are disruptive and challenging times for every member of our community. We will do everything we can to support the community’s amazing organizations and artists who make this a ‘City of Arts and Innovation’. We want them to emerge with vibrancy in the aftermath of the current situation. At the same time, as a responsible member of the community and an employer, we at The Arts Council are doing our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus so that vibrant aftermath will be possible.”
For additional information, please contact
Senior Vice President of Facilities/Chief Operating Officer
The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County