In addition to providing funding to individual artists and arts and cultural organizations, Arts Council produces programs and events for the community that feature performing arts, visual arts, and arts education. Check out some of our current programming below.
The Lab: An Experimental Space for Underground Art
The Lab is a monthly showcase that serves as an experimental space for underground and emerging artists to showcase work, develop projects, and find professional opportunities, providing a safe and accessible venue for marginalized creative community members to connect and create together.
The Lab is curated by DOSE Artist Collective, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Winston-Salem, NC.
Amplify: A Local Music Series
Amplify is Arts Council's bi-monthly concert series showcasing local musicians and performing artists. Each concert features a unique line-up of emerging and established musicians from a variety of genres. The series provides a signal boost for local musicians, connecting them with new audiences and professional opportunities.
Tech Talk: Conversations with Technical Theatre Experts
Tech Talk is a public conversation series featuring technical theatre experts. Past presenters include UNCSA alumnus Jack Covitz, Props Supervisor for THE BOOK OF MORMON national tour.
Parks Concert Series
The Parks Concert Series is an annual series of free outdoor concerts in Tanglewood and Triad Parks, featuring local and national musicians, food vendors, community partners, and interactive art activities. The series features monthly concerts during the summer season.
The Parks Concert Series is presented by Forsyth County Government and Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County.
Community Arts Gift Shop
Arts Council’s Community Arts Gift Shop, located in the Main Gallery in the Milton Rhodes Center, features beautiful creations from local artists. The Gift Shop provides a sales platform for these artists, and boosts their visibility in the community.