Keep Art Happening | Arts and Education Council of St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council keeps art happening across the St. Louis region because we believe a region rich with arts and cultural opportunities is critical to creating and sustaining vibrant communities.

Quinton Ward
I think the biggest thing that I took from the Arts and Education Council and being a Katherine Dunham Fellow is how to be creative and innovative, but also how to wear multiple hats.

Quinton Ward, 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellow
Executive Director of the St. Louis Metro Market

Katherine Dunham Fellow applications close Oct. 15

⁣Named in honor of the dancer, choreographer and activist, the Katherine Dunham Fellowship is a 16-week paid learning opportunity designed to prepare African-American individuals who have been historically underrepresented in the field of arts administration for careers in the nonprofit arts and culture sector.

Applications for this paid opportunity are open through Oct. 15.

Apply today!

Centene Center for the Arts

The Centene Center for the Arts is a dynamic, vibrant arts incubator owned and operated by the Arts and Education Council and strategically located in the Grand Center Arts District. Through a leadership gift from the Centene Charitable Foundation, the Arts and Education Council's arts incubator fosters a community of growth for St. Louis arts organizations by offering facilities and services they need - from below-market rate office spaces to free rehearsal and event spaces to collaborative spaces for idea-sharing.

About our arts incubator

Catalyst Lab in use