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

The Arts and Education Council builds appreciation, participation and support for arts and arts education throughout the St. Louis community.

St. Louis Arts Awards
An elegant evening of cocktails and dinner, an awards presentation and awe-inspiring performances.

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2020 St. Louis Arts Awards

Know an artist, educator, philanthropist, corporate citizen or organization that has enriched our arts and cultural community? Nominate them for the St. Louis Arts Awards!

Presented since 1992, the Arts and Education Council's St. Louis Arts Awards is the preeminent award ceremony honoring individuals and organizations who make our region so vibrant. Nominations are open to the public for awards. Nominations close April 30.

Nominate an Honoree

Upcoming Events


April 25, 2019

The Grandel

Slatkin Conducts Bernstein

April 28, 2019

Powell Hall


May 03, 2019

Edison Theatre at Washington University

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, A&E'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