The Arts and Education Council's Centene Center for the Arts is a dynamic, vibrant arts incubator located in the heart of St. Louis's Grand Center Arts District at 3547 Olive Street. Through a leadership gift from the Centene Charitable Foundation, the 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. The Centene Center for the Arts allows arts organizations to apply their resources to expand programming and outreach efforts and make a greater impact in our community.

History

The Centene Center for the Arts began its life in the late 1880s as a dance studio.

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Arts Incubator 

Home to 21 arts organizations, the Arts and Education Council's arts incubator provides tenants resources to grow their impact.

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Catalyst Innovation Lab

The Catalyst Innovation Lab is a space to gather, collaborate, learn and exchange ideas on creativity for more arts and cultural innovation.

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Art at the Centene Center for the Arts

Explore some of the artwork housed within the historic building.

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