Centene Center for the Arts
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.
The Centene Center for the Arts began its life in the late 1880s as a dance studio.
Home to 21 arts organizations, the Arts and Education Council's arts incubator provides resident organizations with resources to grow their impact.
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.
Art at the Centene Center for the Arts
Explore some of the artwork housed within the historic building.