Join artists, arts leaders, educators and funders from across the country to collaborate, gain inspiration, engage and align!

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Not registered and want to attend?  Email Heather and she'll get you connected!  The offical registration has closed, but we will make virtual space for you!  

Hear from Summit Steering Committee Members about why YOU should attend this year's summit!


This year's Summit will be fully virtual!  
- Complete the registration form below using the pay-what-you-can option  
- Review the Artists Thrive self-assessments tools and get ready for 5 days of discussion and informative sessions!



Due to increasing COVID cases and restrictions, the Planning Committee has decided to put safety first and shift to a fully virtual Summit.

September 27 - October 1, 2021

To enhance the online experience, we are revising and modifying the schedule to run the full week from Monday, September 27 through Friday, October 1. To accommodate all time zones, each day will start at 12:00pm ET with an hour of art and networking opportunities. Plenary and breakout sessions will then run from 1:00pm ET to 5:00pm ET. And we will close each day with another hour of art and networking opportunities (a key Summit experience) that will conclude by 6:00pm ET. 



Monday, September 27, 2021
12:00-1:00pm - Making the Most of Zoom
1:00-5:00pm - Plenaries/Sessions
5:00-6:00pm - Networking and Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:00-1:00pm - Networking and Virtual Cooking Class 
1:00-5:00pm - Plenaries/Sessions
5:00-6:00pm - Network with Winston-Salem arts organizations

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
12:00-1:00pm - Meet Winston-Salem artists
1:00-5:00pm - Plenaries/Sessions
5:00-6:00pm - Networking and Happy Hour

Thursday, September 30, 2021
12:00-1:00pm - Winston-Salem artist marketplace
1:00-5:00pm - Plenaries/Sessions
5:00-6:00pm - Artist Showcase

Friday, October 1, 2021
12:00-1:00pm - Networking and Virtual Cooking Class 
1:00-5:00pm - Plenaries/Sessions
5:00-6:00pm - Networking and Happy Hour




Being around so many passionate supporters and caretakers of the arts has energized me and has placed new winds behind my sails.
-  2019 Summit Attendee

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners!