The ArtsCenter is a 501(c)(3) Arts Education non-profit located in Carrboro, North Carolina which offers classes, performances, and art exhibits all year round. The ArtsCenter facilities include a 350-seat theater, classrooms, a dance studio, a 100-seat performance space, and an art gallery. The ArtsCenter is the single largest employer of artists in Orange County and serves more than 100,000 students, and citizens throughout the area.
The ArtsCenter exists in order to educate and inspire artistic creativity and to enrich the lives of people of all ages. The vision of The ArtsCenter is to create an educational environment that provides opportunities, inspiration and tools to people of all ages and skill levels to participate in the arts.
Our DEI Statement
The ArtsCenter believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to fulfilling our mission of educating and inspiring artistic creativity to enrich the lives of all people. We are committed to creating an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion through our focused, long-term efforts to ensure equity guides our policies, practices, and procedures. This commitment extends to our programming, allocation of funds, marketing, recruitment, and partnerships. We feel that in making this commitment, all artists will thrive, and our community will flourish.
The ArtsCenter acknowledges and celebrates the unique backgrounds that each person brings to our community. We affirm that diversity, equity, and inclusion is like art in that it is constantly evolving and is created from a place of authenticity and passion. The ArtsCenter will continue to listen and engage with our staff, artists, patrons, students and neighbors to ensure that we make progress along the diversity, equity, and inclusion continuum.