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Delta Arts Center is an art gallery, cultural center, and rental facility located in East Winston-Salem; the heart of the local African-American community. Our exhibitions are free and open to the public, and our programming reaches 7,000 visitors annually. We invite you to attend our events and visit us. Annual donations allow the Center to carry out its mission.


The Delta Arts Center current hours are:
Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 am – 3:00 pm



Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – One Night

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society. Idris Elba (PROMETHEUS) stars as Nelson Mandela with Justin Chadwick (THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL) directing.

Rated PG-13

Followed by a special panel discussion with Dr. Bheki Langa, Professor of English, Bennett College, Greensboro; Mrs. Andrena Coleman, exhibition participant “Conscience of the Human Spirit: Quilts Honoring Nelson Mandela”, Director Wilbur Steele Hall Art Gallery, Bennett College; Dr. Alison Fleming, Professor of Art History, Winston-Salem State University, Curator, Delta Arts Center

  • Call for Proposals

    For many years the Delta Arts Center has been committed to showcasing the works of local and regional artists. To that end, we are pleased to announce a call for artists for the “Invitational 2018@ Delta Arts” juried exhibition. All exhibits during the 2017-18 year at the Delta Arts Center will focus on the theme of “The Legacy of the Creative Spirits,” including the Invitational. Artists are invited to submit proposals by January 15, 2018.

    Submission Details Here

  • Conscience of the Human Spirit: Quilts Honoring Nelson Mandela

    An exhibition, featuring over 80 quilts made in 2013 and 2014, developed by the Michigan State University Museum and the Women of Color Quilters Network in association with quilt artists across South Africa and was showcased in July 2014 at the International Quilt Conference Africa in Johannesburg. The 51 quilts made by the U.S. quilt artists are now featured in this traveling exhibition.

  • Facility Rental



    The Delta Arts Center’s modern facility is available to the community for events, programs, meetings, and conferences. Click here for details.


    For more information about space rental please call us at 336.722.2625.