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Delta Arts Center | Education Overview; School and Community Tours, Programs, Scouting

Overview

“I have always wanted my art to service my people — to reflect us, to relate to us, to stimulate us, to make us aware of our potential. We have to create an art for liberation and for life.”
—Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)

Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts, Inc. is rooted in sharing the arts of African Americans through our exhibition program, tours, and educational programs.

School & Community Tours

Teachers and community groups are encouraged to use our exhibitions as a means to explore and experience art. Guided tours will be led by our knowledgeable staff and include open ended discussion questions to encourage students to think critically about looking, interpreting, and appreciating art. Tours can be arranged in advance by calling 722-2625.  Please limit groups to 40 people and provide 1 chaperone for every 12 students.

Workshops

Periodically, workshops are offered to K-12 students by our exhibiting artists. School and community groups may inquire with staff to see when the next workshops will be offered or if you are interested in creating your own. Costs per person will vary depending on workshop offered.

The Underground Railroad Quilt Project at Delta Arts Center

This two part experience for students and adults explores the history of the Underground Railroad.  During a two hour session visitors will investigate true facts about the Underground Railroad and create a make and take quilt block that are part of the Charleston Code. Cost is $6 p/person.

Schedule your group by calling (336)722-2625

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Scouting Badge

Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts’ Biggers’ Murals Scouting Badge is designed for every level of Scout. The program includes a guided tour of the WSSU Bigger’s Murals, donated by WS Delta Fine Arts, and a hands-on art activity. Cost of the tour and activity is $5 per scout. Once badge requirements are complete, badge may be purchased at the Center for $5/each.

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Samba School

Join Oseiku on the 1st and 3rd wednesday of each month to learn Brazilian rhythms. Starts at 7:00pm Project funded by Blessings Foundation.

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