Annual Awards Programs Arts Center Programs Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays
Annual Awards Programs
Betty Siegel Universal Access and the Arts Award
The Betty Siegel Universal Access & the Arts Award recognizes the substantial achievements of Arts Learning Community for Universal Access members who complete all three years of the program.
Honorees have successfully improved the accessibility of their organizations through multiple projects and initiatives over the years. They are also recognized as arts community resources, sharing their knowledge and engaging their arts and cultural peers, as well as others, around the topic of accessibility in the arts.
Gifts of Gold
More than 100 Wake County students ranging from kindergarteners to high school seniors are represented in the Gifts of Gold arts celebration each March. A visual component of the Pieces of Gold performing arts extravaganza, Gifts of Gold is a collaboration between the Office of Raleigh Arts, Wake County Public Schools and the Wake Education Partnership.
Medal of Arts
The City of Raleigh Arts Commission has selected six individuals and two organizations to receive the 2018 Raleigh Medal of Arts, the City's highest arts honor, the Office of Raleigh Arts announced today.
The City of Raleigh Arts Commission selected six individuals and two organizations to receive the 2018 Raleigh Medal of Arts, the City's highest arts honor.
Piedmont Laureate Program
The Piedmont Laureate Program, co-sponsored by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Durham Arts Council, Orange County Arts Commission, and United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, has as its primary goal "to promote awareness and heighten appreciation for excellence in the literary arts throughout the Piedmont region."
The Piedmont Laureate is appointed for one year. Each year, the program is open to writers creating work in a selected literary genre such as poetry, novels, plays and more. The Laureate's activities include readings, workshops and other public appearances.
Arts Center Programs
The arts centers provide a creative environment for a variety of programs including a gallery exhibit program and programs suited towards adults, youth, teens, and families.
Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays
Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays are every second Saturday of each month. This free drop-in format series allows attendees to create a masterpiece in the setting of their choosing with the help of Sertoma Arts Center staff.
Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays will offer accessible accommodations for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Arts Center will provide an accepting and inclusive environment, modifications to sound and lighting, noise-canceling headsets, and a quiet room.
All ages and abilities welcome. Add Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays to your calendar.