Salem College has been an integral part of Winston-Salem and the vibrant Piedmont Triad region since its founding in 1772. Whether you are interested in courses on art, wine appreciation or ballroom dancing; intrigued by lectures delivered by noteworthy authors, politicos or activists; or simply want to hear beautiful music performed, Salem has something for you.

Check out the options below:

  • Courses for Community for classes on new subjects “for fun” or to help you enhance your existing expertise. 

  • Cultural Events include lectures, performances, seminars and other events.

  • Center for Women Writers for exciting workshops and presentations on fiction, short-story and other writing genres.

  • Community Music School (CMS) for a wide variety of age-appropriate lessons on piano, flute and other instruments, all taught in our award-winning School of Music facility.  

We welcome you to take part in as many opportunities for learning, enjoyment and fun at Salem College as possible!