Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture abound in Winston-Salem, named “one of the most culturally active cities in the country.” Enjoy a thriving downtown arts district and a renowned symphony, opera theatre, National Black Theatre Festival and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. From Gallery Hops to Jazz on 4th to concerts (rock, country, alternative) at the Joel Coliseum, there’s always something going on!

From your first days on campus, you may be active in the Salem Dance Company, Chorale, Chamber Choir, Gospel Choir or Pierrettes drama group. Salem students also participate in the marching band at nearby Wake Forest University.


"Salem College students and faculty are directly involved in the thriving arts community of Winston-Salem. Through hands-on experience on campus and in this vibrant city, you can create and actively pursue your goals within the world of art, music, dance and drama."
– Erin Hylton, class of 2010, an Art History Major, from Bronx, NY

Hear what else Erin has to say: click HERE to watch a video.

DADA Piedmont Craftsmen Arts Council Winston-Salem SymphonyPiedmont Opera

Delayed Opening

Salem College will open at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 25. Classes will not meet until 11:00 a.m. and offices will open at 11:00 a.m.

Road conditions vary by area, so please use your own judgment regarding your safety when traveling.

Mon Jan 25 11:00:00 EST 2016