Events & Performances
Programs & Residences
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Programs & Residencies

CityFest, Inc. provides programs & residences of all ages.

Cityfest programs have become a symbol of optimism and positivity for the community, offering a range of engaging and inspiring events that bring people together and promote a sense of unity and belonging. This project combines previously stand-alone programs and launches a new initiative:

Arts Work

This apprenticeship program is a paid internship opportunity that teaches youth artistic, personal, and entrepreneurial skills in the context of creating salable artwork.

Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency

A two-week artist residency created to provide space to grow for the next generation of jazz artists who are both composers and performers.

Wilmington Black Storytelling Residency

This seven-day residency was created to enable storytellers to deepen their understanding of the place of Black Storytelling.