AFAS Center for the Arts Receives Glowing Praise
June 1, 2017
Frank L. Blum Construction Company recently completed the new three-story headquarters of the ART For ART's Sake (AFAS) organization in downtown Winston-Salem. Designed by STITCH Design Shop, the 14,000-square-foot building and adjoining ARTivity on the Green art park have changed the face of Liberty Street. The building is the first in North Carolina to be clad with polycarbonate wall panels, allowing the structure to glow at night. The AFAS boardroom on the second floor affords a lovely view of the downtown, and the building also houses leasable artist studio space, the office of STITCH Design Shop, two art galleries, and the new home of the Unleashed Arts Center. The ART For ART's Sake staff, along with the construction and design teams, were joined by members of the community to celebrate the opening and appreciate the huge asset creative opportunities the space brings to the community.