North Carolina's first art musem and one of the largest collections in the Southeast. Visit includes the Romare Bearden exhibition featuring works by the internationally acclaimed and Charlotte native artist.
Open in 2009, The Gantt Center celebrates the contributions of Africans and African- Americans to American culture and serves as a community epicenter for music, dance, theater, visual art, film, arts education programs, literature and community outreach.
Camp North End is a repurposed industria complex that now is home to boutiques, art studios and start-ups. Gracing many of the exterior walls are murals created by artist who make up Charlotte's blossoming creative community.
The Light Factory Photo Arts Center is a vibrant, inclusive photographic center serving the Charlotte area by enriching our community through the creation, exploration, and sharing of photography.
Built in 1915, the Duke Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located in the heart of Myers Park. James B. Duke who founded Duke University and Duke Energy is the most famous resident of the home.
To celebrate the property’s 100th anniversary, the 4.5-acre gardens surrounding the home were renovated and
For our event is a La 45-60 minute guided tour. of the gardens. Appealing to both garden enthusiasts and novices, the tour is an exploration of plants, garden planning and types of gardens. Sunny gardens, shady gardens and areas of both -- it’s the ideal setting to enjoy the natural beauty of Charlotte.
THE BECHTLER collection includes works by the most important and influential artists of the mid 20th century including Miró, Giacometti, Picasso, Calder, Hepworth, Nicholson, Warhol, Tinguely, Ernst and
This site is located on land once owned by the parents of James K. Polk, the 11th U.S. president. The state historic site commemorates significant events in the Polk administration: the Mexican-American War, settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute, and the annexation of California. Reconstructions of typical homestead buildings including a log house, separate kitchen, and barn are authentically furnished. The visitor center features a film on Polk's life and exhibits on his family and tumultuous presidency.
Our sport. Our house. NASCAR Hall of Fame: a shrine to the history and heritage of NASCAR under one roof with ever-evolving exhibits for you to explore.
Historic Rosedale has been a part of Charlotte’s history since 1815. In those early days, it was three miles out of town. Today, it is an urban oasis that has survived the development around it. Located on about 9 acres, the restored historic house, recreated blacksmith shop, and verdant and blooming gardens provide visitors an opportunity to experience a look back at life in earlier times, as well as an invitation to explore the grounds and our big tree museum.
The Charlotte Museum of History saves and shares the Charlotte region’s history, connecting the past to current issues and opportunities. We believe a shared understanding of the past can enrich the community’s future, and we work to tell the stories of all parts of our community and all those who have inhabited our area.
Museum programs and exhibits explore important civic themes and how their meaning has evolved over time, including ideals of liberty, freedom, equity, justice, democracy, and citizenship.
Located on Uptown building facades, THE WALL POEMS are a cool and important part of the Queen City's cultural scene. THE WALL POEMS are snippets of poetry painted onto prominent landmark buildings. The individual verses are pieces of a collective work, THE WALL POEMS OF CHARLOTTE, which is a project-in-residence program at ARTSPACE 525. Since 2013, ten poems by North Carolina poets have been painted or printed onto prominent Uptown landmarks.
Our mission: create amazing experiences for visitors to Charlotte's Arts + Culture spaces.
Our method: introduce/refresh visitors to local sites + encourage return visits with friends and family.
Our cause: bring financial and reputational support to the Queen City Arts community.
Thanks for joining us and being a part!