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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Charlotte that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Program Director Susan Patterson.

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It is time for the Community Supported Art (CSA) fall growing season. That’s right – shares to receive nine limited-edition works of art from local Charlotte artists go on sale this Thursday July 31st at 10 a.m. The Community Supported Art Program started in 2013 and is based on the concept of Community Supported Agriculture, […]

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Through Sept. 24 the Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte’s Center City building has on display a bright and bold show featuring the artworks of Linda Luise Brown, Marge Loudon Moody and Greg Scott. The exhibition, “CHROMA: Lyrical Lines and Compulsive Color,” is enticing for the vibrant colors that leap off the white gallery walls and the compilation […]

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By Emily Zimmern, Levine Museum of the New South As participants in the inaugural Innovation Lab for Museums sponsored by AAM’s Center for the Future of Museums and EmcArts, Levine Museum of the New South, Atlanta History Center and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute joined forces to launch the Latino New South Project.  Since January 2012, […]

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The 2014 Festival in the Park is fast approaching in September. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Festival bringing good music, great art and enjoyable times to Charlotteans at Freedom Park. One of the main goals of the Festival is to promote and stimulate interest in the arts – performing as well as […]

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Another Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Open Mic Night is just around the corner, taking place July 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the McGlohon Theater. Open Mic is part of the Whirl initiative to bring local artists to Blumenthal’s stages and encourage greater participation in the performing arts. Open Mic Nights are free and open to performers […]

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Looking to improve your photography skills this summer? Look no further than The Light Factory’s summer program, which includes classes for youth and adult workshops. With classes ranging from Creative Selfies to Gimmicks & Gizmos for Lighting there is sure to be something for all skill levels and interests. You can also save 20 percent […]

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Social practice art, often also called interactive art or participatory art, in some way encourages the viewer to engage directly with the art or artist by either forcing viewers’ physical actions, manipulating their senses, or sharing creative expression with them. This type of art has been on the rise since the 1970s, with much earlier […]

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Almost a month ago now the McColl Center for Visual Art underwent a partial transformation, changing its name to the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. “As part of our 15-Year Anniversary Celebration, we are recalibrating, recreating, and reimagining….We are dedicated to empowering artists to advance community and change lives through art,” announced their e-mail […]

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Are you having a stay-vacation in the Queen City this Independence Day weekend? Have no fear, as there are plenty of July 4th-themed arts events to take part in, from the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops concert to the “Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall” exhibition at the Levine Museum of the […]

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Dr. Daniel Haxall will speak at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art this evening, June 26th at 7 p.m. The lecture is free, but reservations are required, and a reception will be held before the lecture at 6 p.m. Dr. Haxall will examine “The Story of Collage in America from Picasso to Bearden.” A professor […]

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