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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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Significantly, the Light Factory (a Knight Arts grantee) is continually showcasing and supporting artists and photographers right here in the Queen City. In fact, the Light Factory has a whole series devoted to this purpose — “In Our Own Backyard.” The current show in the Middleton McMillan Gallery, “In My Own Time: Photographs by Amy […]

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By Taylor Thomas, Community School of the Arts Though the holiday season is generally marked by twinkling lights and the celebratory clanking of shopping carts, winter traditions are diverse and wide-ranging among Charlotte families.  I smile thinking about the various songs to be sung and decorations to be made within our own family of Community […]

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The holiday season is upon us and whether you believe in Santa, hang a stocking or put out your shoes, spin the dreidel, light a Kinara or a Menorah, parade in Posadas, or ring in the New Year, there are festivities for everyone in the Queen City this December. Musical Happenings: Holiday Jazz Concert at […]

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“Enignum Motion” by Joseph Walsh is one of the most outstanding examples of studio furniture design in the Mint Museum’s Contemporary Craft Collection. It is a unique example of the versatility of wood and conveys movement in a totally unique way. As such, Walsh’s perspective on “Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and […]

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A holiday tradition returns to Charlotte November 29 through December 2: the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s “Magic of Christmas” concert! The CSO (a Knight Arts grantee) will be joined by the Children’s Choir and Oratorio Singers for a festive evening full of good cheer and holiday classics. The “Magic of Christmas” is part of the Pops series, which […]

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Which one will you choose?

Published on 15 November 2012 by in Charlotte

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Eclectic interior design meets modernist architecture in the Queen City tonight as the Mint Museum of Art (a Knight Arts grantee) and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art ( a Knight Arts grantee) host stars in these fields respectively. Courtney and Robert Novogratz will be presenting as part of the CAD Series at the Mint Uptown, […]

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By Susan Patterson, program director/Arts at Knight Foundation The Charlotte Arts Journalism Alliance, a winner in the Knight Foundation/National Endowment of the Arts Arts Journalism Challenge, was in the spotlight this week on the popular Charlotte Talks show on NPR affiliate WFAE. The alliance is a collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and […]

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For a few dollars more

Published on 14 November 2012 by in Charlotte

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By Susan Jedrzejewski, McColl Center for Visual Art Award-winning conceptual artist Mel Chin, currently a Knight Artist-in-Residence at McColl Center for Visual Art, will speak in McKnight Hall on the UNC Charlotte campus on Thursday, November 29. His talk, “FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE,” will address a variety of recent work and the value and […]

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And the winners are…

Published on 12 November 2012 by in Charlotte

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The Mint Museum (a Knight Arts grantee) announced the three winning artworks from its Vote for Art campaign this past Friday at a swanky event appropriately called the Ballot Ball. The Vote for Art campaign began in September and coincided with the Democratic National Convention. In an attempt to more fully align the Mint Museum’s […]

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Sculpture, photography, pottery, handmade books, glass art, prints, paintings, jewelry and so much more are all to be found at the Charlotte Art Collective’s Holiday Show & Sale this Saturday November 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. With as many as 25 artists in attendance, including well known Sukey Pratt, Celena Burnett, Richard Siegel and Celia […]

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