Instill and Inspire: The John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

November 21, 2017 - January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Selections from one of the nation's most important and comprehensive collections of African-American art. This collection features a number of images from the fifty-eight-piece collection of two-dimensional works by Charlotte-born Romare Bearden and other master artists including Margaret Burroughs, Jonathan Green, Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Ann Tanksley and Henry Ossawa Tanner.

View event details

Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

November 21, 2017 - January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Both mesmerizing and mysterious, Siobhan’s works represent the interactions, and sometimes conflicts, of her conscious and subconscious minds. These thoughts are characterized by stunning power animals – pandas, tigers and grizzly bears – and antagonists, such as bees.  Each animal battles with the emotional struggles of the inner-self. Pain, suffering, acceptance and the...

View event details

Reveal and Detonate (Develar y Detonar): Contemporary Mexican Photography

Mint Museum Uptown

November 22, 2017 - June 17, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit features more than 40 of Mexico's leading photographers. The photographs in the museum, ranging from just a few inches to floor-to-ceiling murals, explore an assortment of subjects. Some are about personal histories and relationships to their country's diverse landscape; others deal with social and political issues like the drug trade, sexuality and gender. 

View event details

Charlotte Collects: Contemporary Couture and Fabulous Fashion

Mint Museum Randolph

November 22, 2017 - February 4, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit features 21st century long gowns, from cocktail attire to wedding dresses. Featured creations by Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, Issey Miyake, Isaac Mizrahi, Rochas, Rodarte, Jason Wu, Valentino, Giambattista Valli, and Junya Watanabe. 

View event details

Charlotte Christmas Village and Christkindlmarkt

Romare Bearden Park

November 23, 2017 - December 24, 2017 @ 11: AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This uptown holiday event is presented as a German-inspired Christmas Market and includes traditional German foods and treats, homemade crafts and gifts, and other featured programming such as local musical performances. Closed Mondays. Tues.-Wed., 11am-7pm; Thurs.-Sat., 11am-9pm; Sun., 11am-6pm.

View event details

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical

Children's Theatre of Charlotte, McColl Family Theatre

November 24, 2017 - December 23, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

When the worst kids in the history of the world find out there are free snacks at Sunday School, they take it upon themselves to audition for the annual Christmas pageant. Will a group of kids who have never even heard the story of Christmas ruin the show, and will any other kids bother to show up at the performance? This musical, based on the book by Barbara Robinson, makes its world premiere...

View event details

Search Charlotte Calendar

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Newsletter Sign-Up

Stay connected to what's going on for kids and families in the Charlotte area by signing up for our FREE e-newsletters!

Subscribe

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Directories

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Annual Guides

GPS [Go. Play. See.]

Your guide to raising kids in the Queen City, plus our 2017 Readers' Favorites for places to play, explore and learn with the kids.

Education Guide

This comprehensive guide covers preschool, private, charter and public schools in Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Union and York counties.