8 Ways to Expose Your Child to the Arts in Charlotte

There are plenty of ways to introduce your child to the arts in Charlotte. Here are just a few.
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There are plenty of ways to introduce your child to the arts in Charlotte. Here are just a few.

A holiday family favorite is the Charlotte Ballet’s performance of the Nutcracker. The ballet company also puts on other kid-centric performances throughout the year.

Introduce your child to the joy of live symphony at the Lollipops Family Concerts Series and musical petting zoo.

Join in special museum tours, scavenger hunts and art activities at Family Day at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Take the kids to the Mint Museum on Sunday Funday each month to enjoy art projects and artist demonstrations.

Sing along to songs like "California Dreaming" with amateur and professional musicians at Charlotte’s best-kept secret, John Tosco’s TOSCO Music Party.

Enjoy guided tours, family films and Sankofa Café, a storytelling and hands-on art project at Family First at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.

Check out Community School for the Arts for music and art classes, private lessons and summer arts camps.

Charlotte Children’s Choir invites youth from 8 to 18 to audition and hopefully attain "the highest level of artistic excellence" through its training, concerts and tours.