‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ Brings Museum Artworks to Outdoor Spaces

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Why This Matters: Through the ‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ program, the Bechtler Museum and Gantt Center are bringing art to Charlotte neighborhoods in hopes of strengthening knowledge, understanding and appreciation for visual art. By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator Refreshing and uplifting. That is how Historic Washington Heights resident Mattie Marshall described the new artwork that’s …

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Celebrate Art Museum Day at Levine Center for the Arts

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Why This Matters: Art Museum Day is an international celebration that highlights the importance of museums in the world. (In 2016, approximately 175 member museums offered free admission, special programs and events). By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator In celebration of International Art Museum Day, which is May 18, Levine Center for the Arts and Charlotte Five …

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First #LongLiveArts Festival is reason to celebrate

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A first of its kind event hosted by the four member organizations of Levine Center for the Arts – the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Knight Theater, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and Mint Museum Uptown – takes place this weekend. And …

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Remembering Brooklyn

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Why this matters: The razing of the Brooklyn neighborhood, which impacted a generation of African-Americans in Charlotte, is an important part of the city’s history. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Not much is left of the predominately African-American Brooklyn neighborhood, which once stretched from East Trade to East Morehead streets in Charlotte’s Second Ward. Only …

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Dance Theatre of Harlem to visit Charlotte

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The face of the ballet dancer is evolving because of Dance Theatre of Harlem. And, through a cultural collaboration between Blumenthal Performing Arts and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, there are two ways to experience the groundbreaking dance troupe at Levine Center for the Arts …

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