ALERT: The Gantt Center will be closed Thursday, November 22nd in observance of Thanksgiving. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to join us when we reopen to the public on Friday, November 23rd at 10:00 am.

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

We are kicking off a new season of innovative artwork and cultural learning experiences at the Gantt Center. Get a first look at our current exhibitions: Question Bridge: Black Males, Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple and For Freedoms as well as the unveiling of Welcome To Brookhill a newly commissioned photographic exhibition by image activist, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. that will touch your heart and soul.

Bring the family for a day of art exploration, dialogue and creative workshops. Meet the artists, make new friends and discover the work of local artisans in our museum store.

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Art as Activism: Drop-in Coloring

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Family First Presented by Novant Health: Intro to Filmmaking: The Art of Storytelling. Tickets to this program are $5 and sold separately. Reserve your spot here!

12:00 Noon
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge:Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

1:00 PM
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge:Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Welcome to Brookhill Behind The Exhibition: A conversation with image activist, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr., Dave Butler and members of the Brookhill community. This conversation will conclude with an artist-led tour of the exhibition.

2:00 PM
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge: Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Photography plays a starring role in our new exhibition season! What better way to celebrate the opening of Welcome to Brookhill and elevate your photography skills than with a photo walk around the Levine Center for the Arts campus?

Arts educator Natalie Chanel will guide participants on a tour of the Gantt Center and the surrounding blocks to capture images of the day. During the exploration, participants will focus on composition, using the rule of thirds and how to incorporate alternative ways of "seeing" subjects and objects.

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