The Gantt Center invites adults of all ages to participate in a range of dynamic programs that foster critical conversations on history, art, and culture.

Classic International Black Cinema Series

The Classic International Black Cinema Series exposes the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. This monthly screening appeals to diverse a population while furthering the appreciation of Black cinema. A part of the Gantt’s investment in partnerships, this program is offered in collaboration with guest film curator, Felix Curtis.

Artists Talk

Hear exhibiting artists talk about their work in this in-gallery presentation. This is an ideal opportunity for visitors to get the inside perspective on the artists creative process.

Collector Series

Interested in learning how to build an arts collection? Participate in this special series of studio visits, museum tours, and independent collector talks and learn the ins and outs of building and caring for your own collection.

Gantt Symposium

This annual discussion cultivates a dynamic discourse on topics relevant to the community-at-large. Invested in enriching Charlotte’s cultural capital, the Gantt Symposium cultivates a dynamic exchange between academics, artists, critics, and social leaders of national and local acclaim. This key program demonstrates the Gantt’s commitment to building a better Charlotte.

Open Easels

Artists! Sign up for an open easel and work from a live model! This is a great opportunity to meet other artists and have people see you at work! All artists (including Middle and HS students) are invited! Bring your own materials.