Adult Programs & Guided Tours
Guided and self-guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more people. Guided tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance, are led by museum educators who will engage groups to support understanding of the cultural and historical context of the artwork, and last one hour.
Standard guided tours are available for $7 per person for groups of 10 or more.
Enhanced guided tours are available for $11 per person for groups of 20 people and up.
There is a cap of 45 people per session. Larger groups please contact us to create a staggered experience for your organization.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Gantt Center does not offer lunch but there are many facilities in walking distance throughout Uptown Charlotte as well as green space for picnics.
Standard Guided Tour
(Scavenger Hunt + Thematic Exercise available)
Experience the history of the Harvey B. Gantt Center and an introduction to Charlotte’s Black History with an in depth 45 to 60-minute guided tour of our facility and our current exhibitions. Participants can also experience a deeper connection with the exhibits by completing a thematic exercise or a scavenger hunt.
Visualizing Black Art
(Guided Tour + Art Making Workshop)
Participants will experience a 15-minute guided tour of one of our current exhibitions. A workshop focusing on one of the following noted Black Artists concludes the experience.
- Romare Bearden
- Kara Walker
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
- Augusta Savage
- Gordon Parks
Create art in the style of the artist their teacher has chosen. Participants will be able to take their finished product with them at the conclusion of the workshop. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
(Guided Tour + Goal Setting Exercise + Artist Led Drawing Workshop)
Experience a guided tour of one exhibition and then experience a 45-minute workshop centered around creating a vision for themselves. Led by a museum educator or teaching artist students will complete a goal setting exercise and use the information gained to create a self-portrait. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
Activate The Image
(Guided Tour + Writing Activity + Performance)
Students will take a journey into the world of our exhibits and create a narrative for a piece of their choice. This workshop can also be expanded to include performances of the students’ written works. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.