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Thank you for your interest in hosting your event at the Gantt!
The Harvey B. Gantt Center is a 46,500-square foot award-winning structure with three levels of event space, located at Levine Center for the Arts in the south quadrant of Uptown Charlotte.
From our Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby and Learning Center, to our Performance Suite, and Rooftop Pavilion, The Gantt offers a variety of options for you to host your next business meeting, reception, performance or social occasion.
The Gantt also provides a modern and elegant ambiance for capturing memorable wedding day photographs. If you are a soon-to-be bride or groom, please request Gantt Center wedding package information and prepare to create memories of a lifetime at your ultimate Ele-Gantt wedding affair!
Rental Information Guide
The Grand Lobby features floor-to-ceiling windows with unique earth-tone slate tile adding a certain richness to the room. This 2,543-square-foot event space can accommodate 150 seated for dinner, 250 for a standing reception, and is available after 5:00 pm.
The Mezzanine overlooks the Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby offering an intimate reception area. Located between our East and West Galleries, you and your guests have the advantage of being surrounded by our two featured exhibitions. This 768 square-foot event space can accommodate 100 for a standing reception, and is available after 6:00 pm.
*The Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby and Mezzanine together create a loft-like ambiance, where guests are able to truly experience the beauty of the museum. Access to exhibitions is available upon request for an additional fee.
The Performance Suite is a multifaceted space great for artist performances, film screenings, public lectures, symposiums, and corporate lunch meetings. It is also equipped with audio and visual needs for presentations. This 1,397 square foot event space can accommodate 100 seated for lunch or dinner, 135 theatre style, and 150 for a standing reception.
The Learning Center, a state-of-the-art classroom, is perfect for hosting creative workshops, seminars, training programs, and lectures. This 911 square foot event space can accommodate 32 to 48 people desk seated.
Roof Top Pavilion
The Rooftop features floor-to-ceiling windows with exotic African tiger wood floors, boasting a breath-taking sunset on a clear day. It is the perfect event space to host luncheons, dinners, receptions, social occasions, and can be transformed into a casual lounge, great for intimate jazz performances. This event space can accommodate 100 seated for lunch or dinner, and 150 for a standing reception.
The terrace is an added bonus feature in the Rooftop Pavilion! This outdoor terrace provides a scenic view of the Carolina Panthers Bank of America Stadium, the historic Charlotte Observer, and the entire Levine Center for the Arts. It can accommodate 100 table seated and 150 standing.
The boardroom is our executive suite that can seat up to 20 at its elegant wooden conference table. It is equipped with two monitors for your audio and visual needs, and a wet bar for coffee, tea and continental breakfast.
Including three levels of event space, The Gantt can accommodate 1,000 people reception style when using the entire building.
Non-profit organizations receive a 25% discount with approved 501(c)(3) status. When renting the facility, a tour of the galleries can be arranged upon request. Alcoholic beverage service and a preferred caterers list are provided by The Gantt. You can download a copy of our Facility Rental Policies And Guidelines here.
To host your event at the The Gantt, please contact Chanel M. Davis, VP Events + Visitor Experience, at (704) 547‐3768 or firstname.lastname@example.org.