As city looks to revamp arts funding, independent artists demand ‘seat at the table’

A group calling itself ART Future is calling for greater transparency and public input as City Council considers the plan.
By Glenn Burkins | May 4, 2021

City plan would add millions of dollars for arts funding but reduce role of Arts & Science Council

The Foundation For The Carolinas would replace the ASC as the administrator of the city's arts funding.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 14, 2021

Charlotte nonprofit will screen documentary at drive-in, raise money for student internships

GardHouse wants to match students of color with minority-owned businesses that need interns.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 7, 2021

Charlotte Ballet’s Raven Barkley on the power of mentoring

Barkley says African-American mentors have played a significant role in her life.
By Makhaila Anderson, Queens University News Service | March 23, 2021

‘Heritage of Biddleville’ wins Charlotte placemaking bid

Mural highlighting Historic West End will be installed as part of city's I-77 and West Trade Street underpass project.
By Katrina Louis | February 19, 2021

Krista Terrell named acting president of Arts & Science Council

The JCSU graduate will serve until the ASC board names an interim president.
By Glenn Burkins | January 26, 2021

This $30,000 Historic West End mural project is up for grabs

The City of Charlotte is seeking a local artist to honor Historic West End with a mural as part of the city's placemaking program.
By Katrina Louis | December 22, 2020

Here are the 5 Charlotte recipients of Knight Foundation’s $2.1 million arts and culture investment

The funding will help Charlotte arts and cultural institutions integrate technology and boost equity to engage broader audiences.
By Katrina Louis | December 17, 2020

Black Lives Matter mural plaza may close next week

Charlotte City Council will vote on Monday whether to approve city staff’s recommendation to re-open Tryon Street between 3rd and 4th streets.
By Katrina Louis | November 6, 2020

‘Charlotte Listens’: A storytelling pop-up adapted for the pandemic

The interactive 'storytelling payphone' project kicks off today at Charlotte Art League.
By Katrina Louis | October 27, 2020