Major foundations must do more to support black-led organizations, speaker says at Charlotte event
Susan Taylor Batten, president and CEO of the Association of Black Foundation Executives, said black-led organizations must be central to addressing the legacy of racism in America.
By Glenn Burkins | October 27, 2018
What’s Happening, Charlotte: 17 things you can do this weekend
The Gantt Center is hosting a kids-friendly event featuring author Carole Boston Weatherford, who tells the historic story of the Tuskegee Airmen.
By QCity Metro | February 16, 2018
Gantt Center’s Jazzy Holiday raffle: It’s bigger this year and open to all
For each $25 ticket, you can take a chance at winning one of eight "experiences," including a walking tour of Historic Charleston with artist Jonathan Green.
By Glenn Burkins | November 13, 2017
5 Things to do this week in Charlotte (Oct. 2-6)
An intimate conversation with Alvin C. Jacobs at the Levine Museum, the Charlotte Community Engagement Series kicks off, and a free chamber orchestra performance on Friday
By Paul McFadden Jr. | October 2, 2017
Healing Charlotte: Iyanla Vanzant to headline Gantt Symposium
The Emmy-Award winning life coach will discuss uniting the community as we approach the one-year anniversary of Keith Lamont Scott’s death.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 24, 2017
Witnie Martinez joins Gantt Center staff as development director
On the Move: As director of development, Martinez will focus largely on fundraising.
By QCity Metro | June 10, 2017
When art is an expression of the soul’s pain: A collection by Alison Saar at the Gantt Center
The plight of women and the historically dispossessed is a recurring theme in a collection of works by contemporary artist Alison Saar, one of four new exhibitions at the Harvey B. Gantt Center.
By Glenn Burkins | January 28, 2017
What’s Happening Charlotte: Your Guide to Weekend Fun (Dec. 9-11)
The Gray Holiday Party, A Soulful Noel, Will Downing in concert and 14 other local events you should know about this weekend in the Qcity.
By Michaela Duckett | December 8, 2016
Gantt Center to honor Sarah Stevenson for community service
Stevenson, 91, was a leader in the 1970s in the push to desegregate Charlotte schools, and in 1980 she became the first black woman elected to the school board.
By Glenn Burkins | November 28, 2016
ON DISPLAY: 4 Exhibits to see now in Charlotte
The Qcity is home to some of the finest museums in the nation. Even the buildings are works of art.
By Michaela Duckett | August 15, 2016