The exhibits were excellent and very professionally done although all of the art was not in my taste realm.
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i attended an evening social gathering on the top floor of this facility. great building. my visit included a visit to the museum floors. excellent information.
It was a little on the small side, but making up for its size was the level of depth in the artists interpretation of African American history. They had abstract exhibits, camera media, and my favorite an awesome exhibition hall of sculptures... If you have...More
Besides art work there are often other cultural and fun events at the museum. During the summer months, there are rooftop jazz concerts. Saw and listened to Merlie Edgars (Medgar Edgars widow) there among others. (Pardon the spelling of her first name.)
The Gantt Museum was nice. My expectation when we arrived would be the history of African Americas in Charlotte, NC. However there were three exhibits when we toured over the Thanksgiving holiday (Shaping the Vessel: Mascoll + Samuel; Nellie Ashford: Through My Eyes, and Quilts...More
This place is a gem. So glad I found it on TripAdvisor. Helped me add something interesting to a leisurely trip. There are two different levels and many rooms of artwork from different eras to explore. Definitely worth the small admittance fee.
I was thrilled to have visited the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, finding there, in permanent residence,the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection. This collection is made up of many renown African American artist: BEARDEN, Jacob LAWRENCE, Henry O. TANNER and others....More