Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 - United States

Museum Day Hours: 10:00 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m. (EST)





The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African- American Arts + Culture (formerly the Afro- American Cultural Center) celebrates the contributions of Africans and African- Americans to American culture and serves as a community epicenter for music, dance, theater, visual art, film, arts education programs, literature and community outreach.


A Woman's Work
Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African American Art- is exhibition, A Woman’s Work: Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African American Art, encompasses a multitude of women and their many roles, identities and experiences. The works on display combine vivid imagery, light sketches, intricate patterns and a sense of reality and wonder.

Welcome To Brookhill
A newly commissioned photographic exhibition by image activist, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. Welcome to Brookhill is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood – like every other neighborhood – has come to be to its inhabitants: home.

Question Bridge
Black Males - A series of thought-provoking questions guide a trans-media discussion of the obstacles that black males in the United States encounter.

Portraits @ The Polls
As a part of the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s participation in the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative, we created Portraits @ the Polls, a pop-up portrait studio, aimed at amplifying civic engagement through the arts. These images were captured by photographer, Herman Nicholson in Charlotte, NC during the November 2018 Mid Term Elections.

Bring the family for a day of exhibition exploration, and hands on art inspired by music.


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