The mid-nineteenth was a time for evolution, expansion and innovation for American ceramics. On view in this exhibit are works of art from the museum’s permanent collection, selected to illustrate the variety of American wares produced in the second and third quarters of the nineteenth century. The objects range from the unadorned to the ornamented and include examples from prominent manufacturers and craftsmen active during this time period.
Featuring Fleur and Charles Bresler's collection of American quilts. The quilts showcase a variety of visual impact, historical value, pictorial imagery and historical fabrics.
Come join Magnolia Emporium every 1st Friday of the month, and support local artists! Buy Art! varies
A collection of art forms showcasing the vast cultural, physical, historical and religious diversity that can be found across the African continent.
A hilarious lead-up to the 2016 presidential elections that you just can’t miss! Using their always witty musical parody and satire THE CAPITOL STEPS poke fun at all sides of the issues making it the one new thing in Washington sure to earn bi-partisan support. The Capitol Steps put the “Mock” in Democracy! $28http://battecenter.org/event-details/?_eid=101
In 2006, the Charlotte Film Festival was created to give established and emerging filmmakers a weekend festival to showcase their works for industry peers and avid enthusiasts of independent film. In 2014, the Charlotte Film Festival was enveloped by Charlotte Cinema Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Charlotte Cinema Arts is dedicated to creating a hub for cinematic history, digital arts, industry professionals, educational outreach, and to encourage opportunities for people to engage with cinema beyond the multiplexes.
Features live exhibits of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Get close to wildlife by walking among butterflies in a Butterfly Pavilion, observing live animals in both Creative Cavern and Insect Alley, hanging out in "Our Big Backyard" or exploring the Paw Paw Nature Trail.
Museum offers a glimpse into the significant role that trolleys played in the social and economic development of Charlotte.
E.B. White's beloved children's tale is brought to life in this play, which finds the young farm pig Wilbur attempting to avoid a dire fate. Of all the barnyard creatures, Wilbur finds his best ally in Charlotte, a thoughtful spider who devises an intriguing plan to keep the gentle little swine out of the slaughterhouse. Although Charlotte's efforts to write awe-inspiring words in her delicate web might seem far-fetched, they may just work. Regular - $13; Children, Students & Seniors - $11http://www.matthewsplayhouse.com/index.php/shows/upcoming-shows/mainstage-productions/charlotte-s-web
The exhibit features examples of European ceramics and other works from the museum's permanent collection, which were inspired by classical antiquities.
This installation is a comprehensive survey of Contemporary British Studio Ceramics in the U.S. It comprises functional and sculptural objects made between the 1980s and now.
Join us for an absurd night of art that celebrates the spirit of DADA! An absurd culmination of painting, drawing, sculpture, short film, spoken word, photography & performance art from local, regional and international artists will be seen and heard throughout the entire evening in the gallery space at C3Lab. Don't miss this incredible & intimate artistic expression of art being art! FREEhttp://www.c3-lab.com/
The exhibit features a selection of fine and decorative European arts from the museum's permanent collection.