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Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Blumenthal oversees an array of venues with performances ranging from jazz to slam poetry. Venues include Belk Theater, Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, Booth Playhouse, Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square and Stage Door Theater. It’s also the organization behind the Broadway Lights Series, which has brought massive touring productions like “Hamilton” and “The Sound of Music” to Charlotte. In 2018-2019, the series includes “Miss Saigon” and “Cinderella.”

Charlotte Symphony

Our city’s symphony was established in 1932. Today, the symphony is the largest arts employer in the region, with 59 full-time musicians led by music director Christopher Warren-Green. You can catch the Symphony in a variety of ways, from their performances at the Blumenthal’s Belk Theater to their Symphony Pops summer concerts at South AtlanticPark’s Symphony Park.

Under artistic director Hope Muir, this dance ensemble offers high energy performances including both classical ballets and innovative contemporary works. The 2018-2019 season brings titles like “Nutcracker” and “Peter Pan.”

Opera Carolina

This professional opera company led by conductor James Meena brings performances and education programs to venues like Knight Theater and Blumenthal’s Belk Theater, as well as to community schools. The 2018-2019 season features the shows “Carmen,” “Eugene Onegin,” “Fallujah,” and others.

The Mint Museum

500 S. Tryon St., Charlotte; 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte.

Between its two locations in Charlotte, the Mint collects, conserves, exhibits and develops educational programming around art and design from around the world. While the Mint Uptown is closed for improvements until Aug. 17, The Mint at Randolph is currently featuring exhibitions like “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta” through Aug. 19.

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

This museum, designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta, houses a collection of mid-20th century modern works by Picasso, Calder, Warhol and others. The collection was amassed by the Bechtler family of Switzerland. Exhibitions in 2018-2019 include “Wrestling the Angel” and “Alfred Manessier.”

Mccoll Center for Art + Innovation

721 N. Tryon St., Charlotte.

Housed in an historic, neo-Gothic church, this art institution hosts artists-in-residence programs, Open Studio Saturdays, events and exhibitions focused on contemporary art. The exhibition “Sam Van Aken: The Open Orchard” continues through Aug. 25.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

CTC strives to bring exceptional theatre experiences to young generations and encourage them to explore their world’s wonders. The organization offers diverse experiences for children and families each year through its professional productions in Charlotte and on tour around the region, and through its variety of education programs like summer camps and creative drama classes. The 2018-2019 season includes shows like Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical” and Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds.”

Theatre Charlotte

501 Queens Road, Charlotte.

For its 2018-2019 season, this volunteer-based theatre company established in 1927 is presenting “Disaster!,” “The Philadelphia Story,” “Peter & the Starcatcher” and more. Fun fact: The North Carolina Theatre Conference has honored this organization as Community Theatre of the Year three times.

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte

In its 30th season, this performance group and resident theatre company at Queens University of Charlotte spotlights top plays from around the country and has won the George A. Parides Professional Theatre Award from the North Carolina Theatre Conference three times. In the 2018-2019 season, enjoy “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” “The Great Beyond” and others.


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

551 South Atlantic Tryon St., Charlotte.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture hosts art exhibitions, performances, education programs and events that celebrate the contributions of Africans and African-Americans to our nation’s culture. Exhibitions in 2018-2019 include “Frankhavemercy: Frequency” and events include the Classic Black Cinema Series.

Livine Museum of the New South Atlantic

200 E. 7th St., Charlotte.

This interactive museum presents exhibitions and education programs around a comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War South Atlanticern history. The centerpiece exhibit is “Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers.” Other 2018-2019 exhibitions include “Splendid Service: Camp Greene & the Making of a New South Atlantic City” and “Let Love Reign.”

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