Arts & Culture

A Tour of Charlotte’s Public Art

Large and small, loud and subtle, Charlotte’s public art is reflective of the city’s vibrant, diverse culture

posted by Virginia Brown

Immerse Yourself in History with KnowCLT

Want to take a deeper dive into Charlotte’s expansive history? There’s now an app for that.

posted by Jonathan McFadden

LGBTQ+ Guide to Charlotte

Known for its warm and welcoming spirit, Charlotte is filled with LGBTQ-friendly ways to experience the city. From nosh to nightlife, here are our best bets for seeing the most of the Queen City.

posted by Sumayyah Smith

My Charlotte: Peachlady Crafts

Celia Wang, owner of Peachlady Crafts, shares how she got started creating and what she is most hopeful for in 2021.

posted by Tess Palladino

Murals that Honor Black History in Charlotte

These murals tell the stories of Charlotte’s African American history in a unique and profound way.

posted by Brittany Jenkins

Get Your Culture Fix at Charlotte's Top Museums

Discover art, history, science, racing and nature at the Queen City’s award-winning museums.

posted by Jen McGivney

Painting During a Pandemic: Charlotte Muralists Use Art to Communicate

From art on breweries to schools and streets, these Charlotte muralists won’t let COVID-19 stop them.

posted by Jessica Swannie

16 Artists Bringing Critical Acclaim to Charlotte

Charlotte’s creative scene is as diverse as the growing number of people who call the Queen City home.

10 Black Charlotteans Who Have Transformed Our City’s History

Read about Black men and women whose courage shaped Charlotte, then and now.

posted by Jonathan McFadden

10 Black Movers & Shakers Who Have Touched Our City

The Queen City is teeming with exceptional Black talent. Here’s a look at 10 notable Black Charlotteans who have made (and continue to make) an indelible mark on our city.

posted by Jonathan McFadden

Behind the Scenes With Charlotte Muralist Nick Napoletano

Muralist Nick Napoletano is behind the newest mural in South Charlotte, which was commissioned to honor hospitality workers during National Travel and Tourism Week.

posted by Jessica Swannie

Charlotte Ink Masters: Tattoo Artists & Shops

Artists around the Queen City specialize in various styles and expertise, giving those with the dream of being tattooed no short supply of talented artists to choose from. No matter your style, here is our guide to Charlotte’s tattoo scene and where you, too, could get some work done.

posted by Liz Logan