Connect with Culture Days

Explore diverse arts, science and history experiences across Charlotte-Mecklenburg for FREE. Join ASC and Connect with Culture Days, when you, your family, friends and neighbors will have free access to arts, science, history experiences across Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Now in our fifth year, we’re giving everyone more days of experiences and opportunities to engage with the cultural community in fun and creative...
Connect with Culture Day is too good to miss!

Connect with Culture Day is too good to miss!

Arts, science and history explode across Charlotte on Jan. 28, as dozens of museums and groups offer FREE visits, programs and performances for all ages at venues ranging from NoDa’s Free Range Brewing to uptown’s Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and University City’s Regional Library. Connect with Culture Day is presented by members of the Arts and Science Council. Events are free. Plan to arrive early, as space is limited. Some experiences require pre-reservations. Get the full schedule of events Offerings in University City In University City, activities will include the Charlotte Ballet presenting a storytime reading by Ballerina Cara Hansvick, 10:15-11:15 am at University City Regional Library. Hansvick will read several of her favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress up. Also, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School will host “Diggin’ History Through Music and Dance,” an historical exploration into the contributions and struggles of Africans and African Americans. Sampling of other activities (and there are many more!) Free admission to several museums Free admission 10 am-2 pm to Mint Museum (Randolph Road), Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Mint Museum Uptown, Levine Museum of the New South, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. History told through arts “Black on Broadway,” celebrating Broadway show tunes that featured African American performers, will be presented at the Charlotte Art League building, 1517 Camden Road. OnQ presents “The Children of Children Keep Coming,” telling the African American experience told through poetry and prose, blues and gospel, hymns and jazz and more. This is based on the epic poem by Russell L. Goings and features images of  the...