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

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
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  • I visited the site on a weekday and it was beautiful and peaceful. The gentleman running the gift shop was polite and helpful. 
  • I was thrilled to have visited the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, finding there, in permanent residence,the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection. This collection is made up...  read more »
  • Enjoyed the exhibits they had. It was nice and peaceful being able to walk through and read about each piece. 
  • The cultural center has a very beautiful museum that is DEFINITELY worth visiting. There are few, very complete exhibits there that depict African-American heritage and culture through different mediums - and the exhibits rotate. I saw the beautiful paintings made with cloth by local artist Nellie Ashford, an exhibit featuring quilts and an exhibit with incredible wood carvings. Definitely visit and also go to the gift shop, too, where the work of other artists is featured! The exhibits themselves are calm and are full of many beautiful works. There were other visitors including student groups there too. Also the museum staff is very kind and welcoming!
  • Very informative and educational. They sometimes have live music and events also.
  • When I am asked to describe my experience I am puzzled. Why? because I had very high hopes for the Museum and I am disappointed. The Mint Museum has done more to exhibit and show more African Culture & History than the Newly African History & culture Museum. I am the Founder of a Society which is respected and well liked around the world for what we have done in promoting an interest in African American History world wide. I have been able to share some of our society's venues with two of Charlotte's Museums but, when the Director of ESPER's Society met with the person in charge of activities this type of venue was not acceptable. I held the idea that this was a African History & Culture Center. This Museum should be First in any and all events which promote the History & Culture and it should be out Front and not following. Dr. Esper G. Hayes Founder of ESPER Ebony Society of Philatelic Events & Reflections
  • Great cinema series and lovely exhibits!
  • LOVED IT! One of the best museums I've visited in a long time. So much of my favorite exhibits was the one of black males. Often times, people don't see or refuse to see the world through the eyes of a black man living in America. This particular exhibit was very enlightening and educational...definitely a must-see if still available.
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