Studio Party

Saturday February 25, 2017

FIND YOUR GROOVE at our Annual Party and Contemporary Art Sale


McColl Center
for Art + Innovation

A nationally acclaimed contemporary art center dedicated to connecting art and artists with the community.

Located in a historic, neo-Gothic church in Uptown Charlotte, the Center houses nine artist studios and over 5,000 square feet of Gallery space. We welcome the public to explore our exhibitions and connect with artists through various programs including open studios, community engagement initiatives, workshops and more.



Innovation

The Center takes an active role in presenting contemporary art and the creative process as a road to open dialogue and innovative thinking. The Innovation Institute is a program designed to extend our mission as a catalyst for change by growing capacity, both for individuals and organizations.

All of the Innovation Institute’s programs are built using a similar framework and operate under the belief that creativity is not some mystical power that has been bestowed upon a select few. Rather, it’s a muscle that everyone has and a skill that anyone can strengthen and apply.



Upcoming Exhibitions + Events

Open House + Opening Reception

Event
Jan 27, 6-9 PM

Meet our new artists-in-residence and see our new exhibition

Ceramics Workshop
Led by Alumna Artist Betsy Birkner

Event
Feb 2, 6-8 PM

Led by Alumna Artist Betsy Birkner

Lonnie Holley
New Frequencies at McColl Center / Music

Event
Feb 4, 8 PM

New Frequencies at McColl Center / Music


Blog

At The Center
Interview with Marcus Kiser + Jason Woodberry

Affiliate Artists Marcus Kiser and Jason Woodberry talk about their art residency and exhibition at McColl Center, influences, creative evolution, and the relevance of their work today.

In the News
McColl Center Awarded ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund Grant

ArtPlace America announced that McColl Center for Art + Innovation was awarded $350,000 for the project, A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center + the North Tryon Corridor, through its National Creative Placemaking Fund in 2016.

At The Center
Listen: Mark Steven Greenfield on “The Charlotte Observer”

Artist-in-Residence Mark Steven Greenfield got to know Charlotte in a very real way during his Fall 2016 residency here at McColl Center.

At The Center
Fulfilling the Vision: An interview with dancer Jennifer Sydor

“The stories inspired us to investigate ways of embodying what transcends when two people are caught and trapped within the confines of a force outside of themselves; whether it is a weather pattern, the aftermath of a natural disaster, or the impending doom of watching a tsunami wave inch closer and closer to you at a rapid speed.”


Rent McColl Center for art + Innovation

McColl Center for Art + Innovation is located in one of the most unique and exciting buildings in uptown Charlotte and available for rent for ceremonies, receptions, special events, meetings, workshops, and as a photography location. Our historic neo-Gothic church will impress guests and participants with its stature and convenience.


“Leading a team of geographically dispersed professionals who are continuously seeking innovative solutions for their customers, the Innovation Institute experience personally engaged myself and our team in the process and importance of creative coll...” » Read More

Bob Bertges,
Wells Fargo Corporate Real Estate