At McColl’s Innovation Institute, 9-to-5ers master the art of business

The last thing any professional wants to hear in the middle of a project is that there is going to be a budget cut. Or a staff shortage. Or a tighter deadline. Read on to find out how the Innovation Institute embraces such disruptions.

SAY WHAT?! WITH SHEILA MULLEN

Get to know our new Director of the Innovation Institute.

SAY WHAT?! WITH BETSY BIRKNER

Get to know Betsy Birkner, our Windgate 11-Month Affiliate Artist, with a little Q+A.

SAY WHAT?! WITH AUSTIN BALLARD

Get to know Austin Ballard, our Windgate 11-Month Affiliate Artist, with a little Q+A.

SAY WHAT?! WITH ROSALIA TORRES-WEINER

Get to know Rosalia Torres-Weiner, our Summer Affiliate Artist, with a little Q+A.

Bringing Out the Best

Learn more about how Vicki Taylor’s role as an expert facilitator at our Innovation Institute allows her to pursue her passion for bringing out the best in people.

15-Year Anniversary Celebration

We are SO excited to officially start using our new name, McColl Center for Art + Innovation! As part of our 15-Year Anniversary Celebration we are recalibrating, recreating, and reimagining how we promote the creative process and position artists as catalysts for social change.

The Contemporaries Wine Club

Join the Contemporaries for it’s very first Wine Club event. Mix and mingle at this Donor and friends event with the opportunity to taste 5 different wines from various regions of the world, paired with a current Artist-in-Residence.

Heist Brewery Tour Photos

Thank you to everyone who attended the Heist Brewery Tour with the Contemporaries! Special thanks to Kurt Hogan, Spencer Farrell, and Tim Sheaffer for a wonderful event.

KEEPING WATCH

Read about our recent story in The Charlotte Observer featuring ArtPlace America Environmental-Artist-in-Residence, Aurora Robson, and find out how she is engaging the battle of abundance.