Talking About Race + Power: Resources for Children and Adults

The exhibition "The World is a Mirror of My Freedom" addresses issues that adults might find difficult to discuss with children, or even other adults. Here are some resources to help jumpstart challenging conversations about race and power.

Drawing Into Space: Going Further

2016 UNC Charlotte Artist-in-Residence Hollis Hammonds co-teaches Drawing Into Space, where students consider how drawing, a traditionally two-dimensional art form, can be expanded into three dimensions.

Sound + Vision

2015/2016 13-Month Affiliate Artist Ivan Toth Depeña writes about his collaboration with the Charlotte Symphony and Music Director Christopher Warren-Green.

Drawing Into Space: UNC Charlotte Students Going Beyond 2D

2016 UNC Charlotte Artist-in-Residence Hollis Hammonds co-teaches Drawing Into Space, where students consider how drawing, a traditionally two-dimensional art form, can be expanded into three dimensions.

This Is Changing My Brain: John W. Love, Jr. in Alaska

Here’s a view into Love’s creative process: he’s struck by something poignant, and then that poignant thing beautifully haunts him.

Let’s Ignite A Movement: First Responders Recap

Art as a catalyst in the dialogue between McColl Center and Carolinas HealthCare on race, the Confederate battle flag, and the Charleston 9.

O, Miami: A Love Poem

2011 Knight Foundation Writer-in-Residence P. Scott Cunningham connects Miami and Charlotte through poetry.

Art, food, well-being, and community! Viva La Cook!

Winter 2015 Artist-in-Residence Robert Karimi’s community engagement was off the charts and we have the video to prove it.

Love Motels for Insects

McColl Center Environmental Artist-in-Residence Brandon Ballengée’s contemporary art sculptures will make you fall in love with bugs.

Building Connections Between Artists and Communities

McColl Center for Art + Innovation is vital in supporting community inspired, artist-led interventions which contribute to social and economic vitality of our community. The emerging field is creative placemaking and no one is a bigger champion of this critical work than our very own Lisa Hoffman.