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“Tough, hard-won, and world-weary love” with artist and musician Lonnie Holley during his New Frequencies at McColl Center performance on February 4, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Artist-in-Residence Mark Steven Greenfield got to know Charlotte in a very real way during his Fall 2016 residency here at McColl Center.
“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.”
As a way to deepen the McColl Center experience, we’re looking to you, our creative community, to activate the Center with an innovative participatory experience.
McColl Center for Art + Innovation has named Nicole J. Caruth as its Artistic Director, effective December 1, 2016.
A milestone achievement, Sixty Six is the culmination of Lewis Klahr’s work in animated collage filmmaking.
“The story is always born out of and somehow resides in that first line, but there is a blind discovery in the process of putting it together because I have no idea what might happen or how it might happen, or should happen.”
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