McColl Center for Visual Art has immediate and specific wishes that you can help fulfill. Feel the full power of your gift by directing it to one of these projects. In-kind donations are an option when appropriate; contact Sarah Lewkowitz, Director of Development, with any questions at sarah@mccollcenter.org or 704-944-8223.

Bistro Tables and Chairs

McColl Center for Visual Art wants people to sit and stay a while! We love having people roam and wander the corridors of our beautiful galleries. But we also want to give them the opportunity to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and get to know us, our artists and maybe even themselves a little better. The Center would like to buy four sets of bistro tables and chairs to be used in our galleries so that visitors have a place to sit down and digest the incredible artwork around them.

By sponsoring scholarships to the Innovation Institute at McColl Center for Visual Art or the Center’s Summer Arts Institute, you will help to build a foundation of creativity and ingenuity for our community that will impact lives at every level of society. Named scholarships are available commensurate with giving levels. Gifts of any level are welcome.
  • Summer Arts Institute Scholarships: The Summer Art Institute provides an opportunity for children (age 6 – 13) to explore their creativity, improve their ability for self-expression and understand the importance of art in society through classes such as SolarPlate Etching (printmaking with the sun), Digital Wizardry (artwork using the digital medium) and many more. Students also learn about historical perspectives, make literacy links and visit with working artists in their studios. Through the help of generous donors like you, the Center is able to award scholarships to nearly 100 low-income students annually.  >> Double your donation by making a contribution at Power2Give, a project of the Arts & Science Council
  • Innovation Institute Scholarships for Nonprofit Leaders: The Innovation Institute of McColl Center for Visual Art unveils the creative capacity of high-level executives. Led by professional artists and expert facilitators, the Innovation Institute teaches participants how to harness their innate creativity to make lasting and positive changes in their businesses and personal lives. Through the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Innovation Institute can provide this experience to high-level non-profit leaders through partial or full scholarships.