McColl Center is currently closed for reinstallation. Please join us on June 16th at 6pm for our exhibition opening at Front Lawn Friday!

Art thrives when artists do.

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A hub for creativity

McColl Center is a nationally acclaimed artist residency and contemporary arts hub in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. We are where artists and people who care about them converge, connect, and thrive. As a hub for creativity and a catalyst for growth, McColl Center is committed to putting artists first, supporting them throughout their careers with subsidized artist studios, access to modern equipment and tools, entrepreneurship programs, and 5,000 SF of gallery space to exhibit and sell work.

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Upcoming Programs + Events

Every Tuesday

Join us for Draw McColl Center, a weekly drop-in figure drawing program.

Friday, June 16
June Front Lawn Friday

Summer 2023 Exhibition Opening, Igniter’s Preview + Front Lawn Friday

Saturday, October 21
Big Ink + Zine Fest

McColl Center is excited to collaborate with BIG INK during our Printmaking Month, and in support of BIG INK's mission "to encourage appreciation for woodblock printing: one impression at a time."

Other Press + News

Recent News
2023 Benefit Art Auction May 5-12

McColl Center announced May 5-12 as the dates for its 2023 Benefit Art Auction, a unique event that unites local and alumni artists to help support artist-led and inspired programming at McColl Center through the sale of artwork.

McColl Center Updates
McColl Center Studio Artist Taylor Lee Nicholson launching “trash renaissance” with YARD SALE at SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2023

McColl Center announced that YARD SALE, an exhibition by McColl Center Studio Artist Taylor Lee Nicholson, will open from February 15-19 as a part of the 2023 SPRING/BREAK Art Show in Los Angeles.

McColl Center Updates
McColl Center Awarded Grant by National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) from 2023 Grants for Arts Project program

Charlotte, NC – McColl Center is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $20,000 to support the participation of four artists who are also educators and/or caregivers as Summer 2023 McColl Center Artists-in-Residence.