Art thrives when artists do.

MC New

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.

Current Exhibitions

Friday, September 16 - Monday, December 19, 2022
Material. Culture.

A group show featuring the works of McColl Center’s Fall 2022 Artists-in-Residence Bebonkwe Brown, Myles Calvert, bree gant, and Shoshanna Weinberger.

Upcoming Programs + Events

Thursday, October 6
Artist Talk: A Conversation with the Fall Artists-in-Residence

Join artists Myles Calvert, bree gant, Bebonkwe Brown and Shoshanna Weinberger for a conversation about their work, material culture, and using new technologies for traditional practices.

Friday, October 14
October Front Lawn Friday

It's time for the next iteration of Front Lawn Friday!

Saturday, October 15
TEEN ARTS INTENSIVE – CERAMICS WITH DORIS KAPNER - SESSION 1

Teen Masterclass workshops are open to young artists ages 12-16. The ceramics series will teach students the fundamentals of hand-building ceramic sculpture including using slabs and coils.

Monday, October 10
ARTIST ENTREPRENEURSHIP: SOCIAL MEDIA BASICS FOR ARTISTS

Digital marketing maven Alexandra Smith will share insights and best practices to help you build a following, reach new people, and develop an evolving online portfolio for galleries and organizations potentially interested in your work.