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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 - Sunday, December 11, 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

Friday, December 2
Merry Market at McColl Center

Ring in the holidays supporting artists at the Merry Market at McColl Center!

Saturday, December 3

Create your own wrapping paper during this drop-in workshop with Artist-in-Residence and Printmaker Myles Calvert.

Saturday, December 10

Learn how to create with the magic of paper mache during this special event workshop with Charlotte-based artist Taylor Lee! In this very hands-on class you’ll learn the fundamentals and build your very own small hanging sculptural ornament. You’ll be able to use the skills learned in this class to create custom holiday ornaments, baby mobiles, wall art and much more. The sky’s the limit with this simple yet versatile medium! No experience is necessary, and all supplies and equipment will be provided.

Past Exhibitions

Friday, September 17 - Sunday, January 9, 2022

Featuring fall 2021 artists-in-residence William Caballero, Renluka Maharaj, Ken West, and Cherrie Yu

February 23 - April 10, 2022
rumi maki: infinite harmonics of southern alchemy

A showcase of works by WILLIAM CORDOVA, inaugural Catalyst Artist-in-Residence.

February 23 - April 10, 2022
public questions / private conduct

A group show featuring artists-in-residence Rachel Eng, Irisol Gonzalez, André Leon Gray, and Ọmọlará Williams McCallister.