This Week: September 19th-23rd


Left: Carolyn DeMeritt, Chelsea / Clay Mask, 1987, archival pigment print, image size: 15 x 15 inches | Right: Margaret Strickland, Maggie in the Grass, 2016, archival pigment print, image size: 20 x 24 inches, Courtesy of Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy

Now that fall is in full swing in Charlotte (even though the weather hasn’t gotten the message yet), there are art events happening every week and weekend!  Stay tuned right here to make sure that you get them on your calendar! And if you need an update sooner than Monday, you can always check out our weekly Artful column in the Charlotte Observer!

Tuesday Sept 20

Miss Delhom Stories And The English Potteries: A conversation on English potteries led by Dr. Alfred Ward, Winthrop University Professor Emeritus of Art and Design.

Mint Museum Randolph. 10:00 AM.  Presented by the Delhom Service League.

Thursday, September 22

Davidson college art galleries. Art aquisition party. 7pm-9pm: Join us as we reveal new acquisitions determined by public vote from our current exhibition, Material Matters: Water, Pigment, and Light.

Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Art Center
315 N. Main Street
Brief remarks at 7:30pm
heavy hors d’oeuvres


Also Thursday night is the very first Uptown Gallery Crawl. You can get all the details here in our post from last week!

Friday, September 23

Cusp: Photographs of Contemporary Girlhood. Work by Charlotte-based artists Carolyn DeMeritt and Margaret Strickland. Created nearly thirty years apart, the photographs featured in ‘cusp’ timelessly capture the fleeting in-between of female adolescence and examine girlhood as a place as much as a point in time. In photographing friends and family, DeMeritt and Strickland’s poised portraits of girlhood commingle to create a site of encounter between gender identity, gender performance and the tensions therein.

‘cusp’ will open on Friday, September 23 from 6-9 pm.
at Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy
118 East Kingston Ave, Suite 25C, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203

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