Cultural Tour of Charlotte, Charlotte

Cultural Tour of Charlotte, Charlotte
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Charlotte Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Charlotte Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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If you want to learn more about the rich culture of the southeastern United States, Charlotte is the place to go. There are numerous art galleries, museums and cultural centers to explore. Check out Charlotte's most interesting cultural venues on this self-guided tour!

Cultural Tour of Charlotte Map

Guide Name: Cultural Tour of Charlotte
Guide Location: USA » Charlotte (See other walking tours in Charlotte)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 11
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Author: leticia
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McColl Center For Visual Art

1) McColl Center For Visual Art

Originally built in 1926, the McColl Center For Visual Art is an art center, which promotes visual art in all its forms. The center showcases interesting exhibits in such fields as printmaking, photography, drawing and mixed media. It was founded by Hugh L. McColl Jr. (born 18 June 1935); a fourth-generation banker ;

Operation Hours: Thursday - Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm; Saturday: 12 pm - 5...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Levine Museum of the New South

2) Levine Museum of the New South (must see)

The Levine Museum of the New South, located in Charlotte is a history museum focusing on life in the North Carolina Piedmont after the American Civil War. The museum includes temporary and permanent exhibits on a range of Southern-related topics.

The museum's permanent exhibit is called "Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South", and features period displays that reflect regional history. The displays include a one-room tenant...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

3) Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is located in Charlotte's Uptown at 310 North Tryon Street. The original building was razed in 1954 and a modern one was constructed. This building was extensively remodeled in the 1980s and currently serves as the hub of library activities throughout Mecklenburg County. Located centrally in the heart of Charlotte's Arts & Education district, the Main Library offers a multitude of services, materials and programs, and it supports the activities of the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Arts And Science Council‎

4) Arts And Science Council‎

Located on West Trade Street, the Arts and Science Council‎ was founded in 1958. It is one of the leading cultural organizations in Charlotte and was established to promote and nurture public...   view more
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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

5) Bechtler Museum of Modern Art (must see)

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina is a 36,500 sq. ft. museum space dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art. It is named after the family of Andreas Bechtler, a native of Switzerland who assembled and inherited a collection of more than 1,400 artworks created by major figures of 20th-century modernism. The modern art collection is part of the new Levine Center for the Arts. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art opened to the public on January 2, 2010...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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DOMA Gallery‎

6) DOMA Gallery‎

DOMA Gallery‎ is located not far from Charlotte's Uptown in the South End area. The gallery showcases contemporary, fine-art photography. Here you will find photography and video art created by regional, national and international artists.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm; and by...   view more
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Elder Gallery‎

7) Elder Gallery‎

Elder Gallery is located on South Boulevard in the historic South End District. The gallery features the unique collections of Leon A. Makielski and Ernest Walker. It also displays a wide variety of original artwork and fine sculptures created by European and American artists.

Operation Hours: Wednesday - Friday: 10 am - 5.30 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 2...   view more
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Lark and Key Gallery ‎

8) Lark and Key Gallery ‎

Founded in 2008, Lark and Key Gallery and Boutique is located on East Park Avenue. This gallery showcases original artwork by independent artists and designers. Its exclusive collection includes wonderful artwork, beautiful pottery, fine jewelry, and other interesting items.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 11 am - 6 pm; First Friday Gallery Crawls: 11 am - 9...   view more
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McColl Fine Art‎

9) McColl Fine Art‎

Located on East Boulevard, McColl Fine Art‎ gallery specializes in fine American and European art from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Here you will find Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artwork, as well as paintings in the Barbizon School and Hudson River School style.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 3...   view more
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Hidell Brooks Gallery‎

10) Hidell Brooks Gallery‎

Hidell Brooks Gallery‎ is located in the historic South End District on East Boulevard. The gallery specializes in artwork by well-established and famous artists. Here you will find single artist and group exhibitions of both regional and national artists.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 3...   view more
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Hawkins Street Art Gallery‎

11) Hawkins Street Art Gallery‎

Hawkins Street Art Gallery‎ is an interesting art gallery located in the city’s well-known South End District. This contemporary art gallery showcases original artwork created by regional artists, including Luis Ardila, Carlos Alvarez, Stuart Andrews and others.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5.30 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 2...   view more

Walking Tours in Charlotte, North Carolina

City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Charlotte is a destination that has everything to make everyone happy. One can visit Discovery Place for some entertainment and education, or visit the city's historical museums; organize a picnic in a park or do some window shopping. Charlotte has a number of memorable landmarks to visit, too - the beautiful Trade Center Sculpture, the creative Firebird sculpture and the amazing four sculptures at Independence Square! Take this tour to see the most outstanding attractions in Charlotte!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Architecture Tour of Uptown Charlotte

Architecture Tour of Uptown Charlotte

Downtown Charlotte or Uptown (as it is usually called by locals) is home to a number of contemporary high-rise buildings and modern towers, as well as historic structures and old buildings. Among its highlights are the Bank of America Plaza, Hearst Tower and One Wachovia Center. An interesting example of modern architecture is the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Check out the most noteworthy buildings in Charlotte’s Uptown on this walking tour!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Myers Park Walking Tour

Myers Park Walking Tour

Myers Park is considered to be one of the city's oldest districts. Here, along it's bowery streets, one may find a lot of gorgeous and attractive buildings. This tour will lead you through the most beautiful churches of Myers Park, as well as Mint Museum of Art and Wing Haven Gardens.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Religious Buildings Tour of Charlotte

Religious Buildings Tour of Charlotte

Charlotte is home to a variety of religious buildings, representing a range of religious denominations. Some of the buildings date back to 19th century and are quite beautiful. Take this tour to see Charlotte's most noteworthy places of worship!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Cultural Tour of Charlotte

Cultural Tour of Charlotte

If you want to learn more about the rich culture of the southeastern United States, Charlotte is the place to go. There are numerous art galleries, museums and cultural centers to explore. Check out Charlotte's most interesting cultural venues on this self-guided tour!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km