1212 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205
Established in 1978, The Queen's Gallery & Art Center, inspired by the McGuffy School in Charlottesville Virginia, has been dedicated to the promotion of fine arts in Charlotte, North Carolina and vicinity. The original concept was to provide aspiring artists a place to create as well as display their work. Over the years, the format has evolved to include custom picture framing and an art materials store. The gallery, a 2,000-square-foot exhibition space, is located in the sanctuary of a renovated church built in the 1930s. The 18-foot ceiling and natural light provide an ideal atmosphere for exhibitions and events including live music, poetry readings fund raising and performance art.