551 S Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
The Harvey B. Gantt Center was established to celebrate the African-American culture in North Carolina and surrounding areas. Built in 1974, the museum is commemorating its 40th anniversary this year, and celebrating with featured programming, exhibitions and works from over 300 local and international artists.
The center is home to three visual art galleries, amphitheater, theater and two "shotgun" houses. In 2009 the building was renamed for Harvey B. Gantt the "first African-American student admitted to Clemson University" and "Charlotte's first African-American mayor."