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Arts & Culture

Arts Events in Charlotte

2017 Cultural Calendar

Learn about the lectures, festivals, and performing arts events coming to campus. We look forward to seeing you in the audience!

The exploration of art and intellect leads us into the realm of imagination, creativity, inspiration and vision. Artists and thinkers are our guides, challenging us to see in new ways. With their help, we are able to expand our minds, and ideally, our souls. They empower us to see past what is right before us. They dare us to view life through a different lens.  We are able to connect.

At Queens University of Charlotte, we wholeheartedly support arts and culture in all of their forms. We invite you to delve into these creative expressions and discover a world beyond yourself--a world beyond each of us. Welcome to our world.

Student Opportunities
Opportunities for students in the arts abound. Our majors and minors in the arts provide students experience in the classroom and the studio. Students exhibit in the Max L. Jackson Gallery, join music ensembles, perform in Hadley Theater, participate in arts clubs and organizations, and edit Signet, the undergraduate magazine of art and literature. Explore our The Arts at Queens to learn more about these departments and programs.

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Queens Announces First Destination Report

The report's findings identify Queens as providing exceptional training, education and experiences to launch our students into successful futures. Read More

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Faculty, Alumna Recognized by CharlotteFive for Blogs

Dr. Suzanne Watts Henderson, associate professor of religion, Dr. Norris Frederick, professor of philosophy and Kris Seek '97 were acknowledged for their blogging prowess. Read More

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General Hayden and Sir John Scarlett Discuss National Security at Learning Society Event

On Tuesday, The Learning Society and Queens community welcomed General Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director, and Sir John Scarlett, former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service, as they discuss geopolitical hot spots and the confluence of cyber security, privacy and national security. Read More

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Queens Helps Repair Charlotte Through Art

The Queens group was among a great number of local Charlotte artists who came to the call for artistic action to signify a sense of unity in a time of necessary compassion. Read More

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Conceptual Era Places Emphasis on Liberal Arts

The new era we've entered-the conceptual era-shows that the STEM versus arts debate might be a false dichotomy. This era bridges the brain divide, encouraging the development of rightbrained traits that benefit left-brained fields. Read More

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EVENTS

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Charlotte Concert Band: "Celebrations"

The Arts at Queens invites you to see The Charlotte Concert Band, a performing ensemble in the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. View Event

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Enrique Graf Piano Concert

The Arts at Queens invites you to listen to Enrique Graf's piano concert. Graf has been described as "a master" (The Washington Post), "one of the best interpreters of his generation" (El Pais) and one who plays with "fiery virtuosity" (The New York Times). View Event

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An Evening With Captain Scott Kelly

The Learning Society and UTC Aerospace Systems present Captain Scott Kelly as he speaks about his life story, perseverance, leadership and his historic space excursion. View Event

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A Solo Exhibition by Denny Gerwin

The Arts at Queens invites you to faculty member Denny Gerwin's solo exhibition of ceramics. View Event

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Conversations with the Authors

Friends of the Library at Queens is excited to announce the Conversations with the Authors event. This year's Book & Author Event features conversations with Amor Towles and Phillip Lewis. View Event

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