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Arts Events in Charlotte

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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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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MFA Residency Welcomes Talented Faculty and Students, Congratulates Graduates

During the week, MFA students will continue honing their craft through various collaborative workshops and presentations. Graduating students will present their theses, and on Saturday, May 28, they will participate in a formal commencement ceremony. Read More

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Taking the “Foreign” out of “Foreign Language” Read More

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Queens Announces 2016 Commencement Speakers

Hollywood director, Tom Shadyac, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent, Ann Clark, will speak in the Queens 2016 commencement ceremonies. Read More

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Atul Gawande Visits Queens, Speaks at Learning Society Lecture

Dr. Atul Gawande shared his belief in refocusing on well-being rather than health because, he explained, health is not always an option.  Read More

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EVENTS

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The Harlem Renaissance: A Musical Tribute

Please join The Arts at Queens in welcoming Creative Crossroads Visiting Artist Dawn Anthony and members of The Charlotte Jazz Orchestra and Charlotte's jazz community as they demonstrate how music was the heartbeat of the Harlem Renaissance and a catalyst for change inAmerica and beyond at the beginning of the 20th century. View Event

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Faculty Art Show

The Arts at Queens invites you to this multimedia exhibition featuring works by the faculty of the Art Department, including ceramic sculpture, painting, photography, digital art and interior design. View Event

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The Bechtler Ensemble in Concert

The Arts at Queens presents The Bechtler Ensemble, the Ensemble in Residence at Queens. The group offers performances that connect the historical and creative contents of music pieces to selected works of modern art from the Bechtler Museum.  View Event

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09/20/16

BB&T Leaders in Action Lecture featuring Debra Plousha Moore

Join the Queens McColl School of Business as we welcome Debra Plousha Moore, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President at Carolinas HealthCare System. View Event

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Faculty Music Recital

Queens presents its own in an evening of performances showcasing the talented music faculty of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. View Event

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