Charlotte Symphony: Sounds of Joy!

The Casey by Beau Monde 1801 N Tryon St, Charlotte, United States

This spring, Sounds of Joy is set to move and inspire you, as we celebrate the music education legacy of the Charlotte Symphony. It will be an evening of stories, music, and elegance at one of Charlotte's newest and soon to be hottest venues -- The Casey. Make a grand entrance upstairs to the cocktail hour for networking. Then join us for a delicious buffet dinner accompanied by a documentary film highlighting the importance and lifelong impact of the Charlotte Symphony. Finally, walk outside for a breathtaking first-view of the Symphony's brand-new mobile stage, unveiled and opened for a special short performance by a CSO Youth Orchestra quartet. Your attendance and support is crucial in sharing the joy of music with over 12,000 children each year. Join us and be a part of making our music possible!

Meet the Curator: Nancy Strickland Fields

North Carolina Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, United States

Meet Nancy Strickland Fields, director/curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian and guest curator of this celebration of contemporary Indigenous art, who leads a tour of To Take Shape and Meaning. Free on Community Days: Saturday, March 2, April 20, 1–2 pm Free with ticket to the exhibition (must register): Saturday, May 18, June 8, 1–2 pm   To Take Shape and Meaning features 3-D works by seventy-five contemporary Indigenous artists from throughout the United States and Canada, including eight from North Carolina. Form and design are two of the oldest elements in American Indian art. Artists use these to create culturally unique characteristics that convey meaning and function in ceramics, weaving, beadwork, and basketry. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 8, at 10 am for members and Thursday, February 22, at 10 am for nonmembers. Free for Members. $20 Adults, $17 Seniors age 65 and older, $14 Youth ages 7–18, Free for children 6 and under and college students. This exhibit runs from March 2 - July 28, 2024, with additional exhibition programming on the following dates: Community Days 10am-5pm Featuring free exhibition entry and special programming. Saturday, April 20; Sunday, May 19; Sunday, June 16; Sunday, July 21

Free

Wednesday Night Live: Art Trivia

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

“’Who is Andy Warhol?’ for $500, please.” Put your art knowledge to the test in a fast-paced, thrilling evening of friendly Art Trivia games. Designed for beginners to advanced, grab your game board, show off your expertise, learn fascinating facts, and enjoy a night of laughter and camaraderie with fellow art enthusiasts.

FREE

BRAHM: Highland Tartan Gala

Appalachian State University: Grandview Ballroom 135 Jack Branch Drive, Boone, United States

BRAHM's Annual Gala is returning, again taking place in Appalachian State University's beautiful Grandview Ballroom. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, live music, dancing, as well as both silent and live auctions to strengthen BRAHM's impactful exhibitions and educational programs.