Making Their Mark: Charlotteans Who Shaped The City
Making Their Mark highlights men and women who have influenced the growth of Charlotte’s communities, institutions, and physical spaces throughout its rich history. Explore the stories of Catawba warriors, civil rights activists, educators, artists, leaders in healthcare and more.
Charlotte's Men of Change
Inspired by the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition, Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. and curated by Harvey B. Gantt Center and Levine Museum, Charlotte’s Men of Change, honors local Black leaders for their work as businessmen, teachers, political and justice activists, coaches, and visionaries.
GRIER HEIGHTS: COMMUNITY IS FAMILY.
This traveling exhibition, produced in collaboration with the Grier Heights Community Center and Grier Heights community residents, highlights over 140 years of community history. It features pioneers like Sam Billings and Arthur S. Grier who laid the groundwork of a tight-knit farming community that became a bustling Black suburban neighborhood alongside stories of Black churches, schools, and traditions that became the cornerstones of life in Grier Heights.