The Levine Museum offers a regular series of programs geared to different interests and ages. New South for the New Southerner is an engaging evening series over dinner on the history and culture of Charlotte and the Piedmont region, featuring authors, historians and others who are helping define the New South. #ShapingCLT is an interactive, issues-based evening program, designed as a social change toolkit for people interested in shaping a better future for Charlotte. The program features activities, thought leaders and change-makers to spark action and community participation. Scene@Levine is a program for young professionals looking for fun and meaningful ways to connect in Charlotte. Free Family Days are admission-free festivals for families with children featuring performances, activities and food celebrating a diversity of cultures and stories.
A do-it-yourself social change toolkit, #ShapingCLT is a solutions-oriented variety show aimed at vanquishing apathy. The examination of Charlotte’s future will move participants beyond conversation towards civic action. This guest-curated program will bring together thought leaders in our community representing a variety of perspectives on trending issues. Presented by Bank of America.
All programs are hosted by Davita Galloway of Dupp&Swat. Each program is $10 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, light bites, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required. #ShapingCLT takes place one Wednesday per month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Levine Museum of the New South.
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The continuation of this popular program run approximately every 2 months throughout the year with a hiatus in the summertime. The program is geared for adults interested in the history and culture of the Piedmont region in general and the city of Charlotte in particular. The program will feature guest speakers drawn from academia, publishing, media and the arts. Informal in nature, each program may also feature music, food and drink, short films, interviews, panel discussions and audience participation. The program series is often built through partnerships with organizations with similar mission goals to Levine Museum of the New South.
All New South for the New Southerner programs will be hosted by retired Levine Museum historian Dr. Tom Hanchett. Each program is $20 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required.
This is a program series of after-hours events designed for young adults in search of a deeper connection to the cultural scene in Charlotte. Mounted 3 times a year, each mingling event will center on a theme related to Charlotte’s emergence as a major cultural center in the New South with both historical roots and contemporary significance. Guest-curated by a diversity of scene makers in Charlotte, these events will feature a buffet platter of wearable art, local talent, craft food and drink, group gaming and digital interactivity.
These festival-style daylong events happen 6 times a year at Levine Museum. Geared for families with children under 12, the programs will be timed to correspond to school holidays (e.g. Martin Luther King Day), celebrations important to our diverse communities (such as Day of the Dead, Juneteenth), an important commemorative dates in Charlotte (International Women’s Month.) Family Day events are free admission and feature a variety of fun and meaningful family-oriented activities, games, foods, exhibits, and performances throughout the day.