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The 5th Annual Charlotte Fine Art Show happens May 10-12, 2013. The event takes place 100% indoors at the Convention Center in Uptown Charlotte. This is the previous home of the American Craft Council. With the excitement of a cosmopolitan city and the ease of Southern charm, Charlotte presents a unique atmosphere where big city style meets down-home appeal. The surrounding attractions include the New Mint Museum, Harvey B. Gantt Center, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the N.C. Blumenthal Theatre. It is adjacent to the new Nascar Museum, that has built a parking lot that holds 800-900 cars. The Charlotte Convention is not only a well-known facility but the building also a presents a friendly environment for all to enjoy!
Juried by art professionals, this high quality art show brings world-renowned & top notch local Carolina artists to sell their paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, wood, fiber, jewelry, photography and more. All work is original and hand made by the artist who is present at the show and happy to answer any questions about their work. Live art demonstrations allow many opportunities for the patrons to be able to understand the processes that the artists' go through to create their specific medium.
Friday, May 10, from 11am-7pm
Saturday, May 11, 10am-5pm
Sunday, May 12, 10am-5pm
Admission is $8; a three day pass is $10. 12 & under are free. Tickets in advance at TicketLeap.com
The Institute for the Arts and Education, Inc., a 501(c)(3) is a Non-Profit Charitable Organization dedicated to Educate and Promote Fine Arts and Crafts among all Artists and Students, of all age groups and diversity, and the General Public. Our mission is to enhance Artistry and Community Enrichment. IA&E implements ways to enrich lives and strengthen our community through the Power of Arts via ways in which we can help teach Communities how Art Work is made, and to further the involvement of the Community with our Events. This Association works to encourage creative expression and Artistic excellence, and to expand public awareness, appreciation and acquisition of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts.
The Charlotte Symphony will offer season tickets as a door prize. Visit the UMAR Arts Center booth, an organization located in the arts district of Charlotte that includes a world of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who create art from the depths of their spirit. Art demonstrations will be happening so the community can see how some of the art work is made in clay, fiber, wood and paintings! There is also live entertainment, which does not interfere with patron and artist. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that enhances the artwork and creates a relaxing environment for art lovers. $8.00