On Saturday November 10th, 2018, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., McColl Center for Art + Innovation, 721 N. Tryon Street, is hosting an event, A Tale of Two Cities Town Hall.
This is a free event and open to the whole community.
The event will celebrate and highlight the artwork created and the partnerships forged through the A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center + the North Tryon Corridor project.
Dr. Keith Cradle moderates three thematic sessions of presentations and conversations with McColl Center alumni artists and collaborators who directed their work toward the A Tale of Two Cities project.
- 12 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Opening Remarks
- 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.: Social Practice in Art Making: Marion Wilson and Jody Wood
- 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Telling a Story: Kathleen Bloom, Ruben Bloom, and Monique Luck
- 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Listening + Observing: Marcus Kiser, April Marten, and Antoine Williams
- 3:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Exhibition spaces on all three floors of McColl Center will be open and featuring culminating projects from many of the artists.
About A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center + the North Tryon Corridor:
On any given night, nearly one thousand people experience homelessness in Charlotte. A Tale of Two Cities: McColl Center + the North Tryon Corridor is an initiative of McColl Center for Art + Innovation that seeks to elevate the voices of neighbors experiencing homelessness and housing vulnerability in the North Tryon development process.
Free parking is available on N. Tryon St. after 6:00 p.m. and in the lot at the Hal Marshall Center across from the Charlotte Ballet at 700 N. Tryon St.