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Adult Programs & Guided Tours
Guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more people and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. These engaging, hour-long guided tours are led by museum educators or museum-trained volunteers who help to lead a rich conversation about the works on display.
Standard guided tours are available for $7.00 per person for groups of 10 or more.
Enhanced guided tours are available for $11.00 per person for groups of 10-45 people.
If your group is larger than 45 participants, please contact us and we will create a staggered experience for you.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Gantt Center does not offer lunch however there are many casual restaurants within walking distance throughout Uptown Charlotte as well as green space for picnics.
Standard Guided Tour
(Scavenger Hunt + Thematic Exercise available)
Experience an introduction to Charlotte’s Black History with an in-depth 60-minute guided tour of our current exhibitions. Participants can also enjoy a richer experience by completing a thematic exercise or a scavenger hunt.
Visualizing Black Art
(Guided Tour + Art Making Workshop)
Participants will enjoy a 15-minute guided tour of one of our current exhibitions. A workshop focusing on one of the following African-American master artists concludes the experience.
- Romare Bearden
- Kara Walker
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
- Augusta Savage
- Gordon Parks
Create art in the style of the selected and take your finished product home at the conclusion of the workshop. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
(Guided Tour + Goal Setting Exercise + Artist Led Drawing Workshop)
Experience a guided tour of one exhibition and then experience a 45-minute workshop centered around creating a vision for your life. Led by a museum educator or teaching artist, students will complete a goal setting exercise and use the information gained to create a self-portrait. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
Activate The Image
(Guided Tour + Writing Activity + Performance)
Students will journey into the world of our exhibitions and create a narrative for an image of their choice. This workshop can also be expanded to include performances of the students’ written works. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.