Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture


The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture’s mission is to present, preserve and promote African American art, culture and history for the education and enjoyment of all. The Gantt Center is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and includes galleries, multipurpose, education and exhibition facilities that assist the center in being an innovative, multi-disciplinary epicenter that celebrates the triumphant spirit of the African American experience.

Designed in association with The Freelon Group.

Project awards

  • 2012 Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence (as a part of the Levine Center for the Arts development)

  • 2011 Metal Construction Association Chairman’s Award | Institutional Category

  • 2010 AIA North Carolina Honor Award

  • 2007 AIA Triangle Honor Award, Unbuilt

  • 2007 AIA North Carolina Honor Award, Unbuilt

Location: Charlotte, NC
Project Size: 46,500 SF
Services: Architecture, Construction Administration