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Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

Signature Programs

The Charlotte Museum of History's unique signature programs includes an annual contemporary home tour, cultural festival and awards ceremony.

The Charlotte Gem Preservation Awards

The Charlotte Gem Preservation Awards is the premier fundraising event for the Museum and celebrates Charlotte’s unique history and culture through performances, immersive activities and tours, music, and food and drink. This event also includes the honoring of restoration and building projects in the greater Charlotte region that exemplify the best of historic preservation at the Charlotte Preservation Awards.

Mad About Modern Home Tour

The annual Mad About Modern Home Tour celebrates some of the best of Charlotte midcentury + modern architecture and design. 

African American Heritage Festival

Celebrate Charlotte’s Black history and culture during the free annual African American Heritage Festival. The February 2023 festival focused on the importance of education and self care with interactive performances, workshops, an HBCU college fair and a keynote address by Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina’s first African American Poet Laureate. The festival also included an art show, interactive art project, local vendors and special tours of the 1774 Rock House and historic homesite.

Details about the February 2024 Festival can be found by clicking the link below.

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