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Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

The Museum is committed to providing quality, engaging and inclusive experiences for visitors. See our upcoming events and plan a visit today!

Signature Programs

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

Mad About Modern Home Tour

Save the date for this year's Mad About Modern Home Tour. Join us on Saturday, September 24, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm to celebrate some of the best of Charlotte midcentury + modern architecture and design. Tickets on sale soon!

African American Heritage Festival

Celebrate Charlotte’s Black history and culture during the free annual African American Heritage Festival. Last year’s festival was a combination of virtual and in-person events that explored dance, visual art, historic memory, and enslavement and segregation through the stories of those who lived here

The Charlotte Gem Preservation Awards

The Charlotte Gem Preservation Awards is the premier fundraising event for the Museum and is hosted across the entire campus of the Museum, including the eight-acre 1774 Alexander Homesite and inside our exhibit galleries. The event 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.

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