While the Museum building is closed to the public to support the health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers we invite you to virtually visit some of our exhibits.
We hope you will join us to see these spaces in person once we reopen and resume normal operations.
This program is recommended for adult audiences, but may be enjoyed by younger audiences with adult supervision.
The 1774 Alexander Rock House
We are celebrating milestones of our Stone-by-Stone matching campaign by releasing new virtual tours of the historic homesite for free to the public. Thanks to a match from the Weatherspoon Family Foundation, now through June 30, 2020 all donations to The Charlotte Museum of History will be matched up to $75,000 – your gift will go twice as far. Please consider donating today to double your impact.
Chas Fagan Retrospective
Chas Fagan is one of Charlotte’s most distinguished artists. A Pennsylvania native, his love of history inspires his portfolio of sculpture, portraiture, and landscapes. He has re-envisioned the likenesses of Neil Armstrong, Mother Teresa, Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene, and more. On display at the Charlotte Museum of History are maquettes, models, and test portions of his larger than life sculptures, as well as paintings from his personal collection. “Spirit of Mecklenburg,” Charlotte Museum of History Collection. Catawba Pottery, Artist: Arzada Sanders, on loan from Euldean Miller. All other works: Collection of Chas Fagan.
Unforgettable Music Venues of Charlotte
Unforgettable Music Venues of Charlotte documents iconic local music venues that have been lost or endangered, including the Double Door Inn, the Excelsior Club, and Tremont Music Hall.
The exhibit includes photos by local photographer Daniel Coston and other artists, as well as artifacts such as neon signs, set pieces and show posters from lost music venues.