Three new museums extend ‘ Wells Fargo Cultural campus’ in North Carolina’s largest city equal to three new projects provide for fresh air in Charlotte’s cultural offer: probably the new Mint Museum with an exhibition space of nearly 14,000 square meters in the heart of Charlotte’s financial district will open in October 2010. “In addition to the collection of the old Mint Museum of craft + design” shows contemporary art and American and European works. The images of the painter who was born in North Carolina and cartoonists Romare Bearden are a highlight. “On the occasion of the opening of a special treat awaits visitors: ten ten ten project initiated specifically for the new start” provides for the exhibition of the best handicraft and design artists. The visitors get the glass designer works to see Danny Lane from the UK as well as pieces of jewelry designer Ted notes from the Netherlands or the furniture designer Joseph Walsh from Ireland. There is more information, see. The Bechtler Museum of modern Art, an $ 18 million project, celebrated its grand opening at the beginning of the year.

Since January, the Museum for its visitors in an exhibition space of almost 11,000 square metres holds more than 1,200 exhibits, including works by Miro, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Degas. More information can be found under. Finally, also the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts & culture offers a cultural novelty. Since October 2009, galleries, training and event rooms on an area of 15,000 square meters are for a varied program of events available. Various exhibitions, currently used by the American artist Juan Logan, musical performances, dance and theatre performances make the Harvey B. Gantt Center a comprehensive Center for African-American art and culture. There are further information under. General information to the United States under. Images and further press information about North Carolina under. Information consumer: North Carolina travel and Tourism Division phone: 0 89 / 23 66 21 64 E-Mail: