How To/Resources

From awesome event spaces and training classes, to funding sources and career development opportunities, to powerful creative tools and new ways of looking at old problems, we're dedicated to putting valuable resources onto the radars of all Queen City creatives.

People of Charlotte: Code Ninjas Helps Youth Program their Future

This is a portion of a story that was originally published by our content partner, People of Charlotte. Click here to read the entire interview. People of Charlotte, please meet Anjali Dighe. She and… read more »


Getting Spooky with VisArt Video

Halloween is just like the last monster in a Scarowind’s haunted house; it’s just around the corner, ready to jump out at you and before you know it, the whole experience will be over until next year…. read more »



beSOCIAL May Be a “Little Secret” … But It’s Making a Huge Impact

Tucked behind Social Status in Plaza-Midwood is a bright white room with community tables, people typing away in some corners, laughing and drinking coffee in others. This free and innovative co-worki… read more »



Dear Soul Music Co. Champions Charlotte Artists Professionally … and Unapologetically

When Arsena Schroeder was young, she took a chance asked a trusted adult to listen to her sing. The harsh feedback she received set her back and silenced her for years. But, now … she sings. Through… read more »


From the Stage to the Boardroom: Using Improv as a Corporate Tool

Some might say that Charlottean Jenn Grabenstetter lives two lives — one where she’s the vice president of Global Brand & Content Marketing at Sealed Air and the other as an actress and comedian. But… read more »



The Biscuit Podcast – The Knight Foundation’s Celebrate Charlotte Arts Grant

In April, the Knight Foundation announced the creation of a new initiative, Celebrate Charlotte Arts, inspired by recent efforts like BOOM Charlotte and Goodyear Arts. A unique program designed to bol… read more »



Brand the Moth is Searching for First-Time Muralists

Have you ever wanted to try something new, but you didn’t know where to start? To take that next step in your career or your passion, but the task ahead seemed too daunting? Sometimes you just need a… read more »


Stacy Cassio of Pink Mentor Network

Stacy Cassio of Pink Mentor Network drops an elevator pitch like a champ with assists from Kristi Thomas and Rodrick Banks of Wells Fargo. Watch this and learn how it’s done!



200Artists: SouthEnd ARTS Helps Artists Find Their Voice (and Each Other)

Charlotte’s a growing city. And, that can mean growing pains. New restaurants, breweries and apartments seem to pop up all across the city overnight, but when these businesses come in, artists are oft… read more »