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These days there seems to be an ever-changing selection of exhibits hitting Charlotte’s museums. Here are three new exhibits at three different spots worth buying your tickets for now.
Etched In the Eyes: David Herman, Jr.
This travel exhibition’s most recent stop is at the Harvey B. Gantt Center, where visitors can now catch a glimpse of the photography, video, and writing by Georgetown, South Carolina native, Dave Herman. The exhibit is focused on the lowcountry’s Gullah coastal culture—a group that is descendants of slaves living in the region. Through June 15.
How Sweet the Sound: A Tribute to George Beverly Shea
On April 16, George Beverly Shea passed away at age 104. Shea was a gospel singer who was most well known for his solo performances at Billy Graham Crusades around the world and is buried on the grounds of the Billy Graham Library. In order to honor him, the Library has brought back this special exhibit exploring his life and dedication to God and Billy Graham. Through May 15.
Dior, Balmain, Saint Laurent: Elegance and Ease
Love haute couture? This exhibit at the Mint Museum on Randolph Road shows off the works of these three pillars of French fashion—and the way in which their styles continue to shape design today. The clothing, which includes 30 designs from the three men, is entirely from the Mint’s own fashion collection collection. Through January 12, 2014.