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Explore some of our favorite spots in Charlotte. Use #WhereAreWeInCLT to share where you are in the Queen City. Want to see more?  Click here!


𝗣𝗔𝗜𝗗 𝗔𝗥𝗧 𝗢𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗘𝗦: Charlotte is Creative is seeking to enhance the diverse stable of creatives we can call upon for pop-up events and a wide array of for-hire creative work. To be considered, please click the link in our bio and respond to this open call. ⁣If you’ve never worked with us, we want to know you!

We are looking for a wide array of creative arts:⁣

* Sketch Artists/Illustrators/Cartoonists⁣
* Musicians/Singers⁣
* Dancers/Acrobats⁣
* Photographers⁣
* Videographers⁣
* Painters/Mural Artists⁣
* Collage Artists⁣
* Fiber Artists⁣
* Cosplayers⁣
* Poets⁣
* Performance Artists⁣
* Floral Artists⁣
* Sculptors⁣
* Digital Artists⁣
* Graphics Designers⁣
* Set Designers⁣
* Hand Letterers

We have an immediate need this fall/winter for creatives who would be available to create pop-up art experiences in public and/or inside of company facilities for 2-3 hour engagements that take place Monday-Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ⁣

Our budgets for these engagements range between $300 and $600 based on length and complexity. We regularly take on community projects with the opportunity to hire independent creatives. Budgets for those projects vary based on scale and complexity and are not constrained by the immediate opportunity above. If you respond to this open call, you may be considered for those, as well.

NEXT WEEK! We stumbled on this classified ad in 1960 edition of The Charlotte News … and it led us down a deep,
Cobweb-filled rabbit hole.
Cannot wait to share this spine-tingling tale with you next week here and #charlotteiscreative #charlotteisspooky

We are so excited that one if our $1,000 Bear HUGs sponsored by @thelendingtreefoundation was able to fund this! @piedmontmusictherapy does incredible things in our community.⁣

Bear HUGs are available to any previous recipient of a $250 HUG micro-grant!⁣

❤️ 🫂 ❤️ 🫂 ❤️ 🫂 ❤️⁣

We are so excited that one if our $1,000 Bear HUGs sponsored by @Posted @withregram • @piedmontmusictherapy Would you like to register to receive a free Self-Care Kit that Gabby, MT Intern is organizing through the generosity of @cltiscreative Bear HUG Program? Scan the infographic’s QR Code or visit: by October 31st! 🎵 🌱 🌅 #selfcare #prevention #community #grant #project #offering #curbside #free #pickup #creative #outlet #routine #coping #hug #huggrant #autumn #charlottenc #clt #cares #health #wellness #child #adult #family #support

This is going to be an incredible 30-min convo between @mattolincreative and @aprilbwhitlock of @lendingtreefoundation! Get the link in the bio of @interactstudio.


Posted @withregram • @interactstudio Our friend Matt Olin of Charlotte is Creative is joining us on Human Touch to talk with April Whitlock, the Executive Director of the LendingTree Foundation, about the LendaHand Alliance Cohort.⠀⁣
LendingTree has just launched this signature philanthropy program, a three-year program for 10 Charlotte-based nonprofits designed to maximize community impact through trust-based philanthropy and meaningful relationships.⠀⁣
The first LendaHand Alliance cohort includes:⠀⁣
- ArtPop Street Gallery⠀⁣
- Charlotte Is Creative⠀⁣
- Charlotte Rescue Mission⠀⁣
- Common Wealth Charlotte⠀⁣
- Digi-Bridge⠀⁣
- Do Greater Charlotte⠀⁣
- Dottie Rose Foundation⠀⁣
- Freedom Communities⠀⁣
- The Relatives⠀⁣
- West Side Community Land Trust⠀⁣
Use the link in our bio to register for our Thursday, October 21 virtual gathering!⁣

#interactstudio #lendingtree #lendahand #charlotte #clt #cltnc #charlottenc #cltnonprofits #cltevents #dogood #charlotteiscreative #exploreclt #charlottesgotalot