Welcome, April.

South End: The only neighborhood that doubles as a canvas. 

First Friday Gallery Crawl is back. First Friday may look different these days, but South End artists' and galleries are ready to show off their work once again in a safe, yet impactful way. 

Please note that all of these galleries and businesses ask you to wear your mask at all times, stay a safe distance from others, and are limiting capacity numbers. 

With spring quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to explore all of the beautiful art South End has to offer. Explore Charlotte’s art scene at the free, family-friendly First Friday Gallery Crawl, this Friday, April 2nd.

Gallery C3 at Alchemy: The Invisible Thread

2517 Distribution Street - 7 - 10 pm 

Please join Gallery C3 as we connect and recognize the genuine invisible threads that bind us together in the Charlotte community and beyond. Two opening receptions will be held at Gallery C3 on Fridays, April 2nd and May 7th from 7 to 10 pm both evenings. Social distancing, space capacity limits and face masks will be enforced at both gallery receptionsDon't forget to visit their restaurant, Alchemy, while you're there too! 

Dilworth Artisan Station


118 E. Kingston Avenue - 4 - 8 pm + Saturday April 3 10 am - 4 pm


Wander the halls of Dilworth Artisan Station, lined with artwork you can get lost in during the First Friday Gallery Crawl. Experience a variety of artists’ processes and chat informally with some of Charlotte’s best creatives.



In addition, interact with 8 South End murals during your gallery crawl and learn the stories hidden behind the artwork, told by the artists themselves. 

Learn how this cool project came to life, and explore art in South End. 

Use this list to plan your South End Interactive walk! Tag your photos with #SouthEndInteractive and let us know which piece is your favorite. Art is everywhere in South End, and there's a discovery around every corner.