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Central Piedmont Galleries

The Central Piedmont Galleries, including the Elizabeth Ross Gallery, the Pauline Dove Gallery, and the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, are committed to inspiring, educating and engaging students, faculty and community members through access to exceptional visual art. The Galleries support the teaching mission of the college by serving as a lab for the visual arts curriculum and for cross-discipline collaboration. Visit for exhibit information.
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Performing Arts

Central Piedmont Community College continues to serve as a cultural resource for Mecklenburg County. The college presents the finest music, theatre, and dance to the community, while offering professional development and educational opportunities to individuals pursuing a career in the arts. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our Performing Arts site.
Parr Arts & Humanities Series

Parr Arts & Humanities Series

The Parr Arts & Humanities series launches Fall 2023 with the goal of bringing renowned authors, artists, and performers to Central Piedmont Community College for the benefit of the College, its students, and the Charlotte community. The four annual offerings will inspire and delight audiences, furthering an appreciation for the arts and humanities and the role that those areas play in our lives. To see who will be a part of this year's season, please visit
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Culinary Arts

Central Piedmont's Hospitality Education Program includes Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts, and Hospitality Management. Members from the community may support the learning experience of culinary students through Central Piedmont's Greenway Restaurant.