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Foundation For The Carolinas

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Address: 220 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2137
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+1 704-973-4500

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Great spot for meetings, weddings, receptions.

If you are planning an important event or meeting, consider having it here. The rooms vary to meet your needs. The artwork in the lobby and scattered throughout is spectacular... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
jenjerliz
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are planning an important event or meeting, consider having it here. The rooms vary to meet your needs. The artwork in the lobby and scattered throughout is spectacular. The view of the city, especially at night, is stunning. Great location.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Foundation for the Carolinas is a beautiful venue. Our company reserves their rooms for a ton of different events and meetings. The staff there is very friendly, as well. This is also a great place to go and view a lot of beautiful artwork.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I recently attended a wedding and reception here! What a beautiful venue! There was a cocktail hour in the main lobby and the wedding reception had an outside patio overlooking the city...spectacular view!

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Thank Judy W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

June 2016 was the last time I was at the Foundation for The Carolinas. Since I live in Charlotte I always take my out of town company to see the most fantastic display of Glass Works I have ever seen The Glass Works Display changes ever so often. We are so lucky to have the Luski Family loan the Foundation... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Foundation does amazing work in the community, but I love the art in the public spaces. It is a wonderful respite from the hustle and heat of Tryon Street.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a wonderful collection that we stumbled across during a walking tour of downtown Charlotte. All you have to do is sign in, and you can spend as much time as you like viewing this lovely collection, up close and personal. The space is bright and wide open, and the employees are happy to leave you alone or answer... More 

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I shared the exhibit with my 15-yr old daughter recently and had a wonderful time with her exploring all the lovely exhibits. I am so grateful for the opportunity to walk in off the street without having to pay a fee and spend a quick hour introducing the gift of art to a young person mostly just interested in her... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely glass sculptures in the lobby. Definitely worth walking through. Nice free visit in the uptown area.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We've been many times to this renovated museum space that is the home of the Foundation for the Carolinas - a source of tremendous philanthropy in Charlotte and the region. The building is modern and lovely with several meeting spaces available for meetings, but the true attraction is the the art glass collection in display that is free to view.... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

What a great find! This free exhibit of art glass and paintings is a top-of-the-line collection featuring works by Dale Chihuly and Chuck Close. It's just a few blocks from the Mint Museum, Bechtel Museum and Levine Museum of the New South, but it's worth a trip to Uptown just for this! It takes about 20-30 minutes to experience the... More 

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