UMAR Arts Center

The Charlotte UMAR Arts Center is located on the grounds of Spencer United Methodist Church on 36th Street. The program blends skills, life experiences and community as a foundation for arts-based learning. Curriculum includes in-studio classes, field trips, visiting artists & other resources. UMAR artists have opportunities to sell and earn commission on their work.

UMAR’s mission is to promote community inclusion, independence and growth for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential, employment and cultural enrichment opportunities. UMAR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an agency and ministry of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our 24 group homes, 9 apartments, and 2 art centers and day programming, allow individuals to experience independent living in a home-like atmosphere.


  • 1025 E. 36th Street
  • Charlotte
  • NC
  • 28205
  • Category: Art


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