Uptown Charlotte is home to several higher learning institutions, including Johnson and Wales UniversityUNC Charlotte Center CityCharlotte School of Law and Wake Forest University Schools of Business; Charlotte. Public, charter and private schools share Uptown with the city’s movers and shakers, creating an exciting environment for learning and success for all ages. Go to Charlotte/Mecklenburg Schools for more information.

Free art and photography classes are offered to the public on Art In The Park Saturdays, occurring monthly March through October in Romare Bearden Park .