Gallery Venue

Gallery Venue


The Sam Bass Gallery, located adjacent to Charlotte Motor Speedway is your ultimate motorsports-themed location for both corporate and private events, including: Tour Groups, Private Parties, Media Announcements, Charity Events, Live Broadcasts, and Photo Shoots. With a capacity of up to 200 people and the flexibility to offer setup and catering options, the Sam Bass Gallery and its unique setting is perfect for a variety of special occasions, and its staff is professional, knowledgeable, and friendly.


NC District 8 Congressional Art Competition Reception

The Artistic Discovery Contest is a nation-wide contest sponsored by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. NC District 8 and Rep. Richard Hudson chose the Sam Bass Gallery as a venue to host its reception.  On May 13, 2014 students and their families attended the reception to view the artwork submitted, mingle with state education representatives, receive awards and heard from Sam Bass on his story and the importance of art education.



106.5 The End - Laps with Cage the Elephant Luncheon

The Sam Bass Gallery served as the venue for 106.5 The End’s Laps with Cage the Elephant Luncheon on June 19th. Contest winners were treated to a behind the scenes tour given by Sam Bass, viewing many of Sam’s original illustrations and personal collectibles. Afterwards lunch with Sam was provided in the unique atmosphere of TuneUps, Sam’s idea of what he would build as a Bar & Grille. Winners of the contest then left the gallery and headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway for laps around the track.



2007 NASCAR Day Telethon

In 2007, the Sam Bass Gallery was chosen to host the NASCAR Day Telethon. Located in the gallery was radio broadcast, video filming for, and section dedicated with volunteers taking over the phone donations. An assortment of drivers including Jeff Gordon, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle made appearances throughout the day, taking time to answer phones and participate in interviews. The gallery staff helped with set up, management, and breakdown for the event.



2013 NASCAR EURO Touring Series Luncheon

On December 13, 2013 along with NASCAR, the Sam Bass Gallery had the honor of hosting the NASCAR EURO Touring Series luncheon.  Not only did the guests become new friends with everyone at the gallery, they all enjoyed a great lunch together, and spent some time with Sam himself -who also gave them a behind-the-scenes tour of his private art collections and personal art studio!



Interested in hosting an event at the Sam Bass Gallery? Send the event, date, approximate number of attendees, and your contact information to Carrie Cardinale at