Design Lab: Pumped - The Art and Craft of Shoemaking.
Teens can explore "Pumped" themes in the exhibition and can create their own fashion works in this shoe workshop.
This workshop is designed for high school students ages 14-18.
Free program with registration to NexGen program: NexGen registration required.
Both locations of the Mint Museum offer FREE general admission every Wednesday from 5:00–9:00 p.m. Stop by to experience both museums' unique permanent collections. A free shuttle bus is also offered to travel between the Uptown and Randolph locations for your convenience.
Free Wednesday Evenings are generously sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities.
Join us as more than 50 North Carolina potters gather on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph to sell their creations. There will be pottery demonstrations, food, live music, and more! Your ticket is also valid for museum admission.
The Potters Market Invitational is presented by the Delhom Service League, ceramics affiliate of The Mint Museum, and helps fulfill the Delhom's mission to promote ceramic arts and education.
Since 2004, the Potters Market Invitational has raised more than $250,000 and now attracts close to 1,500 people to the event each year. The reputation of PMI continues to grow each year attracting local, regional, and national collectors. This year's event on September 10, 2016 will be our 12th anniversary.
Sponsorships are available for early entry on Saturday and the Friday night "Potters Party."
For more information, including individual and corporate sponsorships, please contact us at email@example.com or 704.337.2000
Enjoy a one-hour yoga class with NC Yoga Bar, then check out the Mint's galleries free of charge.
Come check out the galleries during our FREE Wednesday Evenings, and also enjoy an hour-long yoga class with NC Yoga Bar - every Wednesday night from 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Mint members enjoy yoga for free! Join the museum here: www.mintmuseum.org/support/become-a-member/Non-members can buy a yoga class passport at http://www.ncyogabar.com/purchase-classes.html
EVERYONE can enjoy the galleries for free throughout the evening! Namaste!
Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Latin-American dance rhythms with a DJ and live musicians to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing art. Guests can salsa, bachata, merengue, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy visual art (including live painting) by local artists. Free Dance Lessons @ 9:00 p.m.
Come celebrate our amazing fathers in a fun way with songs, fun games, stories, and more.
These fun, interactive bilingual (Spanish/English) mornings incorporate music, plays, and stories geared specially for families with children ages 0-6. All families interested in raising bilingual and globally-minded children are welcome!
Get ready for the 2nd Annual #LongLiveArts FREE Community Festival! The entire community is invited to Levine Center for the Arts to enjoy this special collaboration between the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and the Mint Museum Uptown.
All three of the Levine Center for the Arts museums will open their galleries for FREE access during regular museum hours.
Free ArtBreak Tours * Live Entertainment * Food Trucks * Interactive Activities & Lots of Fun!
This annual event seeks to showcase the work of local artists from the Latin American community in the Charlotte area through presentations modeled after the TED Conferences which include visual art presentations and performances by musicians, dancers, poets, and actors.
Are you a fan of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice? Want to discuss this classic tale with fellow fans, but are not in a book group?
Through its Art of Reading program, Docents of the Mint Museum are offering an Open to the Public: Pride and Prejudice book discussion and tour Monday, June 11, 2017 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. The program begins with a docent-facilitated discussion and is followed by a docent-led tour of the Mint's Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition. See selected works of art that help bring to life the historic events, cultural influences, and lifestyles represented in the book.
This program is free for members and free with museum admission for non-members. Registration required.
Trotman's work has ties to the vernacular tradition of carved figures while actively satirizing the elaborate posturings of power, privilege, and pretense. Trotman will discuss his background and studio practice and will do a presentation of Business as Usual, work from the past ten years, and a reconsideration of its meaning in light of recent political events.
Author and illustrator Antwon "Wolly" McNair shares from his daughter-inspired book, Fairy Tale Knights,which follows the adventures of Malia, the youngest and most powerful knight in the Order of the Red Hoods. Under the guide of Mother Goose and the Order of Grannies, Malia, along with her fellow knights, and her best friend and familiar Patrick the wolf, have the duty of protecting the Land of Imagination and most importantly protecting the sacred Book of Tales. This book holds all the written tales and fables and is of great power to both the world of imagination and humans. Whoever holds this book controls all things. Because of the book's power, a war has broken out, Mother Goose is thought to be deceased, and Malia and Patrick must bring order to chaos and restore peace to the lands.
Guests will have books signed (can be purchased at the event), take photos with the author, and can view the exhibitions Biggers: Wheels in Wheels and State of the Art.
Bob Trotman is a sculptor working in Western North Carolina, with work featured in State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now as well as the Mint's contemporary art collection. Join him and Mint staff for a half-day workshop exploring themes of power, privilege, and pretense that shape the world we live in.
Bob Trotman is a sculptor working in Western North Carolina, with work featured in State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now as well as the Mint's contemporary art collection. Students will work with Bob to explore a variety of media and gain insights into his life and career as an artist.
The Latin Music Concert seeks to showcase different music rhythms from Latin America, highlighting the talents of local Latino and non-Latino artists. From classical music to Latin jazz, these concerts will provide a taste of the variety of cultures from all corners of Latin America.
WORLD MUSIC: A program featuring music from diiferent parts of the world that have influenced the music of Latin America.
Enjoy complimentary beer samples!
Local brewery Free Range Brewing will be offering beers samples. Don't miss the chance of enjoying great music and great beer!
It's family time at the Mint! Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, STEAM studio, and family yoga sessions.
Search for scenes of splashy summer fun in the American art galleries, and celebrate the season with cool crafts!
Open to fans of Sue Monk Kidd's The Invention of Wings. This pre-Civil War story presents two extraordinary women: one an urban slave descended from Fon people of western Africa; the other a planter-class Charlestonian who evolves into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist. See selected works of art that help bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in The Invention of Wings.
The Young Affiliates of the Mint (the "YAMs") are announcing the artists selected by the jury panel for their second annual art show, GENDERED: An Inclusive Art Show. GENDERED will be on view in Mint Museum Uptown's Level 5 expansion space from Friday, June 16, 2017 through Friday, July 21, 2017.
GENDERED seeks to create an inclusive arts forum for gender and its common intersectionalities with race, class, sexuality, and identity. The current divisive political climate finds people seeking a means to come together and find a common understanding. The YAMs believe in the unifying force of art and seek to create a safe space of expression and dialogue. GENDERED is a group exhibition featuring twenty-four artists from across the country and representing a variety of viewpoints through diverse mediums that invites viewers to join the conversation. The featured works of art were selected by a panel of esteemed jurors: Kelli Connell, Ryan James Caruthers, John Edmonds, & Carla Hanzal.
The Young Affiliates of the Mint (the "YAMs") are announcing the artists selected by the jury panel for their second annual art show, GENDERED: An Inclusive Art Show. GENDERED will be on view in Mint Museum Uptown's Level 5 expansion space from Friday, June 16, 2017 through Friday, July 21, 2017 open during regular museum hours (please check the website).
GENDERED seeks to create an inclusive arts forum for gender and its common intersectionalities with race, class, sexuality, and identity. The current divisive political climate finds people seeking a means to come together and find a common understanding. The YAMs believe in the unifying force of art and seek to create a safe space of expression and dialogue. GENDERED is a group exhibition featuring twenty-four artists from across the country and representing a variety of viewpoints through diverse mediums that invites viewers to join the conversation.