Beer & Branding is hosted by AIGA Charlotte (the Professional Association for Design) in conjunction with the design firm BOLTGROUP. Beer & Branding combines the efforts and creativity of local graphic designers with local home brewers as they work on a brewed beer and branded beer package together – culminating in a brewing competition and a design showcase. FREEhttp://charlotte.aiga.org/event/beer-branding-showcase-2016/
A Preview Reception with the Artist will take place on September 8 at 6-9PM. The event is free, open to the public and will feature Latin music and Uruguayan fare. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to email@example.com. FREEhttp://www.lacaprojects.com
Socialize. Create. Eat. Drink. Join us for a fun evening of Social Art at the City Art Room. You are highly encouraged to bring your own soft/hard drinks and food. There are 2 art options: Coloring and Painting $12: Color on thematic design sheets from Premium Coloring Books for adults $15: Paint on a 12"x12" Canvas – Artists available to assist with painting of choices Get your art passes soon! None will be available at entry. **Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are refundable 24 hours or more of event. 15
This exhibit is about the power of perspective. It features work by experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon’s and an optical installation from Ethan Jackson. It’s also the debut of Sharon Dowell’s “A City on its Side,” a controversial mural (with a familiar face: CL contributor Lara Americo) created as a response to HB2. Jackson and Dowell will speak at the reception. Free
Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
A permanent gallery devoted to the work of Romare Bearden (1911-1988), who was born in Charlotte. Bearden is best known for his groundbreaking use of collage and vibrant portrayals of American life, depicting subjects that range from contemporary urban scenes to nostalgic recollections of the rural South.
Paint, Drink and Have Fun at Paint Craze Charlotte! Local artists will entertain and guide you to create a featured masterpiece while you sip on your favorite cocktails from the Paint Craze Art Bar! Beginners encouraged! All art supplies provided and you go home with your finished painting on canvas! Limited seats - Check out the calendar and register in advance online! 35.00http://www.paintcraze.com/events/NC
Event Description Join us for a fun evening of fingerpainting at the City Art Room. 1 Rule: No Brushes Allowed. All art supplies will be provided including unlimited 14"x 17" paper, aprons, and gloves (for people who don't want to use bare hands). You are encouraged to bring you own spirituous beverages, soft drinks, and foods. Participants will be seated on the floor. Please bring a pillow or seat cushion for more comfort. No Tickets will be available at the door. Tickets are limited so get your tickets soon! Tickets are refundable 24 hours or more of event. 15
Chill Out. Create. Eat. Drink. Be Merry! Join us for a fun evening of painting at the City Art Room. This is a freestyle session where you are encouraged to paint anything that you prefer. Laugh and paint your way to your very own 12" x 12" canvas masterpiece. Professional artists will be available to assist you with your painting selection so no experience is necessary. You are welcome to have food delivered to you and/or bring in food and soft/hard drinks. Get your paint passes soon! None will be available at the door. 15https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paint-chill-tickets-27233579369
The mid-nineteenth was a time for evolution, expansion and innovation for American ceramics. On view in this exhibit are works of art from the museum’s permanent collection, selected to illustrate the variety of American wares produced in the second and third quarters of the nineteenth century. The objects range from the unadorned to the ornamented and include examples from prominent manufacturers and craftsmen active during this time period.
A collection of art forms showcasing the vast cultural, physical, historical and religious diversity that can be found across the African continent.
The exhibit features examples of European ceramics and other works from the museum's permanent collection, which were inspired by classical antiquities.
Selections from the museum’s recent exhibition, A Thriving Tradition: 75 Years of Collecting North Carolina Pottery, are supplemented by more highlights from the museum’s permanent collection.
The solo show features artwork by Andy Braitman.
The exhibit features 26 wood works by three artists, including Frank E. Cummings III, John Mascoll and Avelino Samuel.