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 firstname.lastname@example.org. FREEhttp://www.lacaprojects.com
Join Modern Craft Collective at Blue Blaze Brewing to get your nature on in this unique workshop where you will craft a one-of-a-kind, autumn inspired wall hanging. Our creative guru will lead you through the process of creating an earthy wall hanging that pairs wonderfully with your home in this fall season! We provide the instruction, smorgasbord of supplies, and step-by-step instructions. We provide all materials - twigs, feathers, leather and suede scraps, natural fibers & more. Modern Craft Your Thursday. Advance tickets required. $45 / 15% discount for 2+http://www.moderncraftcollective.com
Paint & Play features Live Painters, Live Spoken Word, Live Comedians, Live Music, and Food. A wonderful environment with all around creative people. Where cool and conscious meet! FREEhttp://www.createamazingllc.com/events
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 9:30 am – 12:00 noon $35 each session Join Caroline to learn the art of urban sketching and travel journaling using watercolors to draw and paint from life. Our first class is in the studio with all other classes meeting on-location around Charlotte. No experience needed to join in the camaraderie of group sketching! www.CarolineCBrown.com for supply list and more information. $35 each classhttps://camperregsecure.com/cielgallery/programdetails.php?programid=CR0179
Affordable yet educational Youth Art Lesson! Every Friday! For up to date Lessons and other locations, please go "Like" our Facebook page: Http://www.Facebook.com/BeyondTheArts All Art Supplies are provided! 7
Works in Oil and Acrylic by this up and coming South Carolina artist. Paintings created on location including several local scenes. Opening Reception/Meet the Artist: Saturday, Oct. 8 from 5 - 8pm Also Tom du Bois: Disney Prints from private collection- signed/numbered limited edition prints with Certificate of Authenticity, including Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Peter Pan and more. Freehttp://www.charlottefineart.com/
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
Sip on delicious teas while feasting on delectable gourmet autumn themed finger sandwiches, scones, pastries & fruit while listening to book readings by local author Renate Moore. Then, follow simple instructions to create your own beautiful fall leaf painting. This cute little 5×7 inch canvas would make a great addition to your fall décor. Register through our website. 35.00http://cajuncanvas.com/events/autumn-tea-paint-party/
Session 1: Hand-Carved Stamps Session 2: Gelli Plates Quilters, sewists and fabric junkies! Want to make your own funky fabric? Join Caroline Coolidge Brown to learn the art of expressive printmaking and techniques that work with fabric or paper. In Session 1, students will carve relief stamps based on natural forms and repeating tile patterns. In Session 2 we switch to monoprinting with gelli plates and found objects. Supply list and more information at www.CarolineCBrown.com. $75 each classhttp://www.cielcharlotte.com/current-list.html
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.
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.