This exhibit presents two local artists that you should be watching. The first is Nicholas Napolentano, a hyperrealist figurative with a message. The flyer features two semi-nude women in bed in a fetal-like position. The second artist is Matthew Steele, who creates wooden sculptures that resemble complex manmade infrastructures. Reception on July 15, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free admission
Features live exhibits of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Get close to wildlife by walking among butterflies in a Butterfly Pavilion, observing live animals in both Creative Cavern and Insect Alley, hanging out in "Our Big Backyard" or exploring the Paw Paw Nature Trail.
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.
This exhibition features Maya traditional clothing, including fashions of the Kaqchikel, Ixil, K’iche’, Mam, Tz’utujil, Chuj, Awakatek, Jakaltek and Poqomchi’ from Guatemala, and Tzotzil and Tzeltal from Chiapas, Mexico.
Weekly Wednesday Evening Meditation Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte Practice instructions for those new to meditation at 7pm. Silent 30 minute mindfulness meditation at 7:30pm followed by a dharma talk and discussion. IMC Charlotte is dedicated to the practice of Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and Lovingkindness (Metta) practice. Persons of all faiths and beliefs who seek freedom of heart and mind are welcome. We also study and practice Mindfulness with the intention of integrating wisdom and manifesting compassion in all aspects of our lives. Park Road Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd Free. Donations welcome.http://www.IMCCharlotte,org
The exhibit features a selection of fine and decorative European arts from the museum's permanent collection.
A themed, illustrated exhibit about the the inaugural installation of the Heritage Gallery at Mint Museum Randolph.
Featuring works from mask-producing regions of Mexico where dance performances commonly accompany religious rituals and civic events.
The exhibit spotlights a past exhibit, Ramesses The Great: The Pharaoh and His Time, which was the largest exhibition ever mounted by Mint Museum when it opened on October 1, 1988.
This installation is a comprehensive survey of Contemporary British Studio Ceramics in the U.S. It comprises functional and sculptural objects made between the 1980s and now.
Featuring Fleur and Charles Bresler's collection of American quilts. The quilts showcase a variety of visual impact, historical value, pictorial imagery and historical fabrics.