Creative Mind Alliance is a network of Painters, Musicians, Spoken Word Artists, and various local businesses that all share a vision, to bring the mecca of Art back to Charlotte. Come out and reminisce with the smooth sounds of Fushun and The Work. Buy exquisite paintings from our Artist and a variety of handmade pieces from our talented vendors. Food, Hookah and drinks are available throughout the night. Don't miss out. $10https://www.instagram.com/creativemindalliance/
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique presents ‘Garden Party’, on view April 7th through May 27th. “If birds could build nests, then they could make hats.” This whimsical notion was the beginning of the joyful bird and animal portraits that artist Vicki Sawyer is celebrated for. The ‘Garden Party’ exhibition features Vicki’s original artwork along with ceramics by Teresa Pietsch and jewelry from Anna Johnson. Preview party Thursday, April 6th from 5-8pm with Vicki Sawyer in attendance.http://www.larkandkey.com
Join City Art Room for a night of art fun for adults! You are welcome to bring wine, beer, malt beverages, soft drinks, and food (no liquor). Food can also be delivered to the studio. Participants can choose from the following activities: 1. Paint on a 12"x12" or 11"x14" canvas with brushes 2. Color in premium adult coloring books 3. Finger paint on up to seven sheets of 11"x14" paper 4. Customize and paint 1" leather bracelet 5. Paint a wine or beer glass 6. Pottery/clay mold with up to 1 lb of air dry clay 20http://cityartroom.com/public-events/
Ohio painter with a belief that images are most interesting when they effectively communicate both energy and emotion. Her art has evolved through years of study in music, language, poetry, and dance in addition to the visual arts. On Display April 4- April 29, 2017 Opening Reception April 8, 5-8pm MEET THE ARTIST! www.charlottefineart.com Feehttp://www.charlottefineart.com/
Spend Saturday with Jordan Casteel’s “Harlem Notes,” an exhibit of the New Yorker’s massive paintings that are colorful and fantastical, but also moody. Her detailed studies celebrate the everyday people of a Harlem that is becoming increasingly obscured by gentrification. Casteel captures, in photographic detail, the people and settings that she sees outside of her upper Manhattan studio. Free - $9http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/jordan-casteel-harlem-notes/
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
Featuring 75 works, from paintings and drawings to sculpture, photography, video, and installations. The exhibit seeks to de-mystify contemporary American art.
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.
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
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.