Celebrating the role of Mary Myers Dwelle, the driving force behind the creation of The Mint Museum.
Dr. Leo Twiggs who lives and works in South Carolina, is one of the region’s most significant artists whose paintings have long dealt with the South’s difficult racial history. He conceived of this moving nine-painting series, Requiem for Mother Emanuel, as a response to the tragic events of June 17, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina.
A yearly January event at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery…start the year right by giving back! A portion of all fine art sale proceeds will help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. This cause is close to the curator’s heart. Represented Utah artist, Larry Christensen and Charlotte Artist/Curator, Joni Purk will be generously donating a larger portion (50%) of their sales during the month. Opening Reception January 14, 5-8pm freehttp://www.charlottefineart.com/
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.
Museum offers a glimpse into the significant role that trolleys played in the social and economic development of Charlotte.
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.
Featuring works from mask-producing regions of Mexico where dance performances commonly accompany religious rituals and civic events.
Paint Craze Charlotte is a fun, creative new twist. It's a night out you won't forget! Perfect for those who want to try out their creativity and get their party on - all at the same time. Local artists guide and entertain you in completing a beautiful work of art while you mingle and enjoy refreshing drinks. Join us for an unforgettable Girls Night Out, date night, party, fundraiser, team building or just to try something new! No experience necessary! Register in advance with code CLT10 to save $10! $35https://paintcraze.com/events/NC
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.