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.
CineMINT brings the best of Latin American and Spanish film to Charlotte. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Authentic Latin American food and drinks provided by Gelitas Charlotte THE SECOND MOTHER premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Special Jury Prize for Acting, and then went on to play the Panorama section at the Berlin Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award. $5 online or at the doorhttp://www.mintmuseum.org/happenings/1266/cinemint-latin-film-series-5/
Michael Whittington, President and CEO, Oklahoma City Museum of Art – Oklahoma City presents this timely topic. If you are a regular museum goer, you've probably noticed changes in some institutions. If not a regular, come find out what's ahead that might be of interest. Michael Whittington is a former Curator of Ancient American and African Art at the Mint Museum. Coffee is served at 10 and the program starts at 10:30. The event is open to the public and free after museum admission. Free after museum admissionhttp://www.mintmuseum.org
The exhibit will present more than 200 highlights of this collection in a new installation in the Alexander, Spangler, and Harris Galleries at Mint Museum Randolph.
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.