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.
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.
The upcoming exhibit, ARCHITECTONIC, features new works by Sharon Dowell, Matthew Steele and Chris Neyen. Through painting, sculpture, photography and installation, this thought-provoking show combines the similar perspectives and varying styles of three different artists as they've observed explosive commercial development in the Charlotte community. The opening reception is Friday, April 7th from 7 to 10pm and will be on display through April 28th. FREEhttps://www.facebook.com/events/115146282350997/
Come join Magnolia Emporium every 1st Friday of the month, and support local artists! Buy Art! varies
A collection of art forms showcasing the vast cultural, physical, historical and religious diversity that can be found across the African continent.
Study for 3 days with the famous artist Jane Chapin in this Landscape Workshop. First time in our area and great opportunity for our local art community. Limited Space sign up ASAP ! $450.http://janechapin.com/works
The Queens Department of Music, Theatre and Dance welcome you enjoy our voice students in concert, performing "Not Rodgers and Hammerstein," a dynamic Broadway Revue.
The Arts at Queens welcomes you to enjoy the Creative Writing Capstone Reading, which showcases the achievements of our creative writing majors in their senior year. Reading original fiction, nonfiction and poetry, the students share work from their final portfolios.
Summer Intensive July 10-28 Ages 12+ Take your dancing and circus skills to the next level in CC&Co.’s Summer Intensive. Classes in contemporary dance, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, partner acrobatics, handbalancing, Cyr Wheel, aerial sling, silks, trapeze, rope, Spanish web, improvisation and choreography. Open to all levels of dance and circus arts. 1-3 week options Students participating in the last 2 weeks will perform in the SI Showcase on July 28. 1 week = $400 2 weeks = $700 3 weeks = $900http://carolinecalouche.org/classes/summer-intensive/
Aerial and Dance Youth Camps June 19 – 23 & July 17 – 21 Ages 6 – 11 Dance your heart out this summer on the floor and in the air. Cirque Youth Camps June 26 – 30 & July 31 – Aug. 4 Ages 6 – 11 Run away to the circus this summer with us. Learn skills in the aerial sling, trapeze and acrobatics. Teen Camps July 10 – 14 & July 17 – 21 Ages 12 – 18 In a fun and supportive environment, learn dance skills Visit our website for info. 1 week $275.00 2 weeks $450.00 3 weeks $675.00 4 weeks $900.00http://carolinecalouche.org/camps/
The Matthews Heritage Museum and the Western North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross are joining together to put on the exhibit “A Century of Helping Hands"in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the American Red Cross in Mecklenburg County. The exhibit opens February 4 and will run to June 24, 2017. Many Red Cross chapters were founded in the US in 1917 as part of the effort to serve soldiers in World War I. Adults $4, 10 - 17 $2; under 10 free, Free first Saturday of the monthhttp://www.matthewsheritagemuseum.org
The Arts at Queens invites you to "Waves of Sound." This nautical-themed concert features the "Water Music Suite" by G.F. Handel, "Hands Across the Sea" by John Philip Sousa, "Victory at Sea" by Richard Rodgers (arr. by Robert Russell Bennett) and "Mannin Veen" by Haydn Wood. This concert also highlights the winner of our biannual high school concerto competition, who will perform a selection as a featured soloist with the band. Charlotte Concert Band is a community band sponsored by Queens.
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.
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/