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.
In this 4-week series, we’ll break down the components of a Vinyasa-style class in a fun, relaxed learning environment. A sampling of topics we will cover: * the mechanics of key postures that are frequently taught in Slow Flow and Powerful Flow classes * how to utilize props to help you move with greater ease * alignment concepts to prepare you to practice safely * breathing techniques to support you on and off the yoga mat Expect a warm, friendly learning environment where everyone is welcome. Tuesdays 9/6-9/27 7:30-8:45pm. The content taught is cumulative. $75 for all 4 weekshttp://beyogaandwellness.com/events-2-be-yoga-charlotte/
MeckMin in partnership with Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte offers a free, weekly noon meditation (15 minutes of meditation introduction, 30 mins of meditation followed by 15 mins of Q&A). Add some peace of mind to your hectic week. Appropriate for beginners through seasoned meditators. The Dharma Leaders from Insight Meditation share a profound awareness of the significance of meditation and the power of mindfulness All faith backgrounds welcome – presented in an educational environment. Freehttp://www.meckmin.org/weekly-noon-meditation/
In this 4 week course, you’ll learn the simple techniques yogis have been using for thousands of years to support their physical practices, while staying young and vibrant. Join Kaitlin Lacey, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach, for this deeply impactful habit change course. Enjoy better sleep. Boost your energy. Learn how to prepare healthy meals with very little effort. Improve your digestion, assimilation, and elimination. Learn how to take care of your body and 5 senses so you can stay healthy as we shift into fall and winter. Master new habits in a way that sets you up for success! Investment: $99; Save $15 if you sign up by August 31st!http://beyogaandwellness.com/events-2-be-yoga-charlotte/
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.