Very Affordable yet Educational Youth Art Lessons! Every Sunday students will explore a new technique and learn how to professionally use medium (paint, oil pastels, etc). All art supplies are provided. 7
This exhibit is about the power of perspective. It features work by experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon’s and an optical installation from Ethan Jackson. It’s also the debut of Sharon Dowell’s “A City on its Side,” a controversial mural (with a familiar face: CL contributor Lara Americo) created as a response to HB2. Jackson and Dowell will speak at the reception. Free
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
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.
The exhibit features 26 wood works by three artists, including Frank E. Cummings III, John Mascoll and Avelino Samuel.
Shared Space: A New Era is a photography series spanning 25 years, collected from photographers hailing from nine different countries. The series captures the changing landscape of technology and how we communicate visually. Opening reception is Sept. 9.
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.
Works in Oil and Acrylic by this up and coming South Carolina artist. Paintings created on location including several local scenes. Opening Reception/Meet the Artist: Saturday, Oct. 8 from 5 - 8pm Also Tom du Bois: Disney Prints from private collection- signed/numbered limited edition prints with Certificate of Authenticity, including Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Peter Pan and more. Freehttp://www.charlottefineart.com/
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.