Exhibit explores the Earths's biodiversity, through a range of habitats and live species. From rainforests to aquariums, viewers can broaden their education and experience related hands-on activities. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
The interactive exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the South since the Civil War. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, students and children 6-18 years old; Free for children 5 years old and under
This exhibit focuses on the art of jewelry, featuring work from Harry Bertoia and Claire Falkenstein, as well as Bechtler Collection artists Alberto Giacometti, Alicia Penalba, Raffael Benazzi, and Niki de Saint Phalle.
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.
Jacob and The Good People will be live at Flight Beer and Music Hall. 80 craft beers on tap and great food and drink specials!!
The award-winning 1920s themed event returns for its 28th year, benefitting the National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter. Dance to the 15piece Russ Wilson Orchestra, enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres from Charlotte's most celebrated restaurants, open bar wine & beer, a fantastic silent auction and much more. VIPs enjoy exclusive access to the Speakeasy Lounge offering a private pre-event reception, exclusive hors d'oeuvres, signature cocktails from the private bar, and a gift! Funds benefit the National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter. Black tie or 1920s attire. Regular tickets $75 or 2/$120, VIP Speakeasy tickets $125. Sponsorships available. www.gatsbygala.org $75-$125http://http:/www.gatsbygala.org
The House That Modernism Built will present the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art's rich mid-20th-century art collection alongside furniture, textile, and ceramic holdings on loan from various institutions including Eames Office, Herman Miller Archives, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design along with works from private collectors. $8 for adults, $6 museum membershttp://bechtler.org/Collection/House-that-modernism-built
The first survey exhibition of photography drawn solely from the Mint’s permanent collection. It's comprised of approximately 100 of the Mint’s most stunning and provocative photographs.
Improv performance by Charlotte Comedy Theater. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com. $10
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
The Run/Walk For Sickle Cell helps us increase awareness and raise much-needed funds for sickle cell services. $25
The exhibit tracks the Milestone's history through photographs shot by photographers Daniel Coston and the late Chris Radok.
This exhibit explores the musical roots of NASCAR. Mostly, that means showcasing cars that have been driven by musicians, featured in music videos (like a 1959 Chevrolet Corvette in Brad Paisley’s “Old Alabama”) and sponsored by musicians (like the 2012 Juan Pablo Montoya No. 42 Chevrolet with Taylor Swift on the hood). There’s more than 40 artifacts, including guitars, trophies, attire and more. (Anita Overcash) $12.95-$19.95; free for children 5 years old and under