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Museum Day Live!
September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Join The Mint Museum for free admission, a new exhibition opening, and many special events!
As part of the national Smithsonian Museum Day Live! celebration, The Mint Museum will offer free admission all day at both of its locations.
- Start the day at Romare Bearden Park for the dedication of Richard Hunt’s new installation, Spiral Odyssey, from 10-11 a.m., and then walk just one block to Mint Museum Uptown for Jazzin’ on the Terrace a tribute to Bearden and Hunt, at noon and 1:30 p.m.
- Venture inside Mint Museum Uptown to view the Romare Bearden Gallery, which hosts the Odysseus Series that Hunt’s sculpture was named for (the Gantt Center will also offer free admission and looks at some of Bearden’s works in their Instill & Inspire exhibition)
- View the opening of the Mint’s newest exhibition, William Ivey Long: Costume Designs 20017-2016, part of the Mint’s Year of Fashion
- Sign up for a FREE Member Moment (for Mint members only) to tour the galleries at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. with Tony Award-winning North Carolina native William Ivey Long himself! Not a member? Click here to join
- Join us for a FREE talk by William Ivey Long at 2:30 p.m. register HERE.
- Then, venture into the Mint Museum Uptown Shop for a book signing of the new Mint publication William Ivey Long at 3:30 p.m. You can skip the cash register and pre-pay for the book to guarantee your copy!