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Silent Streets Opening Celebration
June 5, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
An all afternoon party at Mint Museum Uptown!
1 PM: Jen-Sudul Edwards, PhD, chief curator and curator of contemporary art at The Mint Museum, leads a conversation with the commissioned artists Amy Bagwell, Stacy Lynn Waddell, and Antoine Williams in the Robert Heywood Morrison Atrium.
2-5 PM: Portrait pop-up with Ruben Natal-San Miguel, the artist whose works are featured in the online exhibition Women R Beautiful, for the upcoming online exhibition Charlotte is Beautiful. (Come as you are, no appointment needed).
3 & 5 PM: The beloved Charlotte-indie band Junior Astronomers performs in the Robert Haywood Morrison Atrium.
4 PM: Hear a spoken word performance by Bluz Rogers at 4 PM in the Robert Haywood Morrison Atrium.
Throughout the afternoon, see painting demonstrations by local artists Jamil Dyair Steele, John Hairston, Jr., Bree Stallings, and Curtis King in the grand room inside Mint Museum Uptown, and Nellie Ashford in The Mint Museum Store.
Complimentary museum admission, food truck and cash bar.