Social Events

Please Note: Under the state guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety precautions, special events at The Mint Museum are open up to 100 guests.

Bring your event to life

Host your upcoming social event at either of The Mint Museum locations. Whether it’s your wedding, rehearsal, anniversary, or a cocktail party to celebrate your birthday; our venues guarantee an experience in a setting your guests will never forget.

Given our wide array of rooms, terraces, and gardens available for rental, our team will undoubtedly match you with the perfect space that fits your vision and meets your event needs. We have been honored to be a part of the Queen City’s event scene since 1938 and have forged relationships with all the top planners and vendors assuring the best services for our clients.

All clients enjoy:

• Complimentary use of our audiovisual equipment and wireless network
• Complimentary use of the Mint’s tables
• Convenient underground parking in the Duke Energy Center uptown and complimentary parking at Randolph Road
• D2 Production Services is the Mint’s audio-visual in-house contractor available for additional needs.

Our caterers, security staff, housekeeping personnel, and guest service support can be contracted to provide personalized and professional services.

Host your wedding on a Friday or Sunday for our MarryMint Package:

• 15% off room rental rates
• No bar minimum
• Complimentary chairs
• Complimentary champagne toast for the bride and groom
• Estimated savings on an average wedding = $1,600

All wedding couples enjoy two separate, complimentary dressing rooms. 

Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown is located in the midst of Charlotte’s center city, and is within walking distance from multiple hotels for your out of town guests’ convenience. Mint Museum Uptown provides a metropolitan chic ambience with modern contemporary architecture and city views from our terraces. Awe inspiring high ceilings in the Robert Haywood Morrison Atrium showcases our staple glass wall. The top floor host the Silverman Grand Room, our most coveted space, which brings a more classic ballroom design to your event.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some capacity measurements and procedures have been altered. 

ROBERT HAYWOOD MORRISON ATRIUM

The five-story atrium is available to host private events. This grand space features a 60- by 60-foot glass wall overlooking Levine Avenue for the Arts and the Knight Theater. The dramatic interior includes richly stained hardwood doors and a wood slat ceiling. The atrium showcases the fascinating four-story textile work by artist Sheila Hicks, Mega Footprint Near the Hutch (May I Have This Dance?), and a monumental canvas by Sam Francis, Untitled (Sea rst).

Foragers by Summer Wheat has transformed the Robert Haywood Morrison Atrium with colorful “stained-glass” panels that cover all 96 windows. The installation will be on view though September 6, 2022.

Seated: 250
Standing: 400+
Theatre: 300

SALLY AND BILL VAN ALLEN TERRACE AND CARROLL ENTRYWAY

This sheltered terrace offers open-air views of Charlotte’s cityscape, the Mint’s interactive grand staircase, and the beautiful architecture of Levine Center for the Arts. Guests start in the Carroll Entryway, home to the Mint’s signature Royal Blue Mint Chandelier by glass artist Dale Chihuly and other works from the Mint’s permanent collection. These spaces are not available as standalone rentals.

Standing: 150

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JAMES B. DUKE AUDITORIUM

The auditorium is located just off the atrium. The theater is fully equipped with included modern audio and video features,* a mezzanine, and multiple entrances, this space is perfect to host lectures, symposia, music performances, and films. Glass artist Tom Patti’s commission Spectral Boundary spans two doors as part of the auditorium‘s inner wall, and the wood, rubber, and steel sculpture vinge.segla adorns the other side.

Seated: 240

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LEVEL FIVE

The Expansion Space located on the level five is a unique hybrid industrial style event space that hosts both Mint special exhibits, and a variety of events. In addition to being used as an exhibition space, the 7,500 square foot room has been used for galas, fashion shows, weddings, and holiday parties. The space also works well in a tandem form with the Silverman Grand Room and Trustees Terrace. The combination of the entire level five space can host a reception style event for several hundred guests.

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BOARDROOM

This multipurpose space on the mezzanine level features natural light, streetscape views, state-of-the-art technology,* and a dynamic view of the Chihuly chandelier along with other works of art.

Standing: 75
Theater: 140
Crescent: 50
Board: 24

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CONFERENCE ROOM

An executive meeting room or lunch space with state-of-the-art technology, overlooking the streetscape and Halcyon restaurant.

Seated: 14
Standing: 26

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GALLERIES

The museum’s permanent collection and special exhibition galleries can also be opened after hours to allow guests to tour the facility privately.

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Mint Museum Randolph

Mint Museum Randolph offers a pastoral atmosphere for your event. Located in Charlotte’s historic Eastover neighborhood and first welcoming guests in 1936 this venue will transport your guests back in time. Mint Museum Randolph is set in a perfectly kept garden where you can host an outdoor event or inside for a more intimate setting.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some capacity measurements and procedures have been altered. 

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NANCY A. AND J. MASON WALLACE ATRIUM

The atrium, featuring natural vegetation and floor-to-ceiling views of the terrace, gardens, park, and sunlit or starry skies, hosts private events after 6 PM. Rental includes the front terrace, which can be tented. Additional space is available for tenting in front of the building.

Seated: 100
Standing: 200
Theatre: 60

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DELHOM GALLERY

This gallery on the museum’s Upper Level is a unique setting for art lovers featuring glass-enclosed showcases of work from the Mint’s extensive and renowned Decorative Arts Collection. Events in the Delhom Gallery must take place outside of the museum’s operating hours.

Seated: 120
Standing: 140

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VAN EVERY AUDITORIUM

The auditorium, located just behind the atrium, is a circular theater with multiple entrances in the round with audio and video features and multiple entrances ideal for lectures, music performances, and film screenings. The space is equipped with a removable podium with attached microphone, a projector, and a screen.

Seated: 170

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IVEY FORUM

This versatile space, on the Lower Level, features Star Gallery works of art by local students (during the school year) and kitchen access. It can accommodate 80 people theater style, 72 for a seated meal, 36 in classroom style or 30 people board style. It is an ideal venue for smaller seated dinners, corporate meetings, retreats, and seminars.

Theater: 80
Seated: 72
Classroom: 36
Board: 30

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LOWER LEVEL

The entire Lower Level, including the atrium, auditorium, Ivey forum, and Heritage Gallery, which details the museum’s history and features beautiful glass-enclosed works of art.

Capacity: 250

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EAGLE TERRACE

Our historic terrace with views of the Mint’s original 1836 façade capped off by the museum’s signature golden eagle. The Eagle Terrace is not available as a stand-alone rental.

Capacity: 225

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GALLERIES

The museum’s permanent collection and special exhibition galleries can also be opened after hours to allow guests to conduct a private, self-guided tour the museum.

Front Lawn

FRONT LAWN

Our stunning and spacious front lawn is available to rent for outdoor functions. The grounds are surrounded by foliage and gardens that are maintained by the Charlotte Garden Club. Renters are able to tent the lawn in order to provide privacy and protection from the elements. This is not a stand-alone rental, so renters must also choose an indoor space to rent for access to the catering kitchen and indoor restrooms.

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HERITAGE GALLERY

This educational gallery that surrounds the Van Every Auditorium tells the illustrious history of the Mint Museum from inception to present day. This space is not a stand alone rental, and must be rented along with another space.

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