Live at the Mint: Performance by String Quartet

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Enjoy a performance by 5 musicians from the Charlotte Symphony as part of our free event series, Live at the Mint, presented by Fifth Third Bank. They will perform Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 2 and Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel in response to our special exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint.

January 29, 2020
Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30, 7:30, & 8:30 PM
FREE

Live at the Mint, presented by Fifth Third Bank, celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.


Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial ServicesMint Museum AuxiliaryDuke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

This project has received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.

 

Live at the Mint: Charlotte Ballet Performance

See two special performances of excerpts of Innovative Works, a new show by the Charlotte Ballet, as part of  our free event series Live at the Mint.

January 15, 2020
Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30 & 7:30 PM*
FREE

*Repeating Performance.


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial ServicesMint Museum AuxiliaryDuke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

 

This project has received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.


Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

Live at the Mint – Chócala Performance

Enjoy the inventive sound of Latin fusion band Chócala, as they ride the tide of their new record release this fall.


Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.

To see the rest of our events for our Live at the Mint series, please go to our webpage.

 

 

Wednesday Nights Oct. 16- Dec. 11
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

 

Live at the Mint – MercuryCarter

Relax and unwind with internationally renowned bass vocalist MercuryCarter, as he performs an evening of old standards and new songs destined to become classics.

We will also have a pop-up makers space where visitors can express themselves and explore ideas inspired by our new exhibitions.

Please Note: Eventbrite tickets will be honored, but they do not guarantee a seat. Seating for this event is first come, first served.

 


Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.

 

 

Wednesday Nights Oct. 16- Dec. 11
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

Live at the Mint – Charlotte Storytellers

This weeks Live at the Mint starts with Natalie Frazier Allen, Founder of the Arts Empowerment Project giving her take on our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint during a 15 minute art chat. from 6-6:15 PM.

The lauded Charlotte Storytellers will perform four original works created in response to pieces on view in Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint and Coined in the South. The one-of-a-kind experience will help you bring fresh eyes to the stunning exhibitions.
There will be repeated performances at 6:30 & 7:45.


Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.

 

 

Wednesday, November 20
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

Live at the Mint – Silent Film & Ethan Uslan

Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.


Enjoy the silent film The Freshman, as the brilliant and award-wining Ethan Uslan accompanies on piano. In Partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 13 
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

 

Live at the Mint – Elton John Impersonator Carl Rosen

Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights!

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.


Couldn’t score tickets to Sir Elton John’s farewell tour at the Spectrum Center? Catch the next best thing on the same night, as Elton John Impersonator Carl Rosen of Yellow Brick Road tribute band performs the Rocketman’s classics. Rose-colored glasses included.

We will also have a pop-up makers space where visitors can express themselves and explore ideas inspired by our new exhibitions.

To see the rest of our events for our Live at the Mint series, please go to our webpage.

Wednesday November 6
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

 

Live at the Mint – Youth Orchestra of Charlotte & Poltergeist

Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.


The 90-piece Youth Orchestra of Charlotte will perform a selection of spooky symphonic masterpieces, followed by a screening of the 1982 horror film Poltergeist in the auditorium.

We will also have a pop-up makers space where visitors can express themselves and explore ideas inspired by our new exhibitions.

 

To see the rest of our events for the Live at the Mint series, please go to our webpage.

 

 

Wednesday, October 30 
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

Live at the Mint – Gottaswing Charlotte

Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.


Ever wished you knew how to swing dance? Grab someone and learn from the pros! Join Gottaswing Charlotte for free instructions followed by an evening of dancing.

See the rest of our Live at the Mint event series here.

 

 

Wednesday, October 23
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE

 


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

 

 

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.

 

Live at the Mint – Leo Twiggs, Judy Schindler, & Conversation Piece

Join us for a FREE eight-week series known as Live at the Mint, which celebrates Charlotte’s dynamic arts community. Each week will feature a new lineup, from performance art to lectures with leading artists, provocative films to gallery tours with community leaders (and lots of specially-crafted art activities and craft cocktails in between). Every Live at the Mint is an intentionally layered experience that will incorporate the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The result: the Mint will be the place to be on Wednesday nights.

Free (part of our Free Wednesday Nights program) and open to the public.


It’s time to talk at #TheMintMuseum
Art Can Lead to Conversation: A Chat with Leo Twiggs & Friends” featuring Willie Walker & the Conversation Piece Band.

-6 PM: Willie Walker Conversation Piece Jazz Band, set 1
-6:30-7:45 PM: Conversation with Twiggs & Friends
-8-8:30 PM: Conversation Piece Band, set 2; meet Artist Twiggs
-8:30-9 PM: View the piece “Conversation” in the Contemporary Art Gallery, Level 4

Leo Twiggs. Conversation, 2018, batik on linen. Museum purchase with funds from the Charlotte Debutante Club. 2018.44

Moderated by Award-Winning Journalist Mary C. Curtis, join: Artist-Educator Dr. Leo Twiggs (Professor emeritus, South Carolina State Univ.); Queens University Professor Judy Schindler (Rabbi); Mint Senior Curator of American Art Dr. Jon Stuhlman; and Mint Community Relations Director Rubie Britt-Height as they have a conversation about art as social commentary, art & curatorial activism, race relations, battling injustices, and how community conversations inspired by works of art can help bring about positive change thru dialogue, openness, & strategic action steps.

The program is inspired by the work of art entitled “Conversation”, created by Dr. Twiggs following his phenomenal exhibition “Requiem for Mother Emanuel” at the Mint Museum Randolph. Requiem was his artistic response to the massacre of nine church members during a prayer meeting in the historical Charleston house of worship, Mother Emanuel AME Church.
Dr. Twiggs established the Art Department at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina and its art museum.

Rabbi Judith Schindler is the Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte.

Parking available in the Levine Center for the Arts Parking Garage ($5) or on the street.

To see the rest of our events for our Live at the Mint series, please go to our webpage.

 

Wednesday, October 16 
Mint Museum Uptown | 6-9 PM
FREE


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


 

 

Live at the Mint is generously sponsored by Fifth Third Bank with additional support from the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

 

 

Free Wednesday Evenings are sponsored by Bank of America, the Mint Museum Auxiliary, and Publix Supermarket Charities.