Friends of the Mint presents Meredith Connelly

Friends of the Mint’s March program features a well-known local artist who is committed to expanding community and culture through the arts: Meredith Connelly. Connelly is a multidisciplinary artist who draws inspiration from nature, science and technology. Her illuminated installations such as the “I Heart Rail Trail” in SouthEnd and “Lights” at the U.S. National Whitewater Center that have fascinated viewers.

She was recently commissioned to create a permanent public work for Charlotte to debut in 2023. Connelly also creates two-dimensional cut paper works that are reflective of microcosms and biological forms. Connecting art and home, Connelly is the co-founder of Ash and Ochre which features small batch craft and wares. She is a graduate of the University of Wilmington with a degree in studio art and lives in the Lake Norman area with her husband and two girls.

 

Friends of the Mint presents artist Meredith Connelly
Wednesday, March 16 | 6 PM reception, 6:30 program
Mint Museum Randolph
Free

Friends of the Mint presents Rachel Eng, McColl Center Winter Artist in Residence

Rachel Eng is a creator of ceramic artworks and installation art. She is inspired by the natural world, and the decay and regeneration inherent in environmental and landscape systems. Climate change, land use, and other impacts are considered and questioned in light of the shared experience of our surroundings. Eng currently works and lives in Carlisle, Penn. where she teaches in the studio art program at Dickinson College.

 

Friends of the Mint presents Rachel Eng, McColl Center Winter Artist in Residence
Wednesday, February 16 | 6 PM Reception, 6:30 Program
Mint Museum Randolph
Free

‘The World of Anna Sui’ Public Opening

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition The World of Anna Sui, which shines a spotlight on designer Anna Sui’s process, allowing the viewer to step inside her imagination and watch it unfold in her fashion designs.

Organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London, The World of Anna Sui was curated by Dennis Nothdruft. Annie Carlano is curator of The Mint Museum’s iteration. The exhibition has toured the globe from New York to Shanghai. The Mint Museum is the last stop for the current international tour. 

The World of Anna Sui Public Opening
November 20, 2021 | 11 AM-6 PM
Mint Museum Randolph
FREE

‘The World of Anna Sui’ Members-Only Opening

Members are invited to a special members-only preview of The World of Anna Sui before it opens to the public November 20. Enjoy a cash bar (one complimentary beverage ticket per member), live music, and light bites. At 7:30 PM, hear a conversation with fashion designer Anna Sui; Annie Carlano, senior curator of craft, design, & fashion at the Mint; and Dennis Nothdruft, head of exhibitions at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London, The World of Anna Sui was curated by Dennis Nothdruft. Annie Carlano is curator of The Mint Museum’s iteration. The exhibition has toured the globe from New York to Shanghai. The Mint Museum is the last stop for the current international tour. 

The World of Anna Sui Opening Celebration
November 18, 2021 | 7-9 PM
Mint Museum Randolph
FREE

(tex)Tile: Telling Stories with Ceramic Garments and the Body

Join Shae Bishop, ceramist, clothing designer, furniture maker, for a presentation at Mint Museum Randolph. Bishop examines the relationships between ceramics and textiles by making wearable garment-sculptures. Originally from Kentucky, he earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts in Ceramics and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute. He has exhibited work nationally and internationally, and has worked as studio assistant to sculptor Cristina Córdova. He has been awarded residencies at The Archie Bray Foundation in Montana, Red Star Studios in Kansas City, San Diego State University, and elsewhere in the United States, as well as in Hungary, Turkey, and Indonesia. He is currently based in North Carolina in the Penland-area artist community.

 

(tex)Tile: Telling Stories with Ceramic Garments and the Body
October 20, 2021 | 6-7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph
6 PM: Reception; 6:30 PM Program
Presented by Delhom Service League in collaboration with Friends of the Mint


This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph


 

CANCELED: (tex)TILE – with Friends of the Mint

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled.

(tex)TILE, presented by Shae Bishop, Ceramist, Clothing Designer, Furniture Maker. Enjoy seeing Shae’s incredibly creative works and hearing about how they are made. We are pleased to present this multi-talented artist.

March 18, 2020
Mint Museum Randolph
6:00 P.M. Refreshments, 6:30 P.M. Program
In Collaboration with the Delhom Service League


This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph