Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

CANCELED: Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

CANCELED: Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

CANCELED: Sunday Fun Day

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

It’s family time at Mint Uptown! Join us for family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, yoga, and more. This month, immerse yourself in the sculpture and videos of Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint and find inspiration in the natural world around us.

Sunday Fun Day
Mint Museum Uptown
April 26, 2020 | 1-4 PM
All ages, Drop-In
FREE for kids and Mint Members, $6 Adults

 


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.

CANCELED: Take 5 Gallery Chat

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

April 15, 2020
Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM
FREE with Admission


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.

CANCELED: Liquid Gardens: Dutch Design Lecture Series

As part of our Dutch Design Lecture Series, Tanja Smeets, Artist and Professor of Textile Design, at the Royal Academy of Art will be at Mint Museum Uptown to give a talk about Dutch Design, titled: Liquid Garden.

This drop-in event is free with general admission. Please see the front desk to purchase a ticket into the Museum.

April 3,  2020 | 6-7 PM
Mint Museum Uptown
Reception to follow

 

 


The Dutch Design Lecture Series is coordinated around our exhibition Immersed in light: Studio Drift at the Mint, which is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, with additional support from Mint Museum AuxiliaryDuke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

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

 

Falling in Love with Dutch Design

Annie Carlano in a patterned blouse wiht ruffled textures on the shouldersAs part of our Dutch Design Lecture Series, Annie Carlano, Senior Curator of Craft, Design, & Fashion for the Mint Museum will give a talk about Dutch Design in the twenty-first century.

From furniture to fashion, design in the Netherlands is known for its beguiling forms, unusual materials, and an altruism that reflects concern for the environment, social and political causes, and emotional impact.  This curator’s talk with highlight the exceptional works of art by Dutch artists or artists trained in the Netherlands, as well as those done by the hottest designers of the moment, including Studio Drift, Iris van Herpen, Simone Post, and others voted best young designers at Dutch Design Week 2019.  Many of the works being referenced in the talk are a part of The Mint Museum’s collection or are on view at Mint Museum Uptown.

5 PM – Refreshments on Mezzanine level
6 PM – Discussion
7 PM – Reception

February 14,  2020 | 6-7 PM
Mint Museum Uptown
Reception to follow

 

 


The Dutch Design Lecture Series is coordinated around our exhibition Immersed in light: Studio Drift at the Mint, which is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, with additional support from Mint Museum AuxiliaryDuke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

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

 

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

Take 5 Gallery Chat with Dr. Michael Chilcutt

Headshot of Michael ChilcuttCome hear Dr. Michael Chilcutt, painter and CMS Assistant Superintendent for the Fine Arts, share his thoughts and impressions of our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint.

February 5, 2020
Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM
FREE with Admission 

 


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.