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.

 

Live at the Mint: Performance by String Quartet

live at the mint updated logo with fifth third

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.

 

Modern Dutch Design Lecture

As part of our new Dutch Design Lecture Series, Silvia Barisione, Curator at The Wolfsonian – FIU, will be at Mint Museum Uptown to give a talk about Modern Dutch Design between the years 1890-1940. Drawing on works from the collections from both The Wolfsonian and The Mint Museum, her lecture will dive into the unique aesthetic of modern Dutch design and will discuss the influence of global cultures on Dutch design. She will also be drawing links from works by Studio Drift in our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint.

Silvia Barisione is a leading expert in Modern European decorative arts and design. She was a major consultant to the Guggenheim’s Futurism exhibition and was consultant to Art Basel/Design Miami. She is also a well known DJ in Italy, France, and Miami, all while being easily recognized for her boho chic fashion sensibility.

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

 

 

December 13,  2019 | 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.

 

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.