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Mint Museum Randolph

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2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
+1 704-337-2090 www.mintmuseum.org

October 2020

The Art of Dining Public Tour

October 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Ever wonder why tea leaves were once kept in locked caddies?  Or why a citrus on the table indicated wealth?  Learn these answers and much more in a new 60-minute Art of Dining tour. This tour through the Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition, the museum’s noted collection of late 17th through early 19th century ceramics, will highlight Georgian- and Regency-era seating etiquette, food preparation, and dining customs.   Tour guides will ‘set the table’ for conversations about the design, production and use of selected pieces.…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

October 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The Lacuna is an epic journey from the Mexico of artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. Join us! After discussion, take a docent-led tour of Spanish Colonial and Ancient America galleries. See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Art of Reading Wednesday, October 14 6–7:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in at…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

October 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join a discussion of this Newbery award-winning story by author Linda Sue Park.Tree-ear, the main protagonist in the story, is a 12th century Korean orphan who becomes fascinated with the work of a master potter and longs to create his own pieces. A docent-led gallery tour follows with visits to works of art that relate to the book. October 18 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay for…

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November 2020

Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

November 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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A fan of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice? Want to participate in a discussion about this classic tale but not in a book club?  Join us.  After the discussion, take a docent-led tour of the Mint’s Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition.  See selected works of art that help bring to life the historic events, cultural influences, and lifestyles represented in this work. Wednesday, November 4 6–7:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members.  Registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay…

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

November 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Ever wonder why tea leaves were once kept in locked caddies?  Or why a citrus on the table indicated wealth?  Learn these answers and much more in a new 60-minute Art of Dining tour. This tour through the Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition, the museum’s noted collection of late 17th through early 19th century ceramics, will highlight Georgian- and Regency-era seating etiquette, food preparation, and dining customs.   Tour guides will ‘set the table’ for conversations about the design, production and use of selected pieces.…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

November 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings is set in early 19th Century Charleston and presents two extraordinary women: one an urban slave descended from Fon people of western Africa; the other a planter-class Charlestonian who evolved into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist. Discuss this Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection, then see selected works of art that bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in this work. Sunday, November 8 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph FREE. Children over…

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December 2020

Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

December 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join a discussion of this Newbery award-winning story by author Linda Sue Park.Tree-ear, the main protagonist in the story, is a 12th century Korean orphan who becomes fascinated with the work of a master potter and longs to create his own pieces. A docent-led gallery tour follows with visits to works of art that relate to the book. Wednesday, December 2 6–7:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay…

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

December 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Ever wonder why tea leaves were once kept in locked caddies?  Or why a citrus on the table indicated wealth?  Learn these answers and much more in a new 60-minute Art of Dining tour. This tour through the Portals to the Past: British Ceramics exhibition, the museum’s noted collection of late 17th through early 19th century ceramics, will highlight Georgian- and Regency-era seating etiquette, food preparation, and dining customs.   Tour guides will ‘set the table’ for conversations about the design, production and use of selected pieces.…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

December 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The Lacuna is an epic journey from the Mexico of artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. Join us! After discussion, take a docent-led tour of Spanish Colonial and Ancient America galleries. See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Art of Reading Sunday, December 6 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in…

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September 2021

Potters Market at the Mint 2021

September 25, 2021
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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A crowd at the Potters Market Invitational. There are large tents set up on Mint Museum Randolph's lawn to host the event

The event was scheduled for September 26, 2020 and has been postponed to September 25, 2021. The potters scheduled to participate in 2020 have been invited to come again in 2021. For the most up-to-date information, go to the Potters Market website. In the meantime, please support the artists of the NC pottery community. You can view their work at pottersmarketatthemint.com. Please consider purchasing directly from the artists on their own retail websites.

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August 2022

Yoga at the Mint

August 1, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Participate in a one-hour yoga class with b. well Charlotte, formerly NC Yoga Bar, every Monday on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph. Classes are free for Mint members and $12 for non-members. Class capacity is 25. Registration is required. Yoga at the Mint Mint Museum Randolph | 6–7 PM Free for Mint members, $12 for non-members Register Here   This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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