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Mint Museum Randolph

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2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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January 2019

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

January 27 @ 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 novel The Invention of Wings 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, January 27 2-3:30 PM Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration…

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February 2019

Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

February 6 @ 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 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. Mint Museum Randolph Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Other dates:…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Fashion Chats

February 6 @ 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM
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Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join experts and fashion designers as they discuss selected pieces from the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition.

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Taste of the Mint | African-Print Fashion Now!

February 10 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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$45

Art, food, and wine all in the same place for you to enjoy! Wine & dine on small plate tastings, and then take a guided-tour of the special exhibition African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, & Style. RSVP Now Registration closes at 5 PM on Friday, February 8th. Your Mint Member discount will be deducted at the time of checkout. Please log in using your membership information and the discount will automatically apply. For additional information or to register over phone, please call…

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Mini-Masters Adult & Child Art Hour

February 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Little artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art in this playful hour of art! Projects vary each month One Saturday a month, 1:00-2:00 p.m. | RANDOLPH February 16; March 9; April 6 Ages 3-7, accompanied by an adult $16 / $12 per child (no charge for adult companion) Pre-registration required Register online Withdrawals/Refunds Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded, only if the cancellation is submitted to the museum five business days prior…

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College Lab @ the Mint: Spring Edition

February 23 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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We are so thrilled to announce our new college focused program College Lab @ the Mint: Spring Edition at Mint Randolph, Saturday 2/23/2019 2:00-6:00 PM. This program will include free admission to the museum, career development sessions and an opportunity for students to improve upon their presentation skills: FREE admission for all college students and faculty at the Mint! Wander the galleries, check out info sessions about internships and opportunities and connect with museum staff at workshops Students are invited to present a…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

February 24 @ 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, Pre-Colombian, Mayan and Mexican galleries. See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Mint Museum Randolph Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Other dates: Sunday,…

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March 2019

MintMatiné: La Boda de Valentina

March 2 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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MintMatiné brings the best Latin films to Charlotte for the family. Each MintMatiné program will showcase films that go unseen by most of America. Sponsored by the Latin American Coalition, MintMatiné films will educate the public about their Latin neighbors. This Latin film series will start in March 2019 and will continue bimonthly. March 2 - Valentine’s Day – La Boda de Valentina (Valentina’s Wedding): A Mexican woman returns home to introduce her American fiancé to her family. (NR)  99…

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Book party and reading – Charlotte Lit’s 3rd birthday

March 3 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Judy Goldman’s reading and signing. “To relieve his back pain, my husband had an epidural (a procedure so routine it’s given to women during childbirth). The minute the needle pushed into his spine, he was paralyzed from the waist down. That’s the starting point for my book, which looks at the changes every couple faces — the slow, ordinary ones and the sudden, dramatic ones. Identities shift, roles switch — how do we adjust? This is a story about the…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Fashion Chats

March 6 @ 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join experts and fashion designers as they discuss selected pieces from the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition.

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Mini-Masters Adult & Child Art Hour

March 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Little artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art in this playful hour of art! Projects vary each month One Saturday a month, 1:00-2:00 p.m. | RANDOLPH March 9; April 6 Ages 3-7, accompanied by an adult $16 / $12 per child (no charge for adult companion) Pre-registration required Register online Withdrawals/Refunds Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded, only if the cancellation is submitted to the museum five business days prior to the…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

March 10 @ 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. Author Linda Sue Park presents Tree-ear, 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. Other date: Wednesday, April 24, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required. Register Online

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African-Print Fashion Now!: Kumasi Marketplace

March 16 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The event is inspired by the featured exhibition African-Print Fashion Now! and Gastonia artist John Biggers’ Kumasi Market which depicts the women of Ghana, Africa selling their textiles and wares in the marketplace. Some of Charlotte’s selected cultural small businesses and independent artists and designers will display and sell their exhibition-inspired clothing, jewelry, shoes, hand bags, graffiti-wear, and home décor made with African print fabric, leather, silver, plastic, and other materials. Fashions are for men, women, and children. Baked delicacies…

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Public Talk: Victoria L. Rovine

March 16 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Victoria L. Rovine specializes in African art with a focus on African textiles and dress practices, and on Africa’s presence in Western visual culture, particularly in early twentieth century Europe. She is a contributing essayist to the catalog for African Print Fashion Now!. Join her for an intriguing conversation about the innovations of African designers and the influence of African style on European fashion design, past and present. A light reception will follow. Saturday, 16 March 2019…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

March 27 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings 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. Other date: Wednesday, June 5, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission Children…

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Designer Panel: African Print Fashion Now!

March 31 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join three notable designers from the Charlotte area for a unique conversation on clothing design and contemporary African style. Calling all Carolina fashionistas for a beautiful afternoon! Light reception to follow the conversation. Sunday, 31 March 2019 ǀ 2 – 4 pm ǀ RANDOLPH While this event is free, general museum admission fees apply.

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April 2019

African-Print Fashion Now! Fashion Chats

April 3 @ 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join experts and fashion designers as they discuss selected pieces from the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition.

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Mini-Masters Adult & Child Art Hour

April 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Little artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art in this playful hour of art! Projects vary each month One Saturday a month, 1:00-2:00 p.m. | RANDOLPH April 6 Ages 3-7, accompanied by an adult $16 / $12 per child (no charge for adult companion) Pre-registration required Register online Withdrawals/Refunds Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded, only if the cancellation is submitted to the museum five business days prior to the first class…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

April 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 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 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. Other date: Wednesday, May 22, 6-7:30 pm Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12…

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NexGen Design Lab: African Print Fashion Now!

April 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Design-minded teens are invited to Mint Museum Randolph to experiment with contemporary pattern-making and design with a local teaching artist. We’ll also explore the special exhibition African Print Fashion Now!. Space is limited, so please register soon! Wednesday, 10 April 2019 ǀ 6 – 8 p.m. ǀ RANDOLPH FREE for teens ages 14-18 with NexGen registration register HERE. Pre-registration required. Register online

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Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

April 24 @ 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. Author Linda Sue Park presents Tree-ear, 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. Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required Register online

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Coveted Couture Gala

April 27 @ 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The Mint Museum’s Coveted Couture Spring Gala & Closing Celebration for African Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style This year, The Mint Museum’s annual spring fundraising gala will also serve as the closing celebration for the amazingly popular African Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style exhibition. This show reflects a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. The exhibition’s narrative will lend itself well to…

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May 2019

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

May 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 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, Pre-Colombian, Mayan and Mexican galleries. See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Other date: Wednesday, June 26, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or with admission Children…

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MintMatiné

May 11 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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MintMatiné brings the best Latin films to Charlotte for the family. Each MintMatiné program will showcase those films that go unseen by most of America. Sponsored by Latin American Coalition, MintMatiné films will educate the public about their Latin neighbors. This Latin film series will start in March 2019 and will go bimonthly. Busco Novio Para Mi Mujer: A man hires another guy to seduce his wife and break up his marriage. (PG-13) Mint Museum Randolph 3:00 – 5:00 PM Free…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

May 22 @ 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 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. Mint Museum Randolph Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required…

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June 2019

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Warmth of Other Suns

June 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Through the lives of three unique individuals, Isabel Wilkerson chronicles the Great Migration of 6 million Southern Blacks to northern and western cities. After a discussion of the book, take a docent-led tour of selected works that enhance this Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Mint Museum Uptown Free for Mint members or with admission Pre-registration required Register online

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

June 5 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings 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. Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required Register online

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

June 26 @ 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, Pre-Colombian, Mayan and Mexican galleries.  See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members  or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required Register online

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