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Mint Museum Randolph

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2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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April 2020

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

April 26 @ 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 2–3:30 PM | April 26, 2020 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

April 29 @ 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. April 29, 6-7:30 PM Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay for…

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May 2020

Bilingual Stories & Music

May 2 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Photo credit: José G. Vázquez Bilingual Stories & Music is a program for children (ages 0-6) and their families, held on once a month on Saturday mornings at the Mint Museum Randolph.For this free event, performers use a combination of bilingual stories (Spanish/English), music, musical instruments, toys, puppets, and games to interact with the audience. This program was created to reach out to Latin-American families living in the U.S. whose children are growing up bilingual. However, at the present, the…

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CANCELED: 30th Annual Derby Days with Young Affiliates of the Mint

May 2 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19. The Young Affiliates of the Mint are proud to invite you to the 30th Annual Derby Days! Derby Days is a long-standing, award-winning event that has been named the Best Party for Young Professionals by the Charlotte Observer and Best Young Professional Party by Society Charlotte magazine. Derby Days has also been recognized by the Charlotte Agenda, Charlotte Magazine, Charlotte Style, Scoop Charlotte, and more,…

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Mini-Masters Adult/Child Workshop

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Young artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art in this playful hour of art! Projects vary each month.   Saturday, May 9 Mint Museum Randolph | 1-2 PM $16 per child ($12 Mint member) Ages 3-7, accompanied by an adult. (No charge for adult)  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 or day of the event/program. Due…

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

May 9 @ 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

May 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on July 12, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on November 8, 2020 at 2:00pm

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. May 13, 6-7:30 PM Mint Museum Randolph FREE Children over…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

May 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on September 13, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2020 at 6:00pm

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. May 17, 2020 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members.  Registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay…

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June 2020

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

June 3 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on August 9, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 14, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on December 6, 2020 at 2:00pm

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 June 3, 2020 6–7:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in…

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

June 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on July 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on August 1, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on September 12, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 3, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on November 7, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on December 5, 2020 at 2:00pm

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: A Single Shard

June 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 5, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on December 2, 2020 at 6:00pm

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. June 7, 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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Members Sunday Tea and Tour

June 14 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Wedgwood. Staffordshire, England, 1759–presentSocrates circa 1775–1780Stoneware (black basalt)The Mint Museum. Gift of the Starr and Wolfe Families in memory of Lydia and Bernard Starr. 2018.68.2 Members get to enjoy a traditional English tea and have a curator's tour of our new exhibition Classic Back: The Basalt Sculpture of Wedgwood and His Contemporaries with Curator, Brian Gallagher.   Sunday Tea and Tour June 14, 2020 2–4 PM | Mint Museum Randolph $37.50 for Mint Members Register Here This event is located…

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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 8-11

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 8-11 Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp investigating art innovators and rebels! In this art-intensive day camp, investigate the work of innovators and art rebels, and develop your own creativity and art skills! Think “outside the box” as you explore art through the ages via traditional and non-traditional approaches to artmaking. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 12–15

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 12–15 Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp investigating art innovators and rebels! In this art-intensive day camp, investigate the work of innovators and art rebels, and develop your own creativity and art skills! Think “outside the box” as you explore art through the ages via traditional and non-traditional approaches to artmaking. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 8–11

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15. Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate…

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Junior-Mints Art Camp Ages 6-8

June 29 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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This 4-day mini-camp designed for young campers is a sampling of drawing, painting, mixed media, & gallery time. (Monday-Thursday) Junior-Mints Art Camp Ages 6–8 June 29–July 2 10–12 Noon | 1–3 PM Mint Museum Randolph $140 ($105 Mint Member) Registration Required.  Morning  Afternoon  Withdrawals/Refunds Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded, only if the cancellation is submitted to the museum three calendar weeks prior to the first class or day of the event/program.  Due to limited space, a…

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Mini-Mints Adult/Child Workshop Ages 3-5

June 29 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Little artists and their adults explore the galleries and create art together in this 3-day workshop. (Monday-Wednesday) Mini-Mints Adult/Child Workshop Ages 3–5 June 29–July 1 10–11:30 AM | 1–2:30 PM Mint Museum Randolph $80 ($60 Mint Member) Registration required.  Morning Afternoon   Withdrawals/Refunds Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded, only if the cancellation is submitted to the museum three calendar weeks prior to the first class or day of the event/program.  Due to limited space, a spot…

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July 2020

The Art of Dining Public Tour

July 11 @ 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

July 12 @ 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, July 12 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph FREE. Children over…

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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 8–11

July 13 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15

July 13 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15. Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate…

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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 12–15

July 20 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 12–15 Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp investigating art innovators and rebels! In this art-intensive day camp, investigate the work of innovators and art rebels, and develop your own creativity and art skills! Think “outside the box” as you explore art through the ages via traditional and non-traditional approaches to artmaking. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 8-11

July 20 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Art All Day: Art Innovations, Ages 8-11 Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp investigating art innovators and rebels! In this art-intensive day camp, investigate the work of innovators and art rebels, and develop your own creativity and art skills! Think “outside the box” as you explore art through the ages via traditional and non-traditional approaches to artmaking. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: Pride and Prejudice

July 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 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, July 22 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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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 8–11

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate in imaginative…

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Art All Day: Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Myths & Legends, Ages 12–15. Draw, paint, craft, & sculpt in this camp inspired by mythology in art! In this art-intensive day camp, explore myths and legends depicted in artworks from around the world and develop your own artistic skills! Inspired by the stories of heroes, sheroes, and mythical places, create epic art via drawing, painting, crafting and sculpting activities. In addition to classroom-based projects, develop your drawing skills by sketching in the galleries and on the museum grounds, participate…

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August 2020

The Art of Dining Public Tour

August 1 @ 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: A Single Shard

August 5 @ 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, August 5 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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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

August 9 @ 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, August 9 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must check-in…

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September 2020

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

September 9 @ 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 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. Wednesday, September 9 6–7:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph FREE. Children over…

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

September 12 @ 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: Pride and Prejudice

September 13 @ 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 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. Sunday, September 13 2–3:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members.  Registrants must check-in at the front desk to pay…

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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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