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2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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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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Are you 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…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Fashion Chats

February 6 @ 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 7:30pm

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

Join experts and fashion designers as they discuss selected pieces from the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition.

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

February 10 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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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
Woman standing in the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition

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 Thursday, February 7. 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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The Ceramics Series – “STIMULUS-What inspires artists to create?”

February 13 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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STIMULUS is intended to offer attendees deeper insight into the work and ideas of contemporary artists. During Stimulus McColl Center alumni ceramic artists Tom Thoune, Terry Shipley and Allison Luce—will share the films, videos, books, music and anything else that has influenced or inspired their work. Current McColl Center curator-in-residence Tom Stanley will moderate. Participants are encouraged to bring an object that inspires you to share with the artists and other participants. Join us for refreshments at 5:30 PM and the…

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Mint on the Dot! (Randolph)

February 13 @ 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States

Stop by during your visit at Mint Museum Randolph for a 10-minute art chat in the Mint Museum Galleries. Mint on the Dot! art chats are offered every Wednesday evening and Saturday* afternoon. Look for the "Mint on the Dot!" signs on the gallery floor! Free with museum admission. Wednesdays: 6PM & 6:30PM *Drop-in for a 10-minute art chat during Free Wednesday Evenings at the Mint! Saturdays: 1PM & 1:30PM *Please note, Saturday talks are subject to volunteer availability. This event…

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Mini-Masters Adult & Child Art Hour (Randolph)

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, 1-2 PM | 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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Mint on the Dot! (Randolph)

February 16 @ 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Stop by during your visit at Mint Museum Randolph for a 10-minute art chat in the Mint Museum Galleries. Mint on the Dot! art chats are offered every Wednesday evening and Saturday* afternoon. Look for the “Mint on the Dot!” signs on the gallery floor! Free with museum admission. Wednesdays: 6PM & 6:30PM *Drop-in for a 10-minute art chat during Free Wednesday Evenings at the Mint! Saturdays: 1PM & 1:30PM *Please note, Saturday talks are subject to volunteer availability.

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

February 17 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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Charlotte Garden Club: Marian St. Clair

February 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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"Marian St. Clair: Making Good Gardens: Ideas and Inspiration from All the Right Places." About Marian: Marian St.Clair is a freelance garden writer, photographer, and tour coordinator who nurtures an earth-friendly landscape in Greenville, South Carolina. She worked for the Greenville News for 16 years, contributing both feature articles and weekly columns until August 2018. Currently, she pens “A Carolina Gardener’s Story” for Carolina Gardener Magazine. Marian also writes a personal blog, Hortitopia, which shares news about her home garden,…

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HBCUs, Pan-Hellenic Greeks, & Social Clubs Night

February 20 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Come see Spoken Word Artist & Performer Quentin “Q” Talley (Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. member) perform at 7 PM. Wear your school, fraternity, sorority, or social club colors. Guests can enjoy the exhibition African-Print Fashion Now!, light snacks, cash bar, and funnel cakes by Goldfingers food truck. FREE Event. (HBCU: Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Special thanks to Doug Davis for AV support. This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph

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Friends of the Mint: Dustin Shores

February 20 @ 6:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Come hear Dustin Shores, Director of Community Engagement at The Light Factory, discuss The Light Factory's focus to inspire and empower the community through photography. He will also give an overview of The Light Factory's exhibitions, education programs, and community engagement plan for 2019. Organized in 1965, the Friends of the Mint stimulates interest in and support for the Arts. The Friends sponsor a series of lectures featuring nationally and internationally renowned speakers in the art world that are free to…

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Bilingual Stories & Music

February 23 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:15am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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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 program, 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 program has attracted non-Hispanic families…

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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 thrilled to announce our new college focused program College Lab @ the Mint: Spring Edition at Mint Museum Randolph! This program will include FREE admission to the museum, career development sessions, and an opportunity for students to improve their presentation skills. The event will be held on February 23 from 2 – 6 PM at Mint Museum Randolph. FREE admission for all college students and faculty at the Mint! Wander the galleries, check out info sessions about internships and opportunities, and connect…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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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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The Ceramics Series – “Porcelain and Place: The Sutnar Tea and Dinnerware sets”

February 25 @ 10:00 AM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Emily Pazar, the assistant editor of Art Reference at Oxford University Press New York and former Curatorial Assistant of Craft, Design, and Fashion at The Mint Museum, will conduct a discussion about a tea set and dinnerware set in the Mint's collection. These pieces were designed by Ladislav Sutnar (1897-1976) for Krasna Jizba, a company aiming to make progressive design available to a wide consumer base. The porcelain sets were produced by Epiag in Loket, Western Bohemia (now in the…

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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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Mint Matine latin Film series graphic

MintMatiné brings the best Latin films to Charlotte for the family. Each MintMatiné program showcases films that go unseen by most of America. MintMatiné films educates the public about their Latin neighbors. This Latin film series will start in March 2019 and will continue every third month. 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 minutes. Mint Museum Randolph 3 –…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

March 3 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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

March 3 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Charlotte Lit’s 3rd Birthday Celebration at Mint Museum Randolph with a reading by Special Guest Judy Goldman. March 3 | 2 - 4 PM (Reading Only, 2:45 PM) Celebrate Charlotte Lit’s nonprofit mission of elevating the literary arts in our community by purchasing a party ticket for $50 at charlottelit.org. The party begins at 2 PM. Ticket includes: • Hors d’oeuvres from La-Tea-Dah’s • Wine and craft beer • Signed copy of Judy Goldman’s Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and…

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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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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

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, 1-2 PM | 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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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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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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'A single shard' book cover. Pictured is a vase sitting in front of a landscape of a lake and trees.

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 This event…

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The Ceramics Series – “New Discoveries in the History of American Porcelain”, with Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen

March 13 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Delhom Service League presents this lecture with Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts. Porcelain has captured the imagination of many, and it has challenged American entrepreneurial potters from colonial times. This lecture will focus on three pivotal moments in the history of porcelain-making in America. It will begin with the 18th century, and America’s very first attempts at making porcelain, highlighted by an exciting new acquisition by the Metropolitan…

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African-Print Fashion Now!: Kumasi Marketplace

March 16 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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This event is inspired by the special 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 for men, women, and children will be showcased throughout…

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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. She also has a keen interest in 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's past and present. A light reception will…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

March 17 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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Charlotte Garden Club: Connecting Children to Nature

March 18 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join us as Mary Stauble and a panel of speakers from Clean Air Carolina discuss Connecting Children to Nature. More information at charlottegardenclub.org. This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph

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Friends of the Mint: Scott Nolley

March 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Women shoes against an empty backdrop

Friends of the Mint invite you to hear Scott Nolley discuss “The Art of the Conservator”. Mr. Nolley, Conservator of Exhibitions and Loans at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History in Washington DC. The program is free and open to the public. Organized in 1965, the Friends of the Mint stimulates interest in and support for the Arts. The Friends sponsor a series of lectures featuring nationally and internationally renowned speakers in the art world that are free…

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Bilingual Stories & Music

March 23 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:15am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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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 program, 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 program has attracted non-Hispanic families…

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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

March 24 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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The Ceramics Series – Delhom Service League: “Making a Big Intricate Ceramic Platter”, Film and Talk with Herb Cohen

March 25 @ 10:00 AM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Herb Cohen will share his expertise and vast experience as a master ceramic artist as you view a film he made while creating a large platter. Herb earned a BFA and MFA from Alfred University. Between his degrees he served in the US Army during the Korean war. In 1956 he came to North Carolina where he was employed as an industrial ceramic designer for Hyalyn Porcelain Co. in Hickory and then came to work for the Mint Museum as…

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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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African-Print Fashion Now! Sundays

March 31 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

To celebrate Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), we invite all guests to take advantage of BOGO (Buy One, Get One) Sundays beginning February 3 – March 31. Bring your friends, family, and/or church members to enjoy Sunday in the galleries at Mint Museum Randolph. Mention BOGO Sundays at the guest services desk for discount. *Discount applies on Sundays only at Mint Museum Randolph only for adult, senior, and student tickets. Food trucks will be onsite during…

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Designer Panel: African-Print Fashion Now!

March 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

Calling all Carolina fashionistas for a beautiful afternoon! Join four Charlotte-area fashion experts for in-gallery conversations. Tygerian Burke, Hade Robinson, LaShawnda Becoats, and Tara Davis will discuss some of their favorite pieces in African Print Fashion Now! and more contemporary designs, patterns, lines, styles, colors, and contrasts. Drop in to the exhibition from 2PM to 3PM. General museum admission fees apply. Location: Dwelle, Belk, Jones Galleries. This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph 

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April 2019

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, 1-2 PM | 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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The Ceramics Series – “Folk Art Ceramics-Catawba Valley Pottery” with Dr. Allen Huffman

April 10 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dr. Allen Huffman and a few objects in his collection of folk art pottery.

The Delhom Service League presents Dr. Allen Huffman who will speak about historic Catawba Valley alkaline-glazed stoneware. He’ll focus on work from the nineteenth century masters David Hartzog and Daniel Seagle to Burlon B. Craig and his legacy of contemporary potters, including Charlie Lisk, Kim Ellington and Steve Abee.  Included in his talk will be comments on face jugs and their role in the twentieth century folk art movement. He will also discuss the education mission of the 22nd Catawba…

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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 PM ǀ RANDOLPH FREE for teens ages 14-18 with NexGen registration register HERE. Pre-registration required. Register online This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph 

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African-Print Fashion Now! Fashion Chats

April 10 @ 7:30 PM - 7:55 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Dress made with traditional wax print for African-Print Fashion Now!

Join experts and fashion designers as they discuss selected pieces from the African-Print Fashion Now! exhibition.

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Charlotte Garden Club: John P. Ertz

April 15 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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John P. Ertz will be discussing Perspectives on Our National Parks/Challenges for the Giant Sequoia. More info at charlottegardenclub.com. Originally from Long Island, NY John is a graduate of the Forestry Program of Oregon State University and has spent over 40 years in the forestry industry working as a forest ranger, firefighter, national parks ranger, certified arborist, and with American Electric Power. He is most comfortable “in the woods” and will bring up-to-date information from a recent month long trip…

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Bilingual Stories & Music

April 20 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:15am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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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 program, 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 program has attracted non-Hispanic families…

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Friends of the Mint: Thomas Sayre

April 24 @ 5:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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A man standing in front of a sculpture comprised of large ovals protruding from the ground

Friends of the Mint invite you to hear Thomas Sayre, Sculptor and Artist, present “Somewhere Between Earth and Sky”. Sayre is well known here in Charlotte for his largescale earth castings Grandiflora and Furrow. He will discuss his current work as well. The program is free and open to the public. Organized in 1965, the Friends of the Mint stimulates interest in and support for the Arts. The Friends sponsor a series of lectures featuring nationally and internationally renowned speakers…

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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 This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph 

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Mint Museum Randolph – CLOSED at 4PM

April 27 @ 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph will close at 4PM on Sat, April 27 for the Coveted Couture Gala.

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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 an…

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Coveted Couture After Party

April 27 @ 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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If you cannot attend the full evening of Coveted Couture Gala festivities, but still want to be part of the fun, we strongly encourage you to consider attending the After Party of The Mint's Gala for only $100 per person. Please note: The After Party is already included in the $750 and $650 Gala ticket price. For more information, please contact Ellie Osborn at 704.337.2112 Purchase Ticket This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph  2019 After Party Host Committee: Merrill and…

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CANCELED – The Ceramics Series – “The History of Salt Firing” with Kira Campbell

April 29 @ 10:00 AM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This event has been canceled Delhom Service League welcomes Kira Campbell, ceramic artist and instructor, who will give a brief history of salt firing. Salt firing is a process where unglazed ware is fired to high temperatures and salt is introduced into the kiln chamber to achieve a characteristic ‘orange peel’ glazed surface. Kira has an undergraduate degree in theater and her MFA in ceramics from the University of Michigan, where she studied under Georgette Zirbes and Sadashi Inuzuka.…

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May 2019

Derby Days – Young Affiliates of the Mint

May 4 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The Young Affiliates of the Mint are proud to invite you to the 29th 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, in addition to being hosted by the Best YP Organization of Charlotte (us!), according to…

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CANCELED – Taste of the Mint: Portals to the Past

May 5 @ 1:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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$35 – $45
Earthenware water bottle from England in the shape of a traditional bottleneck vase

NOTE: Taste of Mint: Portals to the Past will not be held on May 5, 2019. Art, food, and wine all in the same place for you to enjoy! Wine & dine on tastings by a top 10 Charlotte restaurant and one of the nation’s top-rated museum restaurants, Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth, and then take a guided tour. 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.…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

May 5 @ 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. Other date: Wednesday, June 26, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or with admission Children…

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Cocktails, Conversation, and a Book Signing

May 8 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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$150

The Mint Museum, SOCO Gallery, and Wells Fargo Private Bank invite you to save the date for Cocktails, Conversation, and a Book Signing with Tonne Goodman and Ivan Shaw.  This will be a celebration of the newly published Point of View. Please note: The $150 per person ticket price includes a signed copy of the beautiful Point of View book. A percentage of the proceeds will support the Mint Annual Fund. Reserve Your Seat Sponsored by Wells Fargo Private Bank.

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Bilingual Stories & Music

May 11 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:15am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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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 program, 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 program has attracted non-Hispanic families…

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Friends of the Mint: Jonathan Green

May 15 @ 5:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Friends of the Mint invite you to hear artist Jonathan Green speak. Green, based in Charleston, SC, is considered to be one of the most important southern painters. His colorful works reflect a sense of history and place and he has exhibited in major national and international venues.  The program is free and open to the public. Organized in 1965, the Friends of the Mint stimulates interest in and support for the Arts. The Friends sponsor a series of lectures…

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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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Are you 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…

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MintMatiné: Busco Novio Para Mi Mujer

May 25 @ 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. MintMatiné films will educate the public about their Latin neighbors. 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 popcorn $5/$3.75 Mint members Drop in or register online Register online This event is located at   Mint Museum…

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June 2019

Charlotte Garden Club: Annual Member Picnic

June 3 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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To celebrate the success of the 2019 Art in the Garden Tours, we invite you to our annual member picnic. To RSVP please visit the Charlotte Garden Clubs website here. The Charlotte Garden Club was established in 1924 and is the oldest garden club in North Carolina. In 1954, it became the first affiliate of The Mint Museum. The Garden Club’s mission is to encourage the love and knowledge of all aspects of gardening, horticulture, and the artistic use of growing…

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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 All Day Ages 8-11

June 17 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this all-day art camp! In addition to developing artistic skills in the studios, young artists will participate in sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, dive into imaginative art-themed group activities, and host an end of week art exhibition for their families. Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art All Day Ages 12-15

June 17 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this full day of art! In addition to honing artistic skills in the studios, teen artists will attend sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, participate in team-building creative group activities, and help plan an end of week art exhibition for their families.  Each day, campers rotate to two…

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VIP Opening of Never Abandon Imagination: Fantastical Art of Tony Diterlizzi & Celebration of Members

June 20 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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The Mint Museum invites the Crown Society & their families to a VIP celebration of Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi on Thursday, June 20, 2019. 6:30 PM - Family celebration open to all mint members with food, drinks, music & games | Terrace and lawn of Mint Museum Randolph 7:30 PM - Talk with Tony DiTerlizzi, New York Times-Bestselling author and illustrator of Kenny & the Dragon and co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles 8 – 9…

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Public Opening for Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

June 22 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Experience the fantasy and fun in the exhibition: Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi. Exhibition galleries open to the public from 11 AM to 6 PM. The lobby and restroom will be open until 7 PM for those attending the Battle Walls event. 1 PM Artist talk, “Never Abandon the Imagination” with Tony DiTerlizzi in museum auditorium. Drop-in and first come, first served. 2 PM Meet the artist and book signing with Tony DiTerlizzi in the museum atrium.…

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Battle Walls with Southern Tiger Collective

June 22 @ 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Southern Tiger Collective is bringing its best to The Mint Museum for a mural slam between four of their street artist. Held on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph, the competition will last throughout the afternoon, and will be the start of a 5 week tournament. Viewers will be able to vote on their favorite piece of art sending the winner to the final championship round. The first group of artists competing on June 22 are Arko + Owl, Matt…

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Art All Day Ages 8-11

June 24 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this all-day art camp! In addition to developing artistic skills in the studios, young artists will participate in sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, dive into imaginative art-themed group activities, and host an end of week art exhibition for their families. Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art All Day Ages 12-15

June 24 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this full day of art! In addition to honing artistic skills in the studios, teen artists will attend sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, participate in team-building creative group activities, and help plan an end of week art exhibition for their families.  Each day, campers rotate to two…

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PRIDE & ART: An After-Work 5-7

June 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Network and socialize alongside our new exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: the Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi.  Enjoy the featured exhibition with the illustrations of best-selling Author-Illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi while engaging in an art-inspired setting of after-work networking, socializing. To celebrate pride month a PRIDE Table will be set up with information about various Charlotte area LGBTQ+ organizations. The networking event includes a 6:30 PM Mint Dot tour, cash bar, complimentary light snacks, and free moon-pies (while supplies last) to complement…

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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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July 2019

Art All Day Ages 8-11

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this all-day art camp! In addition to developing artistic skills in the studios, young artists will participate in sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, dive into imaginative art-themed group activities, and host an end of week art exhibition for their families. Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art All Day Ages 12-15

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this full day of art! In addition to honing artistic skills in the studios, teen artists will attend sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, participate in team-building creative group activities, and help plan an end of week art exhibition for their families.  Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

July 14 @ 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. Sunday, July 14, 2-3:30 pm Next dates: Wednesday, September 25, 6-7:30 pm and Sunday, November 17, 2-3:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or registrants must…

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Mini-Masters Adult/Child Workshop Ages 3-5

July 15 @ 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 playful 3-day workshop (Monday-Wednesday). July 15-17 10-11:30 AM OR  1-2:30 PM $80 / $60 Mint Member Pre-registration required Morning session Afternoon session   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 cannot be held without full…

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Art Starts Camp Ages 6-7

July 15 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, crafts & gallery visits (Monday-Thursday). July 15-18 10-11:30 AM OR 1-2:30 PM $100 / $75 Mint Member Pre-registration required Morning session Afternoon session 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 cannot be held without…

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Half-Day Art: Comics Canvas Ages 12-15

July 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Do you love to draw, and have a story you want to share? At this afternoon camp intensive, develop your drawing and inking skills, study sequential storytelling, learn tips of the comic trade, and make your own comic book! July 15-19 1-4 PM Mint Museum Randolph $180 / $135 Mint Member 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 three calendar weeks prior to the…

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Art All Day Ages 8-11

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this all-day art camp! In addition to developing artistic skills in the studios, young artists will participate in sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, dive into imaginative art-themed group activities, and host an end of week art exhibition for their families. Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art All Day Ages 12-15

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this full day of art! In addition to honing artistic skills in the studios, teen artists will attend sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, participate in team-building creative group activities, and help plan an end of week art exhibition for their families.  Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Studio Workshop for Teens: Imagination & Illustration Ages 15-18

July 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Explore concepts and themes of imagination while developing your drawing and painting skills in this three-afternoon workshop with artist Ráed Al-Rawi. Learn from demonstrations and spend time studying award-winning illustrations in the exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, July 23-25 $120 / $90 Mint Members Mint Museum Randolph 1-4 PM 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…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

July 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

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. Wednesday, July 24, 6-7:30 pm Next date: Wednesday, November 6,…

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Art All Day Ages 8-11

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: This Summer Camp session has been sold out. Please refer back to our main page for additional dates and information, here. Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this all-day art camp! In addition to developing artistic skills in the studios, young artists will participate in sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, dive into imaginative art-themed group activities, and host an end of week art exhibition for their families. Each day, campers rotate to two…

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Art All Day Ages 12-15

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this full day of art! In addition to honing artistic skills in the studios, teen artists will attend sketching sessions in the museum exhibitions, participate in team-building creative group activities, and help plan an end of week art exhibition for their families.  Each day, campers rotate to two different art instructors, and enjoy morning recess, outdoor lunch, and an afternoon game break. Themes, instructors, and projects may vary from week…

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August 2019

Summer Library Celebration

August 10 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Celebrate your Summer Break achievements with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at the Mint by participating in fun and engaging activities for the whole family. Drop-in for storytime, STEAM activities, and educational games from 2 to 4 PM. NOTE: Come early, and stay late. Free entry to the museum all day! August 10, 2 – 4 PM This event is located at   Mint Museum Randolph  

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Lacuna

August 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

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. Sunday, August 11, 2-3:30 pm Next date: Wednesday, October 23, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members…

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Battle Walls: Championship

August 16 @ 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join The Mint Museum and the Southern Tiger Collective for Battle Walls: Championship! Date: Friday, August 16, 2019 Time: 2 - 8PM Located at Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC 28207 Free Admission at Mint Museum Randolph The Final 4 Artists: Round 1: Matt Moore @puckmcgruff Round 2: Brett Toukatly @b_twokat Round 3: Shane Pierce @abstractdissent Round 4: Darion Flemiming @da.flemmingo This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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September 2019

The Art of Dining Public Tour

September 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 7, 2019 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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Bilingual Stories & Music

September 21 @ 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:15am

One event on December 14, 2019 at 11:15am

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,…

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Mint Museum Randolph Closed at 3

September 21 @ 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph will close at 3 PM on September 21, 2019 and will remain closed until September 25.

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Mint Museum Randolph Closed

September 22
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 12:00am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph is closed for scheduled maintenance. Please visit us at Mint Museum Uptown and enjoy half-off admission.  This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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Mint Museum Randolph Closed

September 24
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 12:00am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph is closed for scheduled maintenance. Please visit us at Mint Museum Uptown and enjoy half-off admission.  This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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Art of Reading Public Tour: A Single Shard

September 25 @ 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. Wednesday, September 25, 6-7:30 pm Next date: Sunday, November 17, 2-3:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph FREE Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required. Register here

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Imagine That! with Tony DiTerlizzi presented by Friends of the Mint

September 25 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: Due to the large amount of interest from the Charlotte community, we are adding a second presentation of Imagine That! with Tony DiTerlizi on Thursday, September 26. Seating is limited. Join us to hear Tony DiTerlizzi, illustrator and author present Imagine That! Tony's works are currently featured in our exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi. The artist will discuss how he creates his fantastical and fun characters. Be inspired to be more imaginative and creative…

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Imagine That! with Tony DiTerlizzi

September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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NOTE: Due to the large amount of interest from the Charlotte community, we are adding a second presentation of Imagine That! with Tony DiTerlizi on Thursday, September 26. Seating is limited. Join us to hear Tony DiTerlizzi, illustrator and author present Imagine That!  Tony's works are currently featured in our exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi. The artist will discuss how he creates his fantastical and fun characters. Be inspired to be more imaginative and creative…

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Family Night at the Museum with Tony DiTerlizzi

September 27 @ 5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Tony DiTerlizzi, 2003.Materials: Acryla gouache on Bristol board.Cover illustration for The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Seeing Stone, 2003.©Tony DiTerlizzi. All rights reserved. Please note: This event has reached capacity and is no longer accepting pre-registration. Join us for an evening full of family fun! All-ages activities from 5-8 PM include touring the special exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, creative art-making, family games, and book readings by our special guest, artist and author Tony DiTerlizzi! Families with…

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Mint Museum Randolph Closed

September 29
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 12:00am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph is closed for scheduled maintenance. Please visit us at Mint Museum Uptown and enjoy half-off admission.  This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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October 2019

Mint Museum Randolph Closed

October 1
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 12:00am

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Mint Museum Randolph is closed for scheduled maintenance. Please visit us at Mint Museum Uptown and enjoy half-off admission.  This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph

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The Art of Dining Public Tour

October 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: Pride and Prejudice

October 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on December 4, 2019 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. Sunday, October 6, 2-3:30 pm Next date: Wednesday, December 4, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members.  Registrants must…

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Mini-Masters Adult/Child Workshop

October 12 @ 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, October 12 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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Afterschool Art Club Ages 6-8

October 16 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join us for creative art time at Mint Museum Randolph! Students will find inspiration in Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, sketch in the museum galleries, explore a variety of art projects in the classrooms. The 8 week session will culminate in a student artist exhibition and reception.  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…

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Afterschool Art Club Ages 9-12

October 16 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Join us for creative art time at Mint Randolph! Students ages 9-12 will find inspiration in Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, sketch in the museum galleries, explore a variety of art projects in the classrooms. The 8 week session will culminate in a student artist exhibition and reception.  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…

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The Art of Conservation with Friends of the Mint

October 16 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Courtesy of Artist, Mary Erickson The Art of Conservation with painter Mary Erickson. Mary’s beautiful artworks depict nature in great detail and in beautiful color. Her works reflect a strong commitment to land preservation. The artist will tell us about High Ridge Gardens, her 39-acre residence, slated to become a bird sanctuary and artist retreat. The property is on the Carolina Birding Trail, home to the subject matter she portrays. Refreshments begin at 6 PM. The program begins at 6:30…

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