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Mint Museum Uptown

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500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
+1 704-337-2100 http://www.mintmuseum.org/

September 2019

NC Yoga Bar at the Mint

September 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Participate in a one-hour yoga class with NC Yoga Bar and then explore the Mint’s galleries* every week during Free Wednesday Evenings. Class is from 6 - 7 PM Mint members enjoy yoga for free. Namaste! *Please note that water bottles cannot be brought into the galleries. Become a member here. Buy a yoga class passport here: https://www.ncyogabar.com/. You can also drop in for just $10/class.   This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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ArtBreak at Levine Center for the Arts

September 19 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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TAKE AN ARTBREAK & TOUR A MUSEUM DURING THE NOON HOUR ArtBreak tours are free, 30-minute guided tours each third Thursday of the month at Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. Whether it’s an introductory experience for a first-time visitor or a deeper cultural experience for those already familiar with Levine Center for the Arts institutions, the 30-minute tours will provide a brief but focused encounter with art…

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Member Opening for Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint

September 19 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta with Fragile Future art piece

Join us to celebrate the opening of Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This illuminated celebration is open to all Mint Members and will include cocktails, hors d'Oeuvres, live music, and a conversation with visionary artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta on their first US art museum exhibition. The exhibition includes five works which explore the relationship between humanity, nature, and technology. Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum…

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Public Opening for Immersed In Light: Studio Drift at the Mint

September 20 @ 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta with Fragile Future art piece

Explore the museum's new exhibition Immersed In Light: Studio Drift at the Mint  on Friday, September 20, from noon to 9 PM. Studio Drift is an artist collective that explores the boundaries of technology, art, and nature. Gordijn's fascination for nature and that of Nauta for science fiction and technology blend to expand the definition of art today. At 6PM join us for a talk by Studio Drift co-founders and directors Lonneke Gordjin and Ralph Nauta.  Talk is free after museum admission…

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Artists Talk with Co-founders of Studio Drift.

September 20 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta with Fragile Future art piece

On the night of the public opening of our newest exhibition, Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint, come hear the co-founders of Studio Drift discuss their approach to fusing nature and technology to make works of art. September 20, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 7 PM Free. Seating is limited. This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont…

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October 2019

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night: Hispanic Heritage Month & Pre-Halloween Edition

October 4 @ 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries.  Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts.…

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Public Opening: Coined in the South

October 10 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Join us for The Young Affiliates 4th Annual art show,  Coined in the South, on the opening night: Thursday, October 10 at The Mint Museum Uptown. Coined in the South is the Young Affiliates of the Mint's 4th annual YAM Art Show. This year's show is extra special, as it is being curated by The Mint Museum as a main exhibition of 2019-2020. The title, Coined in the South, refers not only to The Mint Museum’s origins as the first branch of…

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The Warmth of Other Suns: A Migration through the Galleries

October 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Join five Mint docents and five local poets as they migrate through the uptown galleries, responding to works of art related to The Great Migration from the South referenced in The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabelle Wilkerson. Friday, October 11 Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30 - 8 PM Free for Mint Members   This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown  

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Sunday Fun Day

October 20 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 1:00pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Parents and kids sit around a table and make sculptures out of clay

It's family time at Mint Uptown! Join us for family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, yoga, and more. Check out breathtaking sculptures that explore nature and technology in Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint, and create your own light sculpture.  Mint Museum Uptown October 20, 2019 | 1-4 PM All ages FREE for kids and Mint Members, $6 Adults    This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Warmth of Other Suns

October 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Isabel Wilkerson’s 2011 book, The Warmth of Other Suns, follows three individuals, representative of the six million Black Southerners who participated in the Great Migration to northern or western destinations. These millions of people left harsh, dangerous, and potentially fatal conditions in the south with the hope of a better life. The Wall Street Journal’s review of the work states, “Ms. Wilkerson does for the Great Migration what John Steinbeck did for the Okies in his fiction masterpiece, The Grapes…

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Pop Up Maker Space

October 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Studio Drift. Amplitude, 2017, installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij Visit the Museum's maker space to express yourself and explore ideas inspired by our newest exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is running in tandem with our new series Wednesday Night Live. Wednesday, October 30 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 8 PM FREE             This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown

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November 2019

YAM Pearl Anniversary: Black & White Throwback Gala

November 2 @ 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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We are commemorating the Young Affiliates of the Mint's 30th year of philanthropic efforts to the Mint Museum! Come join us on Saturday, November 2nd for our YAM Pearl Anniversary: Black & White Throwback Gala! Dance the night away alongside your closest friends, colleagues and Charlotte's finest young professionals. We are celebrating 30 years of fun, 30 years of incredible members, and 30 years of unforgettable fundraising events. We're bringing back the classic Black & White Gala in honor of our…

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Take 5 Gallery Chat with Quintin Talley

November 6 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States

Come Hear Quintin "Q" Talley, a local spoken word poet, actor, and musician give his take on our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is apart of our new series Wednesday Night Live. November 6, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,…

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Pop Up Maker Space

November 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Studio Drift. Amplitude, 2017, installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij Visit the Museum's maker space to express yourself and explore ideas inspired by our newest exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is running in tandem with our new series Wednesday Night Live. Wednesday, November 6 Mint Musuem Uptown | 6- 8 PM FREE             This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown

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College Lab @ the Mint: Origin Stories

November 6 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Just like all comic book characters, museum professionals have meaningful, interesting or even crazy origin stories on how they came to be the awesome, kicka** museum nerds they are today. Working at a museum can lead to a rewarding, exciting and challenging career - but how to even get there? College Lab @ the Mint, fall edition invites all students to learn from museum pros!  FREE admission to the galleries, light bites, grab information on internships and volunteer opportunities, and…

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Take 5 Gallery Chat with Natalie Frazier Allen

November 20 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Come hear Natalie Frazier Allen, Founder of the Arts Empowerment Project give her take on our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is a part of our new series Wednesday Night Live. November 20, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission   This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,…

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Charlotte Storytellers Performances

November 20 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Studio Drift. Amplitude, 2017, installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij Enjoy original works by Charlotte Storytellers responding to our exhibitions, Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint and Coined in the South. November 6, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30 & 7:45* FREE with Admission *Repeated Performances     This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy |…

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December 2019

Pop Up Maker Space

December 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Studio Drift. Amplitude, 2017, installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij Visit the Museum's maker space to express yourself and explore ideas inspired by our newest exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is running in tandem with our new series Wednesday Night Live. Wednesday, December 4 Mint Musuem Uptown | 6- 8 PM FREE             This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown

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Take 5 Gallery Chat with Quintin Talley

December 4 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States

Come Hear Quintin "Q" Talley, a local spoken word poet, actor, and musician give his take on our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. This event is apart of our new series Wednesday Night Live. December 4, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,…

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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Warmth of Other Suns

December 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Isabel Wilkerson’s 2011 book, The Warmth of Other Suns, follows three individuals, representative of the six million Black Southerners who participated in the Great Migration to northern or western destinations. These millions of people left harsh, dangerous, and potentially fatal conditions in the south with the hope of a better life. The Wall Street Journal’s review of the work states, “Ms. Wilkerson does for the Great Migration what John Steinbeck did for the Okies in his fiction masterpiece, The Grapes…

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Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

December 6 @ 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on June 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 7:30pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries.  Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts.…

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Sunday Fun Day 

December 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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A family sitting aorund a classroom table painting

It's family time at Mint Uptown! Join us for family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, yoga, and more. Mint Museum Uptown December 8, 2019 | 1-4 PM All ages, Drop-In FREE for kids and Mint Members, $6 Adults    This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown  

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LCA Stroller Tours

December 11 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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We welcome our youngest visitors and their parents and caregivers to enjoy Stroller Tours, a series of docent-led museum tours for free at all three Levine Center for the Arts institutions- the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Mint Museum Uptown, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. The hour-length tours are given every second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM, from September through May, and will rotate between the three institutions. Tour registration is required and space…

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January 2020

Charlotte Ballet Performance

January 15, 2020 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Two performances of excerpts of Innovative Works, a new show by the Charlotte Ballet. January 15, 2020 Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30 & 7:30 PM* FREE with Admission *Repeating Performance. This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

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Take 5 Gallery Chat with Kurma Murrain

January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Listen as Kurma Murrain, a poet, writer, and the Mint's Coordinator for Community Relations, shares her response to our new exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint.   January 29, 2019 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission         This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite

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Charlotte Symphony Performances

January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Hear members of the Charlotte Symphony Perform at Mint Museum Uptown. Philip Glass, Quartet No 2 and, Arvo Pärt, Spiegal in Spiegal January 29, 2020 Mint Museum Uptown | 6:30, 7:30, & 8:30 PM FREE with admission   This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

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February 2020

Take 5 Gallery Chat with Dr. Michael Chilcutt

February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Come hear Dr. Michael Chilcutt, painter and CMS Assistant Superintendent for the Fine Arts, share his thoughts and impressions of our exhibition Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint. February 5, 2020 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission    This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.

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Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries.  Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts.…

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March 2020

Take 5 Gallery Chat – TBA

March 4, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
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One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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More information to be announced shortly. March 4, 2020 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.  

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LCA Stroller Tours

March 11, 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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We welcome our youngest visitors and their parents and caregivers to enjoy Stroller Tours, a series of docent-led museum tours for free at all three Levine Center for the Arts institutions- the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Mint Museum Uptown, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. The hour-length tours are given every second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM, from September through May, and will rotate between the three institutions. Tour registration is required and space…

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April 2020

Take 5 Gallery Chat – TBA

April 15, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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More information to be announced shortly. April 15, 2020 Mint Museum Uptown | 6- 6:15 PM FREE with Admission This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported by PNC Financial Services, Mint Museum Auxiliary, Duke Energy | Piedmont Natural Gas,  DutchCultureUSA, and Rite Lite.  

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Sunday Fun Day

April 26, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Parents and kids sit around a table and make sculptures out of clay

It's family time at Mint Uptown! Join us for family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, yoga, and more. Check out breathtaking sculptures that explore nature and technology in Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint, and create your own light sculpture.  Mint Museum Uptown Sunday, April 26 | 1-4 PM All ages FREE for kids and Mint Members, $6 Adults    This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown Immersed in Light: Studio Drift at the Mint is graciously supported…

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