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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/

November 2018

Experience ‘Lumisonica’

November 16 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Free (museum admission fees apply to galleries)

Experience the debut of Mint Museum Uptown’s new light and sound installation on its Grand Staircase, Lumisonica. International artist Vesna Petresin and Ben Mason, Creative Design Lead for the project, will be on hand. Cash bar available. The staircase will activate by 6 PM and remarks are scheduled for 6:30 PM. New: Mint Museum Uptown is ALWAYS open until 9 PM on Fridays! (Museum admission fees apply for gallery access)

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Experience Clay with Clayworks

November 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Drop in to Mint Museum Uptown to have a hands-on experience with clay! Enjoy demonstrations from Clayworks in the atrium from 2-4 PM and try your own hand in the studio from 1-4 PM. Today's theme is "Fun with Pinch Pots." Join our teaching artist in the studio as they demonstrate how to make a pinch pot. From simple pinch-pot monsters to a closed form made from multiple pinch-pots, participants will learn basic skills of how to slip and score…

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Public talk: Robert Lazzarini

November 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Free after museum admission

Hear from renowned artist Robert Lazzarini, whose show the flowering is on view in Mint Museum Uptown's Level 5 Expansion Space from November 16 through December 30, 2018. His show includes paintings and sculptures  incorporating imagery relating to the late actress Sharon Tate. Free after museum admission.  

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Sunday Fun Day- Colorful Creations

November 18 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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It's family time at the Mint! Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, and family yoga sessions.  This month, play with color & clay, see amazing clay sculptures on view in the museum in Michael Sherrill Retrsopective, check out our maker space, draw and paint an autumn leaf, and do yoga with your family! Celebrate Native American History Month with drums & dance by the Metrolina Native American Association - MNAA.   Sunday, November 18th, 1-4 PM, All ages Children…

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NC Yoga Bar at the Mint *No Class This Week

November 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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*No Class This Week   This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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Wine on Wednesday: Holiday Edition

November 28 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

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

Enjoy wine, entertainment, and shopping specials in the Mint Museum Uptown Shop.

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NC Yoga Bar at the Mint

November 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. First class is from 5:30 - 6:30 PM Second class is from 6:45 - 7:45 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…

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Mint Member Reveal: Under Construction: Collage from the Mint Museum

November 30
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Members are the first to preview the Mint's newest exhibition, and can receive 20 percent off in the shop

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December 2018

Public Opening: Under Construction: Collage from The Mint Museum

December 1 @ 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Open to the public for the first time, Under Construction: Collage form The Mint Museum, explores the powerful dynamic of collage.

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Educator Open House: Michael Sherrill

December 5 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Join fellow educators for food, drinks, and free admission to Michael Sherrill Retrospective. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in gallery activities and learn more about The Mint Museum’s resources for teachers. Wednesday, December 5, 4:30-6:30 PM, Uptown Free for K-12 Educators, Registration required Register Online   This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

December 7 @ 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 floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party, but rather an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and Latin, African, & Caribbean countries. Our traditional Día de las Velitas (Day of the Candles) starts at 7:00 PM with special guests Café Amaretto, a CommUNITY time of friends, Unity, and cultural desserts. Free admission between 6:45 - 7:30 PM, and you…

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Experience Clay with Clayworks

December 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Drop in to Mint Museum Uptown to have a hands-on experience with clay! Enjoy demonstrations from Clayworks in the atrium from 2 - 4 PM and try your own hand in the studio from 1 - 4 PM. Fun for your whole family! Offered in conjunction with the exhibition, Michael Sherrill Retrospective. While this event is free, general museum admission fees apply.    This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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Adult Art Party: Hand-Marbled Papers

December 14 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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It’s party time in the Mint studios! Go on a private mini-tour, enjoy an adult beverage with a friend, and create. This month, look at lovely, colorful works on paper on view and learn to make hand-made marbled papers. You’ll leave our studios with a variety of stunning, one-of-a-kind papers that you can keep as a piece of art or transform into notecards, collage, home décor, or anything else you can imagine!  Plan to dress for a mess. Registration includes…

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ArtBreak at Levine Center for the Arts

December 20 @ 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 January 17, 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…

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January 2019

Public Talk: Under Construction

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Join renowned collage artists for an engaging inside look at contemporary multi-media collage. Light refreshments to follow. Drop-in event.   This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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NexGen Design Lab: Michael Sherrill

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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High-school students ages 14-18 are invited to meet with Carolina-based sculptor Michael Sherrill to learn about his background, inspiration, and ongoing experimental projects. This workshop may be of particular interest to students with dyslexia. All materials are provided, but space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot soon! FREE for teens with NexGen registration register HERE. Pre-registration required. Register online This event is located at   Mint Museum Uptown 

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Taste of the Mint: Under Construction

January 13, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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$35 – $45

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 of the special exhibition Under Construction: Collage from The Mint Museum. Tickets available soon! Registration closes at 5 PM on Friday, January 11th. Your Mint Member discount will be deducted at the time of checkout. Please log in using your membership information…

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Sunday Fun Day – Collage Under Construction

January 20, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Its family time at the Mint! Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, and family yoga sessions.  This month check out amazing creations in Under Construction: Collage from The Mint Museum! Layer color transparencies to build a sun catcher, play with paint and bubble wrap for a mixed media masterpiece, and piece together a portrait with collage artist Monique Luck. Sunday, October 21, 1-4 PM, All ages Children & Mint members FREE, adult admission $6, Drop In This event…

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Adult Art Party: Mixed Media

January 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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It’s party time in the Mint studios! Go on a private mini-tour, enjoy an adult beverage with a friend, and create. Plan to dress for a mess and bring your creativity. Registration includes admission, materials and instruction. BYO beer or wine. Friday, January 25, 6 – 8:30 PM $40 / $30 Mint Members, Ages 21+ 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…

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Under Construction: Collage from The Mint Museum VIP Exhibition Opening

January 31, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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The Crown Society is invited to celebrate the Mint's first large-scale exhibition to explore the dynamic medium of collage. 

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