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The Power of Words Public Virtual Tour


We use words to talk about art: richly textured, impressionistic, muted colors. Sometimes, however, words are part of the art. This thematic offering looks at five works in the Mint’s collection that include, or indeed center on, a word or text. And at the variety of ways words or text are used to amuse, to […]

Museum Highlights Public Virtual Tour


The Mint Museum was the first art museum established in North Carolina in 1936, but before that museum building showcased art, it housed the first branch of the U.S. Mint — hence the museum name. This tour gives a brief history of the museum and visits both museum locations as it highlights pieces from the […]