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    Gantt Center Community Opening

    Presented by Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 22, 2017

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    The Gantt Center will debut four new exhibitions to the public on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

    Bring the family and enjoy gallery talks, docent-led tours, art-making workshops and other activities as we celebrate the launch of The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art; Selections from the John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art; Immortal: A New Series by ...more



    Science on the Rocks: Winter Is Coming

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    July 21, 2017

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    Do you have what it takes to control the Seven Kingdoms? Journey through the mythical lands of Westeros as noble families, knights and renegades come to life for Science on the...more

    Bechtler By Night: Summer of '69

    Presented by Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 21, 2017

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    Art enthusiasts across the city of Charlotte have made #BechtlerByNight the premiere art event to look forward to the third Friday of every month. Friday, July 21, the Bechtler will provide a...more

    Summer Love Music Festival

    Presented by #SmileBack

    July 22, 2017

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    An evening of entertainment, music, art, food, and local vendors from around Charlotte. 

    The Summer Love Music Festival is a community event highlighting local artists and musicians,...more

    NexGen Design Lab: Eyakem Gulilat

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 22, 2017

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    Originally from Ethiopia and now based out of Oklahoma, Eyakem Gulilat sees photography as an opportunity to immerse himself in others’ lives and formulating an American narrative. Join him for...more

    Block Print Canvas Tote or Apron

    Presented by Modern Craft Collective

    July 22, 2017

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    Customize a stylish heavyweight canvas tote, perfect for Saturday mornings at the Farmer's Market - or a heavy cotton apron, perfect for adding some fashion + function to your culinary...more

    Art Drop Bicycle Scavenger Hunt

    Presented by The Spoke Easy

    July 22, 2017

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    Join The Spoke Easy for our Art Drop Bicycle Scavenger Hunt! 

    Finders keepers! Each team (of 2-4 people) will have 3 hours to solve riddles, follow clues, and race to find...more

    Divine Signs

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    March 18 - July 23, 2017

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    The Divine Signs collection represents seven years of work, and is an artistic and insightful representation of the strong influence Christianity and the Church have on Southern life and...more

    A Visual Tale to Tell Art Workshops and Reveal

    Presented by Community School of the Arts and Arts & Science Council at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Hickory Grove Branch, Charlotte

    June 3 - July 26, 2017

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    Join us for an engaging workshop community experience. You can be a part of a one-of-a-kind creation session centered around our library “Fairy Trail" fairy tale series. Participants will have a...more

    Mint to Chat About That: The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 26, 2017

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    New York Times Best Selling Author Amber Smith, a former assistant curator at the Mint, shares excerpts and open dialogue with the audience from her novel The Way I Used to Be and a...more

    Keepsake

    Presented by Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique at Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique - South End, Charlotte

    June 2 - July 29, 2017

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    KEEPSAKE features new artwork from Mary Alayne Thomas with guest artists, illustrator Jess Polanshek and ceramic sculptor Deborah G. Rogers, along with one-of-a-kind jewelry by Lisa...more

    July Featured Exhibit: Cool Down at CFA

    Presented by Charlotte Fine Art Gallery at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, Charlotte

    July 8 - July 29, 2017

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    Get out of the heat and enjoy a refreshing day at the gallery.  Featuring a wide array of cooling images of oceans, rivers, brooks and nautical themes.  We will be serving refreshments...more

    CineOdyssey Film Festival

    Presented by CineOdyssey Film Festival at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 27 - July 29, 2017

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    About the CineOdyssey Film Festival: The CineOdyssey Film Festival seeks to introduce audiences to diverse, contemporary films from around the world. This annual showcase —...more

    Grinding Paper Diamonds with John Love

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    July 29, 2017

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    In Grinding Paper Diamonds the absurd is a must, the fantastical is encouraged, and impossibility is sent spinning out the room on its pointy little head. Prepare for an unlikely...more

    Shark Week

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    July 23 - July 30, 2017

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    Dive into an ocean adventure and join us July 23 – 30 for Shark Week!

    Daily Activity Schedule

    11:00 a.m. - Feeling crafty? Join us in the Explore More...more

    Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    July 30, 2017

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    In the mid eighteenth-century, thousands of Highland Scots immigrated to central North Carolina. Among the settlers was Flora MacDonald, who famously rescued Bonnie Prince Charlie after the...more

    Sunday Fun Day | Art & Science

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 30, 2017

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    It’s family time at the Mint! Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demos, STEAM studio, and family yoga sessions.

    Amazing things happen when art, science,...more

    Clay Sculpture from Live Model with Debbie Kern

    Presented by Charlotte Fine Art Gallery at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, Charlotte

    July 29 - July 30, 2017

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    Painter-Sculptor, Debbie Kern will teach aspiring sculptors at all levels to work with self -hardening clay (no need for a kiln)  Sculpt from a live model and create a detailed 3-dimensional...more

    The Sexy Sip & Paint

    Presented by City Art Room, LLC

    July 6 - July 31, 2017

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    Join City Art Room for a SEXY night of Sip & Paint! This class is for Adults 21 yrs or Older (No Exceptions). Participants are welcome to bring in food, soft drinks, wine, beer, and malt...more

    Mint Member Moment: The Wyeths

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    August 2, 2017

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    Mint Members are cordially invited to our Mint Member Moment for a “last look” at The Wyeths: Three Generations of American Art. Join us at Mint Museum Randolph for a docent led tour...more

    Arthropod Day

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    August 5, 2017

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    Arthropods are the largest animal phylum and encompass about 85% of all known animals in the world. Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter, including spiders,...more

    Of Women By Women: Selections from The Do Good Fund

    Presented by The Light Factory at The Light Factory , Charlotte

    June 22 - August 5, 2017

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    Opening Reception Thursday, June 22 (6:30– 8:30 PM) 

    Featuring photographs selected from The Do Good Fund based in Columbus, GA, Of Women By...more

    Bree Stallings: Things with Wings

    Presented by Haylo Healing Arts Lounge

    August 12, 2017

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    This Exhibition explores the concept of woman-on-woman violence. What does it mean culturally for those who identify as female to navigate and operate in a world that isn't built to accommodate or...more

    The Wyeths; Three Generations, Works from the Bank of America Collection

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 11 - August 13, 2017

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    For more than a century, the members of the Wyeth family have been renowned for creating works of art that fascinate and captivate the imaginations of their viewers, making the Wyeth tradition one...more

    Backcountry Days and Ice Cream Social with the Charlotte Folk Society

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    August 26, 2017

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    Spend a summer afternoon with us as you stroll through the grounds of the Hezekiah Alexander home site and experience the crafts and music of the Carolina Backcountry. Watch in fascination as...more

    Accidental Obsessions: A Fine Art Exhibition

    Presented by Ciel Gallery at Ciel Gallery, Charlotte

    August 4 - August 26, 2017

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    We invite you to join us for the art opening of Accidental Obsessions. Artists have a long history of marrying obsession to creation, often culminating in bodies of work that both delight and...more

    Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    August 27, 2017

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    As the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Winston Churchill led the British through the darkest days of the Second World War. The presentation examines Churchill’s life and career, and...more

    Wine on Wednesday

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    June 7 - August 30, 2017

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    A cash bar serving red and white wine from 5:30–8:30 p.m. in the Mint Museum Uptown Shop.
    ONE NIGHT ONLY savings on selected merchandise in the Uptown Shop — plus one...more

    NC Yoga Bar at The Mint

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 20 - August 31, 2017

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    Come check out the galleries during our FREE Wednesday Evenings, and also enjoy an hour-long yoga class with NC Yoga Bar--- every Wednesday night from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 


    State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    April 22 - September 3, 2017

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    In 2013, representatives from the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art embarked on a coast-to-coast curatorial road trip. Their objective: to discover new and intriguing works of art existing outside of...more

    The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!®

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    May 27 - September 4, 2017

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    Discover the science behind weird but true phenomena in our world.

    What's even more amazing than Robert Ripley's legendary compendium of oddities, anomalies and fantastic feats? The...more

    Potters Market Invitational 2017

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    September 9, 2017

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    Join us as more than 50 North Carolina potters gather on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph to sell their creations. There will be pottery demonstrations, food, live music, and more! Your ticket is...more

    Mad About Modern Home Tour

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    September 9, 2017

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    The Charlotte Museum of History is proud to present the 2017 Mad About Modern Home Tour. Join us this fall as we celebrate Charlotte’s unique midcentury modern architectural history through an...more

    Lee Hall: A Memorial Exhibition, The Last Paintings

    Presented by Jerald Melberg Gallery at Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte

    July 22 - September 9, 2017

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    Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new abstract landscapes by Lee Hall (1934-2017). The exhibition is comprised of the last paintings Hall completed before her death in...more

    Celebrating Jean Tinguely and Santana

    Presented by Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    May 12 - September 10, 2017

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    From May 12, 2017 through September 10, 2017, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art will present Celebrating Jean Tinguely and Santana, a survey of over 80 artworks spanning the forty-year career...more

    Summer Exhibit at ImaginOn - TINKERTOY®: Build Your Imagination™

    Presented by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, Charlotte

    May 20 - September 10, 2017

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    There’s no limit to what kids can do in TINKERTOY®: Build Your Imagination™, a new interactive exhibit targeted to children ages 3-10 that will be at ImaginOn from May 20...more

    Arts in the Garden

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    September 14, 2017

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    Enjoy live music and view local artist's work with a portion of art sales to benefit Wing Haven and our programs. Price includes a drink ticket, other refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres....more

    Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

    Presented by Cornelius Cultural Arts Group and Bella Love Inc at Cornelius Town Hall & Lawn, Cornelius

    September 16, 2017

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    The Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival is your all-access pass to discovering the area's premiere talent! 

    Join us for the return of the Fall edition of the Lake's most...more

    Exploring North Carolina During the Great War: WWI Symposium

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    September 17, 2017

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    Join scholars from around the region to discuss Camp Greene and the larger impact of the Great War on North Carolina, followed by a screening of the documentary City of Canvas: The Story of Camp...more

    Festival in the Park

    Presented by Festival in the Park

    September 22 - September 24, 2017

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    For more than 52 years, this Charlotte tradition has been seen as the last push of summer and a celebration of the fall to come. Local artisans, bands and crafts of all sorts are presented in a...more

    ArtWalk & JazzFest

    Presented by Matthews Chamber of Commerce

    September 30, 2017

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    For over 32 years, we have been putting on a great art show for the community and we are raising the bar even higher in 2017…
    “ArtWalk & JazzFest”, formerly known as Artfest, will...more

    The Story of London Tea

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    October 1, 2017

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    Founded by the Romans at a crossing on the River Thames, the city of London has a storied history. The capital of England, London was the focus of the British Empire in the nineteenth-century....more

    Art in Mind

    Presented by Mental Health of America of Central Carolinas at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    October 5, 2017

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    Art in Mind. An evening benefiting Mental Health America of Central Carolinas. MHA's NEW art event, raising support to promote mental wellness locally! We'll showcase our own PhotoVoice...more

    Let Love Reign

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    June 10 - October 8, 2017

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    Let Love Reign is an exhibition of photographs taken by New York based photographer and former Charlotte resident, Catalina Kulczar-Marin. The project is part of a larger collaboration among...more

    "New Faces in Photography" Exhibit

    Presented by Mint Hill Arts

    July 11 - October 13, 2017

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    Mint Hill Arts is pleased to announce its latest exhibit at the Mint Hill Town Hall Gallery, "New Faces in Photography," featuring the work of eight new members of Mint Hill Arts who express their...more

    2nd Saturday: In the Driver’s Seat

    Presented by NASCAR Hall of Fame at NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte

    October 14, 2017

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    Kids and kids at heart can fuel up on fun at the new 2nd Saturday program at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Guests are invited to explore the exciting elements of racing with a new topic and interactive...more

    K(NO)W Justice, K(NO)W Peace

    Presented by Levine Museum of the New South at Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte

    February 17 - October 22, 2017

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    An exhibit that seeks to humanize beyond the headlines. K(NO)W Justice, K(NO)W Peace places Charlotte’s recent events in a historical and national context. Work by JCSU...more

    Save Siloam School Fundraiser

    Presented by Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite at Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte

    October 30, 2017

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    Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch and Marshall Washington-Cabiness Abuwi.  Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a...more

    Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    August 6, 2016 - December 16, 2017

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    Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of the Discovery Place aquarium. Join us on this approximately 25-minute behind-the-scenes tour and discover how our aquarists breed...more

    Instill and Inspire: Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African American Art

    Presented by Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 22, 2017 - January 22, 2018

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    For over a 50-year period, John and Vivian Hewitt visited galleries, artists' studios and exhibitions, collecting hundreds of paintings, etchings and sketches. The John & Vivian Hewitt...more

    Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey

    Presented by Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    July 22, 2017 - January 22, 2018

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    Memory: Something remembered from the past; a recollection. Immortal: living forever

    Memories, visions and dreams elicit stories about personal experiences, histories and cultures....more

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