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    VISUAL ARTS

    Art of Reading Tour: The Invention of Wings

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 26, 2017

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    Open to fans of Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings. This pre-Civil War story presents two extraordinary women: one an urban slave descended from Fon people of western Africa; the other a planter-class Charlestonian who evolves into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist.  See selected works of art that help bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in The Invention ...more



    Artist, Jason Watson, collage demonstation

    Presented by Guild of Charlotte Artists at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 26, 2017

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    Jason Watson is a mixed-media artist, whose work combines interests in the figure, found objects, and text as visual material.  Jason will demonstrate his technique.


    Keeping Watch on Habitat

    Presented by College of Arts + Architecture at UNC Charlotte at Center City Building at UNC Charlotte , Charlotte

    February 24 - April 27, 2017

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    The College of Arts + Architecture presents a fourth year of KEEPING WATCH, the multi-year initiative addressing local environmental issues through an alliance of art, science, journalism, and...more

    Adult Studio Class | Plein Air Drawing

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 20 - April 27, 2017

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    Discover how three generations of artists responded to their environment in The Wyeths: Three Generations, Works from the Bank of America Collection, and head outdoors to practice the art of...more

    Thoughts in Passing

    Presented by Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation (MCPR)

    April 28, 2017

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     Claudia Bicen, the artist of Thoughts in Passing, will be coming to Charlotte, NC to discuss what the dying can teach us. The presentation will consist of a talk by Claudia, video...more

    Week of the Young Child

    Presented by Discovery Place Kids - Huntersville at Discovery Place KIDS - Huntersville, Huntersville

    April 25 - April 28, 2017

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    Week of the Young Child is a national celebration of early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Each day this week, we will have special programming around the...more

    Dissection Series: Pigs

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    April 29, 2017

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    Get an inside look at the body systems of a pig and learn what these mammals have in common with human anatomy. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Each dissection kit includes a...more

    Historic Cooking with Cheryl Henry

    Presented by President James K. Polk State Historic Site at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Pineville

    April 29, 2017

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    Trained chef and historic cook Cheryl Henry leads this intimate historic cooking class. Participants will be guided by Cheryl in the Polk Site back-country kitchen house as they prepare a...more

    Civil War Symposium

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

    April 29, 2017

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    Join the Charlotte Metrolina Civil War Roundtable and Charlotte Museum of History for our Third Annual Civil War Symposium. This year’s symposium will feature experts who examine four key...more

    April Featured Artist: Linda Hutchinson – Chance Encounters

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

    April 4 - April 29, 2017

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    Ohio painter with a belief that images are most interesting when they effectively communicate both energy and emotion.  Her art has evolved through years of study in music, language, poetry,...more

    Charlotte ART collective Spring Show and Sale

    Presented by Charlotte ART collective

    April 29, 2017

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    Celebrate the Spring season with a lively SPRING ART SHOW bringing fine art and craft to Dilworth/ Freedom Park. The one day, juried show features  top, local artists in fine arts - painting,...more

    Midwood Market

    Presented by Moxie Mercantile and Plaza Midwood Merchants Association

    April 8 - April 29, 2017

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    Celebrate Spring in Plaza Midwood!  Charlotte is coming together for an urban sidewalk market on Commonwealth + Thomas + Central + Gordon Streets from 11-4pm Every Saturday...more

    Genghis Khan

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    November 19, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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    Ever wonder if the legend is true?

    Explore the culture, conquests and heritage of the world's greatest conqueror when the treasures and stories of Genghis Khan are...more

    Mysteries of China in IMAX

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    November 19, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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    Mysteries of China in IMAX captures one of the great archaeological events in modern times, telling the story of ancient China, the First Emperor and the literal foundation of the...more

    Adult Workshop –Palette Knife Painting with Joni

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

    April 29 - April 30, 2017

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    This workshop will offer acrylic and oil painters the techniques of creating from the palette knife versus a brush!  Have you always wanted to loosen up your works? This is one way to do just...more

    BOOM Festival

    Presented by Que-OS at Petra's Piano Bar & Cabaret, Charlotte

    April 28 - April 30, 2017

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    The BOOM festival is an artist-led showcase of contemporary and experimental art: three days of dance, theater, visual art and family activities April 28-30.

    BOOM features local...more

    Music, Dance ‘n Que Fest

    Presented by President James K. Polk State Historic Site at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Pineville

    May 6, 2017

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    Kick off the Spring with our 2nd Annual Music, Dance ‘n Que Fest! Kick back as artists dance, sing and play their way through historic tunes, folk songs and bluegrass music. Bring a chair or a...more

    The Wyeth Family

    Presented by Jerald Melberg Gallery at Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte

    March 25 - May 6, 2017

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    Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings, watercolors and paintings by America's First Family of Art, the Wyeths. We will celebrate the great achievements of N.C.,...more

    Belmont Jazz in the Park + Art Crawl

    Presented by Downtown Belmont Development Association

    May 6, 2017

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    Come visit the vibrant downtown Main Street of Belmont! The day will begin with an Art Crawl showcasing a variety of artistic mediums (noon-4pm) followed by an innovative evening of jazz...more

    Art in the Open & Beyond Walls Public Art Opening Reception

    Presented by Cornelius Parks Arts Recreation & Culture (PARC)

    May 6, 2017

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    Spring into art with PARC at ART IN THE OPEN and the Beyond Walls Public Art Opening Reception! Fun for the whole family - meet the artists and enjoy arts & crafts, Holly Hopkins Jazz Band,...more

    Derby Days

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 6, 2017

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    Named the “Best Party for Young Professionals” by the Charlotte Observer and “Best Young Professional Party” by Society Charlotte magazine, Derby Days brings together more than 400 of...more

    Susan Card: Wonderland~ People, Places & Spaces

    Presented by Haylo Healing Arts Lounge

    May 6, 2017

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    Allow your Imagination to be Inspired at our May Exhibition Party! Saturday May 6th, bring your friends and experience a shared creative experience. 7-10PM

    Susan Card believes...more

    Kings Drive Art Walk 2017

    Presented by Festival in the Park

    May 6 - May 7, 2017

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    Since the fall of 1964, Festival in the Park has brought Charlotteans from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment. With the mission of bringing the...more

    Hello Huntersville

    Presented by Huntersville Parks & Recreation at Discovery Place KIDS - Huntersville, Huntersville

    May 7, 2017

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    Hello Huntersville is an annual arts and music event that displays vendors from across our local area with different artistic mediums. Local schools come out to live demo art along with businesses...more

    Senior Art Show

    Presented by Queens University of Charlotte

    April 28 - May 7, 2017

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    The Art Department and The Arts at Queens invites you to this special event. The department's graduating students come together in their senior year to showcase their many talents in this...more

    Abstract Watercolor

    Presented by Modern Craft Collective

    May 7, 2017

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    Join us for an introductory workshop with fine art watercolors where you will create modern abstract compositions.

    At this creative gathering you will be introduced to basic color theory,...more

    Beginning Clay: Wheel and Handbuilding (Tuesday AM)

    Presented by Clayworks, Inc. at Clayworks, Inc., Charlotte

    April 4 - May 9, 2017

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    This class is designed for the true beginner, no previous experience necessary. Students will explore basic Handbuilding and wheel throwing as well learn various decorating and glazing...more

    Sketching in the Galleries: The Wyeths

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 10, 2017

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    Experience form in this special exhibition through sketching. Learn and refine methods and strategies to sketch in the galleries and interpret works of art. All skill levels welcome. All materials...more

    Asian Indian Dancing & Costumes

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

    May 10, 2017

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    The month of May commemorates the contributions of South Asians to the US.  A richly-preserved custom of South Asia is presenting the dances of India.  Several solo dance performances...more

    Beginning Clay: Wheel and Handbuilding (Thursday PM)

    Presented by Clayworks, Inc. at Clayworks, Inc., Charlotte

    April 6 - May 11, 2017

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    This class is designed for the true beginner, no previous experience necessary. Students will explore basic Handbuilding and wheel throwing as well learn various decorating and glazing...more

    Luncheon with Victoria Wyeth

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 12, 2017

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    Please join us for a luncheon with Dr. Jonathan Stuhlman and Victoria Wyeth, in celebration of The Wyeths: Three Generations from the Bank of America Collection. There will be a reception at...more

    Girl’s Night Out – Special Mother/Daughter Night

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

    May 12, 2017

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    Looking for something special to do with your Mother, Aunt, Niece, Grandmother or Granddaughter? Come to our painting night and spend some real quality time together. You will each...more

    Spring into Arts Festival

    Presented by Concord Downtown Development Corporation

    May 13, 2017

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    The Spring Into Arts Festival is an annual family-friendly event in Downtown Concord that showcases and promotes the visual and performing arts. Enjoy the juried art show, musical entertainment,...more

    Mother's Day Breakfast and Tour

    Presented by Billy Graham Library at Billy Graham Library, Charlotte

    May 13, 2017

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    A mother’s patience, love and loyalty to her family should never go unnoticed. This is why we want to give all families the opportunity to show their mothers just how thankful they are. Show...more

    Backcountry Explorers: Colonial Occupations Planter

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

    May 13, 2017

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    Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. This month we are exploring the job of a farmer. Come join...more

    Define American Film Festival

    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

    May 11 - May 13, 2017

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    The second annual Define American Film Festival comes to Charlotte, NC May 11-13, 2017, in partnership with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. All festival...more

    Hats off To Mom

    Presented by Historic Rosedale Plantation at Historic Rosedale Plantation, Charlotte

    May 11 - May 14, 2017

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    Join us for a special look at hats & headwear through the ages. Our plantation house has seen over 200 years of history and so many different styles & trends have come and gone. You’ll...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 - West Boulevard Branch, Charlotte

    March 4 - May 17, 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

    The Art of Yoga

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

    May 18, 2017

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    In a first-of-its-kind partnership between Levine Center for the Arts and Charlotte Five / The Charlotte Observer , join us for a FREE night of yoga, food trucks,...more

    Nonprofit Employees Appreciation Breakfast & Tour

    Presented by Billy Graham Library at Billy Graham Library, Charlotte

    May 19, 2017

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    The Billy Graham Library is pleased to invite those who work in the nonprofit sector to a special breakfast of appreciation. We would like to take an opportunity to thank you for your tireless...more

    Friends of the Mint Present Artist Lee Hall

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 19, 2017

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    Lee Hall has pursued careers as artist, educator and writer. Her paintings allow us to share her love for subtle shapes, variety in texturing, and civilized muted color relationships. Her...more

    Dissection Series: Pigeons

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    May 20, 2017

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    Learn about how birds are adapted for flight with an in-depth look at their anatomy. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Each dissection kit includes a pigeon. Kits will be...more

    Family Fun Day

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

    May 20, 2017

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    The Charlotte Museum of History will partner with Drums 4 Life to produce three Family Fun Days that celebrate African American culture. The May event will focus on the history of the Mecklenburg...more

    Adult Workshop –Teaching Plein Air Painting Fundamentals with Jeremy

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

    May 19 - May 20, 2017

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    Learn the fundamentals of plein air painting by award winning artist, Jeremy Sams. In this class, we will explore the basic principles of creating a pleasing painting in the best studio of all,...more

    Celebration of Members!

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    May 23, 2017

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    Join us for our CELEBRATION OF MEMBERS EVENT on May 23, 2017! This family friendly event is a thank you for patronage and being a part of the Mint family! Mint members and their guests...more

    Taste of the Mint | State of the Art

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

    May 24, 2017

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    Art, food, and wine all in the same place for you to enjoy. Join us for this State of the Art version of Taste of the Mint. You'll wine and dine on 3 small plates at one of Charlotte's...more

    The Third Root

    Presented by El Alma de la Luna Dance Academy and Arts & Science Council at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    May 27, 2017

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    El Alma de la Luna, ASC and Cultural blocks presents:

    "The Third Root"

    Exploring the Afro-latino connection through dance, representing Puerto Rico.

     


    Garden Party

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

    April 7 - May 27, 2017

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    Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique presents ‘Garden Party’, on view April 7th through May 27th.

    Preview party from 5-8pm Thursday, April 6th with Vicki Sawyer in...more

    Exhibition: Tell Me More

    Presented by McColl Center for Art + Innovation at McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte

    April 14 - May 27, 2017

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    Tell Me More showcases three McColl Center for Art + Innovation artists-in-residence, current and alumni, who use seemingly simple techniques to create striking, deeply personal art works...more

    Looking at Appalachia

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

    November 26, 2016 - May 28, 2017

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    In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared unconditional War on Poverty in the United States, and nowhere was this war more photographed than Appalachia. Many of the War on Poverty photographs...more

    NC Yoga Bar at the Mint

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

    January 25 - May 31, 2017

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    Enjoy a one-hour yoga class with NC Yoga Bar, then check out the Mint’s galleries free of charge.

    Come check out the galleries during our FREE Wednesday Evenings, and also enjoy an...more

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