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    New Frequencies at McColl Center / Literature - John Darnielle

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

    March 30, 2017

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    John Darnielle is an author and musician based in Durham, North Carolina. His novel, Wolf in White Van, was a New York Times bestseller, a National Book Award nominee, and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction. His second novel is Universal Harvester, from which he’ll be reading from during this event. He is also the songwriter, composer, guitarist, ...more



    Versailles Faience with Camille le Prince

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 18, 2017

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    Please join us for a seminar conducted by French art historian Camille le Prince on the topic of Versailles pottery. 

    Presented by the Delhom Service League.


    Mini-Masters - Wednesdays - Gnome Garden

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 19, 2017

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    April 19, 2017 Wednesday class
    Explore the children’s book illustrations of NC Wyeth, and use paper, paint, and sparkles to create a magical fairy or gnome house to take...more

    Two Queens: Queen Charlotte & Ella Fitzgerald

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

    April 19, 2017

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    Saluting Queen Charlotte with her portrait at the Mint Uptown, we also celebrate the 100th birthday of the Queen of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald who is remembered for such hits as My Funny...more

    Lecture: Rethinking the Art Museum for the 21st-Century

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 21, 2017

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    Will art museums survive the cultural and financial challenges of the coming decades? What are some of these pressures and how will our institutions adapt?  E. Michael Whittington, former...more

    Mini-Masters - Saturdays - Gnome Garden

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    April 22, 2017

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    Explore the children’s book illustrations of NC Wyeth, and use paper, paint, and sparkles to create a magical fairy or gnome house to take home!

    Little artists and their adult companions...more

    Growing our History

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

    April 22, 2017

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    Earth Day is a time to celebrate and promote the environmental protection of the places we live. Join us for an intimate discussion of some environmental issues we face today. The day will also...more

    Bechtler Collection: Relaunched and Rediscovered

    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

    September 30, 2016 - April 23, 2017

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    From September 30 – April 23, 2017, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art will present the Bechtler Collection: Relaunched and Rediscovered, an exhibition expanding on works from the museum’s...more

    Sunday Fun Day | State of the Art

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

    April 23, 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.

    This month, discover what is happening...more

    A Year of China

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    January 20 - April 24, 2017

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    Discover the rich heritage of Chinese ethnic festivals and folk arts. Presented by Tower Bridge International Education, A Year of China is a walk-through exhibition featuring...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Monthly Bird Walk

    Presented by Discovery Place Nature at Discovery Place Nature, Charlotte

    August 6, 2016 - June 3, 2017

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    Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a walk around the Museum and Freedom Park to discover birds that can be seasonally or permanently found in and around Charlotte and the...more

    Envirocaching

    Presented by Discovery Place Nature at Discovery Place Nature, Charlotte

    August 13, 2016 - June 10, 2017

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    Join our naturalists every second Saturday of the month where GPS exploration and scavenger hunt meet! You’ll use a GPS unit to track down and discover many of our environmental treasures, as...more

    Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    August 6, 2016 - June 24, 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

    George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

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

    June 25, 2017

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    In the fall of 1760, George III from the House of Hanover assumed the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The next year, he married Charlotte, a princess from Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Germany....more

    Zun Lee: Father Figure

    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

    January 28 - July 8, 2017

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    Zun Lee: Father Figure is at once documentary photography and personal visual storytelling. Through intimate black-and-white frames, the aim is to provide insight into often-overlooked aspects of...more

    The Future is Abstract

    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

    January 28 - July 8, 2017

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    Curated by Dexter Wimberly, The Future is Abstract highlights the work of four multidisciplinary, contemporary artists working in abstract painting and mixed-media. The...more

    Jordan Casteel: Harlem Notes

    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

    January 28 - July 8, 2017

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    Jordan Casteel: Harlem Notes is an exhibition of recent paintings by Harlem based artist, Jordan Casteel. The exhibition combines her exterior portraits with details that explore intimacy and...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    ArtBreak at Levine Center for the Arts

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

    March 17, 2016 - December 21, 2017

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    TAKE AN ARTBREAK & TOUR A MUSEUM DURING THE NOON HOUR

    ArtBreak tours are free, thirty minute guided tours each third Thursday at the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of...more

    Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South

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

    Ongoing

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    The centerpiece of the Museum is the award-winning exhibition, Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South. Covering 8,000 square feet, the exhibit...more

    Cool Stuff!

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    Ongoing

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    Discover the strange and eccentric world of physical phenomena

    Guests of all ages can experience the extraordinary, strange and super cool science principles that govern...more

    KidScience

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    Ongoing

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    Ever wonder where curiosity begins?

    Experiment, create and play together in KidScience, Discovery Place Science's early education exhibition for young children,...more

    Mint Museum – Free Wednesday evenings

    Presented by Mint Museum

    Ongoing

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    Both locations of the Mint Museum offer FREE General Admission every Wednesday from 5-9 pm. Free Wednesday evenings at the Mint Museum Uptown/Randolph are generously sponsored by Publix Super...more


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