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    Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists from the Toledo Museum of Art

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

    October 22, 2016 - February 26, 2017

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    Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists from the Toledo Museum of Art is an innovative collaboration between The Mint Museum and the Toledo Museum of Art that presents work in glass by women through new, highly engaging interpretive strategies. Co-curated by the Mint’s Senior Curator of Craft, Design & Fashion, Annie Carlano, and Toledo’s Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Glass, ...more



    The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum

    Presented by Iredell Museums

    March 14, 2016 - March 14, 2017

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    Come meet the only Egyptian mummy in North Carolina! Explore the culture and history of the 22nd Dynasty, uncover the mystery of mummification in our hands-on CSI lab and meet Kasra the Dromedary...more

    The Union Between Heritage & Contemporary Design

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 15, 2017

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    Please join us for a seminar on the union between heritage and contemporary design conducted by ceramic artists Rob and Beth Mangum. 

    Presented by the Delhom Service League and...more

    Taste of the New South: A Gourmet Musical Celebration

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

    March 16, 2017

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    In celebration of Levine Museum’s 25th anniversary, we are pleased to present 2017‘s Taste of the New South: A Gourmet Musical Celebration. The event will feature an inspired tasting menu and...more

    Wyeth Family: Story Time with Rip Van Winkle

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 18, 2017

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    While shopping the Mint Library's annual book sale, enjoy readings from several American literature classics, including Robin Hood, Treasure Island, and Rip Van Winkle, based on the...more

    Mini-Masters Workshop - Wednesday - Fruits & Veggies!

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 22, 2017

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    We’ll go bananas finding fruits & veggies in the art and experimenting with fruit and vegetable stamping back in the studio.

    Little artists and their adult companions explore the...more

    Taste of the Mint | The Wyeths

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

    March 22, 2017

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    Enjoy 4 small plates and wine pairings at Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth at Mint Museum Uptown and then hop on the Mint shuttle to Mint Museum Randolph for a curator-led tour of the...more

    NexGen Workshop | Portraiture

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 22, 2017

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    This exclusive workshop for teens aged 14 – 18 will feature a local portrait painter. Participants will explore The Wyeth Family: Three Generations from the Bank of America...more

    Exhibition: The World is a Mirror of My Freedom

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

    January 27 - March 25, 2017

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    The World is a Mirror of My Freedom was organized in response to the increasingly visible, lawful violence against Black bodies in the United States. Bringing together works from five...more

    Siloam Rosenwald School Fundraiser

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

    March 25, 2017

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    Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch.  Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald, will...more

    They Do Make Them Like They Used To (ICAA Hands-On Workshop)

    Presented by Historic Rosedale Plantation at Historic Rosedale Plantation, Charlotte

    March 25, 2017

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    Join skilled artisans as they reveal trades secrets & teach current methods during this day of hands-on demonstrations. This one day only event includes not only demonstrations of historic...more

    Mini-Masters Workshop - Saturday - Fruits & Veggies!

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    March 25, 2017

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    We’ll go bananas finding fruits & veggies in the art and experimenting with fruit and vegetable stamping back in the studio.

    Little artists and their adult companions explore the...more

    Rosedale, Built by the Books (Dinner with Calder Loth)

    Presented by Historic Rosedale Plantation at Historic Rosedale Plantation, Charlotte

    March 25, 2017

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    Join us for an unforgettable evening as we welcome Calder Loth, world renowned architectural historian, to Rosedale for one night only. Mr. Loth is the retired Senior Architectural Historian of...more

    5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival

    Presented by Charlotte African-American Festival at Carole A. Hoefener Community Services Center, Charlotte

    March 31 - April 2, 2017

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    The Charlotte African-American Festival is a celebration of the rich heritage and accomplishments of the African-American Community. The festival includes musical...more

    Community Conversation: What's Going On? - Social Consequences & Race in America

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

    April 5, 2017

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    Singer-Composer Marvin Gaye sang “What’s Going On?” bringing to listeners a new movement of socially-conscious lyrics and identified numerous controversial historical events that would...more

    Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

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

    April 7, 2017

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    Enjoy Afro-Cuban and Latin-American dance rhythms with a DJ and live musicians to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing art.  Guests can salsa,...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

    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

    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

    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

    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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