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Mint Museum Uptown

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Open Now
Sun
1PM-5PM
Mon
Closed
Tue
11AM-6PM
Wed
11AM-9PM
Thu
11AM-6PM
Fri
11AM-9PM
Sat
11AM-6PM

Location

Uptown

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At Mint Museum Uptown, you can enjoy beautiful cityscape views, breathtaking architecture, and stunning works of art.

The Mint Museum: ArtBreak

The Mint Museum, in collaboration with the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, provides Charlotte with free lunchtime tours. Visitors can choose to visit one of the three museums for each date and experience a tour structured around a common theme.

Length of Experience: 30 minutes

Group Size: This tour is free and open to the public thanks to the support of the THRIVE Fund.

Availability: Every third Thursday of the month from Noon to 12:30 p.m.

The Mint Museum: Art of Reading

Bring your book club to the Mint’s Art of Reading Tours. Book clubs who are reading “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd or “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver can visit the museum for a discussion and tour that will bring to life historic events, social customs and art depicted in the books.

Length of Experience: 60 to 90 minutes

Group Size: Minimum 3 participants

Availability: For book clubs, tours are available Wednesday through Sunday. For individuals, public tours for each book are scheduled quarterly. Visit the museum’s Happenings calendar for more information. Tours are free for museum members and free with general admission for non-members.


The Mint Museum: Taste of the Mint

Culinary arts blend with Mint Museum Uptown for an appetizing cultural experience. Explore a food tasting tour with small plate and drink pairings at remarkable restaurants near the Mint. Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth and other culinary partners offer different food and drink experiences sure to tempt taste buds. Afterward, unwind with a one-hour exploration of the arts led by a Mint expert who will provide insight into the American, Contemporary and Craft + Design collections along with special limited-engagement exhibitions. This exploration can take the form of a tour or a sketching lesson in the galleries.

Length of Experience: Approximately 2 hours

Group Size: 12−26 participants

Availability: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Public tours are occasionally scheduled on the museum’s Happenings calendar. To book your tour, contact Taste of the Mint

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Varina Hodges

a month ago

I observed the Scholastic Art Winners first. I was very Im impressed with their work, so I took my time. Our youth are amazing beings. I think spent at least an hour just on that particular floor. I really enjoyed each exhibit. I was there from 1-5pm. Make sure you have a meal and are hydrated before you arrive but you can return the next day if you dont see all the beautiful pieces.

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Steven Sikes

a week ago

This is an amazing place to check out. Has four floors of alternating exhibits with some permanent exhibits. The art at this place is absolutely amazing to check out if you have some time while you're in. Charlotte, North Carolina only takes about 1 to 2 hours to walk through relatively inexpensive for what you get to see a lot of local artists as well as still living artist, which is kind of amazing considering most places have art. That's a couple hundred years old. This place has a lot of new and modern art and a lot of very, very large pieces that are absolutely amazing to witness.

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Jesus. Me and Menopause

7 months ago

As my family, and I approached the ticket desk, unfortunately didn't get the name of the woman who greeted us, but she was absolutely amazing! We can't wait until our next vacation to Charlotte, to do it all over again. What awesome experience!

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Aimee

3 weeks ago

Got stuck in Charlotte on a Friday night. I found this place while exploring the city. Cool exhibits and all different forms of art and expression. Multiple floors packed with different types of collections. Definitely a must see if you are in the area. Entry price was reasonable and theres lots of informational placards with each exhibit!

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Stephen Fugate

a month ago

Great museum, lots of art Made in North Carolina. I especially liked the more contemporary work. If you have any doubts, just walk in the front door and take a look at what you can see from the reception area. If you like that, you love the rest !