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Copyright Notice

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The contents of all material available on this Internet site are copyrighted by the Mint Museum of Art unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as part of that person's official duties. All rights are reserved by the Mint Museum of Art, and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of the Mint Museum of Art or as indicated below. Members of the Mint Museum of Art may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of the Mint Museum of Art (as codified in its governing documents) on a single computer. However, no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of, and with express attribution to the Mint Museum of Art. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties. The Mint Museum of Art and the Mint Museum of Craft + Design are registered service marks of the Mint Museum of Art, Inc.

Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

The Mint Museum (Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown) is committed to protecting your privacy during your visit to this Web site. The Mint Museum does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless the individual knowingly provides it.

The Mint Museum’s Policy on Information Collection and Disclosure

Personal information collected for membership purchases and renewals, program registrations, electronic newsletters and mailings, or general inquiries is compiled only to perform the intended service. Some requests for information may ask about your background, occupation, demographics or areas of interest. This information is used to help understand the audience, which in turn allows The Mint Museum to better meet the needs and interests of its visitors. The Mint Museum will not sell, trade or rent the personal information you provide. We may compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

Children Age 12 and Younger

The Mint Museum will not solicit personal information from children. Visitors age 12 and younger are required to obtain an adult’s permission before submitting any personal information to this Web site.

Revisions to the Privacy Policy

The Mint Museum may revise its privacy policy at any time. Revisions may be required in response to changes in law, policy or other factors. Web site visitors are encouraged to periodically visit this page to review the most current policy.

Visitation Policies

Photography & Video: Photography for personal use (hand-held camera or cell phone) is permitted of permanent collection, works owned by The Mint Museum, Inc. Flash photography, tripods and video cameras are not allowed. Photographs may not be used for publication or sale.  

Photography of loaned objects is not permitted. These works are identified by   Photography of special or traveling exhibitions is not allowed. These galleries/works are identified by a placard and/or the no photo icon.

Photography of works in the Student Artist Galleries is permitted and encouraged.

Permission to reproduce works of art, in any format, held by The Mint Museum must be obtained in writing from the Registration/Photographic Services Assistant by e-mail or phone at 704-337-2065. Media should contact the Public Relations & Publications Manager by e-mail or phone at 704-337-2009 to request images for publication. Unauthorized reproduction is an infringement of the United States copyright law.

The Mint Museum reserves the right to deny permission to photograph or film on its premises.

Food & Beverages: Food, beverages, and chewing gum are not allowed in the galleries.

Care of Artwork: Special care must be taken to preserve the artwork and maintain the presentation of each exhibition. Visitors are not allowed to touch the artwork or display cases, stand or sit on platforms, or get too close to the art. As you move throughout the galleries please be careful not to damage walls or platforms with strollers, wheelchairs and walkers.

Cell Phones: In the interest of maintaining a pleasant environment for all of our guests, visitors are asked to place cell phones on silent mode or turn them off while in the galleries. If an important phone call is received, please leave the galleries to have your conversation.

Pets: No pets will be allowed in the building, with the exception of guide dogs.

Shirt and Shoes: Visitors are required to wear a shirt and shoes at all times while in the building.

Dangerous Weapons: There are no firearms or dangerous weapons of any kind permitted on the premises.

Tobacco: Smoking is prohibited inside the building. The use of smokeless tobacco is also prohibited while in the galleries.

Inappropriate Conduct: At no time will individuals engage in any activity that is dangerous to other visitors, staff or artwork.

Children: Children ages 12 and under are to be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times while inside the museum.

Failure to Comply: If anyone refuses to comply with the established policies, that person will be asked to leave the museum. If the individual refuses to leave the museum, the police will be called and that person will be charged with trespassing.

Contact The Mint Museum

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our policies or any other aspect of our Web site, please contact us.