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First Look Friday - Celebrating Beverly McIver and The Weir Family

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Friday, Oct 19

6:30PM - 8:30PM

Admission: Members FREE. Guests of Members $10 each.

First Look Friday is FREE for members. Members are welcome to bring up to 3 guests for a $10 admission fee each.

Join us for our MEMBERS ONLY First Look Friday as we celebrate the opening of Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver and The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art!  You'll get an exclusive look at these exhibitions, while enjoying live music, light hors d'oeurves, and a cash bar. Artist Beverly McIver will be in attendance, and portrait artist G. David Brown will give a live painting demonstration. Docent-led tours will also be offered. These two exhibitions will open to the public on Saturday, October 20, 2012, so this is your chance to get the first look! 

Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver is organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art. This exhibition is made possible, in part, by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources; the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc.; and the William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment for Educational Exhibitions.

The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art is organized by the Brigham Young University Museum of Art and supported by the Henry Luce Foundation and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional assistance has been provided by Jack and Mary Lois Wheatly and the Haven J. and Bonnie Rae Barlow Family Foundation. Presentation in Charlotte of The Weir Family is generously made possible by McColl Brothers Lockwood and McColl Partners, and the Mint Museum Auxiliary.

Image Credits
: Beverly McIver. Truly Grateful, 2011, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 in., North Carolina Museum of Art, Gift in memory of Janet Martin Lampkin, former member of the executive committee of Friends of African and African American Art. Julian Alden Weir. In the Sun, 1899, oil on canvas, 33 15/16 x 26 15/16 in., Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Purchase/gift of Mahonri M. Young Estate.