6:00PM - 8:30PM
You’re Invited to the Romare Bearden Society’s
“An Odyssey Experience with the Art of Romare Bearden and Thornton Dial”
Thursday, September 27, 2012
6 PM - 8:30 PM (Brief remarks at 7:30 PM)
Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Celebrate Romare Bearden’s 101st birthday and Thornton Dial’s 85th birthday
Enjoy a wine and cheese reception, along with private gallery tours of the Bearden Odyssey Series and Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial
View works by these phenomenal American artists whose effort reflects the journey of Africans coming to America, as well as, African American experiences and traditions
Experience an optional dinner and/or dessert at Delta’s Restaurant to share with Society members the art of soulful cuisine and jazz, two cultural delights of bothartists
Invite a guest that wouldenjoy the Mint experience andconsider becoming a part of the Romare Bearden Society (special membership-offer,with complimentary gift, for the first 10 new Mint and Society memberships).
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sunday, September 16. Members should provide name of invited guest when replying.
This is an exclusive event for active Romare Bearden Society members (to renew your membership, contact Membership at 704.337.2000).
Delta’s soulful cuisine experience is courtesyof therespective customer; however, there will be a special Delta’s offering for Society members the night of the event. Reserved seating provided for Romare Bearden Society members and friends who attend the Mint event.
Photo Credits: Romare Bearden, New York 1979. Photography © Frank Stewart/Black Light Productions. Thornton Dial, 2002. Photo by David Raccuglia