10:00AM - 6:00PM
The Mint is a participant in Museum Day Live!* During the event, organized by Smithsonian Magazine, more than 1,400 museums and other venues across the United States will offer free admission all day Saturday September 29. At Mint Museum Uptown, enjoy the Hola Charlotte 2012 Festival, A Cultural Celebration! The event from noon-5 p.m. will include a salsa contest, live music, a kids' zone, cuisine, and more! Visitors will also be offered ballots to "Vote for Art" and choose a winning work or works of art from among six candidates to be added to the museum's permanent collection! Visitors can also enjoy the final weekend of Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial, which runs through September 30. At Mint Museum Randolph, visitors can enjoy the final weekend of Drawings by Thornton Dial, also closing after September 30. And don't miss some exciting exhibitions and events taking place at our cultural partners through the "Our Heritage, Our History" weekend - click here for details.
*Note: At other participating Museum Day Live! venues, a voucher is required for free admission; vouchers are NOT required for free admission to the Mint!