The Mint Museum’s Rock & Royal Spring Gala will be a fabulous black-tie dinner dance under an elegant tent on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph. The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; guests will then be swept into the tent for a delicious dinner, a brief live auction, and distinctive entertainment, followed by dancing and dessert. Please plan to join us for the “not to be missed” event of the year!
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Mint Annual Fund, which support innovative programming, groundbreaking exhibitions, and arts education for children to further the field of visual arts.
Four VIP seats to the 2015 Bank of America 500 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Saturday, October 10, 2015 1:00pm-11:00pm. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes home to the Mecca of motorsports. Sparks will fly and points will be at a premium in this 500-mile battle that could make or break someone’s championship hopes. It’s the only Saturday night race in the Chase and it’s right in NASCAR’s back yard.
Minimum Bid: $2500
Immerse yourself in culture this fall. Experience the “best” performing arts has to offer in Charlotte with four grand tier seats to the opera, the symphony, the ballet, the Blumenthal, and the Gantt courtesy of Wells Fargo.
The value of this package is priceless. Tickets are final and dates are non-transferrable.
Minimum Bid: $1,250
Enjoy cocktails and a private dinner for 8 with Royalty at The Mint Museum! Choose to dine Uptown with Ken Aptekar’s Charlotte’s Charlotte in the Modern & Contemporary Galleries , or at Mint Museum Randolph with Allan Ramsay’s iconic portraits of Queen Charlotte and King George. This intimate and special affair is fit for Queens and Kings alike. Royal transportation will be generously provided by Rose Chauffeured transportation to and from the museum as well.
Minimum Bid: $2000
Minimum bid: $5,500
Linda Foard Roberts has exhibited her work internationally from Australia to Guatemala, and throughout the United States. She began her love of photography with large format cameras at the age of fifteen. She currently uses 8" x 10", 5" x 7" and 4" x 5" cameras and prefers the imperfections of old lenses. She received a Master in Fine Arts from Arizona State University, and a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Virginia Intermont College. She lives and works in Weddington, North Carolina with her husband and two of their children, Nicole and George. Her work is in the collections of The North Carolina Museum of Art, The San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts, The Mint Museum in Charlotte, Bank of America, the Harry Ransom Center, the Bechtler Collection, The Ritz-Carlton, Duke Energy, Fidelity Investments, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, Haarmann & Reimer, Germany, King & Spalding, and many private collections.
Minimum bid: $800
Live like movie stars for a long weekend in a new, beautifully appointed, 2-bedroom condominium in fabulous Los Angeles/Marina del Rey. This gorgeous pied-a-terre is located in a full service building with multiple pools, tennis courts, and incredible views. It is only15 minutes from LAX , 5 minutes to the beach in Playa del Rey and the Marina del Rey pier, a mere 15 minutes to the famous Santa Monica Pier, and just another 20 – 45 minutes down 405 to Westwood and Beverly Hills depending on traffic. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to live like George and Amal in the lap of luxury at this private and exclusive residence generously donated by Lisa and Rock Hankin.
Minimum Bid: $4,000
Born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, Mark is the son and grandson of directors of Spode, the fine china manufacturers. He apprenticed with Michael Cardew at Wenford Bridge Pottery in England and with Todd Piker in Connecticut. He also studied pottery in West Africa, Korea, and Japan. Since 1983, he has been working in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where he built a large wood kiln and began making the distinctive functional pots, including the present example, for which he is renowned, both within the state and beyond.
Minimum bid: $150
silkscreen on paper
20 x 20 inches
signed, numbered recto
Robert Lazzarini is an internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist whose work has been featured in more than a dozen solo exhibitions across the globe (including at The Mint Museum in 2006) and can be found in the collections of venerable institutions including The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Walker Art Center, and The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. This untitled print is from his latest series of work begun as a resident at the McColl Center for Art and Innovation in Charlotte, where he explored ways to translate his mind-bending three-dimensional manipulations of everyday objects into two dimensions.
Minimum bid: $500
This group of three striking images is from a series of prints developed from original, hand cut collages, in an edition of 25. They are archival inkjet on Somerset Velvet paper. Anne Lemanski studied at Michigan State University and the Studio Art Center international in Florence, Italy. A former Penland School of Crafts resident artist, her work is in private collections throughout the United States as well as in the permanent collection of the Asheville Art Museum and in the US Art in embassies program, Karachi, India. She was a 2010-2011 North Carolina Arts Council grant recipient, and was nominated for a Tiffany award. Best known for her dramatic and detailed hand sewn constructions of animals, especially birds, this new body of work was created during her recent residency at the McColl Center, Spring 2015.
Minimum bid: $1,200
One of North Carolina’s favorite and most celebrated contemporary sculptors, Bob Trotman’s distinguished career has taken him from creating innovating furniture to thought-provoking sculpture. Trotman’s exquisite work was recently featured in the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s groundbreaking exhibition “State of the Art,” and has been written about in publications ranging from ArtNews to the New York Times. Trotman’s work is included in the collections of The Mint Museum, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the North Carolina Museum of Art. This gorgeous terra cotta maquette of “Arden” is a study for a larger carved wooden sculpture of the same name.
Minimum bid: $600
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