Charlotte Art Resources

As the 15th-largest city in the USA, Charlotte is growing fast. As the city blossoms so must our arts community. The Mint Museum is proud to offer our spaces, library, archives, information and support to artists, whether they are aspiring, a hobbyist, or a seasoned professional.

Art Resources

  • Children making art outside

    Art Kits

    Free all-ages Art Kits are available at Mint Museum Randolph Wednesday through Saturday during museum hours.

  • Art classes for all ages


    Experience art first-hand with the help of our staff of seasoned art professionals, curators and scholars.

  • Community Building

    The Mint Museum’s mission is to be inclusive to a full demographic slice of Charlotte.

  • Helpful Unfettered Gifts from Creative Mornings and CLT is Creative

    HUG Grants (opens in new tab)

    The Mint proudly supports Creative Mornings Charlotte and Charlotte is Creative and their mission to give HUG Grants to local creatives.

The Mint Museum Library

This library is an extraordinary free art reference collection available to all individuals interested in the visual and decorative arts. Nationally recognized for its craft resources, the library also houses a significant collection of rare titles that date as far back as the 17th century. The library also offers the Mint Art Resources Catalog Online (MARCO).

The Mint Museum Archives

The Mint Museum Archives collection consists of materials generated by organizations, departments, and individuals important to the permanent history of the museum, reflecting the Mint’s collections, exhibitions, programming and community impact.

Online Resources

Mintwiki provides online information about the special exhibitions and permanent collections of The Mint Museum. For information on the library’s physical resources, search MARCO, the Mint Art Research Catalog Online.

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