11:00AM - 3:00PM
THE MINT MUSEUM JOINS WITH THE ARTS & SCIENCE COUNCIL AND OTHER CULTURAL PARTNERS TO OFFER FREE GENERAL ADMISSION FROM 11 A.M. TO 3 P.M. FOR ASC CONNECT WITH CULTURE DAY!
This is a great opportunity to bring a NEW friend or family member who has never experienced the Mint for a FREE cultural experience!
AT MINT MUSEUM UPTOWN AT LEVINE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: It’s all about the glass at Mint Museum Uptown, where visitors can see a free glassblowing demonstration from the Nomadic Glass mobile glass studio of the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, on Levine Avenue from 11 a.m.-4 p.m ( CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ). Visitors can also see the galleries before attending a curators’ conversation on the exhibition Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists from the Toledo Museum of Art from 1-3 p.m., hearing from co-curators Annie Carlano of The Mint Museum and Jutta-Annette Page of the Toledo Museum of Art, along with three of the exhibition’s artists. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO .
AT MINT MUSEUM RANDOLPH: Visitors can experience world-class collections of British ceramics, North Carolina pottery, Art of the Ancient Americas, and the powerfully moving special exhibition Leo Twiggs: Requiem for Mother Emanuel, conceived in response to the tragic events in Charleston in 2015. Visitor note: A FREE shuttle will connect the two locations of the Mint throughout the day.
ASC Connect with Culture Day is sponsored by the Arts & Science Council. Click here to see the full lineup of community events (times vary, so please check the link for event times at other cultural institutions!)