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Art Museum Day 2013


Saturday, May 18

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Admission: Pay what you wish

"Pay what you wish" for admission during Art Museum Day 2013 (which is also being observed by Levine Center for the Arts partners the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art). Your donation supports making the priceless artistic treasures of these facilities more accessible to the larger community, as well as enabling museums to mount unforgettable educational programming.

The celebration is in conjunction with the Association of Art Museum Directors. Since 2010, the AAMD has encouraged art museums across the nation to participate in conjunction with the International Council of Museums’ (ICOM) International Museum Day, dedicated to promoting the value of museums in society. Over 100 AAMD member museums have participated each year. This year’s theme is “museums (memory + creativity) = social change.”

Mint museum visitors can enjoy:

--A one-day offering of 50 percent off museum memberships, which bring free admission to both Mint locations for a full year and many other valuable benefits;

--Viewing of the installation by local performance artist John W. Love, Jr., FECUND, in the atrium of Mint Museum Uptown;

--The opportunity to attend a F.O.O.D. and Fellowship event at Mint Museum Uptown;

--And access to special exhibitions including F.O.O.D. (Food, Objects, Objectives, Design); Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto; and Sociales:Débora Arango Arrives Today at Mint Museum Uptown; and American Glass; Arts of Africa; and Elegance & Ease: Dior, Balmain, Saint Laurent at Mint Museum Randolph.


We need your help! Share any #ArtMuseumDay tweet (see below) or Facebook post ( by Friday, May 17, at 5PM and automatically win a FREE Mint guest pass to be used anytime during the coming year, plus be entered into a drawing for two FREE tickets to our Party in the Park 2013 on May 30, 2013 ($40 value non-members, $20 for Mint members!).*

*The guest passes will be distributed and the drawing conducted after Art Museum Day concludes. Instructions will be posted here and on Facebook for claiming guest passes; Twitter users will receive a message!


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