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Sunday Fun Day - Against the Grain: Cool Contemporary Wood

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Sunday, Nov 18

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Admission: free for children and Mint members, half-price admission for adults

All ages. Enjoy family-friendly art projects, healthy living activities, artist demonstrations, and more!

Cutting edge 21st century artists use the natural resource of wood in remarkable ways. See an incredible exhibition, get crafty with wood, and celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

-CREATE a talking stick with Lumbee artist Barbara Locklear
-SEE woodworking demonstrations with Asheville artists Russell Gale and  Brent Skidmore
-EXPLORE the art of marquetry and piece together a wooden box
-GET innovative in the Pre-Fab Furniture Lab
-PLAY giant JENGA!

On Carolina Panthers game day Sundays, Childress Klein will charge a $20 fee to park in the decks below Levine Center for the Arts. Mint guests and families participating in Sunday Fun Days will be exempt from the charge as long as they inform the attendants upon entering the garage. They will need to pay the regular flat weekend fee of $5 to park for the afternoon.

Sponsored by Carolinas Medical Center and Mint Museum Auxiliary, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The November 18 event is the result of a collaboration between the Learning and Engagement and Community Relations Departments, in honor of Native American Heritage Month.