Teachers’ Workshop: Bob Trotman

Thursday, June 15th | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | UPTOWN

Free for K-12 Educators

Bob Trotman is a sculptor working in Western North Carolina, with work featured in State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now as well as the Mint’s contemporary art collection. Join him and Mint staff for a full-day workshop exploring themes of power, privilege, and pretense that shape the world we live in.

Stick around afterward for our Teacher Night at City Lights – click here for more information!

Image credit: Bob Trotman. Trumpeter, 2014, carved wood, fiberglass, audio, casein, wax. Collection of the artist. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Calling all educators and art fans!

You are invited to meet and mingle at City Lights Rooftop, Charlotte’s biggest and best rooftop bar, with acclaimed North Carolina artist Bob Trotman, featured in the exhibition State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (on view at Mint Museum Uptown through September 3). Enjoy sweeping skyline views, beverage specials, and great conversations about art!

Following the Mint’s Educator Workshop with Bob Trotman from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., you can make your way from Mint Museum Uptown to Le Meridien Hotel, the Mint’s “Unlock Art” partner, and enjoy the views and specials at City Lights! Not attending our workshop? That’s OK – you can join us at City Lights anyway!

City Lights Rooftop is a 15-minute walk or a quick drive with your own transportation (discounted parking rates will be available). Click here for directions, or Mint staff will direct at the conclusion of the workshop.

Drink Specials at City Lights are open to anyone who shows a Mint sticker! Note: You MUST visit the Mint first and obtain a sticker to receive these prices.

This event is also open to non-educators; anyone interested in meeting the artist and enjoying City Lights is welcome.

Join us again on August 10 for another Teacher Night at City Lights with Artist Jeff Whetstone!

About Le Méridien Charlotte

Le Méridien Charlotte, the newest hotel in Uptown, introduces a premier global brand with a blend of contemporary culture and European heritage to Charlotte. By creating a culturally-refined, meaningful and stimulating atmosphere, the hotel appeals to creative-minded guests seeking a new perspective in each destination they visit. The hotel recently completed a multi-million-dollar transformation, providing guests with the most up-to-date and luxurious rooms, spaces and amenities. As part of a dual-hotel complex, Le Méridien Charlotte’s guests benefit from an expansive area, which features 300 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, and over 55,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including five ballrooms and 29 meeting rooms, ideal for business meetings and functions up to 1,800 guests. Whether looking for relaxation, activity or cuisine, the hotel is replete with options. Guests may enjoy Evoke, the hotel’s award-winning new-age steakhouse, and Longitude Bar, a full fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment, as well as indoor and outdoor pools. For more information, please call 704.372.9610.