Two Parties Celebrate Final Weeks of Warhol Exhibition at the Mint

Two events on Friday, January 23 will celebrate the final weeks of the Mint’s Andy Warhol exhibition and will pay homage to the artists legendary parties.

Enjoy a free walk-through of Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends from 7:00-10:00 p.m. during a Takeover Friday at the Mint Museum of Art. Hosted by The Mint Museum, Takeover Friday, the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund, and Wesley Mancini, the evening features an exhibition viewing and discussion with the curator, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, dancing to the hottest tunes spun by DJ Edward Jones, and a special guest appearance by Miss Shelita Hamm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit Take Over Friday.

The Garden & Gun Club is also hosting a Warhol-themed party January 23. From the psychedelic 60s and the glittery disco of Studio 54 to the progressive sounds of today, DJ Andy Kastanas delivers a musical biopic of Warhol’s world. Local nightlife impresario Scott Weaver recreates Warhol’s studio, The Factory, with live models, video and slide projections and live art exhibits. Doors open at 8:00 p.m., tickets are $20/person with a portion of proceeds to benefit The Mint Museum. For more information, visit The G&G Club or call (704) 246-1752.