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Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown, South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, USA

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, Wednesday/ Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, Closed on Monday



Immerse yourself in culture and be stunned by the many breathtaking works of art at Mint Museum Uptown. 

Located in uptown Charlotte, the Mint Museum was established in 1936 as North Carolina's first art museum. The museum has two locations, this one being at the Levine Center for the Arts and the other on Randolph Road. The museum has one of the largest art collections in the Southeast and has been inspiring the community for decades. The Mint Museum Uptown houses the Craft + Design collection, which is internationally renowned, and American, contemporary, and European art. The facility contains four stories of masterpieces and stunning visual displays. In addition, they have permanent exhibitions along with rotating displays to keep you coming back. 

Every Wednesday night, you can enjoy both the Uptown and Randolph Mint Museums, the Harvey B. Gantry Center for African-American Arts and Culture, and the Knight Theater for free from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. So make reservations online to sign up for a time and enjoy the beautiful art. Before or after, check out some of the local eats around or be adventurous and go to several museums in one night. Either way, this is a great way to have a family night out or a nice date night. 

The Mint Museum Uptown has the Lewis Family Gallery, where kids of all ages can explore, learn, and play in this interactive environment. Create space to make art, construct, do puzzles, and step into a Romare Bearden collage here. 

The museum offers several programs, camps, online classes, classes specific to teens, college students, adults and educators, and a Latino initiative. 

Mint Museum Uptown is a wonderful museum of art. This is one place you will want to return to time and time. Check out the website for all of the events, programs, and happenings around the museum and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram @themintmuseum.


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A Charlotte, NC transplant, Allison was born and raised in Texas. She has a degree in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University. Allison loves to scuba dive, travel, garden, and be active. She has a lovely husband and two smart, playful kids, a girl and boy. A love for nature and the outdoors has always been a passion of hers and now she gets to continue that with her family. They love to explore new places and go on family camping and hiking trips. Allison and her family live on a 12-acre homestead with ducks, chickens, and a garden. Outside life is important to their family and wants to share that passion with others.
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