Both Mint Museum locations offer free admission on Wednesdays starting at 5pm. On select Wednesdays, one of the museums presents an ArtFusion activity, which is also free, and which extends the scope of an exhibit through music, dance, photography, food or other approaches. The ArtFusion activities start at 6pm. Mint Museum Randolph is at 2730 Randolph Road and Mint Museum Uptown is at 500 South Tryon Street.
ArtFusion: Art Deco
Wednesday, December 11 | Mint Museum Uptown
Enjoy an evening of Jazz Age fun at the Mint. Shimmy and shake to 1920’s tunes and be inspired by the streamlined forms and bold designs of the Art Deco period in Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs 1851-1939.
ArtFusion: Bearing Witness
Wednesday, January 15 | Mint Museum Randolph
Discover the expressive power of documentary photography in Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer. Learn about artists in the New York Photo League of the 1950’s and their dedication to social imagery. Capture your own experiences in the Queen City with activities inspired by the style of the photo leaguers.
Wednesday, February 19 | Mint Museum Randolph
Cheers! Explore the Mint’s diverse collection of European and early American steins and tea pots. Learn about the art and science of brewing and meet regional tea merchants and brewers. Enjoy fun drink-themed tours of the galleries.
ArtFusion: El Dorado
Wednesday, March 12 | Mint Museum Randolph
Discover golden treasures in the Mint’s Ancient Americas and Spanish Colonial collections. Enjoy an evening of music, gallery talks, and delectable treats. Create your own gilded memento to take home.
ArtFusion: Flower Power
Wednesday, April 9 |Mint Museum Uptown
Celebrate spring at the Mint! Meet local artists inspired the botanical world. Get tips on creating your own terrace garden and learn about bee-keeping. Then take a stroll through the special Craft + Design exhibition Flower Power.
Wednesday, May 14 | Mint Museum Uptown
Decode Modern Art. Join us for an evening of creative writing and meditations on color. Enjoy activities and demonstrations inspired by the Mint’s Modern & Contemporary Art collection.