Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

July 24, 2017 - December 31, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era-the Age of Dinosaurs.  See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. Observe predators stalking an armored Stegosaurus and her calf, get eye-to-eye with a 15 foot tall Brachiosaurus, and stand in the path of a charging Triceratops.  See dinosaurs fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari...

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The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Discovery Place Science

July 24, 2017 - September 4, 2017

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! presents an extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley's Believe It or Not! Go places you've never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable. Crawl through a life-size model of the prehistoric snake, Titanoboa, and revel at its incredible size. Measure up against Robert...

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Art in the Book: Artists as Illustrators

Mint Museum Randolph

July 24, 2017 - January 21, 2018

The work of artists on display includes that of Romare Bearden, Rockwell Kent, and Salvador Dali among others. "Art in the Book" provides a glimpse into the wide variety of illustrative styles and techniques used in books and into the rich holdings of The Mint Museum Library. Wed., 11am-9pm; Thurs.-Sat., 11am-6pm; Sun., 1-5pm.

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John Biggers: Wheels in Wheels

Mint Museum Uptown

July 24, 2017 - November 5, 2017

This exhibition, featuring 12 important paintings, drawings and prints, as well as a rare example of the artist's sculpture, will give them the opportunity to do so. Through the use of a rich symbolic language and beautiful craftsmanship, Gastonia native John Biggers found connections between personal, familial, and regional histories, traditions, symbols, which he wove together to...

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July Featured Exhibit: Cool Down at CFA

Charlotte Fine Art Gallery

July 24, 2017 - July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Get out of the heat and enjoy a refreshing day at the gallery. Featuring a wide array of cooling images of oceans, rivers, brooks and nautical themes. Enjoy refreshments all month as well as at the Opening Reception Saturday, July 8 from 5-8.  

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K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace

Levine Museum of the New South

July 24, 2017 - October 22, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace is a community-created exhibit about police-involved shootings throughout the nation and here in Charlotte. Co-created with activists and law enforcement, the media, students, clergy and civic leaders, K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace explores the historical roots of the profound distrust between police and community, tells the human stories beyond the headlines, and...

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