Charlotte’s Road to Revolution

The Charlotte Museum of History

January 24, 2018 - June 6, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Charlotte’s Road to Revolution Exhibition is composed of 17 original oil paintings by Charlotte artist Dan Nance, 20 interpretive panels and eighteenth-century antiques that tell the story of Charlotte’s earliest days, including Charlotte’s first people, the Catawba Nation; settlement of the area by Europeans immigrants and African enslaved people; and Charlotte’s role...

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Fishy Friends

Discovery Place Nature

January 24, 2018 - January 27, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday and Saturday.

Fish are one of America’s most popular pets, and one of the most diverse and interesting. Join us for a story and some fun facts about our friends with fins and make a goldfish craft to take home.

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Red Planet Rising at the Museum of York County

The Planetarium at the Museum of York County

January 24, 2018 - April 30, 2018 @ 3:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibition explores Mars and mankind's fascination with this world through mythology, history, literature, movies, TV and science. We also look ahead to see what Mars may hold for mankind in the future! Showings Tues.-Sat. at 3:30pm.

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Year of the Engineer

Discovery Place Science

January 24, 2018 - September 3, 2018

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

The Year of the Engineer is an initiative celebrating the creativity and imagination of engineers. It includes the opening of an all-new Thinker Space lab and exhibition Think it Up, along with the premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World in the IMAX Dome Theatre. 

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Da Vinci’s Machines

Discovery Place Science

January 24, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Though he is mostly known for his art, Leonardo da Vinci was a creator in more than one way. He designed machines such as the assault tank, submarine, parachute, scuba-diving tank and even a robot. This interactive exhibit features 75 machines.

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Catawba River Art Guild Exhibit at the Museum of York County Museum

The Museum of York County

January 24, 2018 - May 13, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

See the artwork by the Catawba River Art Guild members that highlight Carolina Piedmont landscapes and native flora and fauna. Selected artworks, representing dozens of artists working in diverse styles and media, will inspire appreciation and discovery of the region’s natural beauty, as well as showcase the creative talents and artistic resources thriving in our local...

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