Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum

September 24, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

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

Dino Safari:  A Prehistoric Adventure 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. See dinosaur fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari Lab, and find out how scientists unearth stories of this ancient world.

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Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year

Billy Graham Library

September 24, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

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

Come enjoy fascinating photos, memorabilia, and stories during 12 months of rotating special displays at the Billy Graham Library as part of the celebration of Billy’s 100th year. The schedule for the displays is: January–February: “A Ministry Begins” – 1940s and 1950s March–April: “To the Ends of the Earth”—1960s...

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Creepy Nature

Schiele Museum

September 24, 2018 - May 31, 2020

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

Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies, and alien invaders. Discover the truth behind these mythologies as you follow the expedition of our hero through undersea perils, mysterious jungles, forbidding swamps, and an abandoned mine. 

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Framing It! at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

September 24, 2018 - February 17, 2019

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

Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying an artwork and how it affects perception of the piece from meaning to value.

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A Century of Fashion: 1880-1980

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

September 25, 2018 - October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

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

This parade of fashion explores the relationship between changes in the world and changes in clothing. The exhibit highlights some of the peaks of Kings Mountain fashion and showcases some hidden gems in our collection.

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How the West Was Won

N.C. Transportation Museum

September 25, 2018 - January 31, 2019

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

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western North Carolina and learn about the construction of these railroads. Tues.-Sat., 9am-5pm and Sun.,...

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Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

September 25, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought battle for equality.

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For Freedoms

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

September 25, 2018 - March 2, 2019

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

To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art, education, commerce, and politics. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture is proud to be one of many institutions nationwide and the only one in Charlotte to partner with For...

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Welcome to Brookhill

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

September 25, 2018 - September 1, 2019

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

"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its inhabitants: home.

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