Cultural Dance Program presented by Charlotte Ballet

Sugaw Creek Recreation Center

January 24, 2018 - May 2, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

This dance class is drop-in, open to all ages and free of charge for participants. It also includes live accompaniment and a “Children’s Corner,” providing supervision and fun hands-on activities for children attending with their parent/guardian.

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Collards + Culture Exhibit

Sugar Creek Library

January 24, 2018 - January 24, 2018

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

Collards + Culture is a life-size installation that explores African culture and how Africans were brought to the Americas through the Middle Passage. This program is part of the ASC Culture Blocks program, which supports art, science, history and heritage activities that are relevant to the community and take place closer to where Mecklenburg County residents live.

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Cabinet of Curiosities

Gaston County Museum

January 24, 2018 - March 3, 2018

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

Explore the term "cabinet of curiosities" with this exhibit that describes a room rather than a piece of furniture. "Cabinets" originated in the 16th century and held large collections of unique objects, designed to demonstrate a family's wealth. Highlighted in this collection is some of the museum's objects that have never been seen before--some unusual and odd, and...

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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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Reveal and Detonate (Develar y Detonar): Contemporary Mexican Photography

Mint Museum Uptown

January 24, 2018 - June 17, 2018

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

This exhibit features more than 40 of Mexico's leading photographers. The photographs in the museum, ranging from just a few inches to floor-to-ceiling murals, explore an assortment of subjects. Some are about personal histories and relationships to their country's diverse landscape; others deal with social and political issues like the drug trade, sexuality and gender. 

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Charlotte Collects: Contemporary Couture and Fabulous Fashion

Mint Museum Randolph

January 24, 2018 - February 4, 2018

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

This exhibit features 21st century long gowns, from cocktail attire to wedding dresses. Featured creations by Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, Issey Miyake, Isaac Mizrahi, Rochas, Rodarte, Jason Wu, Valentino, Giambattista Valli, and Junya Watanabe. 

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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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