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Van Gogh & Vino Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

May 3, 2014, 5:00pm Van Gogh Alive and Windows on Tryon

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to experience Van Gogh Alive and to participate in a BYOB workshop on texture painting in the style of Van Gogh, led by educators from The Mint Museum. Date: Saturday, May 3 Time: 5:00… more

May the Fourth Be With You Everyone Is Invited

May 4, 2014, All Day

Date: Sunday, May 4 Time: noon - 5:00 p.m. Location: Activities will be located throughout the Museum. Cost: FREE with Museum admission Join the dark side or channel your inner Jedi as you feel the force to explore the … more

Vinyasa & Van Gogh Everyone Is Invited

May 9, 2014, 7:00pm Van Gogh Alive, Level 2

Let the colors and sounds of Van Gogh Alive surround you as you flow through a series of yoga poses and breathing exercises to experience a balance of body, mind and art. Adam Whiting from Y2 Yoga and Big Horizon Yoga will… more

Astronomy Day Everyone Is Invited

May 10, 2014, All Day

Celebrate Astronomy Day with activities throughout the Museum! Learn about the sun, the stars and exploring the solar system. Build your own planisphere, a pocket solar system, or take in a show in our inflatable Starlab d… more

Star Party Everyone Is Invited

May 10, 2014, 7:00pm Discovery Place Parking Deck

Spend an evening with the stars! Discovery Place and the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club will provide telescopes to observe the stars and planets from the Discovery Place Parking Deck. The evening will begin with an astron… more

Build It, Make It, Take It: Remote-Controlled Hovercrafts Everyone Is Invited

May 24, 2014, 10:30am Discovery Place

Join our friends from Hackerspace Charlotte to build a remote-controlled hovercraft. Participants will build a working small-scale, high-powered hovercraft. The hovercraft will be remote-controlled. This project is recomme… more

Education Studio Open House Educators Only - Open House

May 31, 2014, 10:00am Discovery Place Education Studio, 300 N. Poplar St.

Date: May 31 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is a FREE event. Educators are invited to get an exclusive peek inside the new Discovery Place Education Studio. An all-new program serving pre K-12 educators and adminis… more

Makerspace Open House Educators Only - Technology Training

Discovery Place Education Studio

Dates: June 2, 3, 6, 7 July 14, 15, 21, 22 Time: 1-hour workshops offered at 9:30 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m. Registration Fee: $20 Welcome to the Forge Studio at Discovery Place Education Studio! Join us for a one-hour introduc… more

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