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Mint Museum

Mint Museum

The Mint Museum’s school programs engage students in inquiry-based experiences with art that strengthen curriculum connections and develop visual literacy skills.

School programs, which include guided tours, gallery sketching, and studio programs, take place at both The Mint Museum Uptown and

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Mint Museum Tour- African American Art & Identity

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Program Description

Students will explore how African American artists search for identity, reclaim their heritage, and express values and issues fundamental to their respective time. Students will analyze and interpret African American works of art and consider the social and political contexts in which they were created.

 

Recommended for grades 3-12, this tour integrates the Common Core Standards for English

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Program Detail

Program type: Day Trip, Virtual/Online Program
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: African
Subject: Social Studies / History, Visual Arts
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

All School Year

Available times:

Museum Hours

Tuesday 11 AM–6 PM

Wednesday 11 AM–9 PM

Thursday 11 AM–6 PM

Friday 11 AM–9 PM

Length of :Program 60 minutes
Location(s):

Mint Museum Uptown

At Levine Center for the Arts
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704.337.2000

Fees / Ticketing:

TITLE ONE SCHOOLS RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION  

10-20 Students: $30 

21-35 Students: $60 

36-50 Students: $90 

51+ Students: $120 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

North Carolina English Language Arts Standards

CCR Anchor Standard RL.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCR Anchor Standard SL.1 – Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

NC Essential Standards:

North Carolina Visual Arts Essential Standards 

Critical Response “Use critical analysis to generate responses to a variety of prompts.” 

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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