Mint Hill Arts partners with Novant Health
MINT HILL – Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center will sponsor a summer art show.
The partnership will allow Mint Hill Arts to attract the best artists in the region to the community.
“We are so excited to support Mint Hill Arts and the work they do for our community,” said Joy Greear, president and chief operating officer of Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center. “We partnered with Mint Hill Arts to find artwork for our hospital, and now there are more than 300 beautiful photographs and paintings from local artists displayed around our medical center. We are thrilled to again invest in the work of so many talented artists and bring the best to Mint Hill.”
The judged show is open to members and non-members. Awards include $200 for best in show, $150 for first place, $100 for second place, $75 for third place and $25 for four honorable mentions.
All media will be accepted. There are no categories or themes. Artists can submit up to two pieces of art. The entry fee costs $15 for members and $40 for others. Art intake is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. May 31 and 10 a.m. to noon June 1.
Mint Hill Arts welcomes the community to the free reception from 7 to 9 p.m. June 7. The gallery is open from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays until July 24.
Rules, entry forms and instructions for entering the show can be found oat www.min thillarts.org.
Panel discussion focuses on Tank Town
MATTHEWS – The Matthews Heritage Museum will hold a panel discussion, “Voices of Tank Town,” in conjunction with the current museum exhibit, “Tank Town: A Good Place to Live.”
Four current and former residents of Tank Town will participate on a panel discussion. Harvey Boyd, Kenneth Alexander, Addie McNeal Dixon and Walter Stewart will share their remembrances of growing up in Tank Town.
The free program starts at 6 p.m. May 30 at the Matthews Public Library, 230 Matthews Station St. The program is open to the public, but seating is limited. Reserve a seat by calling 704-708-4996.
Orchestra performs Songs for Our Earth
MATTHEWS – The Charlotte Civic Orchestra will perform Songs for Our Earth Concert.
The concert includes the world premiere of Dean Kluesner’s “A Story of Carbon (and Some Other Things), as well as Dan Forrest’s “Lux” and Brahams’ “Tragic Overture.”
The event starts at 3:30 p.m. May 19 at Matthews United Methodist Church, 801 S. Trade St. Buy tickets at the door for $15 (adults) or $12 (seniors/students).