Was Queen Charlotte black? An exhibit by artist Ken Aptekar in the Mint Museum uptown ponders this centuries-old question with a six-panel interpreation of the Queen Charlotte portrait at Mint Museum on Randolph. The Detroit born Apteka titled the piece “Charlotte’s Charlotte.” Read the full story on Qcitymetro.
The exhibit is one of the many exciting exhibitions at the museum, which opened uptown last Friday. The museum’s is the final component of the Wells Fargo Cultural Campus which includes the Harvey B. Gantt Center, Knight Theater and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. The Mint Uptown features old installations from the Mint Museum of Craft + Design and the Mint on Randolph as well as newly acquired works.The 24-hour grand opening drew people to the museum for poetry, curator tours and people watching.