Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 1 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  2. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Winds of Change”

    Friday, July 1 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  3. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Winds of Change”

    Friday, July 1 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  4. Summer Camp: Knights and Princesses, Ages 6-8

    Waiting List - Monday, June 27 | 9 am

    You are invited to join us as we travel through the Middle Ages. Celebrate medieval masterpieces as you create your own tales of the time. 

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  5. Middle School Workshop: #selfie, Ages 11-13

    Monday, June 27 | 9 am

    Explore self-portraiture in many forms with projects that highlight who you are, what you like to do, and what makes you special.

    Download the Summer Camp Health Form and ...

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  6. Summer Camp: Knights and Princesses, Ages 9-12

    Waiting List - Monday, June 27 | 9 am

    You are invited to join us as we travel through the Middle Ages. Celebrate medieval masterpieces as you create your own tales of the time. 

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  7. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 2 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 2 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 2 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 2 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 2 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 2 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 3 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 3 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 3 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  16. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 3 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

    READ MORE

  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 3 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 3 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  19. Summer Camp: Storytellers, Ages 6-8

    Monday, July 4 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture stories with their art while creating art that tells its own story.

    Download the Summer Camp Health Form and Suggested Items Checklist.

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  20. Summer Camp: Storytellers, Ages 9-12

    Waiting List - Monday, July 4 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture stories with their art while creating art that tells its own story.

    Download the Summer Camp Health Form and Suggested Items Checklist.

    ...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 5 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 6 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  23. The Light in the Piazza

    Wednesday, July 6 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 7 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  25. The Light in the Piazza

    Thursday, July 7 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  26. Armchair Traveler Series: Focus on Asia: Japan

    Friday, July 8 | 11 am

    Explore the great tourist sites of Asia with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular photography. 

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  27. In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth)

    Friday, July 8 | Noon

    Here is your chance to be a part of a nationwide traveling public art project! In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth), an interactive installation created by Cause...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 8 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  29. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Play Ball!”

    Friday, July 8 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  30. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Play Ball!”

    Friday, July 8 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  31. Poetry Slam

    Friday, July 8 | 7 pm

    Six slam artists present poems in front of contemporary art. Refreshments provided.

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  32. The Martian (2015)

    Friday, July 8 | 9 pm

    Directed by Ridley Scott. Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig. (144 min.) PG-13

    Left for dead during a cataclysmic storm on the Red Planet, astronaut Mark Watney...

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