Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 24 | 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. Summer Camp: Legends and Wonders, Ages 9-12

    Monday, August 22 | 9 am

    Unearth legends from the ancient and modern world, decode messages revealed in art, and create works of art that tell your own stories.

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  3. Summer Camp: Legends and Wonders, Ages 6-8

    Monday, August 22 | 9 am

    Unearth legends from the ancient and modern world, decode messages revealed in art, and create works of art that tell your own stories.

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  4. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 10:15 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  5. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 11:15 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  6. Pop-up Art: VAE Street Painting in the Park

    Thursday, August 25 | Noon

    Try your hand at street painting in the Museum Park! Sharpen your skills in preparation for artSPARK, where over 700 street painters transform downtown Raleigh’s...

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  7. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 1:15 pm

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 25 | 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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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 26 | 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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  10. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Women in White”

    Friday, August 26 | 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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  11. Monster Drawing Rally 2016

    Friday, August 26 | 6 pm

    Seventy-two artists at all stages of their careers take shifts to draw for an hour in front of a live audience, bringing their private studio practices to the public. As...

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  12. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Women in White”

    Friday, August 26 | 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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  13. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

    Friday, August 26 | 8:30 pm

    Written and directed by John Hughes. Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara. (103 min.) PG-13

    Wise-cracking Ferris Bueller decides to take a mental health day from high...

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  14. Studio Photography Class: “Flora and Fauna”

    Saturday, August 27 | 10 am

    Presented with PERC Photography school. Bring a bag lunch. Tripod and wireless/wired remote needed; tripod can be rented for $10 per class at time of registration.

    Subject...

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  15. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, August 27 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

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

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 27 | 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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  17. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 27 | 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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  18. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 27 | 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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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 27 | 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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  20. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 27 | 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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  21. Spectre (2015)

    Saturday, August 27 | 8:30 pm

    Directed by Sam Mendes. Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux. (148 min.) PG-13

    James Bond’s 24th caper includes a massive pursuit through a Day of the Dead revel in...

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  22. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, August 28 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

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

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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 28 | 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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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 28 | 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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  25. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 28 | 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

  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 28 | 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 28 | 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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  28. Artist Lecture: “Photojournalism at Its Best”

    Sold Out - Sunday, August 28 | 2:30 pm

    Burk Uzzle, photojournalist

    Photojournalist Burk Uzzle talks about his work on view at the Museum and a career that includes recognition as Life magazine’s youngest...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 30 | 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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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 31 | 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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