Calendar

  1. Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

    Thursday, May 5 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, May 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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  3. Dining after Dark: Conservation: Fill in the Blank

    Thursday, May 5 | 6:30 pm

    Patience and attention to detail are key qualities for a conservation specialist. See what it takes as Noelle Ocon, the NCMA’s conservator of paintings, teaches us the...

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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, May 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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  5. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Back to Bacchus“

    Friday, May 6 | 6 pm

    The ancient god of wine and nature was an inspiration to artists across the centuries. Search a 2nd-century Greek sculpture for clues about what makes this deity so...

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  6. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Back to Bacchus“

    Friday, May 6 | 7 pm

    The ancient god of wine and nature was an inspiration to artists across the centuries. Search a 2nd-century Greek sculpture for clues about what makes this deity so...

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  7. By Sidney Lumet

    Friday, May 6 | 8 pm

    (2015) Directed by Nancy Buirski. (111 min.) R. DCP.

    A wide-ranging conversation with Lumet, based on interviews three years before his death in 2011 and encompassing his...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Animal Farm

    Saturday, May 7 | 10:30 am

    How many farm animals can we find in the galleries?

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

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, May 7 | 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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  10. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, May 7 | 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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  11. Story Time: Butterfly Park , Elly MacKay

    Saturday, May 7 | 1 pm

    Butterfly Park, Elly MacKay

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. Book...

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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, May 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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  13. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, May 7 | 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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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Animal Farm

    Sunday, May 8 | 10:30 am

    How many farm animals can we find in the galleries?

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

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, May 8 | 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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  16. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, May 8 | 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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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, May 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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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, May 8 | 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. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Nuance Lyrique

    Sunday, May 8 | 3 pm

    In its first NCMA appearance, this wonderful Asheville-based ensemble presents a concert of vocal chamber music. The program of short pieces by William Grant Still, Erich...

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, May 10 | 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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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, May 11 | 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. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, May 12 | 10:15 am

    Flowers are blooming! Bees are buzzing! Explore the spring and summer. 

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

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  23. Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

    Thursday, May 12 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  24. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, May 12 | 11:15 am

    Flowers are blooming! Bees are buzzing! Explore the spring and summer. 

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

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  25. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, May 12 | 1:15 pm

    Flowers are blooming! Bees are buzzing! Explore the spring and summer. 

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

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, May 12 | 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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