The North Carolina Museum of Art

November 2012

Thursday, November 1 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, November 1 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, November 1 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Thursday, November 1 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, November 1 | 7 pm Canceled

Still “After” Life: Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Celebrate LIFE this day after Halloween with the rich traditions of Mexico. Sugar skulls and... Read more >

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Friday, November 2 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, November 2 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Still Standing

Take a trip back in time to the ancient figures of gods and goddesses, and see how their... Read more >

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Friday, November 2 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Still Standing

Take a trip back in time to the ancient figures of gods and goddesses, and see how their... Read more >

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Friday, November 2 | 8 pm Sold Out

NCMA Cinema: The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler’s detective Philip Marlowe is one of noir’s defining heroes: “Down these mean... Read more >

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Saturday, November 3 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Stones and the Idea of the Garden in Japan

This lecture by Norris Brock Johnson, professor emeritus in anthropology at UNC–Chapel Hill,... Read more >

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Saturday, November 3 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 3 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 3 | 6 pm CANCELED

Lecture and Dinner: Dining in 19th-Century America

This program begins with a lecture by food historian, author, and culinary expert Francine... Read more >

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Sunday, November 4 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 4 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 4 | 2:30 pm

Lecture and Tasting: Divine Chocolates: Indulgence at Its Best

Francine Segan is our guide through the history of chocolate, from its New World origins and... Read more >

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Wednesday, November 7 | 4:30 pm

Fall Educator Expo: Perception

Treat yourself to an evening of feasting and deep thinking as we explore the concept of... Read more >

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Thursday, November 8 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Friday, November 9 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Time Stands Still

Take a look at how still life paintings can capture a specific moment in time and how in that... Read more >

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Friday, November 9 | 6:30 pm CANCELED

Drawing outside the Bowl

Join fellow artists for an evening of drawing from still life. Visit a work in Still-Life... Read more >

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Friday, November 9 | 7 pm

NCMA Pub-Style Trivia

Team up with your friends and test your knowledge at NCMA pub-style trivia night. Enjoy... Read more >

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Friday, November 9 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Time Stands Still

Take a look at how still life paintings can capture a specific moment in time and how in that... Read more >

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Friday, November 9 | 8 pm SOLD OUT

NCMA Cinema: Double Indemnity

Insurance salesman Walter Neff doesn’t stand a chance after he catches the glint of Phyllis... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 9:30 am SOLD OUT

Workshop: Teaching Character Education through Art and Story

Elementary and middle school counselors discover ways of using art and story to support guidance... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Drawing from Observation

We learn to draw by observing the world. We’ll spend some time in the galleries practicing... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 10:30 am CANCELED

Sketchbook Saturdays

This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Drawing from Observation

We learn to draw by observing the world. We’ll spend some time in the galleries practicing... Read more >

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Saturday, November 10 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 11 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 11 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Tuesday, November 13 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Still-Life Studies

How can details in a work of art enhance the composition? Investigate small still-life... Read more >

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Tuesday, November 13 | 1:30 pm SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Still-Life Studies

How can details in a work of art enhance the composition? Investigate small still-life... Read more >

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Tuesday, November 13 | 6:30 pm Wait List

Art+Cuisine: A Visual Feast

Still life: a painting or drawing of inanimate objects, such as fruit or flowers. Though the... Read more >

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Thursday, November 15 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

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

Preschoolers,... Read more >

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Thursday, November 15 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

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

Preschoolers,... Read more >

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Thursday, November 15 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Thursday, November 15 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

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

Preschoolers,... Read more >

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Friday, November 16 | 11 am CANCELED

Lunch and Lecture: Textiles in the Gallery of Jewish Ceremonial Art

Learn how the color palettes, fabric, and trim choices for the Museum’s three silver Torah... Read more >

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Friday, November 16 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, November 16 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: A Stillness Within

Need a little peace and quiet? Explore works of art that celebrate the quiet that often eludes us.

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Friday, November 16 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: A Stillness Within

Need a little peace and quiet? Explore works of art that celebrate the quiet that often eludes us.

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Saturday, November 17 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Design a Space

What differences do you see in our East and West buildings? This workshop focuses on artists who... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 10:30 am CANCELED

Sketchbook Saturdays

This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 11 am

Video Screening and Discussion: The Postimpressionists: Munch

Seeing Edvard Munch’s work in context with that of his contemporaries reveals his far-reaching... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Design a Space

What differences do you see in our East and West buildings? This workshop focuses on artists who... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 17 | 2:30 pm

Lecture: The Art of the Table

The Museum welcomes Thomas Michie to talk about the decorative objects in the exhibition ... Read more >

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Sunday, November 18 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 18 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 18 | 3 pm

Chamber Music: Munch, Music, and the Modern World

Three veterans of the North Carolina Symphony, plus accomplished pianist June Burbage, offer... Read more >

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Friday, November 23 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, November 23 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Still I Rise

Classical statues, modern-day heroes, images of strength, figures of power, and depictions of... Read more >

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Friday, November 23 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Still I Rise

Classical statues, modern-day heroes, images of strength, figures of power, and depictions of... Read more >

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Saturday, November 24 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, November 24 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 25 | 12:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Sunday, November 25 | 2:30 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Tuesday, November 27 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Back to Nature

How have artists used patterns found in nature? A look at art through the ages reveals designs... Read more >

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Tuesday, November 27 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Back to Nature

How have artists used patterns found in nature? A look at art through the ages reveals designs... Read more >

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Thursday, November 29 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Friday, November 30 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Not-So-Still Life

Explore works of art that were never meant to stand still, from ceremonial masquerade pieces to... Read more >

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Friday, November 30 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Not-So-Still Life

Explore works of art that were never meant to stand still, from ceremonial masquerade pieces to... Read more >

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