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  1. Art History Survey Course: Holland and Flanders in the Age of Rembrandt and Rubens

    Thursday, January 3 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  2. Friday Night Sound Bites: And the Party Still Goes on…

    Friday, January 4 | 6 pm

    After ringing in the New Year, visit the remnants of an evening of drink, dining, and music in still life.

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  3. Friday Night Sound Bites: And the Party Still Goes on…

    Friday, January 4 | 7 pm

    After ringing in the New Year, visit the remnants of an evening of drink, dining, and music in still life.

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  4. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 5 | 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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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 5 | 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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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 6 | 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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  7. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 6 | 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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  8. Senior Sampler: Head and Shoulders

    Tuesday, January 8 | 10 am

    How does an artist use proportion, shape, and brushwork to capture the likeness of a person in a painting? View portraits in the collection and explore techniques while...

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  9. Senior Sampler: Head and Shoulders

    Tuesday, January 8 | 1:30 pm

    How does an artist use proportion, shape, and brushwork to capture the likeness of a person in a painting? View portraits in the collection and explore techniques while...

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  10. Zoë S. Webster Floral Demonstration: Classic and Modern Still Life

    Wednesday, January 9 | 2 pm

    After months of inspiration from our Still-Life Masterpieces exhibition, it’s time to revisit our preconceptions about what a still life is. Explore the role of flowers...

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  11. What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 10:30 am

    Sun, clouds, wind, and rain. Join us for an exploration of nature in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  12. What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 11 am

    Sun, clouds, wind, and rain. Join us for an exploration of nature in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  13. Art History Survey Course: Eighteenth-Century France and Rococo Art

    Thursday, January 10 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  14. What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 11:30 am

    Sun, clouds, wind, and rain. Join us for an exploration of nature in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  15. Friday Night Sound Bites: Still Life Comes to Life

    Friday, January 11 | 6 pm

    What makes a still life a still life? This tour will try to answer the question.

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  16. Elvis Is in the Building

    Friday, January 11 | 6 pm

    The Museum is All Shook Up about our visiting work of art, Andy Warhol’s Elvis I and II, and we’re celebrating with a special night of music, food, and fun. Park your...

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  17. Drawing outside the Bowl

    Friday, January 11 | 6:30 pm

    Join fellow artists for an evening of drawing from still life. Visit a work in Still-Life Masterpieces, and then draw from a themed still-life setup. This month’s theme...

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  18. NCMA Pub-Style Trivia

    Friday, January 11 | 7 pm

    Team up with your friends and test your knowledge at NCMA pub-style trivia night. Enjoy art-related trivia drawing from current events, art history, and pop culture. Look...

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  19. Friday Night Sound Bites: Still Life Comes to Life

    Friday, January 11 | 7 pm

    What makes a still life a still life? This tour will try to answer the question.

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  20. NCMA Cinema: Destry Rides Again

    Friday, January 11 | 8 pm

    A pacifist sheriff tames the wild frontier town of Bottleneck with brains instead of bullets. This Western spoof contains plenty of clowning as well as an epic barroom...

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  21. Workshop: Teaching Visual Literacy

    Saturday, January 12 | 9:30 am

    Get comfortable looking at art, discussing it critically, and using it as an instructional resource. Forge relationships between visual and text-based literacy, and...

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  22. Family Fun Saturday: Come Fly with Me

    Saturday, January 12 | 10 am

    Join us for a tour of works of art that explore the theme of flight, and then head back to the studio to build your own flying works of art.

    Gallery tour plus studio...

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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 12 | 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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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 12 | 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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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 13 | 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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  26. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 13 | 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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  27. Lecture: Mood Disorders and Artistic Creativity

    Sold Out - Sunday, January 13 | 2:30 pm

    A possible link between madness and genius is one of the oldest and most persistent of cultural notions—it is also one of the most controversial. Clinical psychologist...

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  28. Webinar for Teachers: Field Trip Planning

    Tuesday, January 15 | 5:30 pm

    Museum educators provide pointers on how to design and implement a low-stress, standards-based field trip to the NCMA.

    Now teachers can participate in NCMA...

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  29. Art History Survey Course: Chateaux, Villas, and Country Houses: Artful Living

    Thursday, January 17 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  30. Art + Cuisine: Meet Edvard Munch

    Sold Out - Thursday, January 17 | 6:30 pm

    While many people know Edvard Munch for his iconic The Scream, few know about his haunting works in print. which were originally designed to make his art more accessible...

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  31. Friday Night Sound Bites: Still Standing

    Friday, January 18 | 6 pm

    Take a trip back in time to the ancient figures of gods and goddesses, and see how their monumental stature was captured in art.

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  32. Friday Night Sound Bites: Still Standing

    Friday, January 18 | 7 pm

    Take a trip back in time to the ancient figures of gods and goddesses, and see how their monumental stature was captured in art.

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  33. NCMA Cinema: Winchester 73

    Friday, January 18 | 8 pm

    Film noir on the prairie, as an obsessed sharpshooter hunts down the man who stole the giddyap gold standard, his Winchester 73 repeater rifle. No symbolism there....

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  34. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 19 | 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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  35. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 19 | 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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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 20 | 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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  37. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 20 | 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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  38. Senior Sampler: Try It Out with Tempera

    Tuesday, January 22 | 10 am

    How do artists make and use egg tempera in painting? Learn about this age-old medium used by artists from Botticelli to Wyeth. Make your own tempera paint and experiment...

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  39. Senior Sampler: Try It Out with Tempera

    Tuesday, January 22 | 1:30 pm

    How do artists make and use egg tempera in painting? Learn about this age-old medium used by artists from Botticelli to Wyeth. Make your own tempera paint and experiment...

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  40. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, January 24 | 10:30 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns? Come find out.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5,...

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  41. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, January 24 | 11 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns? Come find out.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5,...

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  42. Art History Survey Course: The Restless 19th Century:Neoclassicism to Realism

    Thursday, January 24 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  43. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, January 24 | 11:30 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns? Come find out.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5,...

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  44. Friday Night Sounds Bites: Be Still, My Heart

    Canceled - Friday, January 25 | 6 pm

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, explore subjects that inspired images of love and passion, with stories to stop your heart.

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  45. Friday Night Sounds Bites: Be Still, My Heart

    Canceled - Friday, January 25 | 7 pm

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, explore subjects that inspired images of love and passion, with stories to stop your heart.

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  46. NCMA Cinema: Touch of Evil

    Canceled - Friday, January 25 | 8 pm

    Border-town corruption sabotages the honeymoon of a Mexican narcotics officer in Welles’s last masterpiece. Beginning with a legendary tracking shot of a car rigged with...

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  47. Family Fun Saturday: Animal Crossing

    Canceled - Saturday, January 26 | 10 am

    Can you guess how many different animals can be found in our collection? Join us for an animal-inspired tour and hands-on studio.

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops...

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  48. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 26 | 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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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 26 | 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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  50. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  51. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  52. Art History Survey Course: Impressionism

    Thursday, January 31 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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