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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  3. 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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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 4 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 5 | 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, 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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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  11. 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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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 6 | 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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  13. 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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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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. 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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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 9 | 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. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 12 | 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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  36. 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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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  38. 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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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 13 | 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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  40. 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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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 13 | 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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  42. 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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  43. Lecture: Mood Disorders and Artistic Creativity

    Sunday, January 13 | 2:30 pm Sold Out

    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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 15 | 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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  45. 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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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 16 | 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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  47. 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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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 17 | 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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  49. Art + Cuisine: Meet Edvard Munch

    Thursday, January 17 | 6:30 pm Sold Out

    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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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 18 | 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 19 | 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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  55. 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 19 | 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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  57. 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 20 | 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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  59. 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 20 | 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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  61. 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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  62. 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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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 22 | 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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  64. 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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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 23 | 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  72. Friday Night Sounds Bites: Be Still, My Heart

    Friday, January 25 | 6 pm Canceled

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

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

    Friday, January 25 | 7 pm Canceled

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

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  74. NCMA Cinema: Touch of Evil

    Friday, January 25 | 8 pm Canceled

    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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  75. Family Fun Saturday: Animal Crossing

    Saturday, January 26 | 10 am Canceled

    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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 26 | 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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  77. 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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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  79. 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  81. 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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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  83. 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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  84. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 29 | 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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  85. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  86. 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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  87. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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