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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 1 | 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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  2. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 1 | 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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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  4. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 1 | 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 2 | 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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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 2 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  8. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 2 | 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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  9. Lecture: Law and Art—What Every Artist Needs to Know

    Sunday, June 2 | 3 pm

    Artists of all types are invited to join us for an informative lecture explaining copyright law in North Carolina, presented by Douglas W. Kenyon of Hunton & Williams...

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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 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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  12. Book Club Discussion: Room

    Wednesday, June 5 | 6:30 pm

    Room, Emma Donoghue

    The exhibition Dwelling: Interiors by Page H. Laughlin and Pamela Pecchio sparks the selection of the acclaimed book Room by Dublin-born writer...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 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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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 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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  15. Friday Night Sound Bites: The Language of Light

    Friday, June 7 | 6 pm

    Explore impressionist paintings that celebrate this timeless focus: from the natural effects of sunlight and shadow to footlights on the stage.

    Join a Museum docent to...

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  16. Friday Night Sound Bites: The Language of Light

    Friday, June 7 | 7 pm

    Explore impressionist paintings that celebrate this timeless focus: from the natural effects of sunlight and shadow to footlights on the stage.

    Join a Museum docent to...

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  17. Family Fun Saturday: The Art of Paper Engineering

    Saturday, June 8 | 10 am

    Become a paper engineer and create your own pop-up interior inspired by the exhibition Dwelling. You’ll use collage to decorate your 3-D “dream room.”

    Gallery tour...

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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  19. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 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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  20. Family Fun Saturday: The Art of Paper Engineering

    Saturday, June 8 | 1 pm

    Become a paper engineer and create your own pop-up interior inspired by the exhibition Dwelling. You’ll use collage to decorate your 3-D “dream room.”

    Gallery tour...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 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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  23. Art of the Auction 2013

    Saturday, June 8 | 7 pm

    Cruise into summer with the NCMA Foundation at our Art of the Auction fund-raiser. Hors d’oeuvres, small plates, full bar, and a signature cocktail prime your pump for...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 9 | 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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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 9 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 9 | 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. Senior Sampler: Around the Bend

    Tuesday, June 11 | 10 am

    Look at the treelike structures of Roxy Paine, who uses metal to make manmade versions of natural elements, and investigate form, balance, and the expressive use of line...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  30. Senior Sampler: Around the Bend

    Tuesday, June 11 | 1:30 pm

    Look at the treelike structures of Roxy Paine, who uses metal to make manmade versions of natural elements, and investigate form, balance, and the expressive use of line...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 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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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 14 | 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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  34. Friday Night Sound Bites: The Impressionist Portrait

    Friday, June 14 | 6 pm

    Whether featuring family members, friends, patrons, or simply a lingering glimpse of passers-by, impressionist painters capture faces and expression in the fleeting light...

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  35. Friday Night Sound Bites: The Impressionist Portrait

    Friday, June 14 | 7 pm

    Whether featuring family members, friends, patrons, or simply a lingering glimpse of passers-by, impressionist painters capture faces and expression in the fleeting light...

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  36. Life of Pi

    Friday, June 14 | 9 pm

    A storm savages a vessel carrying the Patel family zoo, stranding Pi in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Life of Pi is adapted from Yann Martel’s...

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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 15 | 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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  38. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 15 | 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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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  40. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 15 | 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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  41. Glen Hansard

    Saturday, June 15 | 7:30 pm

    Glen Hansard last appeared on the Park Theater stage in 2010 with Marketa Irglova as The Swell Season. The two rocketed to fame following the hit indie film Once (2008),...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 16 | 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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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 16 | 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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  45. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 16 | 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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  46. Workshop: Game Design Teen Residency

    Tuesday, June 18 | 9 am

    Who can apply: Any rising 9th–12th grader interested in the intersection of art and games. Applications due May 31.

    The North Carolina Museum of Art invites high school...

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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  48. Drop-in Studio

    Wednesday, June 19 | 12 pm

    Join us for a little hands-on art making time with the kids from noon to 3 pm.

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  49. Summer Family Films: Capturing Color

    Wednesday, June 19 | 1 pm

    Celebrate the creative process and discover how artists use color expressively.

    Featured films:

    The Dot (2004)
    Author and illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds; Produced...

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 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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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 21 | 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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  53. Friday Night Sound Bites: Master, Mistress, and Muse

    Friday, June 21 | 6 pm

    Complementing the NCMA’s own collection of Rodin bronzes, the image of his lover, Camille Claudel, carved in white marble in Farewell adds another layer to the story of...

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  54. Friday Night Sound Bites: Master, Mistress, and Muse

    Friday, June 21 | 7 pm

    Complementing the NCMA’s own collection of Rodin bronzes, the image of his lover, Camille Claudel, carved in white marble in Farewell adds another layer to the story of...

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  55. Family Fun Saturday: All That Glitters

    Saturday, June 22 | 10 am

    Artists in medieval times sometimes used sheets of gold pounded thinner than paper to adorn their work. In this workshop you’ll see the delicate process of applying gold...

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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 22 | 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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  57. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 22 | 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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  58. Family Fun Saturday: All That Glitters

    Saturday, June 22 | 1 pm

    Artists in medieval times sometimes used sheets of gold pounded thinner than paper to adorn their work. In this workshop you’ll see the delicate process of applying gold...

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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  60. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 22 | 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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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 23 | 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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  62. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 23 | 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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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  64. African Art Lecture

    Sunday, June 23 | 2 pm

    North Carolina Central University Professor Acha Debela provides insight into the evolution of contemporary African art as a result of the influence of Ethiopian artist...

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  65. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 23 | 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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  66. Senior Sampler: Making an Impression

    Tuesday, June 25 | 10 am

    Learn how artists, with the stroke of a brush, make an object come alive with light, color, and detail. Discover popular painting techniques using various brushes, and...

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  67. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  68. Senior Sampler: Making an Impression

    Tuesday, June 25 | 1:30 pm

    Learn how artists, with the stroke of a brush, make an object come alive with light, color, and detail. Discover popular painting techniques using various brushes, and...

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  69. Drop-in Studio

    Wednesday, June 26 | 12 pm

    Join us for a little hands-on art making time with the kids from noon to 3 pm.

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  70. Summer Family Films: Ancient Worlds

    Wednesday, June 26 | 1 pm

    Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in an award-winning story about the power of imagination.

    The Secret of Kells (2009)
    Directed by Thomas Moore;...

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 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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  72. Teacher Workshop: Field Trip Planning

    CANCELED - Thursday, June 27 | 9:30 am

    Discover how our collection connects with your curriculum and how to design a low-stress, enriching field trip to the NCMA. Earns 0.5 CEU.

    *Pairs of teachers from the...

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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 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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  74. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 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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  75. Friday Night Sound Bites: Mother and Child

    Friday, June 28 | 6 pm

    Explore another timeless subject in art, mother and child, from Renaissance depictions of Mary and the Christ child to a family portrait by American impressionist Mary...

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  76. Friday Night Sound Bites: Mother and Child

    Friday, June 28 | 7 pm

    Explore another timeless subject in art, mother and child, from Renaissance depictions of Mary and the Christ child to a family portrait by American impressionist Mary...

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  77. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 29 | 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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  78. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 29 | 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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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  80. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 29 | 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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  81. Indigo Girls

    Saturday, June 29 | 8 pm

    Revered musicians and activists Amy Ray and Emily Saliers met in elementary school outside Atlanta and began performing together as the B-Band in high school. The two...

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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 30 | 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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  83. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 30 | 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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  84. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  85. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 30 | 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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