The North Carolina Museum of Art

August 2013

Friday, August 2 | 11 am

Armchair Travel Series: Three French Provinces - Normandy

Breathtakingly beautiful photographs, many taken by Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, transport... Read more >

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Friday, August 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, August 2 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Master, Mistress, and Muse

Complementing the NCMA’s own collection of Rodin bronzes, the image of his lover, Camille... Read more >

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Friday, August 2 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Master, Mistress, and Muse

Complementing the NCMA’s own collection of Rodin bronzes, the image of his lover, Camille... Read more >

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Saturday, August 3 | 11 am

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, August 3 | 2 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, August 3 | 8 pm

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

Bruce Hornsby is a musical wunderkind. The ever-restless and adventurous singer-pianist-composer... Read more >

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Wednesday, August 7 | 12 pm

Drop-in Studio

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

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Wednesday, August 7 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Creature Feature

Join animals from across the globe on magical adventures full of tall tales, mystery, and... Read more >

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Wednesday, August 7 | 6:30 pm

Book Club Discussion: Cold Running Creek

Cold Running Creek, Zelda Lockhart

Following the lives of three generations of women... Read more >

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Friday, August 9 | 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, August 9 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The French Vogue for All Things Japanese

Enthralled by the beauty of Japanese art and design, 19th-century artists in France indulged in... Read more >

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Friday, August 9 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The French Vogue for All Things Japanese

Enthralled by the beauty of Japanese art and design, 19th-century artists in France indulged in... Read more >

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Saturday, August 10 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Animals of Ancient Egypt

From hawks and jackals to lowly beetles, animals were an important part of ancient Egyptian... Read more >

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Saturday, August 10 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Animals of Ancient Egypt

From hawks and jackals to lowly beetles, animals were an important part of ancient Egyptian... Read more >

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Tuesday, August 13 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Lost and Found

Take a closer look at the sculpture of Louise Nevelson, who transformed wood scraps and found... Read more >

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Tuesday, August 13 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Lost and Found

Take a closer look at the sculpture of Louise Nevelson, who transformed wood scraps and found... Read more >

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Wednesday, August 14 | 12 pm

Drop-in Studio

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

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Wednesday, August 14 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Express Yourself

Join us for a collection of short, whimsical films created by design students from N.C. State... Read more >

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Thursday, August 15 | 5:30 pm

Webinar for Teachers: Visual Literacy and the Common Core Part 1

“Reading” Visual Art
Explore text and language intersections with works of art from the... Read more >

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Friday, August 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, August 16 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Language of Light

Explore impressionist paintings that celebrate this timeless focus: from the natural effects of... Read more >

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Friday, August 16 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Language of Light

Explore impressionist paintings that celebrate this timeless focus: from the natural effects of... Read more >

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Saturday, August 17 | 9:30 am

Teacher Workshop: Visual Literacy and the Common Core

How is a work of art a text? Explore strategies for using the visual arts to support the Common... Read more >

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Saturday, August 17 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Sculpture Workshop: Dynamic Torsos

Using the Museum’s Rodin collection as inspiration, award-winning sculptor Paris Alexander leads... Read more >

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Saturday, August 17 | 8 pm

Tift Merritt

Hometown heroine Tift Merritt has established herself as one of America’s finest... Read more >

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Sunday, August 18 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Sculpture Workshop: Dynamic Torsos

Using the Museum’s Rodin collection as inspiration, award-winning sculptor Paris Alexander leads... Read more >

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Wednesday, August 21 | 12 pm

Drop-in Studio

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

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Wednesday, August 21 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Going Green

This animated adventure is about a young girl's search for her father in a tropical paradise... Read more >

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Thursday, August 22 | 5:30 pm

Webinar for Teachers: Visual Literacy and the Common Core Part 2

Unraveling the Common Core
Discover how the visual arts and the Common Core Anchor Standards... Read more >

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Friday, August 23 | 11 am

Armchair Travel Series: Three French Provinces - Burgundy

Breathtakingly beautiful photographs, many taken by Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, transport... Read more >

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Friday, August 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, August 23 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Impressionist Portrait

Whether featuring family members, friends, patrons, or simply a lingering glimpse of passers-by,... Read more >

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Friday, August 23 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Impressionist Portrait

Whether featuring family members, friends, patrons, or simply a lingering glimpse of passers-by,... Read more >

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Friday, August 23 | 8:30 pm

Vertigo

This is ostensibly a twisty mystery about a detective with a fear of heights, but its true... Read more >

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Saturday, August 24 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: A Walk in the Park

Artists helped lead the movement to establish our nation’s first national parks. Take a “trip”... Read more >

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Saturday, August 24 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: A Walk in the Park

Artists helped lead the movement to establish our nation’s first national parks. Take a “trip”... Read more >

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Saturday, August 24 | 7 pm

Lost Bayou Ramblers followed by screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild

“Sometimes miraculous films come into being, made by people you've never heard of, starring... Read more >

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Tuesday, August 27 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Summer Seascapes

Observe how artists have depicted water in its many conditions—from glassy stillness to crashing... Read more >

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Tuesday, August 27 | 1:30 pm SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Summer Seascapes

Observe how artists have depicted water in its many conditions—from glassy stillness to crashing... Read more >

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Friday, August 30 | 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, August 30 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Mother and Child

Explore another timeless subject in art, mother and child, from Renaissance depictions of Mary... Read more >

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Friday, August 30 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Mother and Child

Explore another timeless subject in art, mother and child, from Renaissance depictions of Mary... Read more >

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Friday, August 30 | 8:30 pm New Date

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis deservedly won an Oscar for his portrayal of a president so determined to do... Read more >

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Saturday, August 31 | 8:30 pm New Date

Skyfall

Daniel Craig’s best Bond outing evokes classic (Sean Connery-era) Bond, as the world’s... Read more >

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