Behind the Scenes of an Exhibition

Behind the Scenes of an Exhibition

With a team from the NCMA, educator Emily Kotecki explores the exact locations Childe Hassam chose to paint many of the works in American Impressionist...

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Toxic Beauty

Toxic Beauty

North Carolina artist Greg Lindquist discusses his uncomfortably attractive images of the recent coal ash spill in the Dan River.

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Blooming Wonderful!

Blooming Wonderful!

Basking in the afterglow of Art in Bloom 2016, designer Steve Taras looks back—and ahead.

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Notes from a Flexible Florist

Notes from a Flexible Florist

Yes, Art in Bloom is gorgeous, just like we planned! But there were a few bumps along the road to beauty. A designer gives a peek behind the scenes...

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Inside Art in Bloom 2016

Inside Art in Bloom 2016

Project Manager for Art in Bloom Laura Finan takes you inside the NCMA's second annual festival of art and flowers.

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Sixty Years Ago Today

Sixty Years Ago Today

The Museum has come a long way since it opened in an old State Highway Division building downtown. Share your memories, and read some of ours!..

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Art in Bloom 2016: Coming Soon!

Art in Bloom 2016: Coming Soon!

The NCMA's Art in Bloom 2016 promises to outdo last year's wildly popular four-day festival of art and flowers. Here's how...

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Seeing What the Artist Saw

Seeing What the Artist Saw

A trip to Appledore Island changed the way curator John Coffey viewed the work of American impressionist Childe Hassam.

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Beyond the Pencil Sketch

Beyond the Pencil Sketch

With marks made from graphite, gouache, Conté crayon, casein, inks, shellac, and even gold, Marks of Genius may expand your definition of drawing...

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America’s Monet

America’s Monet

Get to know the artist featured in American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals.

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Still Bucking the Tide

Still Bucking the Tide

Inspired by International Women's Day, our curators comment on some of their favorite artists in the collection.

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Conservation <em>Live</em>!

Conservation Live!

The NCMA's first interactive exhibition, Actual State offers visitors a rare opportunity to watch an NCMA conservator bring a 16th-century painting back to life...

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Books in Bloom

Books in Bloom

Spring forward into Art in Bloom with these colorful NCMA Library books on floral display and the secret language of flowers.

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Remember My Name

Remember My Name

In his latest lesson on hieroglyphs, Fefi reveals the secret of eternal life—the ancient Egyptian way.

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