The Man with the Red Earring

The Man with the Red Earring

Mystery hangs over our early English portraits, and none is more mysterious than that of the brash young man in flashy armor and fanciful red earring...

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Growing Up at the Museum

Growing Up at the Museum

A second-grade field trip launched a lifelong relationship with the Museum for one of our interns.

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Behind the Canvas

Behind the Canvas

Two North Carolina artists discuss the issues and motivations behind the work in their joint exhibition Altered Land.

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Personal History

Personal History

How a UNC student found her calling amid the British portraits in the NCMA's History and Mystery exhibition

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Sleuths on the Loose

Sleuths on the Loose

History and Mystery is not your typical NCMA exhibition. It might strike you as half-finished or unresolved. But don’t we all enjoy a good mystery?..

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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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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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Simurgh Watching

Simurgh Watching

How the image of a fanciful, winged creature found its way into M. C. Escher's art—and onto the walls of the NCMA.

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What’s in a Nickname?

What’s in a Nickname?

While Fefi's resting, NCMA Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau takes a turn teaching hieroglyphs.

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