Spot the Differences

Spot the Differences

NCMA conservator Perry Hurt visits Venice to see what’s changed since an American artist made a name for himself painting a quiet scene in St. Mark’s...

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Inside the Mind of a Monster

Inside the Mind of a Monster

In anticipation of the NCMA’s Monster Drawing Rally fund raiser, Circa invited Adam Cohen—one of the artists donating his talent—to divulge what makes him tick...

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Books and Art Go Together

Books and Art Go Together

Families can discover more about African art by reading in our new gallery—and through reading and art projects at Wake libraries...

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An American in Venice

An American in Venice

One of the finest paintings to result from William Merritt Chase’s first trip to Venice soon makes its debut in the American Gallery...

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Gods and Goddesses in the Galleries

Gods and Goddesses in the Galleries

Take a virtual gallery tour for a glimpse into how the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians used sculpture to visualize their gods as human or animal beings...

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Weaving Experiences with African Art

Weaving Experiences with African Art

The NCMA's new interactive Threads of Experience gallery invites visitors of all ages to create their own responses to objects in our African collection...

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Protecting and Preparing African Art

Protecting and Preparing African Art

Conservation assistant Stacey Kirby has followed the African art collection during its reinstallation, making sure each object is safe and stable while on view...

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Creating Conversation

Creating Conversation

Hank Willis Thomas's sculptures in the Museum Park invite visitors to interact with art and, perhaps along the way, find their voice...

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El Anatsui on the Move

El Anatsui on the Move

Scenes from a reinstallation: How conservators found themselves not just hanging art, but making it.

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Onset of the Aerial View

Onset of the Aerial View

Jacopo de’ Barbari's astonishingly detailed View of Venice is one of the most impressive achievements of Renaissance printmaking...

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Are You Curious about Venice?

Are You Curious about Venice?

NCMA curator Jennifer Dasal loves depictions of Venice as enigmatic, shadowy, even dangerous. She offers an eerie take on the city in her ArtCurious podcast...

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