Calendar

  1. Lunch and Lecture: “An Introduction to Ansel Adams”

    SOLD OUT - Friday, February 17 | 11 am

    Linda Dougherty, Curator of Contemporary Art

    In a career that spanned five decades, Ansel Adams (1902–84) became one of America’s most renowned photographers. The lecture...

    READ MORE

  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 17 | 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...

    READ MORE

  3. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Knowing Where to Stand”

    Friday, February 17 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

    READ MORE

  4. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour: The Reunion Tour

    Friday, February 17 | 6:30 pm

    Mingle at the wine bar in West Building, and then meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk to learn about the 14th-century Ghissi altarpiece. After years of...

    READ MORE

  5. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Knowing Where to Stand”

    Friday, February 17 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

    READ MORE

  6. The Taming of the Shrew

    Friday, February 17 | 8 pm

    (1967) Directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack. (122 min.) DCP.

    A swaggering fortune hunter “tames” a spitfire heiress in...

    READ MORE

  7. Online Course: The Photography of Ansel Adams through a Contemporary Lens

    Saturday, January 21 | 8 am

    Explore the enduring impact of Ansel Adams's photography through interviews with contemporary North Carolina photographers, such as Elizabeth Matheson and Burk Uzzle. This...

    READ MORE

  8. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Monday, January 23 | 8 am

    This five-week course explores the relevance of visual literacy in every classroom. The course includes opportunities for educators to practice concept mapping,...

    READ MORE

  9. Family Fun Saturdays: Pinhole Photography

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 18 | 10 am

    Craft a photograph from the ground up, inspired by Ansel Adams. Capture and print an image using a camera that you design. 

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for...

    READ MORE

  10. EdCamp NCMA

    Saturday, February 18 | 10:15 am

    Collaborate and connect through participant-driven professional learning experiences. Participants create, lead, and attend sessions on arts integration that are responsive...

    READ MORE

  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Sports and Games

    Saturday, February 18 | 10:30 am

    On your mark, get set, go! Learn about playful games and ancient competitions on view in art at the Museum. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions....

    READ MORE

  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Heroes

    Saturday, February 18 | 10:30 am

    How do artists celebrate great people, places, and things? Discover art to admire in the collection.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a...

    READ MORE

  13. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, February 18 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 75-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the East Building...

    READ MORE

  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 18 | 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...

    READ MORE

  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 18 | 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...

    READ MORE

  16. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 18 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

    READ MORE

  17. Family Fun Saturdays: Pinhole Photography

    Saturday, February 18 | 1 pm

    Craft a photograph from the ground up, inspired by Ansel Adams. Capture and print an image using a camera that you design. 

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for...

    READ MORE

  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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...

    READ MORE

  19. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 18 | 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...

    READ MORE

  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Sports and Games

    Sunday, February 19 | 10:30 am

    On your mark, get set, go! Learn about playful games and ancient competitions on view in art at the Museum. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions....

    READ MORE

  21. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Heroes

    Sunday, February 19 | 10:30 am

    How do artists celebrate great people, places, and things? Discover art to admire in the collection.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a...

    READ MORE

  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 19 | 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...

    READ MORE

  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 19 | 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...

    READ MORE

  24. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 19 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

    READ MORE

  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 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...

    READ MORE

  26. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 19 | 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...

    READ MORE

  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 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...

    READ MORE

  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 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...

    READ MORE

  29. Art + Cuisine: Ansel Adams—Shades of Gray

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, February 22 | 6:30 pm

    One man, one camera captured the essential beauty of nature. Join curator Linda Dougherty for a fascinating look at how this monochromatic master developed his timeless...

    READ MORE

  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 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...

    READ MORE

  31. Special screening of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

    Thursday, February 23 | 7:30 pm

    (2016) Directed by Deborah Riley Draper. (82 min.)

    The screening is followed by a discussion with Executive Producer Amy Tiemann.

     

    Olympic Pride, American Prejudice...

    READ MORE

  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 24 | 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...

    READ MORE

  33. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Majesty and Motion”

    Friday, February 24 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

    READ MORE

  34. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Majesty and Motion”

    Friday, February 24 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

    READ MORE

  35. My Darling Clementine

    Friday, February 24 | 8 pm

    (1946) Directed by John Ford. Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature. (97 min.) DCP.

    Masterful John Ford stages the gunfight at the OK Corral with chiaroscuro...

    READ MORE