Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, May 31 | 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...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 1 | 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...

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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 2 | 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...

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  4. Lunch and Lecture: “Marks of Genius: Six Centuries of Drawings”

    Friday, June 3 | 11 am

    In this richly illustrated lecture, NCMA curator Dennis Weller discusses the remarkable drawings included in Marks of Genius. An overview of the materials, functions, and...

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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 3 | 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...

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  6. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Tiger, Tiger”

    Friday, June 3 | 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...

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  7. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Tiger, Tiger”

    Friday, June 3 | 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...

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  8. Creed (2015)

    Friday, June 3 | 9 pm

    Written and directed by Ryan Coogler. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson. (133 min.) PG-13

    Rocky Balboa reluctantly takes on the seething son of his...

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  9. Special Event: Decorate a Walking Stick

    Saturday, June 4 | 10 am

    Celebrate National Trails Day! Stop by the Museum Park Theater to decorate a bamboo or wood walking stick using paint pens, yarn, and beads.  Then, take your stick on a...

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  10. Story Time

    Saturday, June 4 | 10:30 am

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Sail the Seas!

    Saturday, June 4 | 10:30 am

    Discover art from other places and times. 

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

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  12. Story Time

    Saturday, June 4 | 11:30 am

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 4 | 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...

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  14. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 4 | 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...

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  15. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 4 | 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.

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  16. Story Time

    Saturday, June 4 | 1:30 pm

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 4 | 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...

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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 4 | 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...

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  19. The Princess Bride (1987)

    Saturday, June 4 | 9 pm

    Directed by Rob Reiner. Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright. (98 min.) PG

    Sick in bed, Grandpa reads a fairy tale—with commentary—in this fantasy classic about the...

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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Sail the Seas!

    Sunday, June 5 | 10:30 am

    Discover art from other places and times. 

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

    READ MORE

  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 5 | 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...

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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 5 | 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...

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  23. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 5 | 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

  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 5 | 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...

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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 5 | 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...

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  26. Summer Camp: Animal Adventures, Ages 6-8

    Monday, June 6 | 9 am

    Stalk wild and wonderful animals from around the globe. Stuff, build, draw, and paint the beasts that roam the earth and the outer limits of your imagination.

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  27. Story Time

    Tuesday, June 7 | 10:30 am

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  28. Story Time

    Tuesday, June 7 | 11:30 am

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  29. Story Time

    Tuesday, June 7 | 1:30 pm

    Meet fantastic characters and take an artful adventure as we read a selection of picture books and participate in a sketching activity. 

    Half-hour program for families...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 7 | 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...

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