Calendar

  1. Member Preview Day

    Friday, September 30 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit Rolling Sculpture before it opens to the public. Please be prepared to show your membership card as you enter the exhibition. Member Preview Day...

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  2. Lunch and Lecture: “Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece”

    SOLD OUT - Friday, September 30 | 11 am

    Curator David Steel takes you behind the scenes of his decades-long quest to reunite the panels that once made up Ghissi’s 14th-century altarpiece, which was disassembled...

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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 30 | 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. Greece, the Aegean, and the Power of Abstraction

    CANCELED - Friday, September 30 | 6:30 pm

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  5. Five Star Final (1931)

    Friday, September 30 | 8 pm

    Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Edward G. Robinson, Marian Marsh, H. B. Warner. (89 min.) 35mm archival print from the Library of Congress.

    A hard-boiled tabloid editor has a...

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  6. Classic Car Meetup

    Saturday, October 1 | 8 am

    Calling all classic car lovers! Check out beautiful cars (or bring your own) while enjoying coffee and breakfast items from the Belgian Waffle Crafters food truck. Then...

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  7. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

    Saturday, October 1 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

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  8. Family Tours of Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from 
the 1930s and ’40s

    Saturday, October 1 | 11:30 am

    Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket. Sign up that day; first...

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, October 1 | 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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  10. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, October 1 | 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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  11. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, October 1 | 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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  12. Family Tours of Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from 
the 1930s and ’40s

    Saturday, October 1 | 1:30 pm

    Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket. Sign up that day; first...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, October 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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  14. Family Tours of Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from 
the 1930s and ’40s

    Saturday, October 1 | 2:30 pm

    Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket. Sign up that day; first...

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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, October 1 | 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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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

    Sunday, October 2 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, October 2 | 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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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, October 2 | 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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  19. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, October 2 | 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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  20. Family Tours of Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from 
the 1930s and ’40s

    Sunday, October 2 | 1:30 pm

    Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket. Sign up that day; first...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, October 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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  22. Family Tours of Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from 
the 1930s and ’40s

    Sunday, October 2 | 2:30 pm

    Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket. Sign up that day; first...

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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, October 2 | 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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  24. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Anatoly Larkin

    Sunday, October 2 | 3 pm

    Preconcert tour tickets

    Russian-born pianist Anatoly Larkin is a musical wonder, having studied and performed since age four. He completed his doctorate at the University...

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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, October 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, October 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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  27. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 6 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  28. Rome and the Power of Empire

    Thursday, October 6 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  29. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 6 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  30. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 6 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, October 6 | 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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  32. Artist Lecture: Zanele Muholi, South African photographer

    SOLD OUT (OVERFLOW SEATING AVAILABLE) - Thursday, October 6 | 7 pm

    The lecture is sold out, but overflow seating is available adjacent to the auditorium with a live video feed. Please contact the Box Office at (919) 715-5923 to reserve...

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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, October 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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  34. Onyx Club Boys

    Friday, October 7 | 5:30 pm

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  35. Dining after Dark: “The British Are Coming, the British Are Coming”

    Friday, October 7 | 6:30 pm

    These events, designed for members age 40 and over, feature a lecture and walking tour, followed by a buffet-style dinner with a glass of wine. Advance registration is...

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  36. Rome and the Power of Empire

    CANCELED - Friday, October 7 | 6:30 pm

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  37. So This Is Paris (1926)

    Friday, October 7 | 8 pm

    Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Monte Blue, Patsy Ruth Miller, Lilyan Tashman. (80 min.) 35mm archival print from the Library of Congress. Silent film with live music by David...

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