Calendar

  1. Hoods Up Day in Rolling Sculpture

    Friday, December 9 | 10 am

    Get a closer look at a selection of the stunning cars in Rolling Sculpture. The following cars will have their hoods up on this special day:

             1930 Ruxton Model C...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 9 | 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. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Lush Life?”

    Friday, December 9 | 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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  4. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Lush Life?”

    Friday, December 9 | 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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  5. Family Fun Saturdays: Fine Lines

    Saturday, December 10 | 10 am

    Thick and thin, straight and wavy, short and long: explore lines and marks in art across the Museum. Then, create your own drawings inspired by what you see. 

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  6. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Saturday, December 10 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  7. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, December 10 | 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...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  11. Deco Docent

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  12. Family Fun Saturdays: Fine Lines

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Thick and thin, straight and wavy, short and long: explore lines and marks in art across the Museum. Then, create your own drawings inspired by what you see. 

    Gallery tour...

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  13. Teen Art Council’s Top Picks

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Engage with the permanent collection in fun and improvisational ways with members of the Teen Arts Council. 

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 10 | 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. Lecture: “Kinetic Art”

    Saturday, December 10 | 2:30 pm

    Take this opportunity to hear Rolling Sculpture guest curator Ken Gross discuss the extraordinary craftsmanship and individuality of the vehicles. Learn about the defining...

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Sunday, December 11 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  19. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  20. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  21. Deco Docent

    Sunday, December 11 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 11 | 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. Holiday Concert Featuring the Raleigh Flute Choir

    Sunday, December 11 | 3 pm

    A festive concert of seasonal favorites. The Raleigh Flute Choir creates a tapestry of musical colors by using the full range of flutes—from piccolo to contrabass. The...

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  25. School’s Out Camp: Colors of the Season

    Monday, December 12 | 9 am

    Experience the wonders of winter: see snowy landscapes in the gallery, and create your own works inspired by the sights and sounds of the season. 

    For ages 6–10. Whether...

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 13 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 14 | 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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  28. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 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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  29. Art History Survey Course: "18th-Century France and Rococo Art"

    Thursday, December 15 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This segment on French rococo provides a lively survey of an artistic movement...

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  30. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 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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  31. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 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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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 15 | 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 16 | 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. The Hey Brothers

    Friday, December 16 | 5:30 pm

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  35. Holiday Family Fun Friday

    Friday, December 16 | 5:30 pm

    Transport yourself to a holly jolly wonderland. Art deco–inspired art making and games, free treats for the kids, music by Sandbox, and a visit from Santa await your family...

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  36. Friday Night Sound Bites: “In Its Time”

    Friday, December 16 | 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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  37. Friday Night Sound Bites: “In Its Time”

    Friday, December 16 | 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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