Calendar

  1. Armchair Traveler Lectures: Cultural South America, Colombia

    Friday, July 31 | 11 am

    Explore the great tourist sites of South America with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  3. “Material Matters”

    Friday, July 31 | 6 pm

    Unconventional materials are a hallmark of contemporary artist Donald Sultan. See how the artist uses Butyl rubber, acrylic, and Masonite in his work. 

    Image: Donald...

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  4. “Material Matters”

    Friday, July 31 | 7 pm

    Unconventional materials are a hallmark of contemporary artist Donald Sultan. See how the artist uses Butyl rubber, acrylic, and Masonite in his work. 

    Image: Donald...

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  5. Pride (2014)

    Friday, July 31 | 9 pm

    Directed by Matthew Warchus. Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West. (119 min.) R

    In 1984 gay activists note the lack of abuse by local constabulary and realize it is...

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  6. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fancy Clothes

    Saturday, August 1 | 10:30 am

    Collars, fur coats, elaborate hats: explore fancy clothes worn by people in the NCMA’s collection.

     

    Free. No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information...

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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 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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  8. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 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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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 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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  10. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 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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  11. Family Campout

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, August 1 | 5:30 pm

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and lanterns to spend a fun-filled evening under the stars!

    Enjoy burgers and hot dogs, an art-making activity, the family film The Book of...

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  12. The Book of Life (2014)

    Saturday, August 1 | 9 pm

    Movie screening and family campout!

    Directed by Jorge R. Gutiérrez. Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum. (95 min.) PG

    Manolo, a young man torn between fulfilling the...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fancy Clothes

    Sunday, August 2 | 10:30 am

    Collars, fur coats, elaborate hats: explore fancy clothes worn by people in the NCMA’s collection.

     

    Free. No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information...

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  17. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 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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  18. Summer Camp: Get a Move On, Ages 9-12

    SOLD OUT - Monday, August 3 | 9 am

    Study how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture, and make your own moving works of art. Campers should bring a lunch, two snacks, and a drink.

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  19. Summer Camp: Get a Move On, Ages 6-8

    WAITLIST - Monday, August 3 | 9 am

    Study how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture, and make your own moving works of art. Campers should bring a lunch, two snacks, and a drink.

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  20. Middle School Workshop: Outside the Box, Ages 11-13

    Monday, August 3 | 9 am

    What is art? Does art have to be on a canvas or made of marble, or can a decorated plate qualify as art? Come out for a week of fun as we explore what the word “art” really...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 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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  23. Public Tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

    Thursday, August 6 | 12:30 pm

    How do some modern and contemporary artists challenge us, while others make us laugh or wonder? Meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk.

    The Patton...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 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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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 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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  26. Onyx Club Boys

    Friday, August 7 | 5:30 pm

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  27. Art in the Evening

    Friday, August 7 | 5:30 pm

    Wander the galleries. Share small plates with friends. Relax with a glass of wine and live music from local bands.

    Iris restaurant reservations: (919) 664-6838. No...

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  28. “City Dweller”

    Friday, August 7 | 6 pm

    An 18th-century Italian landscape gives an artist’s view of Venice. What can we gather from his depiction?

    Image: Michele Marieschi, The Grand Canal at the [Rio di] Ca’...

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  29. “City Dweller”

    Friday, August 7 | 7 pm

    An 18th-century Italian landscape gives an artist’s view of Venice. What can we gather from his depiction?

    Image: Michele Marieschi, The Grand Canal at the [Rio di] Ca’...

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  30. Big Hero 6 (2014)

    Friday, August 7 | 9 pm

    Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams. Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung. (102 min.) PG

    Oscar’s Best Animated Film of 2014 follows a teen geek prodigy in futuristic...

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