Calendar

  1. Family Fun Saturdays: Kinetic Sculptures

    Sold Out - Saturday, April 18 | 10 am

    Using Vollis Simpson’s Wind Machine as inspiration, create kinetic sculptures from found objects for your home or garden.

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families...

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  2. Introduction to Papermaking with Gibby Waitzkin

    Registration for this event has closed. - Saturday, April 18 | 10 am

    Participants explore the process of papermaking using ancient and innovative techniques and learn how to embed objects such as botanicals in handmade paper.


    Bring a bag...

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  3. Workshop: Powerful Pictures

    Saturday, April 18 | 10:15 am

    From social justice to volcanoes, the concept of Power finds a place at the table in any classroom. In this workshop we examine ways of harnessing the visual arts to enrich...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, April 18 | 10:30 am

    Figure out the story behind popular works of art in the Museum.

     

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

    Half-hour tours for kids ages...

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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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...

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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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...

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  7. Saturday Studio: The Three Faces

    Saturday, April 18 | 1 pm

    Take inspiration from Mickalene Thomas’s The Three Graces to create embellished mixed-media selfies that highlight three aspects of your personality.

    Be inspired by the...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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...

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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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...

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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Sunday, April 19 | 10:30 am

    Figure out the story behind popular works of art in the Museum.

     

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

    Half-hour tours for kids ages...

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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...

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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 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...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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...

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  14. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 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...

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, April 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...

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  16. Lecture and Themed Dinner: “Arms for Art, and Other Shenanigans”

    Canceled - Tuesday, April 21 | 6:30 pm

    John Coffey, NCMA Curator of American and Modern Art 

    The NCMA has long had on display a marble portrait bust of John C. Calhoun, vice president, senator, and defender of...

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, April 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...

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  18. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 23 | 10:30 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the sights and sounds of the season.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served. Preschoolers, ages 2-5, and their...

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  19. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 23 | 11 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the sights and sounds of the season.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served. Preschoolers, ages 2-5, and their...

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  20. Photography as Art

    Thursday, April 23 | 11 am

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  21. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 23 | 11:30 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the sights and sounds of the season.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served. Preschoolers, ages 2-5, and their...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, April 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...

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  23. Lunch and Lecture: “Handle with Care—Bringing the Patton Collection to North Carolina”

    Friday, April 24 | 11 am

    Chief Registrar Maggie Gregory

    How did the Patton Collection get from the family's home in Tucson to the NCMA? Go behind the scenes with Maggie Gregory as she describes...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, April 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...

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  25. “Appetizing Forms”

    Friday, April 24 | 6 pm

    Everyday fare takes on new significance in a Spanish still life.

    Image:
    Luis Egidio Meléndez, Still Life with Grapes, Figs, and a Copper Kettle, circa 1770, Oil on canvas,...

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  26. Photography as Art

    Friday, April 24 | 6:30 pm

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  27. “Appetizing Forms”

    Friday, April 24 | 7 pm

    Everyday fare takes on new significance in a Spanish still life.

    Image:
    Luis Egidio Meléndez, Still Life with Grapes, Figs, and a Copper Kettle, circa 1770, Oil on canvas,...

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  28. Populaire

    Friday, April 24 | 8 pm

    (2012) Written and directed by Régis Roinsard. Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo. (111 min.) Rated R. In French with English subtitles.

    Rose Pamphyle,...

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  29. Two-Day Indigo Dyeing and Shibori Workshop

    Saturday, April 25 | 10 am

    With Susan O. Fennell. Participants create patterns on cloth through folding, board clamping, and other means of fabric manipulation, and then immerse the cloth in an...

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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, April 25 | 10:30 am

    Figure out the story behind popular works of art in the Museum.

     

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

    Half-hour tours for kids ages...

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  31. Lunch and Lecture: “Handle with Care—Bringing the Patton Collection to North Carolina”

    Canceled - Saturday, April 25 | 11 am

    How did the Patton Collection get from the family's home in Tucson to the NCMA? Go behind the scenes with Maggie Gregory as she describes the fascinating process of...

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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 25 | 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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  33. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 25 | 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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  34. ArtScene Teen Event: Work in Progress

    Saturday, April 25 | 1 pm

    We’re teens. We’re under construction, growing and developing every day. It’s easy to get so caught up in waiting to “become” that we lose sight of what it means to “be.”...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 25 | 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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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 25 | 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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