Calendar

  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Sports and Games

    Saturday, March 4 | 10:30 am

    On your mark, get set, go! Learn about playful games and ancient competitions on view in art at the Museum. 

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

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  2. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, March 4 | 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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  3. Family Tours of Glory of Venice

    Saturday, March 4 | 11:30 am

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid Glory of Venice: Masterworks Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 exhibition ticket. Sign up that day;...

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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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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  5. Pop-Up Art: Inspired by Calligraphy

    Saturday, March 4 | Noon

    Create imaginative letters inspired by calligraphy in the exhibition Glory of Venice.

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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, March 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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  7. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 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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  8. Family Tours of Glory of Venice

    Saturday, March 4 | 1:30 pm

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid Glory of Venice: Masterworks Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 exhibition ticket. Sign up that day;...

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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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  10. Studio Class: "Wall Flowers"

    Saturday, March 4 | 1:30 pm

    With Art in Bloom in mind, art educator Becky Bailey asks students to see the patterns of abstracted flowers during a gallery sketching session. She then guides...

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  11. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, March 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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  12. Glory of Venice Opening Celebration

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, March 4 | 7 pm

    In the 15th and 16th centuries, Venice was a center of commerce and trade, politics, and, of course, art. Celebrate the opening of this opulent, significant exhibition with...

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  13. Human/Nature

    October 15, 2016 – March 12, 2017

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  14. Online Course: The Photography of Ansel Adams through a Contemporary Lens

    Saturday, January 21 | 8 am

    Explore the enduring impact of Ansel Adams's photography through interviews with contemporary North Carolina photographers, such as Elizabeth Matheson and Burk Uzzle. This...

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  15. Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    February 4, 2017 – May 7, 2017

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