Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 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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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 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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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 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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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  9. Art in the Evening

    Friday, September 7 | 5:30 pm

    Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax with a glass of wine and live music from the David Dyer Trio. Our...

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  10. The Four Seasons

    Friday, September 7 | 6 pm

    Explore the ways artists have depicted the changing seasons in art, from traditional landscapes to modern digital interpretations.

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  11. The Four Seasons

    Friday, September 7 | 7 pm

    Explore the ways artists have depicted the changing seasons in art, from traditional landscapes to modern digital interpretations.

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  12. The Godfather

    Friday, September 7 | 8:30 pm

    During the delicate transfer of power within a Mafia family, loyalty transcends every virtue and every sin. Coppola chafed at filming a best seller, but this became his...

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  13. Family Fun Saturday: Making Your Mark

    Saturday, September 8 | 10 am

    Explore the variety of lines, shapes, dots, dashes, and zigzag marks artists make in the galleries, and then head back to the studio to make your own marks to create a...

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  14. Sketchbook Saturdays

    Saturday, September 8 | 10:30 am

    This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be inspired by work in the galleries and Museum Park, and then head back into the...

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 8 | 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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  16. Family Fun Saturday: Making Your Mark

    Saturday, September 8 | 1 pm

    Explore the variety of lines, shapes, dots, dashes, and zigzag marks artists make in the galleries, and then head back to the studio to make your own marks to create a...

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 8 | 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. The Godfather: Part II

    Saturday, September 8 | 8:30 pm

    The continuation of an epic about the subversion of the American Dream, Part II won the Best Picture Oscar, as did the original The Godfather. Coppola said: “I didn’t...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 9 | 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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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  21. Senior Sampler: Collage Creations

    Tuesday, September 11 | 10 am

    In what ways have artists used words as visual elements in a work of art? After a look at mixed-media works by North Carolina artists, create a collage inspired by a...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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. Senior Sampler: Collage Creations

    Tuesday, September 11 | 1:30 pm

    In what ways have artists used words as visual elements in a work of art? After a look at mixed-media works by North Carolina artists, create a collage inspired by a...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 12 | 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. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 13 | 10:30 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum!

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their caregivers...

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  26. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 13 | 11 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum!

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their caregivers...

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  27. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 13 | 11:30 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum!

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their caregivers...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  30. Summer’s Abstraction

    Friday, September 14 | 6 pm

    See how different artists reveal summer places and summer feelings in their works of art

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  31. Paperhand Puppet Intervention: City of Frogs

    Friday, September 14 | 6:20 pm

    Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with an all-new cavalcade of creatures and characters...

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  32. Summer’s Abstraction

    Friday, September 14 | 7 pm

    See how different artists reveal summer places and summer feelings in their works of art

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  33. Film: Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Center

    Friday, September 14 | 7 pm

    The film addresses the politics and behind-the-scenes negotiations (and huge egos) in the building of architect Richard Meier's Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The film is...

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  34. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 15 | 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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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 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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  36. Roundtable Discussion and Film Screening

    Saturday, September 15 | 5 pm

    Last year’s event attracted over 100 guests excited about Nollywood, the world’s third-largest film industry, based in Nigeria. Meet some of the leading actors, including...

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  37. Paperhand Puppet Intervention: City of Frogs

    Saturday, September 15 | 6:20 pm

    Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with an all-new cavalcade of creatures and characters...

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  38. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 16 | 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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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  40. Paperhand Puppet Intervention: City of Frogs

    Sunday, September 16 | 6:20 pm

    Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with an all-new cavalcade of creatures and characters...

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  41. Lunch and Lecture: An Anthology of Flowers

    Tuesday, September 18 | 11 am

    Smithfield, N. C. Drawing from the word’s Greek origins—anthologia, literally “flower gathering”—this lecture focuses on the splendid floral still-life paintings in ...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  43. Webinars for Teachers: Art and the American Experience

    NEW - Tuesday, September 18 | 5:30 pm

    Explore ways of using American art to teach about slavery, immigration, child labor laws. Discussion of three NCMA works of art and online lesson plans.

    Now teachers...

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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 20 | 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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  46. NCMA Pinup

    Thursday, September 20 | 6:30 pm

    Meet other Triangle-area Pinners at this Munch-themed meetup. We will learn about printmaking, Munch, and make some prints to take home. Bring your own paper to customize...

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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  48. Gallery Tour: The Start of the Off-Season

    Friday, September 21 | 6 pm

    Make a final beach trip before the school season begins and visit sunny coasts around the world.

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  49. Gallery Tour: The Start of the Off-Season

    Friday, September 21 | 7 pm

    Make a final beach trip before the school season begins and visit sunny coasts around the world.

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  50. NCMA Cinema: Gilda

    Friday, September 21 | 8 pm

    A flame-haired temptress creates havoc between her husband, a sadistic casino owner, and her down-on-his-luck, bitter ex-love in Nazi-shadowed Buenos Aires. You can put...

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  51. Workshop: Absolutely Brilliant Problem Solving

    Saturday, September 22 | 9:30 am

    How does problem solving in the visual arts relate to problem solving in math, social studies, science, or language arts? Join artist Jonathan Brilliant and NCMA...

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  52. Yoga in the Museum Park

    Saturday, September 22 | 10 am

    Michelle C. Johnson, licensed clinical social worker, yoga instructor, and ceramicist, leads outdoor classes, making connections between yoga and art. To register call...

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  53. Family Fun Saturday: Poetry and Art

    Saturday, September 22 | 10 am

    Join us in the galleries to explore how art inspires poetry and poetry inspires art, and then return to the studio to create your own works of art that combine powerful...

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  54. Sketchbook Saturdays

    Saturday, September 22 | 10:30 am

    This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be inspired by work in the galleries and Museum Park, and then head back into the...

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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 22 | 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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  56. Family Fun Saturday: Poetry and Art

    Saturday, September 22 | 1 pm

    Join us in the galleries to explore how art inspires poetry and poetry inspires art, and then return to the studio to create your own works of art that combine powerful...

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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 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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  58. UNC Debaters: What Inspired Edvard Munch’s Art?

    Saturday, September 22 | 2 pm

    “I do not believe in the art which is not the compulsive result of man’s urge to open his heart.” This quotation from Edvard Munch inspires a debate about the visual...

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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 23 | 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  61. Chamber Music: Lawrence/Shteinberg Duo

    Sunday, September 23 | 3 pm

    Lawrence/Shteinberg Duo
    Kevin Lawrence, violin; Dmitri Shteinberg, piano
    Transcending Artistic Boundaries
    Performing together since 2004, Kevin Lawrence, string chair...

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  62. Senior Sampler: Seize the Day

    Tuesday, September 25 | 10 am

    How do artists capture a particular time of day in a work of art? Experiment with watercolor to create the effects of light and color in painting following a study of...

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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  64. Senior Sampler: Seize the Day

    SOLD OUT - Tuesday, September 25 | 1:30 pm

    How do artists capture a particular time of day in a work of art? Experiment with watercolor to create the effects of light and color in painting following a study of...

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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 26 | 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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  66. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, September 27 | 10:30 am

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their...

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  67. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, September 27 | 11 am

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their...

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  68. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, September 27 | 11:30 am

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Preschoolers, ages 3–5, and their...

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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 27 | 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 28 | 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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  71. Gallery Tour: Summer All Year Round

    Friday, September 28 | 6 pm

    Capture summer and hold onto it as the months go by.

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  72. Lecture: Digging in the Collection: Ancient Egyptian Art Revealed

    Friday, September 28 | 6 pm

    Egyptologist Caroline M. Rocheleau shares the untold stories behind her research and writing of Ancient Egyptian Art, the Museum’s recently published catalogue of the...

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  73. Gallery Tour: Summer All Year Round

    Friday, September 28 | 7 pm

    Capture summer and hold onto it as the months go by.

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  74. NCMA Cinema: Laura

    Friday, September 28 | 8 pm

    A hard-bitten police detective succumbs to love—unfortunately, the exquisite Laura is already dead. Her portrait, gowns, perfume, diary, and a haunting melody envelop him...

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  75. Seminar: Recapping Rembrandt in America | Upcoming Exhibitions

    Saturday, September 29 | 9:30 am

    Join curator Dennis P. Weller as he presents a series of richly illustrated lectures, starting with lessons learned from Rembrandt in America. Weller also previews...

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  76. Workshop: A Tour of the New ArtNC

    Saturday, September 29 | 10 am

    Discover the innovative features of the NCMA’s teacher Web site, ArtNC (www.artnc.org). Learn how to create your own art-based concept maps, browse the Museum collection...

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  77. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 29 | 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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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 29 | 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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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 30 | 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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