Calendar

  1. Educator Tutorial: Take a Tour of the New ArtNC

    Saturday, December 1 | 10 am CANCELED

    Discover the innovative features of ArtNC, the NCMA’s new teacher Web site. Learn how to create your own art-based concept maps, browse the Museum collection for works of...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  3. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 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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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  7. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 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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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 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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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  14. Teacher Workshop: Creative Assessment

    Friday, December 7 | 4:30 pm

    Learn strategies for using an art project as a final assessment that targets learning objectives across subjects. No experience with art is necessary. Ideal for teachers...

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  15. Art in the Evening

    Friday, December 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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  16. Friday Night Sound Bites: Not-so-Still Life

    Friday, December 7 | 6 pm

    Explore works of art that were never meant to stand still, from ceremonial masquerade pieces to works that appear to move before your eyes.

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  17. Dining after Dark: Still Life Goes Dutch (and Flemish)

    Friday, December 7 | 6:30 pm Sold Out

    Join Curator of Northern European Art Dennis Weller as he examines 17th-century Dutch still-life painting and its legacy in an illustrated lecture and tour of the ...

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  18. Friday Night Sound Bites: Not-so-Still Life

    Friday, December 7 | 7 pm

    Explore works of art that were never meant to stand still, from ceremonial masquerade pieces to works that appear to move before your eyes.

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  19. Teacher Workshop: Creative Assessment

    Saturday, December 8 | 9 am

    Learn strategies for using an art project as a final assessment that targets learning objectives across subjects. No experience with art is necessary. Ideal for teachers...

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  20. Book Club Discussion: Private Journals of Edvard Munch

    Saturday, December 8 | 11 am CANCELED

    J. Gill Holland, professor emeritus at Davidson College, joins the book club to discuss his book The Private Journals of Edvard Munch. Munch recorded vignettes of his...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 8 | 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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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 8 | 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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  25. Holiday Program: The Nativity in Art, Words, and Music

    Saturday, December 8 | 2:30 pm

    Musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and Church of the Nativity in Raleigh join Curator of European Art David Steel in presenting a special Christmas story....

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 9 | 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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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  29. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 9 | 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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  30. Member Monday

    Monday, December 10 | 10 am Canceled

    Join other Museum members for an exclusive viewing day for Still-Life Masterpieces and Edvard Munch. Member’s first visit is free (subsequent visits are half off). The...

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  31. Senior Sampler: As Time Goes By

    Tuesday, December 11 | 10 am

    How does an artist show the transience of life? Look at various symbolic objects in vanitas paintings and create a still life with your own motifs.

    Even if you’ve...

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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, 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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  33. Senior Sampler: As Time Goes By

    Tuesday, December 11 | 1:30 pm

    How does an artist show the transience of life? Look at various symbolic objects in vanitas paintings and create a still life with your own motifs.

    Even if you’ve...

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  34. Webinar for Teachers: Storytelling

    Tuesday, December 11 | 5:30 pm

    A children's librarian and an elementary art teacher provide strategies for telling stories from art and creating art about stories. Exploration of three NCMA works of...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, 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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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, 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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  38. Art in the Evening

    Friday, December 14 | 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 Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band Trio....

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  39. Holiday Family Fun Friday

    Friday, December 14 | 5:30 pm

    Put the kids in pajamas, load up the car, and head to the Museum for a magical evening of art, music, and holiday merriment. See East Building’s Main Level transformed...

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  40. Friday Night Sound Bites: In the Still of the Night

    Friday, December 14 | 6 pm

    Whether quiet and still or dark and spooky, night is captured in many ways on the artist’s canvas.

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  41. Drawing outside the Bowl

    Friday, December 14 | 6:30 pm

    Join fellow artists for an evening of drawing from still life. Visit a work in Still-Life Masterpieces, and then draw from a themed still-life setup. This month’s theme...

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  42. Friday Night Sound Bites: In the Still of the Night

    Friday, December 14 | 7 pm

    Whether quiet and still or dark and spooky, night is captured in many ways on the artist’s canvas.

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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  44. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 15 | 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, 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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  46. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 15 | 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  48. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 16 | 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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  49. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  50. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 16 | 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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  51. Raleigh Flute Choir “Silver Holiday Celebration”

    Sunday, December 16 | 3 pm

    An NCMA tradition, this 25th annual performance by the Raleigh Flute Choir sets the tone for a joyful holiday season with the beautifully blended sounds of the entire...

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  52. Please Pass the Stories: Celebrating the Art of the Table

    Tuesday, December 18 | 11 am NEW

    Feast your eyes on the art of the table with its cornucopias of fruits and foods throughout the ages and discover the stories that surround them. This engaging program...

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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  54. Please Pass the Stories: Celebrating the Art of the Table

    Tuesday, December 18 | 2 pm NEW

    Feast your eyes on the art of the table with its cornucopias of fruits and foods throughout the ages and discover the stories that surround them. This engaging program...

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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  58. Art in the Evening

    Friday, December 21 | 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. Our lobby-turned-lounge in West Building...

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  59. Friday Night Sound Bites: A Stillness Within

    Friday, December 21 | 6 pm

    Need a little peace and quiet this holiday season? Come explore works of art that celebrate the quiet that often eludes us.

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  60. Friday Night Sound Bites: A Stillness Within

    Friday, December 21 | 7 pm

    Need a little peace and quiet this holiday season? Come explore works of art that celebrate the quiet that often eludes us.

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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  62. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 22 | 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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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  64. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 22 | 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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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  66. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 23 | 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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  67. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  68. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 23 | 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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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  73. Art in the Evening

    Friday, December 28 | 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 Peter Lamb and the Wolves. Our...

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  74. Friday Night Sound Bites: Time Stands Still

    Friday, December 28 | 6 pm

    Take a look at how still-life paintings can capture a specific moment in time and how they can remind us that time is ever fleeting.

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  75. Friday Night Sound Bites: Time Stands Still

    Friday, December 28 | 7 pm

    Take a look at how still-life paintings can capture a specific moment in time and how they can remind us that time is ever fleeting.

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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  77. Meet Your Museum Tour

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

    Saturday, December 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. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 29 | 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  81. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 30 | 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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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  83. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 30 | 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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