Calendar

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

    CANCELED - Saturday, December 1 | 10 am

    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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Dining after Dark: Still Life Goes Dutch (and Flemish)

    Sold Out - Friday, December 7 | 6:30 pm

    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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Book Club Discussion: Private Journals of Edvard Munch

    CANCELED - Saturday, December 8 | 11 am

    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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Member Monday

    Canceled - Monday, December 10 | 10 am

    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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. Please Pass the Stories: Celebrating the Art of the Table

    NEW - Tuesday, December 18 | 11 am

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

    NEW - Tuesday, December 18 | 2 pm

    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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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