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  1. Friday Night Sound Bites: Love among the Ruins

    Friday, February 1 | 6 pm

    Explore some of the oldest love stories with works depicting romance and passion in mythology and antiquity.

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  2. Friday Night Sound Bites: Love among the Ruins

    Friday, February 1 | 7 pm

    Explore some of the oldest love stories with works depicting romance and passion in mythology and antiquity.

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  3. NCMA Cinema: Scarface

    Friday, February 1 | 8 pm

    Both the Borgias and The Great Gatsby are evoked in this gangster classic, a portrait of Al Capone when he still rattled the headlines. “Scarface remains, as it was in...

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  4. Family Fun Saturday: Picturing Place

    Saturday, February 2 | 10 am

    Consider the choices artists make when they paint places that are important to them, and then experiment with painting techniques and color mixing as you create a picture...

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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  7. Lecture: Edvard Munch’s Modernity

    Saturday, February 2 | 2:30 pm

    Edvard Munch was an active and astute consumer of popular culture. In his art he drew upon new opportunities in European social and material culture, including the...

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  8. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 3 | 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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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 3 | 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. Blue Ridge Chamber Players: In Celebration of the NCMA’s Permanent Collection

    Sunday, February 3 | 3 pm

    The NCMA’s premier chamber music concert series is produced in association with the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild. The Blue Ridge Chamber Players bring flute, cello, and...

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  11. Book Club Discussion: Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

    Wednesday, February 6 | 6:30 pm

    A New York Times notable book of the year, Queen of Fashion uncovers the political reverberations of the brazen clothing choices made by France’s most famous queen.

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  12. What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

    Thursday, February 7 | 10:30 am

    Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the...

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  13. What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

    Thursday, February 7 | 11 am

    Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the...

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  14. Art History Survey Course: Fin de Siècle Geniuses: Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Seurat

    Thursday, February 7 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  15. What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

    Thursday, February 7 | 11:30 am

    Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the...

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  16. Workshop: Guiding Student Response

    Friday, February 8 | 4:30 pm

    Learn best practices for guiding teens as they look, analyze, and respond personally to works of art through art making and creative writing. Includes information on teen...

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  17. An Evening with the Artists of Dwelling: Interiors by Page H. Laughlin and Pamela Pecchio

    Friday, February 8 | 5:30 pm

    The Latest exhibition in the North Carolina Gallery - Dwelling: Interiors by Page H. Laughlin and Pamela Pecchio, is an exhibition of photographs and paintings by two...

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  18. Friday Night Sound Bites: Love Gone Wrong

    Friday, February 8 | 6 pm

    Love isn’t always a many-splendored thing. Discover stories of love and passion gone wrong.

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  19. Friday Night Sound Bites: Love Gone Wrong

    Friday, February 8 | 7 pm

    Love isn’t always a many-splendored thing. Discover stories of love and passion gone wrong.

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  20. NCMA Cinema: Cobra Woman

    Friday, February 8 | 8 pm

    Can Tollea impersonate her evil twin, High Priestess Naja, and perform the sexy Cobra Dance? What more do you need to know about this Technicolor camp classic? “Among the...

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  21. Workshop: Guiding Student Response

    Saturday, February 9 | 9 am

    Learn best practices for guiding teens as they look, analyze, and respond personally to works of art through art making and creative writing. Includes information on teen...

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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 10 | 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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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 10 | 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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  26. Senior Sampler: Escape to the Tropics

    Tuesday, February 12 | 10 am

    Why were artists lured to the tropics? Discover some of the exotic places artists have visited, observed, and captured on canvas. Drawing techniques will focus on space...

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  27. Senior Sampler: Escape to the Tropics

    Tuesday, February 12 | 1:30 pm

    Why were artists lured to the tropics? Discover some of the exotic places artists have visited, observed, and captured on canvas. Drawing techniques will focus on space...

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  28. Valentine’s Day Dinner at Iris

    Full - Thursday, February 14 | 5:30 pm

    Celebrate with Bellini cocktails. Linger over live music. Browse the galleries hand in hand. Fall in love for the first time … or all over again. Valentine’s at Iris...

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  29. Workshop: Art-Integrated Homeschool Curriculum

    CANCELED - Friday, February 15 | 4:30 pm

    Teach it all? Learn discussion and hands-on strategies for using art as a bridge to connect subjects and grade levels. Earns 1 CEU. Registration required.

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  30. Friday Night Sound Bites: An Affair to Remember

    Friday, February 15 | 6 pm

    Some love is meant to last. Explore images and symbols of love that have stood the test of time.

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  31. Friday Night Sound Bites: An Affair to Remember

    Friday, February 15 | 7 pm

    Some love is meant to last. Explore images and symbols of love that have stood the test of time.

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  32. NCMA Cinema: Written on the Wind

    Friday, February 15 | 8 pm

    An overheated midcentury soaper, Sirk’s film is both deliciously trashy and intentionally subversive. Two childhood pals reach across the class divide and wrangle with...

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  33. Workshop: Art-Integrated Homeschool Curriculum

    CANCELED - Saturday, February 16 | 9 am

    Teach it all? Learn discussion and hands-on strategies for using art as a bridge to connect subjects and grade levels. Earns 1 CEU. Registration required.

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  34. Family Fun Saturday: We Heart Art

    Saturday, February 16 | 10 am

    Why do you LOVE art? What pieces do you LOVE in our collection? Join us for a love-themed tour in the galleries, and then head back to the studio to create your own...

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  35. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  37. I ♥ Purim: An Evening of Fun, Food, and Dancing

    Limited - Saturday, February 16 | 7 pm

    Join the Friends of the Judaic Art Gallery for a festive evening of food, music, and entertainment to celebrate Purim. Designed for adults, this event features New...

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  38. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 17 | 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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  39. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 17 | 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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  40. Lecture: Centuries of Hair (and Other Extremities)

    Sunday, February 17 | 2:30 pm

    Caroline Weber, associate professor of French at Barnard College, subtitles her lecture “A Short History of Fashion from Top to Toe.” Anne Lemanski’s sculptural work A...

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  41. What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

    Thursday, February 21 | 10:30 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  42. What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

    Thursday, February 21 | 11 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  43. Art History Survey Course: American Visions

    Thursday, February 21 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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  44. What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

    Thursday, February 21 | 11:30 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time...

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  45. Friday Night Sound Bites: Accidentally in Love

    Friday, February 22 | 6 pm

    Is there a “typical” depiction of love and affection? Examine works of art that convey the artist’s love and admiration in unexpected ways.

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  46. Friday Night Sound Bites: Accidentally in Love

    Friday, February 22 | 7 pm

    Is there a “typical” depiction of love and affection? Examine works of art that convey the artist’s love and admiration in unexpected ways.

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  47. NCMA Cinema: My Man Godfrey

    Friday, February 22 | 8 pm

    A dizzy heiress unearths a “forgotten man” from the city dump to win a society scavenger hunt and decides to reform him. Screwball comedies thrived during the Depression...

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  48. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, February 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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  50. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 24 | 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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  51. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, February 24 | 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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  52. Senior Sampler: Make It Mixed Media

    Tuesday, February 26 | 10 am

    How do artists use a variety of materials and surface designs to enhance a work of art? Look at mixed-media works of art in the collection as inspiration for an...

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  53. Senior Sampler: Make It Mixed Media

    Tuesday, February 26 | 1:30 pm

    How do artists use a variety of materials and surface designs to enhance a work of art? Look at mixed-media works of art in the collection as inspiration for an...

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  54. New Member Orientation

    Tuesday, February 26 | 7 pm

    Are you a new member to the NCMA and want an introduction to the permanent collection? Join Museum curators and docents for a tour of West Building galleries. Learn about...

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  55. Art History Survey Course: Ceremonial Arts of Africa

    Thursday, February 28 | 11 am

    The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new thematic approach. Slide talks by Joseph Covington explore the world’s...

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