The North Carolina Museum of Art

March 2013

Friday, March 1 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 1 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion in Motion

Explore the treasures in the African collection that honor spirits, ancestors, and higher powers... Read more >

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Friday, March 1 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion in Motion

Explore the treasures in the African collection that honor spirits, ancestors, and higher powers... Read more >

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Friday, March 1 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: The Bank Dick

A beleaguered husband evades his family by whiling away the hours at the Black Pussy Cat Café.... Read more >

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Saturday, March 2 | 11 am

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, March 2 | 2 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, March 2 | 3:30 pm

Object of Devotion Opening Talk and Tea

Join curator David Steel as he explores the meaning and artistry of medieval English alabaster... Read more >

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Sunday, March 3 | 2 pm

Lecture: Vuillard: A Prophet and His Patrons

Edouard Vuillard (1868–1940) is associated with exquisite paintings that offer a distinct blend... Read more >

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Thursday, March 7 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 7 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 7 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 7 | 7 pm

Lecture: Sinful or Saved? What Medieval People Did to Get to Heaven

Like modern evangelists, preachers of the Middle Ages constantly exhorted the members of their... Read more >

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Friday, March 8 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 8 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Devoted Sports Fan

Modern man (and woman!) didn’t invent that passionate devotion to the game. Celebrate March... Read more >

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Friday, March 8 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Devoted Sports Fan

Modern man (and woman!) didn’t invent that passionate devotion to the game. Celebrate March... Read more >

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Friday, March 8 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: The Cat and the Canary

The grandpappy of haunted house movies invites pert La Plante to the old manse for the midnight... Read more >

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Saturday, March 9 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Mapmakers

Do you like maps? Did you ever think about how maps might relate to art? Explore the idea of... Read more >

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Saturday, March 9 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Mapmakers

Do you like maps? Did you ever think about how maps might relate to art? Explore the idea of... Read more >

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Tuesday, March 12 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Exploring Perspective

How is perspective used in art to achieve the illusion of depth and space on a flat surface? Use... Read more >

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Tuesday, March 12 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Exploring Perspective

How is perspective used in art to achieve the illusion of depth and space on a flat surface? Use... Read more >

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Thursday, March 14 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Art of the Islamic World

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new... Read more >

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Friday, March 15 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 15 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Nature’s Cathedral

Celebrating the beauty of nature as their religion, the romantic painters feature dramatic and... Read more >

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Friday, March 15 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Nature’s Cathedral

Celebrating the beauty of nature as their religion, the romantic painters feature dramatic and... Read more >

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Friday, March 15 | 7 pm

Permanent Collection 101: Docent-Led Tours

Join Contemporaries members and their guests for a series of docent-led tours of the permanent... Read more >

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Friday, March 15 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Frankenstein

It’s alive! Whale created the template for all mad scientists and their creations with this... Read more >

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Sunday, March 17 | 3 pm

Symphony Winds: French Music in the Time of Rodin

The work of the celebrated French sculptor Auguste Rodin has become a highlight of the NCMA... Read more >

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Thursday, March 21 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s spring! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 21 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s spring! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 21 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Asian Sampler

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Thursday, March 21 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s spring! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 2–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, March 21 | 4:30 pm

Educator Expo: Collaboration across Subjects

Jacksonville, N.C. Teachers in Onslow and neighboring counties, join colleagues and NCMA... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Masterpieces in Stone: Objects of Devotion from Medieval England

Religious subjects sculpted in luminous alabaster were the most popular art form in medieval... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 5:30 pm Sold Out

FAAAA: Art + Wine + Painting = FUN!

Join the Friends of African and African American Art for a fun evening of wine and design where... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion through Ceremony and Beauty

Function and beauty intersect in Judaic ceremonial works of art. Marvel at the objects of... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion through Ceremony and Beauty

Function and beauty intersect in Judaic ceremonial works of art. Marvel at the objects of... Read more >

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Friday, March 22 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: The Invisible Man

The special effects in H. G. Wells’s sci-fi classic still thrill, and Rains’s debut, using his... Read more >

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Saturday, March 23 | 9:30 am

Seminar: Egypt through the Sands of Time

The fascination with ancient Egypt is almost as old as the Sphinx itself. Join Egyptologist... Read more >

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Saturday, March 23 | 9:30 am SOLD OUT

Sculpture Workshop: The Art of Alabaster Stone Carving

Smithfield, N.C. A daylong workshop (9:30 am–5:30 pm) with artist Paris Alexander offers the... Read more >

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Saturday, March 23 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Movers and Shakers

Explore the concept of movement in works of art, make a visit to our Nick Cave sculpture, and... Read more >

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Saturday, March 23 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Movers and Shakers

Explore the concept of movement in works of art, make a visit to our Nick Cave sculpture, and... Read more >

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Sunday, March 24 | 2:30 pm

Lecture: Isis, the Egyptian Goddess Who Conquered Rome

The goddess Isis is one of the few Egyptian deities whose cult expanded well beyond Egypt.... Read more >

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Tuesday, March 26 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Pop Art Paintings

What are some of the favorite subjects that appear in works by pop artists like Andy Warhol?... Read more >

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Tuesday, March 26 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Pop Art Paintings

What are some of the favorite subjects that appear in works by pop artists like Andy Warhol?... Read more >

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Wednesday, March 27 | 6:30 pm

Dining after Dark: The Flemish Art Room

Join NCMA curator Dennis Weller as he describes in an illustrated lecture and tour the genesis... Read more >

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Thursday, March 28 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: The Invention of Modern Art

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series "From Pyramids to Pixels" returns with a new... Read more >

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Friday, March 29 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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