The North Carolina Museum of Art

April 2013

Wednesday, April 3 | 6:30 pm CANCELED

Book Club Discussion: Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius

Ludwig Wittgenstein’s severe upbringing by a dominating father may have contributed to his... Read more >

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Thursday, April 4 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week? Maybe something... Read more >

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Thursday, April 4 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week? Maybe something... Read more >

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Thursday, April 4 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Expressionism, Surrealism, and other Modernisms

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

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Thursday, April 4 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals in Art

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week? Maybe something... Read more >

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Friday, April 5 | 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, April 5 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Extreme Devotion

In contrast to the intimate alabaster pieces in Object of Devotion, the altarpieces and other... Read more >

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Friday, April 5 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Extreme Devotion

In contrast to the intimate alabaster pieces in Object of Devotion, the altarpieces and other... Read more >

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Saturday, April 6 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Special Event:Art and Science with the Sierra Club

The Museum and the Sierra Club are partnering for the North Carolina Science Festival and... Read more >

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Saturday, April 6 | 12:30 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, April 6 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Special Event:Art and Science with the Sierra Club

The Museum and the Sierra Club are partnering for the North Carolina Science Festival and... Read more >

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Saturday, April 6 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 7 | 12:30 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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Sunday, April 7 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 7 | 2:30 pm

Artist’s Talk: From Here to There

Alec Soth discusses photographs taken during his extensive travels along the Mississippi River... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 9 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Cloth to Canvas

How have rich textile designs in garments and furnishings from the past inspired patterns in... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 9 | 11 am

Lecture: Art + Time

Smithfield, N. C. Curator Linda Dougherty presents an overview of the exhibition 0 to 60 and... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 9 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Cloth to Canvas

How have rich textile designs in garments and furnishings from the past inspired patterns in... Read more >

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Thursday, April 11 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Photography as 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, April 12 | 5:30 pm

Members Opening: 0 to 60: The Experience of Time through Contemporary Art

Have you ever heard the saying “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere”? That somewhere is the NCMA! Set your... Read more >

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Friday, April 12 | 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, April 12 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion on the Nile

From the lion goddess Sekhmet to Osiris, god and king of the dead, journey back to discover some... Read more >

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Friday, April 12 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion on the Nile

From the lion goddess Sekhmet to Osiris, god and king of the dead, journey back to discover some... Read more >

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Friday, April 12 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall

The great silent-film star and Hollywood legend Mary Pickford is the focus of a special film... Read more >

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Saturday, April 13 | 10:30 am

Blue Loop Opening Celebration

You’re invited to the grand opening of the Blue Loop—a new mile-long trail in America’s largest... Read more >

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Saturday, April 13 | 12 pm

Teen Art Scene

Join teens from across the state at our annual spring teen event! Art Scene features Enloe High... Read more >

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Saturday, April 13 | 12:30 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, April 13 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 14 | 12:30 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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Sunday, April 14 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 14 | 2:30 pm

Artist’s Talk: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Antimonuments and Subsculptures

Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer will present his interactive installations that... Read more >

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Wednesday, April 17 | 1 pm

Floral Luncheon

Prior to the floral demonstration, a delicious buffet lunch is catered by Iris restaurant, in... Read more >

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Wednesday, April 17 | 2 pm

Zoë S. Webster Floral Demonstration: Hot-to-Trot: Steeplechase-Inspired Design

Flowers show up in some unusual places—even at a horserace! Think hat décor, corsages, winner’s... Read more >

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Wednesday, April 17 | 6:30 pm

Art+Cuisine: Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum of Art

Thanks to renovations occurring at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, NCMA curator David... Read more >

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Thursday, April 18 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative... Read more >

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Thursday, April 18 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative... Read more >

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Thursday, April 18 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Abstract Expressionism

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

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Thursday, April 18 | 11 am

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

Southern Pines, N.C. Like modern evangelists, preachers of the Middle Ages constantly exhorted... Read more >

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Thursday, April 18 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Movement

Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative... Read more >

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Friday, April 19 | 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, April 19 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Devout Olympian

Revisit the stories and attributes associated with the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus in... Read more >

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Friday, April 19 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Devout Olympian

Revisit the stories and attributes associated with the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus in... Read more >

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Friday, April 19 | 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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Saturday, April 20 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: It’s about Time

Families get a special tour of the exhibition 0 to 60 and then head back to the studio to create... Read more >

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Saturday, April 20 | 12:30 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, April 20 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: It’s about Time

Families get a special tour of the exhibition 0 to 60 and then head back to the studio to create... Read more >

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Saturday, April 20 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 21 | 12:30 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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Sunday, April 21 | 2:30 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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Tuesday, April 23 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Color with Paper

How do artists develop variations of the same color in a work of art? Look at how artists... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 23 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Color with Paper

How do artists develop variations of the same color in a work of art? Look at how artists... Read more >

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Thursday, April 25 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

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

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Thursday, April 25 | 5:30 pm

Webinar: Exploring the Concept of Time through Art

Teachers receive an overview of the special exhibition 0 to 60 and explore three NCMA works of... Read more >

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Friday, April 26 | 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, April 26 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Modern Devotion

Inspired by the images of saints, gods and goddesses, and other representations of the divine... Read more >

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Friday, April 26 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Modern Devotion

Inspired by the images of saints, gods and goddesses, and other representations of the divine... Read more >

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Friday, April 26 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Divorce Italian Style

During a scorching summer, a dissolute baron, living in a wing of the crumbling family palazzo,... Read more >

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Saturday, April 27 | 9:30 am

Workshop: Using Art to Enrich Language Acquisition

Discover how the visual arts can enrich and accelerate the language acquisition process for... Read more >

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Saturday, April 27 | 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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Saturday, April 27 | 12:30 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, April 27 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 28 | 12:30 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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Sunday, April 28 | 2:30 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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Sunday, April 28 | 2:30 pm

Lecture: Degas’s Women

Edgar Degas is famous—even notorious—as an artist who devoted much of his life to depicting... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 30 | 10 am Canceled

Daylong Senior Sampler: Traveling through Time

How have artists represented, manipulated, and transformed time in art? Take a peek at a few... Read more >

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