The North Carolina Museum of Art

May 2013

Thursday, May 2 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Places

Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the... Read more >

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Thursday, May 2 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Places

Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the... Read more >

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Thursday, May 2 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Land Art, Installation, and New Media

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

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Thursday, May 2 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Places

Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the... Read more >

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Thursday, May 2 | 4:30 pm

Re:Treat for Educators

Treat yourself to an after-school getaway in the Museum’s galleries. Come and go as you please... Read more >

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Friday, May 3 | 11 am Canceled

Lunch and Lecture: Party Like It’s 1999 B.C.

Crash an ancient Egyptian party with Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau. Discover how the Egyptians... Read more >

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Friday, May 3 | 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, May 3 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion and the Mere Mortal

While a work of art can remain steadfast in its sacred aura, even the most devout among us can... Read more >

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Friday, May 3 | 6:30 pm Sold Out

Dining after Dark: Side by Side

Explore 10 masterpieces cherry-picked from the Chrysler Museum of Art by NCMA curator David... Read more >

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Friday, May 3 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Devotion and the Mere Mortal

While a work of art can remain steadfast in its sacred aura, even the most devout among us can... Read more >

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Friday, May 3 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Von Ryan's Express

A ripsnorting WW II action movie stars Sinatra as a cocky American POW leading his British... Read more >

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Saturday, May 4 | 10 am CANCELED

Family Fun Saturday: The Power of Print

Visit Andy Warhol’s silkscreen Elvis I and II in the galleries, and then head to the studio to... Read more >

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Saturday, May 4 | 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, May 4 | 11 am Canceled

Lunch and Lecture: Party Like it’s 1999 B.C.

Crash an ancient Egyptian party with Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau. Discover how the Egyptians... Read more >

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Saturday, May 4 | 1 pm CANCELED

Family Fun Saturday: The Power of Print

Visit Andy Warhol’s silkscreen Elvis I and II in the galleries, and then head to the studio to... Read more >

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Saturday, May 4 | 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, May 4 | 3 pm New Date

NCMA Cinema: A Room with a View

Dainty Lucy Honeychurch, overcome by the beauty of Florence, falls in love with the wrong man.... Read more >

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Sunday, May 5 | 1 pm

Spring Family Festival: Medieval Fair

From knights and ladies to scribes, artisans, and jokers, medieval life included many different... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 7 | 5:30 pm

Webinar: Teaching ESL with Art

An ESL teacher models ways of using the visual arts to help English language learners acquire... Read more >

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Friday, May 10 | 11 am Canceled

Lunch and Lecture: Paint Goes Medieval: Painting Objects of Devotion

Medieval paintings can seem remote, awkward, and sometimes even primitive. But there is perhaps... Read more >

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Friday, May 10 | 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, May 10 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Timeless Beauty

Celebrate Mother’s Day by exploring the images of woman, mother and child, and changing fads in... Read more >

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Friday, May 10 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Timeless Beauty

Celebrate Mother’s Day by exploring the images of woman, mother and child, and changing fads in... Read more >

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Friday, May 10 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Cinema Paradiso

A film director returns to the village where his childhood was illuminated by the movies and the... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 14 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: If Walls Could Talk

How do the objects in a work of art help to tell its story? View Pam Pecchio’s photographs of... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 14 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: If Walls Could Talk

How do the objects in a work of art help to tell its story? View Pam Pecchio’s photographs of... Read more >

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Thursday, May 16 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

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

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Thursday, May 16 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

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

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Thursday, May 16 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

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

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Friday, May 17 | 5:30 pm

Auction Preview

The preview combines live music, tasty bites, and cash bar with an opportunity to meet the... Read more >

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Friday, May 17 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening Goes East

Tonight the Sidecar Social Club goes on a road trip to join the fun of our Auction Preview Party... Read more > Info

Friday, May 17 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Ever-Changing Isms in Art History

Impressionism or expressionism? Realism or romanticism? Take a crash course in spotting the... Read more >

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Friday, May 17 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Ever-Changing Isms in Art History

Impressionism or expressionism? Realism or romanticism? Take a crash course in spotting the... Read more >

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Friday, May 17 | 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, May 17 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Roman Holiday

Enjoy a valentine to Rome and romance. A princess eludes her minders for a few hours of freedom,... Read more >

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Friday, May 17 | 8:30 pm

Los Lobos

This band from East L.A. is an American treasure. Recipient of numerous Grammy Awards, Los Lobos... Read more >

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Saturday, May 18 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Come Fly with Me

Join us for a tour of works of art that explore the theme of flight, and then head back to the... Read more >

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Saturday, May 18 | 10 am

Art Museum Day

Celebrate Art Museum Day at the NCMA with free admission to our ticketed exhibitions, 0 to 60:... Read more >

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Saturday, May 18 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Come Fly with Me

Join us for a tour of works of art that explore the theme of flight, and then head back to the... Read more >

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Saturday, May 18 | 2:30 pm

Lecture and Demonstration: The Artistry of Devotion

Sculptor Paris Alexander of Raleigh and art historian Stephen Perkinson of Bowdoin College... Read more >

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Sunday, May 19 | 3 pm

Ensemble Vermillian: Gems from the Golden Age

Ensemble Vermillian is prized for its vivid interpretations of baroque-era music, performed with... Read more >

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Friday, May 24 | 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, May 24 | 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, May 24 | 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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Tuesday, May 28 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Form and the Figure

What do artists consider when modeling a form or figure in clay? Look at line, shape,... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 28 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Form and the Figure

What do artists consider when modeling a form or figure in clay? Look at line, shape,... Read more >

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Friday, May 31 | 11 am CANCELED

Lunch and Lecture: Art + Time

Curator Linda Dougherty presents an overview of the exhibition 0 to 60 and takes a closer look... Read more >

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Friday, May 31 | 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, May 31 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Four Seasons

Artists’ interpretations of the passage of time through the year, from summer’s sizzle to... Read more >

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Friday, May 31 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Four Seasons

Artists’ interpretations of the passage of time through the year, from summer’s sizzle to... Read more >

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