The North Carolina Museum of Art

October 2013

Thursday, October 3 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Greece, the Aegean, and the Power of Abstraction

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 11 am SOLD OUT

Lunch and Lecture: Hollywood’s Golden Age and the NCMA

Many stars of the silver screen were serious collectors of art. Director Billy Wilder famously... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 5:30 pm

Art + Wine + Painting = Fun!

A fun evening of wine and design to bring out your inner artist. Participants meet at the wine... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

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

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Friday, October 4 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Docent’s Choice

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Docent’s Choice

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course: Greece, the Aegean, and the Power of Abstraction

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 7 pm

Contemporaries Exhibition Tour: Brian Ulrich's Copia

Museum docents lead a tour exploring contemporary photographer Brian Ulrich’s decadelong... Read more >

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Friday, October 4 | 8 pm Canceled

Film: The Crowd Roars

We regret to announce the cancellation of The Crowd Roars. Due to the shutdown of the federal... Read more >

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Saturday, October 5 | 11 am

Book Club Discussion: Reluctant Accomplice

Reluctant Accomplice, Konrad H. Jarausch

“Growing up in a dead father’s shadow in postwar... Read more >

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Saturday, October 5 | 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, October 5 | 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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Saturday, October 5 | 2:30 pm

Lecture: Peacocks and Porsches

Jill Sundie, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Arizona State University

What motivates people... Read more >

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Sunday, October 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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Sunday, October 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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Tuesday, October 8 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Pastel Portraits

Find out how light, color, and texture are used to give form to figures in paintings. Try out... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 8 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Pastel Portraits

Find out how light, color, and texture are used to give form to figures in paintings. Try out... Read more >

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Thursday, October 10 | 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, October 10 | 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, October 10 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Rome and the Power of Empire

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Thursday, October 10 | 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, October 10 | 7 pm

THE Porsche Party

Sleek. Stylish. Surprises around every bend. This is THE party you won’t want to miss. Signature... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 10 am

Porsche Preview Day for Members

An exclusive opportunity for members to experience the Porsche by Design exhibition before it... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

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

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Friday, October 11 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Docent’s Choice

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 6:30 pm

Lecture: The Art of Stein Making

Join ceramic artist Gillian Parke for a discussion about the art form of stein making. Enjoy a... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Docent’s Choice

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course: Rome and the Power of Empire

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 11 | 8 pm

Film: Bullitt

Part of the Car Crazy film series. Lt. Frank Bullitt, stoic and incorruptible, is tasked by an... Read more >

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Saturday, October 12 | 8:30 am

Porsche Meetup

Bring the family for some four-wheel fun! On four Saturdays during Porsche by Design, the Museum... Read more >

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Saturday, October 12 | 12 pm

Porsche Drop-In Studio

Celebrate the opening of Porsche by Design with hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Join... Read more >

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Saturday, October 12 | 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, October 12 | 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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Saturday, October 12 | 7 pm

Members Porsche Opening

Members, rev up your engines for this high-octane party to usher in the Porsche exhibition! The... Read more >

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Sunday, October 13 | 11 am

Jeff Zwart: The Art of Filming and Racing Porsche Cars

Join fellow Porsche enthusiasts for a fascinating presentation by seven-time Pikes Peak Hill... Read more >

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Sunday, October 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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Sunday, October 13 | 2 pm

Jeff Zwart: The Art of Filming and Racing Porsche Cars

Join fellow Porsche enthusiasts for a fascinating presentation by seven-time Pikes Peak Hill... Read more >

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Sunday, October 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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Thursday, October 17 | 11 am

Art History Survey Series: The Maya, Ancient America’s Most Brilliant Civilization

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 18 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

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

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Friday, October 18 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: State of Flux: Sculpting Motion

Sculptures do not move…or do they? Examine a work of art imbued with tantalizing movement.

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Friday, October 18 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: State of Flux: Sculpting Motion

Sculptures do not move…or do they? Examine a work of art imbued with tantalizing movement.

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Friday, October 18 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course: The Maya, Ancient America’s Most Brilliant Civilization

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 18 | 8 pm

Film: Two-Lane Blacktop

Part of the Car Crazy film series. A souped-up ’55 Chevy driven by 22-year-old James Taylor and... Read more >

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Saturday, October 19 | 8:30 am

European Car Meetup

Bring the family for some four-wheel fun! On four Saturdays during Porsche by Design, the Museum... Read more >

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Saturday, October 19 | 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, October 19 | 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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Saturday, October 19 | 2:30 pm

Documentary Film
Bending Sticks:The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty

This feature-length documentary celebrates the 25-year career of environmental artist Patrick... Read more >

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Sunday, October 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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Sunday, October 20 | 1 pm

Fall Family Day: Design-a-Thon

Bring your family and friends to an action-packed day to celebrate the Museum’s first design... Read more >

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Sunday, October 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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Tuesday, October 22 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Autumn Landscapes

Enjoy the outdoors as you explore watercolor painting techniques focusing on form, texture, and... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 22 | 1:30 pm SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Autumn Landscapes

Enjoy the outdoors as you explore watercolor painting techniques focusing on form, texture, and... Read more >

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Wednesday, October 23 | 6:30 pm

Our Porsche Biergarten hosts Local Craft Beer and Wurst Party

Innovative beer crafter Seth Gross from Bull City Burger and Brewery zooms in to join Iris chef... Read more >

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Thursday, October 24 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

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

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

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Thursday, October 24 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

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

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

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Thursday, October 24 | 11 am

Lecture: Porsche’s Story: A Historical Context

Smithfield, N.C.—Porsche’s history is grounded in modernist design and had associations with the... Read more >

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Thursday, October 24 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Thursday, October 24 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons

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

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

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Friday, October 25 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

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

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Friday, October 25 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Less is More

Explore a work of art that turns the most basic shapes and colors into powerful, evocative art.... Read more > Info

Friday, October 25 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Less is More

Explore a work of art that turns the most basic shapes and colors into powerful, evocative art.... Read more > Info

Friday, October 25 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course: Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, October 25 | 7 pm

College Night

Prepare for a radically different Museum experience, with free fry bar, musical performances,... Read more >

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Friday, October 25 | 8 pm

Film: Car Wash

Part of the Car Crazy film series. One day at a shabby car wash, as hourly workers dream,... Read more >

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Saturday, October 26 | 9:30 am CANCELED

Sculpture Workshop: Studio Techniques for the Non-Art Teacher

Is lack of studio experience holding you back from using art in your instruction? Join us to... Read more >

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Saturday, October 26 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Textile Design

Modern designers take inspiration from many cultures to create printed and woven textiles for... Read more >

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Saturday, October 26 | 10 am CANCELED

Workshop: Design Your Own Car

Bong Il Jin, Associate Professor of Industrial Design, N.C. State University

Experienced and... Read more >

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Saturday, October 26 | 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, October 26 | 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, October 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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Sunday, October 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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Tuesday, October 29 | 10 am

Daylong Senior Sampler: For the Floor

Be inspired by geometric designs and decorative patterns found in paintings and objects through... Read more >

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Thursday, October 31 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Medieval Europe: Romanesque and Gothic

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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