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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 1 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  2. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 1 | 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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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 1 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  4. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 1 | 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 3 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 4 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  7. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, December 5 | 10:30 am

    There’s a chill in the air! Come to the Museum to explore winter. Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  8. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, December 5 | 11 am

    There’s a chill in the air! Come to the Museum to explore winter. Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  9. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, December 5 | 11:30 am

    There’s a chill in the air! Come to the Museum to explore winter. Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 5 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 6 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  12. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Ahead of Its Time: Innovative Art

    Friday, December 6 | 6 pm

    Who were the artists who broke the rules and created the biggest stirs in art?

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. In...

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  13. Book Club Discussion: The Lost Spyder

    Friday, December 6 | 6:30 pm

    The Lost Spyder, C. S. Michael

    Mystery surrounds the disappearance of Alabama businessman J. C. Callahan in this novel by former UNC-Chapel Hill law student C. S....

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  14. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Ahead of Its Time: Innovative Art

    Friday, December 6 | 7 pm

    Who were the artists who broke the rules and created the biggest stirs in art?

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. In...

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  15. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

    Saturday, December 7 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids age 5 to 10 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

    Special holiday edition!...

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  16. Book Club Discussion: The Lost Spyder

    Saturday, December 7 | 11 am SOLD OUT

    The Lost Spyder, C. S. Michael

    Mystery surrounds the disappearance of Alabama businessman J. C. Callahan in this novel by former UNC-Chapel Hill law student C. S....

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 7 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 7 | 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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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 7 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  20. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 7 | 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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  21. Holiday Program: The Nativity in Art, Words, and Music

    Saturday, December 7 | 2:30 pm SOLD OUT

    Musicians from the Church of the Nativity in Raleigh and the North Carolina Symphony join Curator of European Art David Steel in presenting a special Christmas story....

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  22. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

    Sunday, December 8 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids age 5 to 10 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

    Special holiday edition!...

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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 8 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 8 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 8 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  26. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 8 | 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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  27. “Hoods Up”  Member Monday

    Monday, December 9 | 10 am

    Here’s your chance to take a close look at the Porsche engine, considered one of the highest accomplishments of modern automotive engineering. These two Mondays (November...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 10 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 11 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 12 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 13 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  32. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Created for Status

    Friday, December 13 | 6 pm

    What would owning a luxury car say about you? Discover how art in our collection has been used to create and sustain status and self-image.

    Join a Museum docent for a...

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  33. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Created for Status

    Friday, December 13 | 7 pm

    What would owning a luxury car say about you? Discover how art in our collection has been used to create and sustain status and self-image.

    Join a Museum docent for a...

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  34. Family Fun Saturday: Curious Creatures

    Saturday, December 14 | 10 am

    Snarl, hiss, and squeak! Search for animals in the Museum galleries and create a curious creature to take back home.

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families....

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 14 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 14 | 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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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 14 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  38. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 14 | 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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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 15 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  40. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 15 | 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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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 15 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  42. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 15 | 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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  43. Holiday Concert Featuring the Raleigh Flute Choir

    Sunday, December 15 | 3 pm

    An NCMA tradition, this 26th annual performance by the Raleigh Flute Choir sets the tone for a joyful holiday season with the beautifully blended sounds of the entire...

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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 17 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 18 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  46. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 19 | 10:30 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served....

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  47. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 19 | 11 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served....

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  48. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 19 | 11:30 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Let’s explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Sign up that day; first come, first served....

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  49. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 19 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 20 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  51. Holiday Family Fun Friday

    Friday, December 20 | 5:30 pm

    Camp NCMA gears up for an Alpine-themed holiday extravaganza. Race over with your little gingerbread boys and girls for an evening of family fun in our Weihnachtsmarkt, a...

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  52. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Commissioned! Creating for Others

    Friday, December 20 | 6 pm

    Examine how an artist creates work to the specifications of patrons, and find out what happens when the finished result is unveiled.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  53. Friday Night Sound Bites
    Commissioned! Creating for Others

    Friday, December 20 | 7 pm

    Examine how an artist creates work to the specifications of patrons, and find out what happens when the finished result is unveiled.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 21 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  55. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 21 | 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 21 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  57. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 21 | 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 22 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  59. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 22 | 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 22 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  61. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 22 | 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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  62. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 25 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 27 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  64. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 28 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  65. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 28 | 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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  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 28 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  67. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 28 | 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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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 29 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  69. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 29 | 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 29 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  71. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 29 | 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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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 31 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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