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  1. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, April 3 | 10:30 am

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

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new...

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  2. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, April 3 | 11 am

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

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new...

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  3. Art History Survey Course
    Ceremonial Arts of Africa

    Thursday, April 3 | 11 am

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  4. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, April 3 | 11:30 am

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

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new...

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  5. Educator Expo: Identity in Focus

    Thursday, April 3 | 4:30 pm

    Rocky Mount, N. C. Speakers and workshop sessions focus on the concept of identity, exploring how ideas of self, community, and the world relate to all subject areas...

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  6. Friday Night Sound Bites: Looking through Ancient American Eyes

    Friday, April 4 | 6 pm

    The Museum’s Ancient American collection offers an introduction to some of the roots of contemporary Mexican American culture.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  7. Friday Night Sound Bites: Looking through Ancient American Eyes

    Friday, April 4 | 7 pm

    The Museum’s Ancient American collection offers an introduction to some of the roots of contemporary Mexican American culture.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  8. Art History Survey Course
    Ceremonial Arts of Africa

    Friday, April 4 | 7 pm

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  9. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

    Saturday, April 5 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

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  10. NCMA Book Club: Confessions of an Argentine Dirty Warrior: A Firsthand Account of Atrocity

    Saturday, April 5 | 11 am

    Confessions of an Argentine Dirty Warrior: A Firsthand Account of Atrocity, Horacio Verbitsky

    Adolfo Scilingo was the first Argentine officer to recount his...

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  11. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 5 | 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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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 5 | 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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  13. Film: Viva la causa—The Story of César Chávez and a Great Movement for Social Justice

    Saturday, April 5 | 2:30 pm

    César Chávez’s beginnings as a farm worker contributed to his extraordinary role as the leading civil rights activist for Mexican and Latino farm workers. This 40-minute...

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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour

    CANCELED - Sunday, April 6 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries.

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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 6 | 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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  16. Lecture: Mickalene Thomas

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, April 6 | 2 pm

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas joins Linda Dougherty, NCMA chief curator and curator of contemporary art, and Museum Director Larry Wheeler for a lively...

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  17. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 6 | 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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  18. Senior Sampler: Pieces and Patterns

    Tuesday, April 8 | 10 am

    Take a closer look at textile designs in selected works of art. Make a small patchwork wall piece with fabrics and embellishments.

    Even if you’ve never picked up a...

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  19. Senior Sampler: Pieces and Patterns

    Tuesday, April 8 | 1:30 pm

    Take a closer look at textile designs in selected works of art. Make a small patchwork wall piece with fabrics and embellishments.

    Even if you’ve never picked up a...

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  20. Art History Survey Course
    Picasso, Matisse, and the Invention of Modernism

    Thursday, April 10 | 11 am

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  21. Friday Night Sound Bites: Mary

    Friday, April 11 | 6 pm

    Images of Mary abound in the Museum’s collection. Discuss an image of Mary in depth and see what it reveals about the historical and cultural importance of Mary in...

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  22. Opening Party: Estampas de la raza/ Prints for the People: The Romo Collection

    Sold Out - Friday, April 11 | 6:30 pm

    Join Museum members and others at a lively party celebrating the opening of Estampas de la raza. Highlights of the evening include high-energy entertainment and the...

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  23. Friday Night Sound Bites: Mary

    Friday, April 11 | 7 pm

    Images of Mary abound in the Museum’s collection. Discuss an image of Mary in depth and see what it reveals about the historical and cultural importance of Mary in...

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  24. Art History Survey Course
    Picasso, Matisse, and the Invention of Modernism

    Friday, April 11 | 7 pm

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  25. Film: Blancanieves

    Friday, April 11 | 8 pm

    A dazzling retelling of Snow White, set in 1920s Seville, Spain, pits a heartless stepmother against a fiery girl who dreams of being a torero, like her father. Winner of...

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  26. Workshop: Advanced Visual Literacy and the Common Core

    Saturday, April 12 | 9:30 am

    Designed especially for teachers who want to explore more deeply the connections between the Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing and the visual arts, this workshop...

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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 12 | 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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  28. Fiesta de la Familia

    Saturday, April 12 | 1 pm

    Celebrate the opening of Estampas de la raza with fun for the whole family! Explore traditional Mexican folk arts with art-making workshops: papel picado (a decorative...

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  29. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 12 | 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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  30. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 13 | 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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  31. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 13 | 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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  32. Lecture: Sacred Creatures, Beloved Pets: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies

    Wednesday, April 16 | 6:30 pm

    Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology, American University in Cairo

    The relationship between humans and animals has always been complex, with mutual dependencies that...

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  33. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, April 17 | 10:30 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  34. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, April 17 | 11 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  35. Art History Survey Course
    Expressionism and Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

    Thursday, April 17 | 11 am

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  36. What’s in the Box?: Seasons

    Thursday, April 17 | 11:30 am

    Spring has sprung! Come to the Museum to explore the changing season.

    Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers discover a new adventure in the box each time and...

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  37. Webinar: Teaching with Art as Documents

    Thursday, April 17 | 5:30 pm

    Discover how art can be used as a primary document to examine social, political, and economic issues as well as explorations of identity and race. Teachers receive an...

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  38. Friday Night Sound Bites: Everything in Black and White

    Friday, April 18 | 6 pm

    Artists often use color to engage, delight, and communicate with their viewers. Learn the benefits and challenges of dramatically limiting the palette.

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  39. Friday Night Sound Bites: Everything in Black and White

    Friday, April 18 | 7 pm

    Artists often use color to engage, delight, and communicate with their viewers. Learn the benefits and challenges of dramatically limiting the palette.

    Join a Museum...

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  40. Art History Survey Course
    Expressionism and Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

    Friday, April 18 | 7 pm

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  41. Film: Went the Day Well?

    Friday, April 18 | 8 pm

    A bucolic English village becomes the front line when Nazis, disguised as British soldiers, arrive to prepare Britain for enemy invasion. Graham Greene’s story is potent...

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  42. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 19 | 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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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 19 | 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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  44. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 20 | 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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  45. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 20 | 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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  46. Senior Sampler: Beyond Words

    Tuesday, April 22 | 10 am

    Look at award-winning storybook illustrations by Raúl Colón. Explore combining expressive writing with images using watercolor and colored pencil.

    Even if you’ve never...

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  47. Senior Sampler: Beyond Words

    Tuesday, April 22 | 1:30 pm

    Look at award-winning storybook illustrations by Raúl Colón. Explore combining expressive writing with images using watercolor and colored pencil.

    Even if you’ve never...

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  48. Art History Survey Course
    Photography as Art

    Thursday, April 24 | 11 am

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  49. Lunch and Lecture: An Introduction to Estampas de la raza

    SOLD OUT - Friday, April 25 | 11 am

    Exhibition curator Jennifer Dasal presents the 61 works in Estampas de la raza by theme, highlighting such topics as the melding of Mexican and American cultures;...

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  50. Friday Night Sound Bites: Struggle

    Friday, April 25 | 6 pm

    To what extent can a single image embody the issues and concerns of a group? Consider this and other complexities during this tour.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  51. Friday Night Sound Bites: Struggle

    Friday, April 25 | 7 pm

    To what extent can a single image embody the issues and concerns of a group? Consider this and other complexities during this tour.

    Join a Museum docent for a casual,...

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  52. Art History Survey Course
    Photography as Art

    Friday, April 25 | 7 pm

    Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style and breathtaking images—many captured during his world travels—enrapture...

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  53. Film: The Stranger

    Friday, April 25 | 8 pm

    After the fall of the Third Reich, a Nazi official has reinvented himself as a beloved teacher in a Connecticut prep school, courting a judge’s daughter. As golden autumn...

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  54. Family Fun Saturday: Print Me

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 26 | 10 am

    Take a peek in the exhibition Estampas de la raza, and then create a screen printed self-portrait with bold lines and colorful shapes.

    For families with children ages...

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  55. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 26 | 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. ArtScene 2014 Spring Teen Event

    Saturday, April 26 | 1 pm

    Join teens from across the state at our annual spring teen event! Learn, play, socialize, and participate in a variety of scenes planned by teens for teens. ArtScene...

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  57. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 26 | 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. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 27 | 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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  59. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 27 | 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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