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  1. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, December 1 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  2. Art History Survey Course: "Italian Baroque: Art as Theater"

    Thursday, December 1 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This lecture surveys the extravagant world of baroque art and architecture in...

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  3. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, December 1 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  4. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, December 1 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  5. Onyx Club Boys

    Friday, December 2 | 5:30 pm

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  6. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Sharing the Wealth”

    Friday, December 2 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  7. Dining after Dark: “Art Deco Cultural Connections”

    SOLD OUT - Friday, December 2 | 6:30 pm

    These events, designed for members age 40 and over, feature a lecture and walking tour, followed by a buffet-style dinner with a glass of wine. Advance registration is...

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  8. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Sharing the Wealth”

    Friday, December 2 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  9. NCMA Book Club Discussion: Death in Venice, Thomas Mann

    Friday, December 2 | 7 pm

    Nobel Prize winner Thomas Mann's 1912 novella tells the story of a renowned German writer who seeks artistic and emotional renewal through a trip to Venice. Death in Venice...

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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Saturday, December 3 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  11. Teen Workshop: Altered Books

    Saturday, December 3 | Noon

    Inspired by works in the permanent collection, teen artists manipulate, incise, and collage bound books to create dynamic sculptural forms. Materials provided. Space is...

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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 3 | 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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  13. Deco Docent

    Saturday, December 3 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  14. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 3 | 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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  15. “The Christmas Story in Art, Words, and Music”

    Saturday, December 3 | 2:30 pm

    With families in mind, Curator of European Art David Steel masterfully weaves art history with poems, literature, and soul-stirring music by the Church of the Nativity and...

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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Sunday, December 4 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  17. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 4 | 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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  18. Deco Docent

    Sunday, December 4 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  19. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 4 | 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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  20. Triangle Jewish Chorale in Concert

    Sunday, December 4 | 3 pm

    A rare opportunity to hear two original pieces commissioned by the Triangle Jewish Chorale and written by North Carolina composers: Allan Friedman’s Kabbalat Shabbat...

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  21. Art History Survey Course: "Holland and Flanders in the Age of Rembrandt and Rubens"

    Thursday, December 8 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This lecture examines developments in painting in 17th-century Northern Europe...

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  22. Hoods Up Day in Rolling Sculpture

    Friday, December 9 | 10 am

    Get a closer look at a selection of the stunning cars in Rolling Sculpture. The following cars will have their hoods up on this special day:

             1930 Ruxton Model C...

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  23. Tea Cup Gin Unplugged

    Friday, December 9 | 5:30 pm

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  24. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Lush Life?”

    Friday, December 9 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  25. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Lush Life?”

    Friday, December 9 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  26. Family Fun Saturdays: Fine Lines

    Saturday, December 10 | 10 am

    Thick and thin, straight and wavy, short and long: explore lines and marks in art across the Museum. Then, create your own drawings inspired by what you see. 

    Gallery tour...

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Saturday, December 10 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  28. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  29. Deco Docent

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  30. Family Fun Saturdays: Fine Lines

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Thick and thin, straight and wavy, short and long: explore lines and marks in art across the Museum. Then, create your own drawings inspired by what you see. 

    Gallery tour...

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  31. Teen Art Council’s Top Picks

    Saturday, December 10 | 1 pm

    Engage with the permanent collection in fun and improvisational ways with members of the Teen Arts Council. 

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  32. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 10 | 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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  33. Lecture: “Kinetic Art”

    Saturday, December 10 | 2:30 pm

    Take this opportunity to hear Rolling Sculpture guest curator Ken Gross discuss the extraordinary craftsmanship and individuality of the vehicles. Learn about the defining...

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  34. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Sunday, December 11 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  35. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  36. Deco Docent

    Sunday, December 11 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  37. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 11 | 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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  38. Holiday Concert Featuring the Raleigh Flute Choir

    Sunday, December 11 | 3 pm

    A festive concert of seasonal favorites. The Raleigh Flute Choir creates a tapestry of musical colors by using the full range of flutes—from piccolo to contrabass. The...

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  39. School’s Out Camp: Colors of the Season

    Monday, December 12 | 9 am

    Experience the wonders of winter: see snowy landscapes in the gallery, and create your own works inspired by the sights and sounds of the season. 

    For ages 6–10. Whether...

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  40. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  41. Art History Survey Course: "18th-Century France and Rococo Art"

    Thursday, December 15 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This segment on French rococo provides a lively survey of an artistic movement...

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  42. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  43. What’s in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 15 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  44. Holiday Family Fun Friday

    Friday, December 16 | 5:30 pm

    Transport yourself to a holly jolly wonderland. Art deco–inspired art making and games, free treats for the kids, music by Sandbox, and a visit from Santa await your family...

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  45. The Hey Brothers

    Friday, December 16 | 5:30 pm

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  46. Friday Night Sound Bites: “In Its Time”

    Friday, December 16 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  47. Friday Night Sound Bites: “In Its Time”

    Friday, December 16 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Saturday, December 17 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 17 | 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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  50. Deco Docent

    Saturday, December 17 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  51. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 17 | 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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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Sunday, December 18 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  53. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 18 | 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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  54. Deco Docent

    Sunday, December 18 | 1 pm

    Have questions about a specific car? Want to know more about design in the 1930s and ’40s?

    Ask a question, hear an anecdote, or just chat with an NCMA docent.

    Rolling...

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  55. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 18 | 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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  56. Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

    Friday, December 23 | 5:30 pm

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  57. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Free Flight”

    Friday, December 23 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  58. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Free Flight”

    Friday, December 23 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  59. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Fire and Ice

    Saturday, December 24 | 10:30 am

    Look for art that’s hot and cool across the Museum’s collection.

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

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  60. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 24 | 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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  61. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 24 | 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. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 25 | 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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  63. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, December 25 | 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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  64. Peter Lamb and Wolves Trio

    Friday, December 30 | 5:30 pm

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  65. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Fruitful Reflection”

    Friday, December 30 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  66. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Fruitful Reflection”

    Friday, December 30 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  67. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 31 | 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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  68. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, December 31 | 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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