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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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, January 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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 1 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  8. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 5 | 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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  9. Art History Survey Course: "Perfect Places: Chateaux, Villas, and Country Houses"

    Thursday, January 5 | 11 am

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

    This segment brings together discussions of art, architecture, and landscape...

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  10. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 5 | 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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  11. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 5 | 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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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  14. Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

    Canceled - Friday, January 6 | 5:30 pm

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  15. Mike Craver Performs before All about Eve (Rescheduled to April 14)

    CANCELED – RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 14 - Friday, January 6 | 7:30 pm

    This event has been rescheduled to Friday, April 14. If you have already purchased your ticket to the January 6 event, you may use that same ticket on April 14. If you...

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  16. Teen Workshop: “Stop Motion! Exploring Early Animation” (New Date)

    CANCELED - Saturday, January 7 | 11 am

    Drawing inspiration from Rolling Sculpture, participants explore the art deco movement, stop-motion animation techniques, abstraction, and pattern. All materials...

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  18. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  19. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 8 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  21. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  22. School’s Out Camp: It’s a Zoo

    Monday, January 9 | 9 am

    Celebrate the history of animals in art from ancient times to the present day! Stuff, build, draw, and paint creatures that roam the earth and the outer limits of your...

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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  24. New Year Celebration 2017

    Wednesday, January 11 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Business Friends for their continued support. 

    Light hors...

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  25. Art History Survey Course: "The Restless 19th Century: Neoclassicism to Realism"

    Thursday, January 12 | 11 am

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

    This lecture examines the shift in political, spiritual, cultural, and artistic...

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  27. New Year Celebration 2017

    Thursday, January 12 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Business Friends for their continued support. 

    Light hors...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  29. David Dyer Trio (Acoustic)

    Friday, January 13 | 5:30 pm

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  30. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Manufactured Nature”

    Friday, January 13 | 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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  31. Dining after Dark: “The British Are Coming, the British Are Coming” (New Date)

    Sold out - Friday, January 13 | 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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  32. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Manufactured Nature”

    Friday, January 13 | 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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  33. Gaslight

    Friday, January 13 | 8 pm

    (1944) Directed by George Cukor. Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten. (114 min.) DVD.

    Ingrid Bergman won her first Oscar in this Victorian-era gothic noir as...

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  34. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Saturday, January 14 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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, January 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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 14 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  38. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  39. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 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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  40. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Sunday, January 15 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  42. Pop-Up Art

    Sunday, January 15 | Noon

    Shake off the winter chill and try your hand at bold, bright painting inspired by contemporary art in the Museum. All ages; no reservation needed. Children must be...

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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  44. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 15 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  46. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  49. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 19 | 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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  50. Art History Survey Course: "The Impressionists"

    Thursday, January 19 | 11 am

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

    Originating in 19th century France among a group of artists dissatisfied with...

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  51. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 19 | 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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  52. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 19 | 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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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  55. Oak City Hot Mess (Gypsy Swing)

    Friday, January 20 | 5:30 pm

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  56. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Surface and Embellishment”

    Friday, January 20 | 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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  57. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Surface and Embellishment”

    Friday, January 20 | 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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  58. Journey to Italy

    Friday, January 20 | 8 pm

    (1954) Directed by Roberto Rossellini. Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban. (97 min.) DCP.

    In the shadow of a dormant volcano, a bored married couple, searching...

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  59. Family Fun Saturdays: Gilded Stories

    Saturday, January 21 | 10 am

    Celebrate the Ghissi Altarpiece and other golden works of art in the Museum by creating dazzling mixed-media art of your own with gold, silver, and bronze.

    Gallery tour...

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  60. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Saturday, January 21 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  62. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 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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  63. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 21 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  64. Family Fun Saturdays: Gilded Stories

    Saturday, January 21 | 1 pm

    Celebrate the Ghissi Altarpiece and other golden works of art in the Museum by creating dazzling mixed-media art of your own with gold, silver, and bronze.

    Gallery tour...

    READ MORE

  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  66. Humber Lecture: “Better Than Any Mystery Novel”

    Saturday, January 21 | 1:30 pm

    Charlotte Caspers, artist conservator 

    Artist conservator Charlotte Caspers explains how she reconstructed a missing panel from Francescuccio Ghissi’s 14th-century St....

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  67. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 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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  68. Online Course: The Photography of Ansel Adams through a Contemporary Lens

    Saturday, January 21 | 8 am

    Explore the enduring impact of Ansel Adams's photography through interviews with contemporary North Carolina photographers, such as Elizabeth Matheson and Burk Uzzle. This...

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  69. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Sunday, January 22 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  71. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  72. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 22 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  74. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  75. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Amphion Percussion

    Sunday, January 22 | 3 pm

    Sean Connors and Peter Zlotnick, the masterminds of Amphion Percussion, explore the repertoire of 20th-century composers such as George Crumb, György Ligeti, Morton...

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  76. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Monday, January 23 | 8 am

    This five-week course explores the relevance of visual literacy in every classroom. The course includes opportunities for educators to practice concept mapping,...

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  77. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 24 | 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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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  79. Art History Survey Course: "Cézanne and Rodin"

    Thursday, January 26 | 11 am

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

    This segment examines two prominent figures in art history through their...

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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 26 | 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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  81. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  82. Art History Conference Day 1: “New Scholarship in British Art Histories”

    Friday, January 27 | 5 pm

    Explore what makes the British Isles “British” in this two-day symposium held in collaboration with UNC–Chapel Hill and related to the NCMA exhibition History and Mystery....

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  83. Peter Lamb and Wolves Trio

    Friday, January 27 | 5:30 pm

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  84. Friday Night Sound Bites: “It Just Takes a Glance”

    Friday, January 27 | 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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  85. Friday Night Sound Bites: “It Just Takes a Glance”

    Friday, January 27 | 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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  86. Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words

    Friday, January 27 | 8 pm

    (2015) Directed by Stig Björkman. Ingrid Bergman, Isabella Rossellini, Alicia Vikander. (114 min.) In Swedish, English, Italian, and French with English subtitles. DCP.

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  87. Art History Conference Day 2: “New Scholarship in British Art Histories”

    Saturday, January 28 | 9 am

    Explore what makes the British Isles “British” in this two-day symposium held in collaboration with UNC–Chapel Hill and related to the NCMA exhibition History and Mystery....

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  88. Studio Class: “Cut into the Chinese New Year”

    Saturday, January 28 | 10 am

    Celebrate the year of the rooster by creating a two- or three-dimensional cut-paper masterpiece with guidance from paper artist and sculptor Anita Wolfenden (see examples...

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  89. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Saturday, January 28 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  90. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  91. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 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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  92. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 28 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  93. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  94. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, January 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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  95. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Let’s Dance!

    Sunday, January 29 | 10:30 am

    Explore forms and figures in art that wiggle, twirl, and move! Join in the fun—and see how your own fancy footwork compares.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their...

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  96. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  97. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  98. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 29 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  99. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  100. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, January 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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  101. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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