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  1. Plant Sale during Art in Bloom

    Saturday, April 1 | 8 am

    Students from the Pi Alpha Xi (PAX) Horticulture Honors Society at North Carolina State University are holding their annual plant sale during Art in Bloom weekend. Entry is...

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  2. Art in Bloom Park Tour

    Saturday, April 1 | 9:30 am

    Explore new plantings, sustainability features, and contemporary art on display in the Park. Wear walking shoes.

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  3. The Art of Perfuming Workshop

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 1 | 10:30 am

    Carolyn Hassett, Escentuelle Signature Fragrances

     

    Create a one-of-a-kind perfume using the highest quality ingredients from Grasse, France.

     

    Separate tickets...

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  4. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 1 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  5. Pedestal Demo

    Saturday, April 1 | 11 am

    Observe a designer create a pedestal arrangement.

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  6. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: The Qi Garden

    Saturday, April 1 | 11:30 am

    Hillsborough artisan Lucia Shaw’s handmade intricate shea butter soap sculptures, scented with essential oils. Each one is a work of art.

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  7. Pop-Up Art: Gouache Flower Paintings

    Saturday, April 1 | Noon

    Look closely at petals, stems, and vases to create your own vibrant still-life painting using gouache paints.

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  8. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Saturday, April 1 | 1 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  9. Art in Bloom Family Tour

    Saturday, April 1 | 1 pm

    45-minute interactive tour for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Free with Art in Bloom admission.

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  10. Bonsai for Beginners Workshop I by the Triangle Bonsai Society

    SOLD OUT; same workshop offered April 2 - Saturday, April 1 | 1 pm

    Create your own bonsai with the guidance of bonsai expert Harold Johnson and members of the Triangle Bonsai Society.

     

    Separate tickets required for admission to Art in...

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  11. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Saturday, April 1 | 1:30 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  12. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Saturday, April 1 | 2 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  13. Art in Bloom Family Tour

    Saturday, April 1 | 2 pm

    45-minute interactive tour for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Free with Art in Bloom admission.

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  14. Botanical Couture with Françoise Weeks

    Saturday, April 1 | 2 pm

    Françoise Weeks combines the luxury of fresh flowers with the glamour of haute couture design, creating purses shoes, scarves and more in striking floral fashions.

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  15. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Saturday, April 1 | 2:30 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  16. The Art of Perfuming Workshop

    sold out - Saturday, April 1 | 2:30 pm

    Carolyn Hassett, Escentuelle Signature Fragrances

     

    Create a one-of-a-kind perfume using the highest quality ingredients from Grasse, France.

     

    Separate tickets...

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  17. 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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  18. Art in Bloom Scavenger Hunt

    Saturday, April 1

    Pick up a scavenger hunt card at the Information Desk in West Building, and follow the clues to find fragrant flowers and artful treasures in the galleries. 

     

    Separate...

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  19. Art in Bloom Park Tour

    Sunday, April 2 | 9:30 am

    Explore new plantings, sustainability features, and contemporary art on display in the Park. Wear walking shoes.

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  20. Plant Sale during Art in Bloom

    Sunday, April 2 | 10 am

    Students from the Pi Alpha Xi (PAX) Horticulture Honors Society at North Carolina State University are holding their annual plant sale during Art in Bloom weekend. Entry is...

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  21. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: Escentuelle

    Sunday, April 2 | 11:30 am

    Scent artist Carolyn Hassett demonstrates the French science of fragrance design. Sample unique essences and discover what your personal scent might be.

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  22. Pop-Up Art: Gouache Flower Paintings

    Sunday, April 2 | Noon

    Look closely at petals, stems, and vases to create your own vibrant still-life painting using gouache paints.

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  23. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Sunday, April 2 | 1 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  24. Art in Bloom Family Tour

    Sunday, April 2 | 1 pm

    45-minute interactive tour for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Free with Art in Bloom admission.

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  25. Bonsai for Beginners Workshop II by the Triangle Bonsai Society

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, April 2 | 1 pm

    Create your own bonsai with the guidance of bonsai expert Harold Johnson and members of the Triangle Bonsai Society. Please note: This class is a repeat of workshop I.

     

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  26. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Sunday, April 2 | 1:30 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  27. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Sunday, April 2 | 2 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  28. Art in Bloom Family Tour

    Sunday, April 2 | 2 pm

    45-minute interactive tour for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Free with Art in Bloom admission.

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  29. War of the Roses

    Sunday, April 2 | 2 pm

    Inspired by History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection, two floral designers battle to see whose interpretation of a work of art is deemed best....

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  30. Guided Tours of Art in Bloom

    Sunday, April 2 | 2:30 pm

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required, but space is limited. Meet docents at designated points on the exhibition map.

    Each docent-led tour covers one...

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  31. Art in Bloom Scavenger Hunt

    Sunday, April 2

    Pick up a scavenger hunt card at the Information Desk in West Building, and follow the clues to find fragrant flowers and artful treasures in the galleries. 

     

    Separate...

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  32. Ed Expo at Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville

    Wednesday, April 5 | 4 pm

    Educators in Greenville and surrounding counties are invited to an evening of food, drink, networking, and inspiration. Unwind with friends and colleagues while learning...

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  33. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 6 | 10:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  34. Art History Survey Course: Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

    Thursday, April 6 | 11 am

    Developing ideas put forth by early German expressionism, abstract expressionism, and color field painting emerged in the United States following the Second World War. The...

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  35. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 6 | 11:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  36. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 6 | 1:15 pm

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  37. 
David Dyer Trio (Acoustic)

    Friday, April 7 | 5:30 pm

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  38. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Marvelous Metal”

    Friday, April 7 | 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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  39. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Marvelous Metal”

    Friday, April 7 | 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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  40. Family Fun Saturdays: Cartographic Self

    Saturday, April 8 | 10 am

    Take inspiration from maps and city scenes on view in the exhibition Glory of Venice. Then, create a multimedia map of a meaningful place or important person—including you!... READ MORE

  41. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Saturday, April 8 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  42. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 8 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  44. Family Fun Saturdays: Cartographic Self

    Saturday, April 8 | 1 pm

    Take inspiration from maps and city scenes on view in the exhibition Glory of Venice. Then, create a multimedia map of a meaningful place or important person—including you!... READ MORE

  45. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  46. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Sunday, April 9 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  47. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 9 | 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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  48. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 9 | 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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  49. Member Monday

    Monday, April 10 | 10 am

    Join other Museum members for an exclusive viewing day for Ansel Adams: Masterworks and Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520. This special day is a benefit for...

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  50. School’s Out Camp: Spring Break at the NCMA

    Monday, April 10 | 9 am

    Get up close and personal with nature in the Museum Park and in the galleries. See how nature inspires artists, and find inspiration to create your own memorable...

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

    Tuesday, April 11 | 8 am

    This five-week course explores the relevance of visual literacy in the classroom and its connection to the Common Core Standards. The course includes opportunities for...

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  52. Tea Cup Gin Unplugged

    Friday, April 14 | 5:30 pm

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  53. Mike Craver Performs before All about Eve (New Date)

    Friday, April 14 | 7:30 pm

    Mike Craver, the talented singer-songwriter, pianist, actor, and original member of the Red Clay Ramblers, performs an homage to a Hollywood masterpiece.

     

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  54. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Saturday, April 15 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  55. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 15 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  56. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  57. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  58. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 16 | 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 16 | 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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  60. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 20 | 10:15 am

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  61. Art History Survey Course: Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

    Thursday, April 20 | 11 am

    This lecture discusses movements in recent art in which artists began to explore and raise questions about art itself, its subject, materiality, and relation to everyday...

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  62. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 20 | 11:15 am

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  63. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 20 | 1:15 pm

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  64. Ed Expo at Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro

    Thursday, April 20 | 5 pm

    An evening of food, drink, networking, and inspiration at The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro. Unwind with your friends and colleagues while learning about the North...

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  65. HOOPLA: Party in the Park

    Friday, April 21 | 5 pm

    Join us to find out what all the hoopla is about! Check out the new works of art in the Park, including interactive play structure SCULPT. C by Jaime Hayon and...

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  66. The Hey Brothers

    Friday, April 21 | 5:30 pm

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  67. Mixed Media: The American West in Virtual Reality

    SOLD OUT - Friday, April 21 | 7 pm

    Experience the majesty of Sequoia National Park through the photography of Ansel Adams and the immersive experience of virtual reality. Derek Rowe, founder of WildEyes,...

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  68. King of Jazz

    Friday, April 21 | 8 pm

    (1930) Directed by John Murray Anderson. Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante. (98 min.) DCP.

    This scintillating two-strip Technicolor restoration of a landmark...

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  69. Two-Day Studio Class: Try Tapestry!

    Saturday, April 22 | 10 am

    Create a small tapestry (or two!) with master artist Turid Teague, who begins her two-day class with a gallery tour of the NCMA’s permanent collection. She then guides...

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  70. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Saturday, April 22 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  71. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 22 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  72. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  73. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  74. Studio Class: Renaissance-Inspired Jewelry

    Canceled - Sunday, April 23 | 10 am

    Jewelry artist Betty McKim is inspired by iconic Venetian Renaissance portraits as she helps participants create a pierced silhouette image accented with gold leaf....

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  75. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Sunday, April 23 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  76. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 23 | 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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  77. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 23 | 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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  78. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Raleigh Camerata

    Sunday, April 23 | 3 pm

    Tour the NCMA through music! The early music ensemble highlights works in the permanent collection with the music of J. S. and C. P. E. Bach, Handel, Monteverdi, and more.... READ MORE

  79. Free Admission to Ansel Adams: Masterworks and Glory of Venice

    Monday, April 24 | Noon

    On this day only, enjoy free admission to exhibitions Ansel Adams: Masterworks and Glory of Venice. This special offer is made possible by a grant from Duke Energy.

    The...

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  80. Art History Survey Course: Land Art, Installation, and New Media

    Thursday, April 27 | 11 am

    Continuing discussion of ways in which recent and contemporary artists have sought to expand the definition of art, this lecture explores digital and site-specific works...

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  81. Poetry Slam: Women Unite!

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, April 27 | 6:30 pm

    Some of the Triangle’s most talented slammers align against domestic violence and sexual assault to deliver poetic protests and words of healing. Works from the Museum’s...

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  82. Venice, Denver, Raleigh: Transporting Glory of Venice to the NCMA

    Registration Closed - Friday, April 28 | 11 am

    Take a virtual trip behind the scenes and discover the role that the Registration Department plays to ensure the safe and secure arrival of valuable art to the Museum. 

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  83. Peter Lamb and the Wolves (trio)

    Friday, April 28 | 5:30 pm

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  84. Don’t Look Now

    Friday, April 28 | 8 pm

    (1973) Directed by Nicolas Roeg. Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason. (110 min.) R

    A dreary, haunted Venice holds uneasy secrets in a film that begins with the...

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  85. Two-Day Studio Class: Venetian Sculpture

    Saturday, April 29 | 10 am

    Design, carve, and polish your own sculpture from alabaster during this two-day class under the tutelage of award-winning sculptor Paris Alexander. Register in advance;...

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  86. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Saturday, April 29 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  87. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 29 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  88. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  89. ArtScene 2017: Zoned Out

    Saturday, April 29 | 1 pm

    Join teens from across the state at our annual spring teen event! Learn, play, socialize, and create in a variety of interactive experiences planned by the NCMA’s Teen Arts...

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  90. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, April 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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  91. Spring Family Campout

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 29 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent and spend a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy lawn games, burgers and hot dogs, art-making activities, Disney's Zootopia (PG), and a glow walk in...

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  92. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Sunday, April 30 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

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

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  93. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 30 | 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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  94. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, April 30 | 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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