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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  2. Say Anything (New Date)

    Friday, September 1 | 8:30 pm

    Say Anything 
    (1989) Written and directed by Cameron Crowe. John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney. (100 min.) PG-13

    Underachieving aspiring kickboxing Lloyd Dobler has the...

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  3. Family Fun Saturdays: Impressionism Reinvented

    Saturday, September 2 | 10 am

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 2 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 2 | 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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  6. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 2 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  7. Family Fun Saturdays: Impressionism Reinvented

    Saturday, September 2 | 1 pm

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 2 | 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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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 2 | 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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  10. An American in Paris (New Date)

    Saturday, September 2 | 8:30 pm

    An American in Paris 
    (1951) Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant. (113 min.)

    George Gershwin’s classic songs tell the story of a GI who...

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 3 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 3 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  15. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  18. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, September 7 | 11:15 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  19. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, September 7 | 1:15 pm

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 7 | 1:30 pm

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

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  21. Lunch and Lecture: Artist Talk—Andrea Donnelly

    Friday, September 8 | 11 am

    Andrea Donnelly combines photography and hand-woven fibers in a unique process that can be viewed in her exhibition We’ve Met Before, which opened August 26. She discusses...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  23. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Friday, September 8 | 5 pm

    Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each year’s production is new...

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  24. Opening Reception for Andrea Donnelly: We've Met Before

    Friday, September 8 | 6 pm

    Meet North Carolina–raised artist Andrea Donnelly in the gallery and talk with her over a glass of wine about the inspiration for her exhibition We’ve Met Before. In this...

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  25. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 9 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  26. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, September 9 | 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 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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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 9 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 9 | 1:30 pm

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

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  30. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 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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  31. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Saturday, September 9 | 5 pm

    Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each year’s production is new...

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  32. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 10 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  33. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  34. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 10 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 10 | 1:30 pm

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

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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  37. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Sunday, September 10 | 5 pm

    Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each year’s production is new...

    READ MORE

  38. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 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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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 15 | 1:30 pm

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

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  42. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 16 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 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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  44. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 16 | 1 pm

    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

    Saturday, September 16 | 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

    Saturday, September 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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  47. 5th Annual The Dude Abides Party with special guest Jimmie Dale "Smokey" Gilmore

    Saturday, September 16 | 6 pm

    Jimmie Dale Gilmore, followed by outdoor screening of The Big Lebowski

    For our fifth The Dude Abides Party, we’ve invited the great Texas singer-songwriter Jimmie Dale...

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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 17 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 17 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  52. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Anniversaries for Lenny

    Sunday, September 17 | 2 pm

    Acclaimed pianist Lara Downes presents a program of Leonard Bernstein’s Anniversaries for Piano along with 20 newly commissioned Anniversaries in celebration of the...

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  53. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  54. Summer Camp: A Natural Fit, Ages 6-10

    Monday, September 18 | 9 am

    With falling temperatures and changing leaves, there is no better time to explore the Museum Park. Get up close and personal with nature outdoors and in the galleries. See...

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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  57. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 10:15 am

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

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

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  58. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 11:15 am

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

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

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  59. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 1:15 pm

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

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

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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 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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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  62. Notorious

    Friday, September 22 | 8 pm

    (1946) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains. (101 min.) 35mm.

    A woman’s tainted reputation as a heedless party girl makes her vulnerable...

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  63. Threads of Africa: A Celebration of Art, Nature, and People

    Saturday, September 23 | Noon

    Join us as we unveil the newly reinstalled African art gallery in our East Building with a daylong celebration of African art, nature, music, and culture! The Museum Park...

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  64. Angélique Kidjo with Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba

    Sold Out - Saturday, September 23 | 6:45 pm

    To conclude our Threads of Africa celebration and the 20th anniversary summer concert series, the NCMA presents a free concert by Angélique Kidjo, hailed by Time magazine...

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  65. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  66. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 24 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  67. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, September 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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  68. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 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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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, September 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, September 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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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, September 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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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, September 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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  73. Kedi

    Friday, September 29 | 8 pm

    (2016) Directed by Ceyda Toron. (79 min.) Digital.

    The street cats of Istanbul move freely between two worlds, neither wild nor tame, enriching the lives of the people...

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  74. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 30 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  75. Teen Mixed Media Workshop: Personal Mythologies

    Saturday, September 30 | Noon

    Interdisciplinary artist Saba Taj leads a workshop that incorporates painting and collage to create hybrid figures and dreamlike landscapes. Drawing from patterns and...

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  76. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 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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  77. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 30 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, September 30 | 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. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 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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