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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, 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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  3. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 4 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  4. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 4 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  5. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, January 4 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, 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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  8. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  9. Bespoke: Body Positivity with Jessamyn Stanley (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, January 5 | 7 pm

    Far more than a display of fabulous clothes, the Ebony Fashion Fair offered black women a vision of what they could wear and, ultimately, who they could be. “Bespoke”...

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  10. The In-Laws

    Friday, January 5 | 8 pm

    (1979) Directed by Arthur Hiller. Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini. (103 min.) Blu-Ray.

    Uptight dentist Sheldon Kornpett’s daughter is getting married, and he...

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 6 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  12. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 6 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 6 | 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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  14. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 6 | 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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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, 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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  16. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 6 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 7 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  18. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 7 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 7 | 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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  20. Pop-Up Art: Africa 3-D

    Sunday, January 7 | Noon

    Create a sculpture inspired by techniques and materials from artists across the African continent.

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  21. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 7 | 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  23. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 7 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  24. School’s Out Camp: Once upon a Time, Ages 6-10

    Monday, January 8 | 9 am

    Art and stories go hand in hand. Explore how art tells stories and stories inspire art! Uncover exciting new stories, and create art inspired by them.

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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  27. New Year Celebration 2018

    Wednesday, January 10 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Associate-level ($2,500) and higher Business Friends for their...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, 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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  29. New Year Celebration 2018

    Thursday, January 11 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Associate-level ($2,500) and higher Business Friends for their...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, 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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  31. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  32. Lecture: Kente Cloth in the African Diaspora

    Friday, January 12 | 7 pm

    Precious Lovell, associate professor at North Carolina State University and designer-in-residence in Inspiring Beauty, discusses kente cloth in the African diaspora,...

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  33. Teen Workshop: Wearable Canvases

    Saturday, January 13 | 10 am

    Taking cues from Inspiring Beauty, teen artists customize their denim with versatile techniques such as resist dyeing, embellishment, and fabric paint. Materials are...

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  34. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 13 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  35. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 13 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 13 | 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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  37. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 13 | 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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  38. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, 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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  39. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 13 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  40. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 14 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  41. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 14 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  43. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 14 | 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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  45. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 14 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

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

    Thursday, January 18 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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

    Thursday, January 18 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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

    Thursday, January 18 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, 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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  53. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  54. Dining after Dark—Recent Acquisitions in American Art (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, January 19 | 6:30 pm

    Nothing is as it seems. Each work of art presents a mystery—in some cases multiple mysteries—that we are only beginning to solve. Celebrating the reinstallation of the...

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  55. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

    Friday, January 19 | 8 pm

    (2016) Directed by Juho Kuosmanen. Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff. (92 min.) DCP.

    It’s 1962 and Finnish boxer Olli Mäki trains for his shot at the world...

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  56. Family Fun Saturdays: Foil Embossing

    Saturday, January 20 | 10 am

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  57. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 20 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  58. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 20 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 20 | 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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  60. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 20 | 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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  61. Family Fun Saturdays: Foil Embossing

    Saturday, January 20 | 1 pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  62. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, 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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  63. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, January 20 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  64. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 21 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  65. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 21 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  67. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 21 | 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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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  69. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, January 21 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  70. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Isosceles String Quartet

    Sunday, January 21 | 2 pm

    Isosceles is an exciting new string quartet commissioned by Chamber Music Raleigh and organized by Jacqueline Wolborsky, associate principal second violin of the North...

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 23 | 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

    Wednesday, 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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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, 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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  74. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, 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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  75. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  76. Il Boom

    Friday, January 26 | 8 pm

    (1963) Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Alberto Sordi, Gianna Maria Canale, Elena Nicolai. (85 min.) DCP.

    Giovanni is living La Dolce Vita in Rome, and now he’s in debt up to...

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  77. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 27 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 27 | 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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  79. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 27 | 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, 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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  81. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 28 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  83. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 28 | 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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  84. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, 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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  85. Lecture: Women in Art

    Sunday, January 28 | 2 pm

    In 1971 art historian Linda Nochlin posed a revolutionary question in her essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” In 45 subsequent years of scholarship, much...

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  86. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  87. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, 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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