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  1. Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Hosts the Movie Slacker

    Monday, September 14 | 8 pm

    Featuring Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie

    Presenting Richard Linklater’s breakthrough film Slacker

    Followed by a moderated discussion of the film with Ben Gibbard 

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  2. Artist Meetup: Peter Oakley and Elizabeth Brim

    Friday, September 18 | 6 pm

    Meet artists Peter Oakley and Elizabeth Brim, and talk about how they reimagine everyday items with a twist. Explore the exhibition Chisel and Forge: Works by Peter Oakley...

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  3. Studio Samplers: Energy of Youth, Dignity of Age

    Tuesday, October 6 | 1:30 pm

    The Energy of Youth photography exhibition and historic period portraits of elders in the permanent collection provide the inspiration for staging digital portraits of...

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  4. Studio Samplers: Nothing Could Be Finer

    Tuesday, October 13 | 1:30 pm

    With the North Carolina State Fair only two days away, create the perfect fall-themed graphic tote to hold freebies from the fair—or bounties from your fall travels. 

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  5. Special Pop-Up Art on Opening Weekend of The Worlds of M. C. Escher

    Saturday, October 17 | 10 am

    Special pop-up art activities inspired by the Escher exhibition, including BetaBox maker space demonstrations. 

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  6. Special Pop-Up Art on Opening Weekend of The Worlds of M. C. Escher

    Sunday, October 18 | 10 am

    Special pop-up art activities inspired by the Escher exhibition, including BetaBox maker space demonstrations. 

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  7. College Night 2015

    Friday, October 23 | 7 pm

    A radically different Museum experience planned by our College Advisory Council featuring music, art, and fashion inspired by the optical illusions of M. C. Escher. Explore...

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  8. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Mallarmé Chamber Players

    Sunday, November 1 | 3 pm

    Inspired by the exhibition The Worlds of M. C. Escher, the Mallarmé Chamber Players have chosen a fascinating work by J. S. Bach that’s meant to be experienced from...

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  9. Teen Workshop: Printmaking in Escher’s World

    Saturday, November 7 | 1 pm

    Explore the convergence of math and visual art in the Escher exhibition. Under the guidance of local artist Derek Toomes, experiment with printmaking and create your own...

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  10. Studio Samplers: Everything That Rises Must Converge

    Tuesday, November 10 | 1:30 pm

    This refresher workshop on one-, two-, and three-point linear perspective reinforces what Leonardo mastered and what participants see in the Escher exhibition. 

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  11. Studio Samplers: The World Upside Down

    Tuesday, November 17 | 1:30 pm

    After looking at M. C. Escher works and the permanent collection, create your own impossible scenes that defy the conventions of Western atmospheric perspective.

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  12. Studio Samplers: The Power of Observation

    Tuesday, December 1 | 1:30 pm

    After a preview glimpse of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, create a sketchbook to take into the world so that you can follow the artist’s example and record what you see.... READ MORE

  13. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Olga Kleiankina

    Sunday, December 6 | 3 pm

    Distinguished pianist Olga Kleiankina explores the intersection of music and art in the 19th and 20th centuries in a program featuring preludes by Debussy, Chopin, and...

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