Calendar

  1. 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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  2. 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. This self-paced course is facilitated by...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Member Preview Day - Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Friday, February 3 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit Ansel Adams: Masterworks before it opens to the public. Please be prepared to show your membership card as you enter the exhibition. Member...

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  6. A Wintry Mixer Celebrating Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Saturday, February 4 | 7 pm

    Join us for frosty festivities to celebrate the opening of Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Wear your wintry best and sip a cozy cocktail while you delight in hors d’oeuvres,...

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  7. Seeing and Seen

    Sunday, February 5 | 2 pm

    This program of six short films, made over 10 years, explores seeing, watching, and attention. Within this exploration is a contemplation of time in cinema. The films in...

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  8. Lunch and Lecture: “An Introduction to Ansel Adams”

    Friday, February 17 | 11 am

    Linda Dougherty, Curator of Contemporary Art

    In a career that spanned five decades, Ansel Adams (1902–84) became one of America’s most renowned photographers. The lecture...

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  9. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour: The Reunion Tour

    Friday, February 17 | 6:30 pm

    Mingle at the wine bar in West Building, and then meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk to learn about the 14th-century Ghissi altarpiece. After years of...

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  10. Art + Cuisine: Ansel Adams—Shades of Gray

    Wednesday, February 22 | 6:30 pm

    One man, one camera captured the essential beauty of nature. Join curator Linda Dougherty for a fascinating look at how this monochromatic master developed his timeless...

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  11. Member Lecture: “A Day with Ansel Adams”

    Saturday, February 25 | 10:30 am

    The exhibition Ansel Adams: Masterworks focuses on “The Museum Set,” a collection of photographs chosen by Adams himself as the best work of his career. The lecture, by by...

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  12. Family Tours of Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Saturday, February 25 | 11:30 am

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket for Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Sign up that day; first come, first served. Meet...

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  13. Teen Workshop: Synth Worlds

    Saturday, February 25 | Noon

    Inspired by Ansel Adams: Masterworks, artist and educator Neill Prewitt introduces experimental photographic and drawing methods to document “landscapes” built with natural...

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  14. Family Tours of Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Saturday, February 25 | 1:30 pm

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket for Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Sign up that day; first come, first served. Meet...

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  15. Family Tours of Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Saturday, February 25 | 2:30 pm

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket for Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Sign up that day; first come, first served. Meet...

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  16. Family Tours of Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Sunday, February 26 | 1:30 am

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket for Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Sign up that day; first come, first served. Meet...

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  17. Family Tours of Ansel Adams: Masterworks

    Sunday, February 26 | 2:30 pm

    Half-hour tour for families with children age 6–12; free tour with paid exhibition ticket for Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Sign up that day; first come, first served. Meet...

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  18. Member Preview Day - Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520

    Friday, March 3 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 before it opens to the public. Please be prepared to show your membership card as you enter the...

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  19. Glory of Venice Opening Celebration

    Saturday, March 4 | 7 pm

    In the 15th and 16th centuries, Venice was a center of commerce and trade, politics, and, of course, art. Celebrate the opening of this opulent, significant exhibition with...

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  20. Dining after Dark: Ansel Adams—Peaks and Valleys

    SOLD OUT - Friday, March 10 | 6:30 pm

    Go west with curator Linda Dougherty as she introduces the spectacular and breathtaking photography of Ansel Adams. See how he set the standard for today’s photographs and...

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  21. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour: Viewing Venice

    Friday, March 17 | 6:30 pm

    Mingle at the wine bar in West Building, and then meet your docent in East Building in front of the Glory of Venice exhibition at 7:30 pm. The 50 works in Glory of Venice...

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