The North Carolina Museum of Art

Free

Admission to the new gallery building and the Museum Park is free.

Saturday, November 22 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Saturday, November 22 | 11:30 am

Guided Tour: Small Treasures

Enjoy a one-hour docent-led tour of the Small Treasures exhibition. Reserve online or through... Read more >

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Sunday, November 23 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, November 23 | 11:30 am

Guided Tour: Small Treasures

Enjoy a one-hour docent-led tour of the Small Treasures exhibition. Reserve online or through... Read more >

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Friday, November 28 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, November 28 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bite: Celebrating the Senses

A 19th-century American landscape invites us to experience an array of sensations as we step... Read more >

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Friday, November 28 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bite: Celebrating the Senses

A 19th-century American landscape invites us to experience an array of sensations as we step... Read more >

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Saturday, November 29 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, November 30 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, November 30 | 11:30 am

Guided Tour: Small Treasures

Enjoy a one-hour docent-led tour of the Small Treasures exhibition. Reserve online or through... Read more >

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Wednesday, December 3 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Artful Bracelet

Create a colorful bracelet from recycled fabrics, buttons, beads, and yarn.

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Thursday, December 4 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Mixed-Media Self-Portrait

Combine text, image, and contour line drawings to create a symbolic self-portrait.

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Friday, December 5 | 5 pm

Pop-Up Art Cart: Mixed Media Self-Portrait

Combine text, image, and contour line drawings to create symbolic self-portraits.

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Friday, December 5 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, December 5 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Mysteries of Discretion

Sometimes a lack of detail makes a work of art even more interesting. Explore this idea in the... Read more >

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Friday, December 5 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Mysteries of Discretion

Sometimes a lack of detail makes a work of art even more interesting. Explore this idea in the... Read more >

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Saturday, December 6 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Saturday, December 6 | 11 am

NCMA Book Club: An Object of Beauty

An Object of Beauty, Steve Martin

Ambitious Lacey Yeager charms her way into the upper... Read more >

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Saturday, December 6 | 11:30 am

Guided Tour: Small Treasures

Enjoy a one-hour docent-led tour of the Small Treasures exhibition. Reserve online or through... Read more >

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Sunday, December 7 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, December 7 | 11:30 am

Guided Tour: Small Treasures

Enjoy a one-hour docent-led tour of the Small Treasures exhibition. Reserve online or through... Read more >

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Wednesday, December 10 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Fancy Frame

Create a miniature colored paper mosaic frame to hold a precious photo or work of art.

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Friday, December 12 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, December 12 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Power of Light, the Power of Darkness

Artists have used a single light source for dramatic effect for hundreds of years. Consider the... Read more >

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Friday, December 12 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Power of Light, the Power of Darkness

Artists have used a single light source for dramatic effect for hundreds of years. Consider the... Read more >

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Saturday, December 13 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Saturday, December 13 | 11 am

Special Family Tours: Small Treasures

Explore the exhibition Small Treasures during an interactive tour led by Museum family guides.... Read more >

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Saturday, December 13 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Stuck on You

Create a miniature collage portrait magnet using geometric- and organic-shaped stickers.
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Saturday, December 13 | 2 pm

Special Family Tours: Small Treasures

Explore the exhibition Small Treasures during an interactive tour led by Museum family guides.... Read more >

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Sunday, December 14 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, December 14 | 11 am

Special Family Tours: Small Treasures

Explore the exhibition Small Treasures during an interactive tour led by Museum family guides.... Read more >

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Sunday, December 14 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Stuck on You

Create a miniature collage portrait magnet using geometric- and organic-shaped stickers.
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Sunday, December 14 | 2 pm

Special Family Tours: Small Treasures

Explore the exhibition Small Treasures during an interactive tour led by Museum family guides.... Read more >

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Tuesday, December 16 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Treasure Weaving

What do you treasure? Write it down and tuck your note into a hand-woven miniature work of art... Read more >

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Friday, December 19 | 5:30 pm

Holiday Family Fun Friday

Our annual family holiday event, this time with a pirate theme. Enjoy games, art making, treats,... Read more >

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Friday, December 19 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, December 19 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Portrait or Propaganda?

When is a portrait realistic, and when is it subtle salesmanship? Consider the subtle choices an... Read more >

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Friday, December 19 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Portrait or Propaganda?

When is a portrait realistic, and when is it subtle salesmanship? Consider the subtle choices an... Read more >

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Saturday, December 20 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, December 21 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, December 26 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, December 26 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Allure of Copper

We’re used to paintings made on canvas, but what happens when an artist paints on copper? See... Read more >

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Friday, December 26 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Allure of Copper

We’re used to paintings made on canvas, but what happens when an artist paints on copper? See... Read more >

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Saturday, December 27 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, December 28 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, January 2 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, January 3 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Saturday, January 3 | 11 am

Pop-Up Art Cart: Drawing with Wire

Bend, twist, and wrap wire to form three-dimensional portraits.

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Sunday, January 4 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, January 4 | 12 pm

Pop-Up Art Cart: Artful Selfies

Use our tablets to create artful selfies inspired by works in the NCMA collection.

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Friday, January 9 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, January 10 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, January 11 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, January 16 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, January 17 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, January 18 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, January 23 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, January 24 | 10 am

Art Day

On Art Day curators and conservators team up to examine works of art brought in by Museum... Read more >

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Saturday, January 24 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, January 25 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, January 30 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, January 31 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Sunday, February 1 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Themes change... Read more >

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Friday, February 6 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, February 7 | 11 am

NCMA Book Club: Nathaniel's Nutmeg

Nathaniel’s Nutmeg, Giles Milton

A quirky, provocative history of competitive spice trading... Read more >

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Friday, February 13 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, February 20 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, February 27 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 6 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 13 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 20 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, March 27 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, April 3 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, April 10 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, April 17 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, April 24 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Saturday, April 25 | 1 pm

ArtScene Teen Event: Work in Progress

We’re teens. We’re under construction, growing and developing every day. It’s easy to get so... Read more >

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Friday, May 1 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 8 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 15 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 22 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, May 29 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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