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, such as Elizabeth Matheson and Burk Uzzle. This...

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  3. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Monday, January 23 | 8 am

    This five-week course explores the relevance of visual literacy in every classroom. The course includes opportunities for educators to practice concept mapping,...

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  4. Art History Survey Course: "Cézanne and Rodin"

    Thursday, January 26 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This segment examines two prominent figures in art history through their...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Studio Class: “Cut into the Chinese New Year”

    Saturday, January 28 | 10 am

    Celebrate the year of the rooster by creating a two- or three-dimensional cut-paper masterpiece with guidance from paper artist and sculptor Anita Wolfenden (see examples...

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  8. Art History Survey Course: "Postimpressionists: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Seurat"

    Thursday, February 2 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This segment examines the similarities and the discontinuities in the prominent...

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  9. Humber Lecture: “What Am EYE Seeing?”

    Friday, February 3 | 7 pm

    Eleonora Lad is an ophthalmologist and an avid student of art history. During an evening of edutainment, she merges her two interests and discusses how visual impairments...

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  10. Art History Survey Course: "American Visions"

    Thursday, February 9 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history.

    This segment examines American painting, sculpture, and architecture from the...

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  11. Studio Class: “Memory Books”

    Saturday, February 11 | 10 am

    Inspired by the exhibition Panorama: North Carolina and using photographs representing your own North Carolina experiences, create a book of prints. Raleigh printmaker...

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  12. College Workshop: The Alchemy of Cyanotype

    Saturday, February 11 | Noon

    Leah Sobsey works at the intersection of 19th-century photographic processes and 21st-century digital technology. In this workshop she guides participants to create layered...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Studio Class: "Wall Flowers"

    Tuesday, February 28 | 1:30 pm

    In advance of Art in Bloom, two classes focus on flowers in the Museum’s collection. On day one a gallery scavenger hunt reveals flowers in unexpected places (you’ll learn...

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  17. Studio Class: "Wall Flowers"

    Saturday, March 4 | 1:30 pm

    In advance of Art in Bloom, two classes focus on flowers in the Museum’s collection. On day one a gallery scavenger hunt reveals flowers in unexpected places (you’ll learn...

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  18. Floral Jewelry Workshop with Anahit Hakobyan, Viva la Flora Designs

    Thursday, March 30 | 11 am

    Anahit Hakobyan, Viva la Flora Designs

    Wear your art on your sleeve, on your lapel, or around your neck. Learn how to create one-of-a-kind jewelry from fresh flowers and...

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  19. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: Greenwich Bay Soaps

    Thursday, March 30 | 11:30 am

    Raleigh-based artisan French-milled vegetable soaps enriched with shea butter, essential oils, and natural extracts in captivating botanical scents, artfully paper-wrapped...

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  20. Woodland Design with Françoise Weeks

    Thursday, March 30 | 2 pm

    Françoise Weeks brings the woods of the Pacific Northwest to the NCMA stage using foliage, bark, berries, seedpods, twigs, mushrooms, herbs, and flowers to create lush...

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  21. Flowers of the Umstead and Beyond with Steve Taras, Watered Garden Florist

    Friday, March 31 | 10:30 am

    Florist Steve Taras of Watered Garden Florist demonstrates how he creates the designs that grace the lobbies and ballrooms of the Triangle’s most luxurious establishments.... READ MORE

  22. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: Videri Chocolate

    Friday, March 31 | 11:30 am

    Raleigh-made handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate. Chocolate lovers can taste the products and meet artisan Starr Sink.

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  23. Botanical Couture Headpieces Master Class and Luncheon with Françoise Weeks

    Friday, March 31 | Noon

    After joining Françoise Weeks for a floral-inspired buffet lunch, create your own glamorous headpiece. Weeks’s stunning couture designs would be at home on any runway....

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  24. The Art of Perfuming Workshop

    Saturday, April 1 | 10:30 am

    Carolyn Hassett, Escentuelle Signature Fragrances

     

    Create a one-of-a-kind perfume using the highest quality ingredients from Grasse, France.

     

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  25. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: The Qi Garden

    Saturday, April 1 | 11:30 am

    Hillsborough artisan Lucia Shaw’s handmade intricate shea butter soap sculptures, scented with essential oils. Each one is a work of art.

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  26. Bonsai for Beginners Workshop I by the Triangle Bonsai Society

    Saturday, April 1 | 1 pm

    Create your own bonsai with the guidance of bonsai expert Harold Johnson and members of the Triangle Bonsai Society.

     

    Separate tickets required for admission to Art in...

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  27. Botanical Couture with Françoise Weeks

    Saturday, April 1 | 2 pm

    Françoise Weeks combines the luxury of fresh flowers with the glamour of haute couture design, creating purses shoes, scarves and more in striking floral fashions.

     

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  28. Art in Bloom Museum Store Trunk Show: Escentuelle

    Sunday, April 2 | 11:30 am

    Scent artist Carolyn Hassett demonstrates the French science of fragrance design. Sample unique essences and discover what your personal scent might be.

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  29. Bonsai for Beginners Workshop II by the Triangle Bonsai Society

    Sunday, April 2 | 1 pm

    Create your own bonsai with the guidance of bonsai expert Harold Johnson and members of the Triangle Bonsai Society. Please note: This class is a repeat of workshop I.

     

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  30. War of the Roses

    Sunday, April 2 | 2 pm

    Inspired by History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection, two floral designers battle to see whose interpretation of a work of art is deemed best....

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