1. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Cello Fourum

    Sunday, March 5 | 3 pm

    Cello Fourum brings together four masters of the instrument to perform a diverse program, including selections by Bach, Rossini, Faure, and Humperdinck. David Meyer, Ping...


  2. 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...


  3. I ♥ Purim: Love & Knishes

    Saturday, March 18 | 7:30 pm

    Step back in time and celebrate the Purim of yesteryear in the spirit of New York City’s Lower East Side. Imagine strolling down Delancey Street and sampling pushcart...


  4. Curator’s Talk: Glory of Venice

    Friday, March 24 | 11 am

    While Giovanni Bellini was spawning a pictorial revolution in Venice about 1500, other craftsmen and entrepreneurs were adopting and perfecting new technologies and formats...


  5. Curator's Talk: Glory of Venice

    Saturday, March 25 | 11 am

    Celebrate the 1591st anniversary of the founding of Venice with exhibition co-curator David Steel. The paintings in this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition represent the first...


  6. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Raleigh Camerata

    Sunday, April 23 | 3 pm

    Tour the NCMA through music! The early music ensemble highlights works in the permanent collection with the music of J. S. and C. P. E. Bach, Handel, Monteverdi, and more.... READ MORE

  7. “Venice, Denver, Raleigh: Transporting Glory of Venice to the NCMA”

    Friday, April 28 | 11 am

    Take a virtual trip behind the scenes and discover the role that the Registration Department plays to ensure the safe and secure arrival of valuable art to the Museum. 



  8. Ansel Adams: Visualization and the Perfect Print

    Friday, May 5 | 11 am

    Understanding photography as an art medium brings new insight to the exhibition Ansel Adams: Masterworks. This lecture explores Adams’s mastery of craft, technique, and...


  9. Dining after Dark: Gondola Not Required

    Friday, May 12 | 6:30 pm

    Journey to Venice with Lyle Humphrey, exhibition co-curator, to examine the flowering of the Venetian Renaissance, a period that yielded some of the most sumptuous and...


  10. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Blue Mountain Ensemble

    Sunday, May 14 | 3 pm

    Blue Mountain presents Klangfarbenmelodie, a concert full of colorful depictions and visual references through sound. Experience moods that have inspired composers and...