Calendar

  1. Dining after Dark: Our 164 Acres

    Thursday, September 24 | 6:30 pm

    Take a look outside the Museum and see our changing landscape. Join Dan Gottlieb, director of planning and design, as he reminds us of where we started and the vision ahead...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Angels and Devils: Member Opening for Fall Exhibitions

    Friday, October 30 | 7 pm

    Open your imagination to the worlds of M. C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci at a fun pre-Halloween party. Light hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and music await. Black and white...

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  7. 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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  8. Art+Cuisine: The Life and Times of M. C. Escher

    Wednesday, November 18 | 6:30 pm

    Exhibition curator David Steel takes us on an artistic journey from Escher’s earliest print to his final masterpiece. This event features a walking tour through the...

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  9. Art+Cuisine: The Life and Times of M. C. Escher

    Thursday, November 19 | 6:30 pm

    Exhibition curator David Steel takes us on an artistic journey from Escher’s earliest print to his final masterpiece. This event features a walking tour through the...

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  10. The Nativity in Art, Words, and Music

    Saturday, December 5 | 2:30 pm

    Save the Date!

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  11. 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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  12. Dining after Dark: Imagine the Impossible

    Friday, December 11 | 6:30 pm

    M. C. Escher began his career capturing his love of landscapes, and later in life he created impossible realities. Join David Steel, exhibition curator, for an insightful...

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  13. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Aurora Musicalis presents “Brahms and Beyond”

    Sunday, January 24 | 3 pm

    Featuring Brahms’s Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello, op. 87, and Carl Fruhling’s Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano. Modest by nature, Brahms couldn’t help but gush to...

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  14. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Ciompi Quartet

    Sunday, March 6 | 3 pm

    The Triangle’s celebrated string ensemble adds horns and piano to present one of its most imaginative programs ever. The centerpiece of the concert is a new composition...

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  15. Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Nuance Lyrique

    Sunday, May 8 | 3 pm

    In its first NCMA appearance, this wonderful Asheville-based ensemble presents a concert of vocal chamber music. The program of short pieces by William Grant Still, Erich...

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