1. Art History Survey Course: Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

    Thursday, April 6 | 11 am

    Developing ideas put forth by early German expressionism, abstract expressionism, and color field painting emerged in the United States following the Second World War. The...


  2. Art History Survey Course: Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

    Thursday, April 20 | 11 am

    This lecture discusses movements in recent art in which artists began to explore and raise questions about art itself, its subject, materiality, and relation to everyday...


  3. 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

  4. “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. 



  5. 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...


  6. Dining after Dark: Gondola Not Required

    SOLD OUT - 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...


  7. 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...