Calendar

  1. Dining after Dark: Praise the Frame

    Thursday, February 18 | 6:30 pm

    Just as clothes can make the person, so, too, can frames make the painting. And like clothing, frame styles have changed as the decades passed. Join curator Dennis Weller...

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  2. The Impressionists

    Thursday, February 25 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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

    Sunday, February 28 | 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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  4. Cézanne and Rodin

    Thursday, March 3 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  5. Cézanne and Rodin

    Friday, March 4 | 6:30 pm

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  6. 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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  7. Postimpressionists: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Seurat

    Thursday, March 10 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  8. American Visions

    Thursday, March 17 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  9. Ceremonial Arts of Africa

    Thursday, March 31 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  10. Expressionism/Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

    Friday, April 1 | 6:30 pm

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  11. Picasso, Matisse, and the Invention of Modernism

    Thursday, April 14 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  12. Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)

    Friday, April 15 | 8 pm

    (1955) Directed by Satyajit Ray. Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee. (125 min.) In Bengali with English subtitles. DCP restoration.

    Little Apu grows up in...

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  13. Expressionism/Surrealism: Freedom of Form and Spirit

    Thursday, April 21 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  14. Aparajito (The Unvanquished)

    Friday, April 22 | 8 pm

    (1956) Directed by Satyajit Ray. Smaran Ghosal, Pinaki Sengupta, Kanu Banerjee. (109 min.) In Bengali with English subtitles. DCP restoration.

    In the second film of the...

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  15. Photography as Art

    Thursday, April 28 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  16. Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)

    Friday, April 29 | 8 pm

    (1959) Directed by Satyajit Ray. Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakraborty. (105 min.) In Bengali with English subtitles. DCP restoration.

    In the third film...

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  17. Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

    Thursday, May 5 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  18. By Sidney Lumet

    Friday, May 6 | 8 pm

    (2015) Directed by Nancy Buirski. (111 min.) R. DCP.

    A wide-ranging conversation with the director, based on interviews three years before his death in 2011 and...

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  19. 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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  20. Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

    Thursday, May 12 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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  21. 12 Angry Men

    Friday, May 13 | 8 pm

    (1957) Directed by Sidney Lumet. Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam. (96 min.) Blu-Ray.

    Racial profiling and circumstantial evidence roil a boiling jury room full of...

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  22. Land Art, Installation, and New Media

    Thursday, May 19 | 11 am

    Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics...

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