Calendar

  1. Saturday Morning Cartoons: PancakeBot Breakfast and All-Ages Cartooning Workshop

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 25 | 9 am

    Remember the days when you woke up on Saturday mornings to watch your favorite cartoons? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at creating your own cartoons? If so, join us...

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  2. Glory of Venice Opening Celebration

    Saturday, March 4 | 7 pm

    In the 15th and 16th centuries, Venice was a center of commerce and trade, politics, and, of course, art. Celebrate the opening of this opulent, significant exhibition with...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour: Viewing Venice

    Friday, March 17 | 6:30 pm

    Mingle at the wine bar in West Building, and then meet your docent in East Building in front of the Glory of Venice exhibition at 7:30 pm. The 50 works in Glory of Venice...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. Opening Dessert Reception and Meet the Designers

    Thursday, March 30 | 7 pm

    Meet the Art in Bloom designers while indulging in sweet treats and cocktails at this first-look fund-raiser.

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  9. Horti-Couture: Fresh Flower Fashions on Stage

    Friday, March 31 | 3 pm

    Enjoy a program of floral fashion clothing and accessories created by AIFD designers and friends, inspired by the tropics of Tahiti. Designers and models will be on hand...

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  10. The Hey Brothers

    Friday, April 21 | 5:30 pm

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  11. Mixed Media: The American West in Virtual Reality

    Friday, April 21 | 7 pm

    Experience the majesty of Sequoia National Park through the photography of Ansel Adams and the immersive experience of virtual reality. Derek Rowe, founder of WildEyes,...

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  12. Two-Day Studio Class: Try Tapestry!

    Saturday, April 22 | 10 am

    Create a small tapestry (or two!) with master artist Turid Teague, who begins her two-day class with a gallery tour of the NCMA’s permanent collection. She then guides...

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  13. 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

  14. Poetry Slam: Women Unite!

    Thursday, April 27 | 6:30 pm

    Some of the Triangle’s most talented slammers align against domestic violence and sexual assault to deliver poetic protests and words of healing. Works from the Museum’s...

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  15. Spring Family Campout

    Saturday, April 29 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent and spend a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy lawn games, burgers and hot dogs, art-making activities, a family film, and a glow walk in the Museum...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. Onyx Club Boys

    Friday, May 19 | 5:30 pm

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