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  1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  2. Dining after Dark—Recent Acquisitions in American Art (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, January 19 | 6:30 pm

    Nothing is as it seems. Each work of art presents a mystery—in some cases multiple mysteries—that we are only beginning to solve. Celebrating the reinstallation of the...

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  3. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Isosceles String Quartet

    Sunday, January 21 | 2 pm

    Isosceles is an exciting new string quartet commissioned by Chamber Music Raleigh and organized by Jacqueline Wolborsky, associate principal second violin of the North...

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  4. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  5. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  6. Champagne + Chocolate (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, February 8 | 7 pm

    Enjoy a chocolate tasting featuring confections from local and exotic destinations. Travel between stations to compare bouquet, mouthfeel, and acidity, just as you might in...

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  7. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  8. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Duchamp/McKenzie Duo (Flute and Piano)

    Sunday, February 11 | 2 pm

    Master flutist Nicolas Duchamp and Wilmington-based pianist Barbara McKenzie present music from the founders of the Paris Conservatory French school of flute playing and...

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  9. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris

    Wednesday, February 14 | 5 pm

    Valentine’s in Iris includes a champagne upon arrival, a four-course prix fixe menu, romantic music provided by Ed Stephenson, and gallery guides directing you to...

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  10. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  11. Spoons and Toons Cartooning Workshop and Cereal Bar

    Saturday, February 17 | 9 am

    Start your Family Day with a cereal bar and workshop with area cartoonists. Local talent Paul Friedrich (Onion Head Monster), Trevor Van Meter (HeyTVM) and Lisa Quinn (...

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  12. Salsa, African Style

    Thursday, February 22 | 7 pm

    Salsa rhythms have been around for hundreds of years and can be traced to east and west Africa. Band leader Massama Dogo leads a discussion of the origins of salsa culture...

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  13. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  14. I ♥ Purim: Hula and Hora

    Saturday, February 24 | 7 pm

    Drift away in the spirit of the Hawaiian islands and celebrate Purim luau-style. Hula and hora the night away with music, dancing, tropical hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and...

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  15. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  16. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  17. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  18. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: American Chamber Players

    Sunday, March 18 | 2 pm

    Among the most exciting and innovative chamber music ensembles on the scene today, American Chamber Players was formed in 1985 by NPR Morning Edition correspondent Miles...

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  19. Art in Bloom 2018

    Thursday, March 22 | 9 am

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class designers...

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  20. Art in Bloom 2018

    Friday, March 23 | 9 am

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class designers...

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  21. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  22. Art in Bloom 2018

    Saturday, March 24 | 9 am

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class designers...

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  23. Pinks and Inks Party

    Saturday, March 24 | 7:30 pm

    Live models “tattooed” in flowers in the style of guest speaker Arthur Williams roam the galleries during an evening version of Art in Bloom. Ticket includes admission to...

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  24. Art in Bloom 2018

    Sunday, March 25 | 9 am

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class designers...

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  25. Designers Challenge—Seeing Red

    Sunday, March 25 | 2 pm

    Learn about the color red in art, its meaning, and how it gets there from conservator Perry Hurt, while two floral designers show how red influences their work. The winning...

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  26. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  27. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  28. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  29. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  30. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  31. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  32. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  33. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Symphony Winds

    Sunday, May 13 | 2 pm

    The woodwind quintet Symphony Winds performs the music of Czech composer Leoš Janáček and North Carolina composer Charles Delaney. Called “a hidden treasure” by Indy Week,...

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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  35. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: North Carolina Viol Consort

    Sunday, May 20 | 2 pm

    The viol da gamba resembles a violin, sounds like a viola, and is played like a cello. Viol consorts are traditionally early music chamber ensembles that feature the viol...

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  36. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  37. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  38. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  39. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  40. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  41. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  42. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  44. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  45. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  46. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 3 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  47. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  48. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 17 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  49. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 24 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  50. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 31 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  51. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  52. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  53. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  54. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  55. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  57. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  58. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  59. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  62. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  63. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  64. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  65. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  66. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  67. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  68. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  69. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  70. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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