Calendar

  1. Armchair Traveler Series: Focus on Asia: India

    Friday, June 24 | 11 am

    Explore the great tourist sites of Asia with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular photography. 

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  2. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

    Friday, June 24 | 9 pm

    Written and directed by George Miller. Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston. (94 min.) R
    In a world where gasoline is a commodity worth killing and dying for, a lone...

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  3. Studio Photography Class: “Panoramas and Landscapes”

    Saturday, June 25 | 10 am

    Presented with PERC Photography school. Bring a bag lunch. Tripod and wireless/wired remote needed; tripod can be rented for $10 per class at time of registration.

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Sail the Seas!

    Saturday, June 25 | 10:30 am

    Discover art from other places and times. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 25 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  6. Cirque de Vol fire show and The Hell No followed by screening of Mad Max: Fury Road

    Saturday, June 25 | 8 pm

    Party like it’s the post-apocalypse! Cirque de Vol performs its fire show and punk band The Hell No plays before an outdoor screening of Mad Max: Fury Road. Doors open and...

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  7. Cirque de Vol fire show and The Hell No followed by screening of Mad Max: Fury Road

    Saturday, June 25 | 8 pm

    Party like it’s the post-apocalypse! Cirque de Vol performs its fire show and punk band The Hell No plays before an outdoor screening of Mad Max: Fury Road. Doors open and...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Sail the Seas!

    Sunday, June 26 | 10:30 am

    Discover art from other places and times. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  9. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 26 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  10. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Winds of Change”

    Friday, July 1 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  11. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Winds of Change”

    Friday, July 1 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 2 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  13. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 2 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 3 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  15. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 3 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  16. The Light in the Piazza

    Wednesday, July 6 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  17. The Light in the Piazza

    Thursday, July 7 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  18. Armchair Traveler Series: Focus on Asia: Japan

    Friday, July 8 | 11 am

    Explore the great tourist sites of Asia with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular photography. 

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  19. Poetry Slam

    Friday, July 8 | 7 pm

    Six slam artists present poems in front of contemporary art. Refreshments provided.

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  20. The Martian (2015)

    Friday, July 8 | 9 pm

    Directed by Ridley Scott. Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig. (144 min.) PG-13

    Left for dead during a cataclysmic storm on the Red Planet, astronaut Mark Watney...

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  21. Guided Tour of the Museum Park

    Saturday, July 9 | 9:30 am

    Explore nature and art in this 75-minute tour. The route through the park is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. 

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  22. Half-Day Seminar: “Sacred and Profane/Hospitality and Sacrifice”

    Saturday, July 9 | 10 am

    John Harvey, Director of the Center for Creative Work, The Honors College, University of Houston

    With two lectures and a gallery tour, Professor Harvey pairs stories of...

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  23. Studio Photography Class: “Architecture and Art”

    Saturday, July 9 | 10 am

    Presented with PERC Photography school. Bring a bag lunch. Tripod and wireless/wired remote needed; tripod can be rented for $10 per class at time of registration.

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 9 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  25. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 9 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  26. Rocky (1976)

    Saturday, July 9 | 9 pm

    Directed by John G. Avildsen. Written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. Talia Shire, Burt Young, Burgess Meredith. (120 min.) PG

    Stallone punched his way to the top as a...

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 10 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 10 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  29. Lecture: “Civilization and Barbarity, Cooked and Raw”

    Sunday, July 10 | 2:30 pm

    John Harvey, Director of the Center for Creative Work, The Honors College, University of Houston

    We all sit down to dinner and have for millennia, expecting to be well fed...

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  30. The Light in the Piazza

    Sunday, July 10 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  31. The Light in the Piazza

    Monday, July 11 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  32. Teen Summer Workshops: Collaging the Self

    Monday, July 11 | 9 am

    Students explore personal identity and the power of images while creating collaged self-portraits that represent their family, city, culture, and themselves. 

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  33. Teen Summer Workshops: Drawing Cavalcade!

    Monday, July 11 | 1 pm

    Inspired by works in the permanent collection, students explore a variety of drawing techniques and media, creating fun and improvisational studies in charcoal, ink, and...

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  34. The Light in the Piazza

    Tuesday, July 12 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  35. The Light in the Piazza

    Wednesday, July 13 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  36. The Light in the Piazza

    Thursday, July 14 | 8 pm

    The NCMA partners with Theatre Raleigh to present a special story with North Carolina connections. 

    Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome in the summer of...

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  37. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Golden Glow”

    Friday, July 15 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  38. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour

    Friday, July 15 | 6:30 pm

    Happy Hour, 6:30 pm
    Tour, 7:30 pm

    Mingle at the West Building wine bar before enjoying a docent-led tour. 

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  39. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Golden Glow”

    Friday, July 15 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  40. Zootopia (2016) 


    Friday, July 15 | 9 pm

    Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Jared Bush. Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. (108 min.) PG

    In Disney’s latest, a naive bunny police officer from the...

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  41. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 16 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  42. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 16 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  43. The Princess Bride (1987)

    Saturday, July 16 | 9 pm

    If you purchased tickets to the original June 4 screening, you can use those tickets to get into this rescheduled July 16 screening. If you cannot attend the new screening,...

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  44. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 17 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  45. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 17 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  46. Armchair Traveler Series: Focus on Asia: Thailand

    Friday, July 22 | 11 am

    Explore the great tourist sites of Asia with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel, and spectacular photography. 

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  47. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Worth Repeating”

    Friday, July 22 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  48. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Worth Repeating”

    Friday, July 22 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  49. The Big Short (2015)

    Friday, July 22 | 9 pm

    Directed by Adam McKay. Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling. (130 min.) R

    The housing market was always considered a rock solid investment, until a few maverick...

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  50. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 23 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  51. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 23 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  52. 4th Annual Big Lebowski The Dude Abides Party

    Saturday, July 23 | 6:30 pm

    4th Annual Big Lebowski The Dude Abides Party

    The NCMA’s very own version of Lebowski Fest celebrates the Dude, the laziest man in L.A. County. Visit the food truck...

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  53. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 24 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  54. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 24 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  55. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Summer Storm”

    Friday, July 29 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  56. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Summer Storm”

    Friday, July 29 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  57. Carol (2015)

    Friday, July 29 | 9 pm

    Directed by Todd Haynes. Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson. (118 min.) R

    Exquisitely designed and simmering with pent-up emotion, this gorgeous adaptation of...

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  58. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Saturday, July 30 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  59. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 30 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  60. Eileen Ivers, followed by screening of Brooklyn

    Saturday, July 30 | 7 pm

    A night of brilliant and affecting entertainment opens with a performance by the virtuosic Irish-American fiddler Eileen Ivers, followed by an outdoor screening of Brooklyn... READ MORE

  61. Eileen Ivers, followed by screening of Brooklyn

    Saturday, July 30 | 7 pm

    A night of brilliant and affecting entertainment opens with a performance by the virtuosic Irish-American fiddler Eileen Ivers, followed by an outdoor screening of Brooklyn... READ MORE

  62. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Texture

    Sunday, July 31 | 10:30 am

    Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  63. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 31 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  64. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Summer Sky”

    Friday, August 5 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  65. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Summer Sky”

    Friday, August 5 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  66. Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens (2015)

    Friday, August 5 | 9 pm

    Directed by J. J. Abrams. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac. (135 min.) PG-13

    J. J. Abrams’s hotly anticipated sequel to the original trio of films succeeds on every...

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  67. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, August 6 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  68. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 6 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  69. Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens (2015)

    Saturday, August 6 | 9 pm

    Directed by J. J. Abrams. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac. (135 min.) PG-13

    J. J. Abrams’s hotly anticipated sequel to the original trio of films succeeds on every...

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  70. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, August 7 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  71. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 7 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  72. Lecture and Tour: “History and Mystery: The Inside Story”

    Sunday, August 7 | 2 pm

    Perry Hurt, Associate Conservator

    The NCMA’s early British portraits are a trove of facts, fiction, and puzzles. 

    Over the past five years the “Scott Project” has delved...

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  73. What’s in the Box? Places

    Thursday, August 11 | 10:15 am

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Have fun while looking at art together....

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  74. What’s in the Box? Places

    Thursday, August 11 | 11:15 am

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Have fun while looking at art together....

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  75. What’s in the Box? Places

    Thursday, August 11 | 1:15 pm

    Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places.

    Have fun while looking at art together....

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  76. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Mini Magnificence”

    Friday, August 12 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  77. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Mini Magnificence”

    Friday, August 12 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  78. North by Northwest (1959)

    Friday, August 12 | 9 pm

    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason. (136 min.) G

    It’s Alfred Hitchock’s birthday weekend!
    The innocent man wrongly accused + the cool...

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  79. Guided Tour of the Museum Park

    Saturday, August 13 | 9:30 am

    Explore nature and art in this 75-minute tour. The route through the park is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. 

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  80. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, August 13 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  81. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 13 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  82. Iron and Wine

    Saturday, August 13 | 8 pm

    We welcome back Iron and Wine (South Carolina native Sam Beam) for a special solo performance. With five albums, numerous EPs and singles, and the initial volumes of an...

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  83. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, August 14 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  84. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 14 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  85. Lunch and Lecture: “Birder’s Delight: The Work of John James Audubon”

    Friday, August 19 | 11 am

    Avid birder and Museum lecturer Joseph Covington discusses highlights of the Audubon folios.

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  86. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Dandy or Deadly?”

    Friday, August 19 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  87. Contemporaries Third Friday Tour

    Friday, August 19 | 6:30 pm

    Happy Hour, 6:30 pm
    Tour, 7:30 pm

    Mingle at the West Building wine bar before enjoying a docent-led tour. 

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  88. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Dandy or Deadly?”

    Friday, August 19 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  89. Spotlight (2015)

    Friday, August 19 | 8:30 pm

    Directed by Tom McCarthy. Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams. (128 min.) R

    Dogged reporting by a crack Boston Globe investigative reporting team follows a trail...

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  90. NCMA Book Club Discussion: The Muralist, B. A. Shapiro 

    Saturday, August 20 | 10 am

    This novel centers on the search for a Works Progress Administration (WPA) muralist who disappeared in New York City during the height of the abstract expressionist era of...

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  91. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, August 20 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  92. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 20 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  93. An Evening with Gillian Welch

    Saturday, August 20 | 8 pm

    It’s been 20 years since Gillian Welch released her debut masterpiece Revival that announced the arrival of a singular songwriting talent. Since then Welch and her musical...

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  94. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, August 21 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  95. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 21 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  96. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 10:15 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  97. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 11:15 am

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  98. What’s in the Box? Animals

    Thursday, August 25 | 1:15 pm

    The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week?

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from...

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  99. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Women in White”

    Friday, August 26 | 6 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  100. Friday Night Sound Bites: “Women in White”

    Friday, August 26 | 7 pm

    Join a Museum docent for a casual, in-depth exploration of a single work of art. Discover connections between art in the Museum’s permanent collection and images in special...

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  101. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

    Friday, August 26 | 8:30 pm

    Written and directed by John Hughes. Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara. (103 min.) PG-13

    Wise-cracking Ferris Bueller decides to take a mental health day from high...

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  102. Studio Photography Class: “Flora and Fauna”

    Saturday, August 27 | 10 am

    Presented with PERC Photography school. Bring a bag lunch. Tripod and wireless/wired remote needed; tripod can be rented for $10 per class at time of registration.

    Subject...

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  103. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, August 27 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  104. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 27 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  105. Spectre (2015)

    Saturday, August 27 | 8:30 pm

    Directed by Sam Mendes. Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux. (148 min.) PG-13

    James Bond’s 24th caper includes a massive pursuit through a Day of the Dead revel in...

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  106. Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, August 28 | 10:30 am

    Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions

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  107. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 28 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  108. Artist Lecture: “Photojournalism at Its Best”

    Sunday, August 28 | 2:30 pm

    Burk Uzzle, photojournalist

    Photojournalist Burk Uzzle talks about his work on view at the Museum and a career that includes recognition as Life magazine’s youngest...

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  109. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 3 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  110. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 4 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  111. NCMA Book Club Discussion: The Art Forger, B.A. Shapiro

    Saturday, September 10 | 10 am

    On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art today worth over $500 million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art...

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  112. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 10 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  113. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 11 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  114. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 17 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  115. Family Campout and Movie

    Saturday, September 17 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and lanterns to spend a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy lawn games, burgers and hot dogs, art-making activities, a family film,...

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  116. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 18 | 1 pm

    Want to know more about a work of art? Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  117. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 24 | 1 pm

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    Sunday, February 19 | 1 pm

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