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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, May 29 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  2. “What's In A Name?”

    Friday, May 29 | 6 pm

    A contemporary sculptor explores material and meaning in an outdoor installation.

    Image:
    Ursula von Rydingsvard, Ogromna, 2009, Cedar and graphite, 20 ft. 7 in x 12 ft. 4...

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  3. “What's In A Name?”

    Friday, May 29 | 7 pm

    A contemporary sculptor explores material and meaning in an outdoor installation.

    Image:
    Ursula von Rydingsvard, Ogromna, 2009, Cedar and graphite, 20 ft. 7 in x 12 ft. 4...

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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, May 30 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  5. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, May 30 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, May 30 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  7. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, May 30 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, May 31 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  9. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, May 31 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, May 31 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  11. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, May 31 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 2 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 3 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 4 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 5 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  16. “The Roles of an Artist”

    Friday, June 5 | 6 pm

    When is an artist a documentarian? A preservationist? How does an artist’s role change over time? Explore these questions while considering a landscape by a popular...

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  17. “The Roles of an Artist”

    Friday, June 5 | 7 pm

    When is an artist a documentarian? A preservationist? How does an artist’s role change over time? Explore these questions while considering a landscape by a popular...

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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 6 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  19. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 6 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 6 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  21. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 6 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 7 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 7 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 7 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 7 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 9 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 10 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  28. Public Tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

    Thursday, June 11 | 12:30 pm

    How do some modern and contemporary artists challenge us, while others make us laugh or wonder? Meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk.

    Image: David Park,...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 11 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 12 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  31. “Preserving Peace”

    Friday, June 12 | 6 pm

    Martin Johnson Heade created a peaceful landscape during the Civil War. Consider how this tranquil scene relates to us today. 

    Image: Martin Johnson Heade, Salt Marsh at...

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  32. “Preserving Peace”

    Friday, June 12 | 7 pm

    Martin Johnson Heade created a peaceful landscape during the Civil War. Consider how this tranquil scene relates to us today. 

    Image: Martin Johnson Heade, Salt Marsh at...

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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 13 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  34. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 13 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 13 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 13 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 14 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  38. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 14 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 14 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  40. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 14 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 16 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 17 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 18 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 19 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  45. “Creating New Worlds”

    Friday, June 19 | 6 pm

    Depicting the unknown has been the province of artists for thousands of years. What happens when an artist creates an alternative world and the mythical creatures that live...

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  46. Third Friday Tours

    Friday, June 19 | 6:30 pm

    Mingle at the West Building wine bar before enjoying a free tour. Docents choose their favorite works of art, behind-the-scenes locations, or galleries to explore. 

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  47. “Creating New Worlds”

    Friday, June 19 | 7 pm

    Depicting the unknown has been the province of artists for thousands of years. What happens when an artist creates an alternative world and the mythical creatures that live...

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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 20 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 20 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 20 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  51. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 20 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 21 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  53. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 21 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  54. Public Tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

    Sunday, June 21 | 12:30 pm

    How do some modern and contemporary artists challenge us, while others make us laugh or wonder? Meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk.

    Image: David Park,...

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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 21 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  56. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 21 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 23 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 24 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 25 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 26 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  61. “In Context”

    Friday, June 26 | 6 pm

    An African masquerade offers an intriguing example of how learning about a work’s original context makes a difference in how we understand it. 

    Image: Nigeria, Sawfish...

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  62. “In Context”

    Friday, June 26 | 7 pm

    An African masquerade offers an intriguing example of how learning about a work’s original context makes a difference in how we understand it. 

    Image: Nigeria, Sawfish...

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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 27 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  64. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 27 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 27 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  66. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, June 27 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  67. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 28 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  68. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 28 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 28 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  70. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, June 28 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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