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  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  3. “In the Neighborhood”

    Friday, July 3 | 6 pm

    Get a glimpse of everyday life in 19th-century America through a genre scene by Thomas Hicks. 

    Image: Thomas Hicks, The Musicale, Barber Shop, Trenton Falls, New York,...

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  4. “In the Neighborhood”

    Friday, July 3 | 7 pm

    Get a glimpse of everyday life in 19th-century America through a genre scene by Thomas Hicks. 

    Image: Thomas Hicks, The Musicale, Barber Shop, Trenton Falls, New York,...

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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 4 | 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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  6. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 4 | 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  8. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 4 | 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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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 5 | 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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  10. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 5 | 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 5 | 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 8 | 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. Public Tour of Field Guide: James Prosek’s Un/Natural World

    Thursday, July 9 | 12:30 pm

    See how art, natural history, and an artist’s ideas intersect. Meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk.

    Image: James Prosek, Eel Impressions, 2014,...

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  18. “A Sense of Balance”

    Friday, July 10 | 6 pm

    Successful sculptures achieve balance and visual interest. Decide whether you see these qualities in a 20th-century American sculpture.

    Joel Shapiro, Untitled, 1989–90,...

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  19. “A Sense of Balance”

    Friday, July 10 | 7 pm

    Successful sculptures achieve balance and visual interest. Decide whether you see these qualities in a 20th-century American sculpture.

    Joel Shapiro, Untitled, 1989–90,...

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 11 | 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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  21. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 11 | 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  23. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 11 | 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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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 12 | 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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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 12 | 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 12 | 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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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 15 | 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

    Thursday, July 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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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  32. “Creating Space”

    Friday, July 17 | 6 pm

    Jackie Ferrara’s wooden sculpture A201 Ribat recalls ancient architecture. Explore the modern spaces she creates. 

    Image: Jackie Ferrara, A201 Ribat, 1979, pine, H. 86 x...

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  33. Third Friday Tours

    Friday, July 17 | 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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  34. “Creating Space”

    Friday, July 17 | 7 pm

    Jackie Ferrara’s wooden sculpture A201 Ribat recalls ancient architecture. Explore the modern spaces she creates. 

    Image: Jackie Ferrara, A201 Ribat, 1979, pine, H. 86 x...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 18 | 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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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 18 | 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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  37. Public Tour of Field Guide: James Prosek’s Un/Natural World

    Saturday, July 18 | 12:30 pm

    See how art, natural history, and an artist’s ideas intersect. Meet your docent at the East Building Information Desk.

    Image: James Prosek, Eel Impressions, 2014,...

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  38. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  39. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 18 | 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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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 19 | 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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  41. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 19 | 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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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  43. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 19 | 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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 22 | 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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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  48. “Now and Then”

    Friday, July 24 | 6 pm

    How does an artist’s style change over time? Examine an earlier work by Frank Stella in comparison to later works in The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina.

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  49. “Now and Then”

    Friday, July 24 | 7 pm

    How does an artist’s style change over time? Examine an earlier work by Frank Stella in comparison to later works in The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina.

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 25 | 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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  51. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 25 | 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  53. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, July 25 | 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 26 | 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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  55. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 26 | 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  57. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, July 26 | 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  62. “Material Matters”

    Friday, July 31 | 6 pm

    Unconventional materials are a hallmark of contemporary artist Donald Sultan. See how the artist uses Butyl rubber, acrylic, and Masonite in his work. 

    Image: Donald...

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  63. “Material Matters”

    Friday, July 31 | 7 pm

    Unconventional materials are a hallmark of contemporary artist Donald Sultan. See how the artist uses Butyl rubber, acrylic, and Masonite in his work. 

    Image: Donald...

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  64. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 1 | 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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  65. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 1 | 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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  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 1 | 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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  67. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 1 | 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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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 2 | 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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  69. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 2 | 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  71. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 2 | 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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