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  1. 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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  2. “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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  3. “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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 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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  14. Public Tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

    Thursday, August 6 | 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.

    The Patton...

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 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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  17. “City Dweller”

    Friday, August 7 | 6 pm

    An 18th-century Italian landscape gives an artist’s view of Venice. What can we gather from his depiction?

    Image: Michele Marieschi, The Grand Canal at the [Rio di] Ca’...

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  18. “City Dweller”

    Friday, August 7 | 7 pm

    An 18th-century Italian landscape gives an artist’s view of Venice. What can we gather from his depiction?

    Image: Michele Marieschi, The Grand Canal at the [Rio di] Ca’...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 8 | 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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  20. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 8 | 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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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 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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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 8 | 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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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 9 | 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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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 9 | 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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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  26. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 9 | 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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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 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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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 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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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 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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  31. “Stand up Straight”

    Friday, August 14 | 6 pm

    Consider a 19th-century French sculpture of a literary figure and what his body position communicates to today’s viewers. 

    Image: Auguste Rodin, Nude Study of Balzac ("F"...

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  32. “Stand up Straight”

    Friday, August 14 | 7 pm

    Consider a 19th-century French sculpture of a literary figure and what his body position communicates to today’s viewers. 

    Image: Auguste Rodin, Nude Study of Balzac ("F"...

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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 15 | 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, August 15 | 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, August 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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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 15 | 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, August 16 | 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, August 16 | 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. Public Tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

    Sunday, August 16 | 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.

    The Patton...

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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  41. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 16 | 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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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 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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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 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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  46. “Shaping Place”

    Friday, August 21 | 6 pm

    How does an artist capture a place? Investigate a German 19th-century landscape for some ideas. 

    Image: Max Slevogt, Landscape with Village and Mountains, 1913, oil on...

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  47. Third Friday Tours

    Friday, August 21 | 6:30 pm

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

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

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  48. “Shaping Place”

    Friday, August 21 | 7 pm

    How does an artist capture a place? Investigate a German 19th-century landscape for some ideas. 

    Image: Max Slevogt, Landscape with Village and Mountains, 1913, oil on...

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  49. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 22 | 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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  50. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 22 | 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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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 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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  52. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 22 | 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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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 23 | 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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  54. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 23 | 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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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  56. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 23 | 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, August 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 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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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 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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  61. “Luxurious Layers”

    Friday, August 28 | 6 pm

    Robert Motherwell experimented with layers throughout his career. Study one of his collages and compare with nearby paintings. 

    Image: Robert Motherwell, Royal Fireworks...

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  62. “Luxurious Layers”

    Friday, August 28 | 7 pm

    Robert Motherwell experimented with layers throughout his career. Study one of his collages and compare with nearby paintings. 

    Image: Robert Motherwell, Royal Fireworks...

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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 29 | 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, August 29 | 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, August 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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  66. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 29 | 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, August 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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  68. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 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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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 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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  70. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 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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