Calendar

  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Saturday, April 29 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a...

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  2. ArtScene 2017: Zoned Out

    Saturday, April 29 | 1 pm

    Join teens from across the state at our annual spring teen event! Learn, play, socialize, and create in a variety of interactive experiences planned by the NCMA’s Teen Arts...

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  3. Spring Family Campout

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 29 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent and spend a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy lawn games, burgers and hot dogs, art-making activities, Disney's Zootopia (PG), and a glow walk in...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Color My World

    Sunday, April 30 | 10:30 am

    Discover bright and beautiful colors all around you in art from around the globe. 

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a...

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  5. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, May 4 | 10:15 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  6. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, May 4 | 11:15 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  7. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, May 4 | 1:15 pm

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Saturday, May 6 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  9. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Sunday, May 7 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  10. Pop-Up Art: Sculptures

    Sunday, May 7 | Noon

    Make a work of art that’s big, red, and shiny, inspired by Mark di Suvero’s sculptures in the Museum Park.

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Saturday, May 13 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Sunday, May 14 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  13. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 18 | 10:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  14. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 18 | 11:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  15. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 18 | 1:15 pm

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  16. Family Fun Saturdays: Black-Figure Puppetry

    Saturday, May 20 | 10 am

    Make your own myth! Bring to life two-dimensional puppets inspired by tales of heroes, gods, and goddesses in classical poetry.

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for...

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Saturday, May 20 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  18. Teen Design Workshop: DIY Cartography

    Saturday, May 20 | Noon

    Join designer/artist/educator Tania Allen for a workshop in experimental map making. Using the Museum Park as a site for reflection, interaction, and collaboration,...

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  19. Family Fun Saturdays: Black-Figure Puppetry

    Saturday, May 20 | 1 pm

    Make your own myth! Bring to life two-dimensional puppets inspired by tales of heroes, gods, and goddesses in classical poetry.

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for...

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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Sunday, May 21 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  21. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Saturday, May 27 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  22. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Bon Voyage!

    Sunday, May 28 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the places art can take you as you travel the world without leaving the Museum walls. 

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

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  23. Family Renaissance Fair

    Sunday, June 4 | Noon

    Step back in time and visit Venice for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations, and art-making for the whole family! Princesses and kings,...

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  24. Summer Camp: My Pet Project, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 5 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from our favorite animals,...

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  25. Summer Camp: My Pet Project, Ages 8–9

    Monday, June 5 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from our favorite animals,...

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  26. Middle School Workshop: A Story to Tell, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Tell your story in your own way. Explore the many ways art is used to communicate ideas and...

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  27. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  28. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  29. Summer Camp: A Splash of Nature, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 12 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    See the sights this summer, from landscapes in the galleries to walks in the Park, and...

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  30. Middle School Workshop: A Week with Nature, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Get up close and personal with nature in the Museum Park and in the galleries. See how...

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  31. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  32. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  33. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 19 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful...

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  34. Middle School Workshop: Ready. Set. Draw., Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Do you keep a sketchbook or always find yourself doodling? Come and find endless inspiration...

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  35. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 10–11

    Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  36. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  37. Summer Camp: Ancient Wonders, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 26 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions in the galleries and...

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  38. Summer Camp: Water World, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 10 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art. Watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things...

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  39. Summer Camp: Water World, Ages 10–11

    Monday, July 10 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art. Watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things...

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  40. Middle School Workshop: Get Your Stitch On, Ages 11–13

    Monday, July 10 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Sew a textile masterpiece or design your own stuffed animal. Experiment with thread, fabric,...

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  41. Summer Camp: Water World, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 10 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art. Watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things...

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  42. Summer Camp: Mix It Up, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, July 17 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries...

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  43. Summer Camp: Mix It Up, Ages 10–11

    Monday, July 17 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries...

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  44. Summer Camp: Mix It Up, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, July 17 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries...

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  45. Middle School Workshop: A Blank Canvas, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    Waiting list - Monday, July 17 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    You will discover a never-ending supply of inspiration in our collection. Then you’ll use...

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  46. Pre-K Summer Camp: Animal Adventures, July 24-28, Ages 4-5

    Monday, July 24 | 9 am

    Can you slither like a snake or stand like a flamingo? Then you’ll love this week of wild and wonderful animals from around the globe.

    Download the Summer Camp Health Form...

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  47. Summer Camp: Color Your World, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, July 24 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Experience painting like never before as you discover the ins and outs of mixing colors and...

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  48. Summer Camp: Color Your World, Ages 10–11

    Monday, July 24 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Experience painting like never before as you discover the ins and outs of mixing colors and...

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  49. Summer Camp: Color Your World, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 24 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Experience painting like never before as you discover the ins and outs of mixing colors and...

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  50. Middle School Workshop: Disconnect to Reconnect, Ages 11–13

    Monday, July 31 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Power down and take some time to find out who you are and what makes you special through a...

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  51. Summer Camp: Up in the Air, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, July 31 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own art, from...

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  52. Summer Camp: Up in the Air, Ages 8–9

    Monday, July 31 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own art, from...

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  53. Summer Camp: Up in the Air, Ages 10–11

    Monday, July 31 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own art, from...

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  54. Summer Camp: Art Bots, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    Waiting list - Monday, August 7 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Do you love robots? Then you’ll love this week of building, drawing, and painting your...

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  55. Pre-K Summer Camp: Weather World, August 7-11, Ages 4-5

    Monday, August 7 | 9 am

    From rainbows and clouds to sunshine and snow—come explore the weather that’s all around us.

    Download the Summer Camp Health Form and Suggested Items Checklist.

    ...

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  56. Summer Camp: Art Bots, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, August 7 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Do you love robots? Then you’ll love this week of building, drawing, and painting your...

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  57. Summer Camp: Art Bots, Ages 10–11

    Monday, August 7 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Do you love robots? Then you’ll love this week of building, drawing, and painting your...

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  58. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 8–9

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Come explore the universe! We’ll create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll...

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  59. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Come explore the universe! We’ll create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll...

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  60. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 10–11

    Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Come explore the universe! We’ll create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll...

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  61. Middle School Workshop: Get Inked!, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    Waiting list - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Discover the expressive power of printmaking. Create bold, graphic images using traditional...

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  62. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 10–11

    Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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  63. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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  64. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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