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  1. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 21 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  2. Family Campout and Movie

    Saturday, April 21 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and lanterns for a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy burgers and hot dogs, an art-making activity, the family film Epic (PG),...

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  3. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 22 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  4. Wells Fargo Free Day

    Monday, April 23 | Noon

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    Enjoy a free visit to You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences on Monday, April 23, courtesy of Wells Fargo. The exhibition, in East Building, Meymandi...

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  5. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 28 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  6. ArtScene 2018

    Saturday, April 28 | 1 pm

    Join the NCMA’s Teen Arts Council for our annual teen takeover! Experience live music, spoken word, dance, and interactive art in response to the exhibition You Are Here.

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  7. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 29 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  8. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, May 3 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  9. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, May 3 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  10. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, May 3 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  11. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 5 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  12. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 6 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  13. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 12 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  14. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 13 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  15. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 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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  16. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 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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  17. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 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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  18. Night Bright Community Festival: Underwater Love

    Thursday, May 17 | 6:30 pm

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    A forgotten world at the bottom of the ocean. Featuring digitally animated projections by Austrian artist collaborative OMAi with visual artist Ursula Gullow, this...

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  19. Night Bright Community Festival: Magical Forest

    Friday, May 18 | 6:30 pm

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    A magical rainforest filled with strange fruit and improbable creatures. Featuring digitally animated projections by Austrian artist collaborative OMAi with visual...

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  20. Family Day: Light Play

    Saturday, May 19 | 10 am

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    Explore the magic of light! At this event (free, ticket required), create your own projection art using the Tagtool app, and discover light and shadow through...

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  21. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 20 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  22. Night Bright Community Festival: Space Is the Place

    Thursday, May 24 | 6:30 pm

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    Take a science fiction–themed trip to remote corners of the universe. Featuring digitally animated projections by Austrian artist collaborative OMAi with local...

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  23. Night Bright Community Festival: The Incredible Machine

    Friday, May 25 | 6:30 pm

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    A humongous steam-punk machine that can make dreams come true—if only there were a manual! Featuring digitally animated projections by Austrian artist...

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  24. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 26 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  25. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 27 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  26. Summer Camp: Artful Animals, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 4 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration...

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  27. Sit, Stay, NCMA!

    Sunday, June 10 | Noon

    Dogs and humans in nature! Get to know the Museum Park with your four-legged friend(s). The event features food trucks for dogs and humans, local vendors, music, a mobile...

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  28. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 9–11

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  29. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  30. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  31. Middle School Workshop: Express Yourself, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    What’s your story? Explore the many ways art is used to communicate...

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  32. Middle School Workshop: Nature's Allure

    Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

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

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  33. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  34. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  35. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  36. Pop-Up Art: Transparencies

    Sunday, June 24 | Noon

    Drop into Pop Up Art and enjoy free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations required.
    Explore the ways that artists in You Are Here play with light, whether...

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  37. Middle School Workshop: Threading the Needle, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Sew your own textile masterpiece. Experiment with thread, fabric,...

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  38. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

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

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  39. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 7–8 (WAITING LIST)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

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

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  40. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

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

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  41. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Discover the expressive power of printmaking. Create bold, graphic...

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  43. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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  44. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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  45. Middle School Workshop: Color Masters, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 16 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Learn the science of mixing colors through observation,...

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  46. Summer Camp: Bug's-Eye View, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 16 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  47. Summer Camp: Bug’s-Eye View, Ages 9–11

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  48. Summer Camp: Bug's-Eye View, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 16 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  49. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 6–7

    Monday, July 23 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  50. Pre-K Summer Camp: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles, Ages 4-5 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 23 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Beep! Beep! Hop aboard for an exciting week all about...

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  51. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 7–8

    Monday, July 23 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  52. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 9–11

    Monday, July 23 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  53. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 30 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  54. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 30 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  55. Middle School Workshop: #selfie, Ages 11-13

    Monday, July 30 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Explore self-portraiture in many forms with projects that highlight...

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  56. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 6–7

    Monday, July 30 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  57. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  58. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  59. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 9–11

    Monday, August 6 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  60. Pre-K Summer Camp: Animal Adventures, Ages 4-5 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Can you slither like a snake or stand like a flamingo? Then you’ll...

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  61. Middle School Workshop: A Lot to Draw From, Ages 11–13

    Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

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

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  62. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

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

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  63. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

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

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  64. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

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

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  65. Summer Camp: It’s Not Easy Being Green, Ages 6–7

    Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  66. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  67. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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