Calendar

  1. Family Fun Saturdays: Foil Embossing

    Saturday, January 20 | 10 am

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  2. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 20 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  3. Family Fun Saturdays: Foil Embossing

    Saturday, January 20 | 1 pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 21 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  5. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Saturday, January 27 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  6. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art Detectives

    Sunday, January 28 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Look up close and untangle clues to find the hidden story in works of art. This family-friendly Museum...

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  7. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  8. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  9. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 3 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 4 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 10 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 11 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  14. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  15. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  16. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  17. Spoons and Toons Cartooning Workshop and Cereal Bar

    Saturday, February 17 | 9 am

    Start your Family Day with a cereal bar and workshop with area cartoonists. Local talent Paul Friedrich (Onion Head Monster), Trevor Van Meter (HeyTVM) and Lisa Quinn (...

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  18. Family Day: Around the World

    Saturday, February 17 | 10 am

    Calling all globetrotters: discover art from our big, beautiful world right here at the NCMA! Enjoy hands-on art activities, stories from far-away places, scavenger hunts...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 18 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  21. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 25 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  22. School’s Out Camp: Lions and Tigers and Bears. OH MY!, Ages 6-10

    Monday, March 12 | 9 am

    Come explore all the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from all our favorite animals, from the cuddly to the fierce. Join us as we make art that is all...

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  23. Art in Bloom Scavenger Hunt

    Saturday, March 24 | 9 am

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required.

    Pick up a family-friendly scavenger hunt card at the Information Desk in West Building, and follow the clues to...

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  24. Art in Bloom Scavenger Hunt

    Sunday, March 25 | 9 am

    Free with Art in Bloom admission. No reservations required.

    Pick up a family-friendly scavenger hunt card at the Information Desk in West Building, and follow the clues to...

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  25. School’s Out Camp: Mixing the Media, Ages 6-10

    Monday, April 2 | 9 am

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries and Park, and try them out in your own creations.

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

    Monday, June 4 | 9 am

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

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

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

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

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

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find inspiration from the most exciting...

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  28. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 7–8

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

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

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find inspiration from the most exciting...

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

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

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

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

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

    Monday, June 11 | 9 am

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

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find inspiration from the most exciting...

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  31. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 9–11

    Monday, June 18 | 9 am

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

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build, paint, and create your own...

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  32. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 7–8

    Monday, June 18 | 9 am

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

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build, paint, and create your own...

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  33. Middle School Workshop: Nature’s Allure, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 18 | 9 am

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

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

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  34. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 18 | 9 am

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

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build, paint, and create your own...

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  35. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 7–8

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

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

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

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  36. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 9–11

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

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

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

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

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

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

    Sew your own textile masterpiece. Experiment with thread, fabric, and fiber materials to...

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  38. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

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

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

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  39. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 7–8

    Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors, imagining undersea creatures, and...

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  40. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 9–11

    Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors, imagining undersea creatures, and...

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  41. Middle School Workshop: Get Inked!, Ages 11–13

    Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

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

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  42. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 6–7

    Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors, imagining undersea creatures, and...

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  43. Middle School Workshop: Color Masters, Ages 11–13

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

    Learn the science of mixing colors through observation, experimentation, and hands-on painting...

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  44. Summer Camp: Bug’s-Eye View, Ages 6–7

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

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

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  45. Summer Camp: Bug’s-Eye View, Ages 7–8

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

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

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

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

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

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