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Introduction to Golden Mummies of Egypt
The NCMA's first exhibition featuring mummies takes visitors on a fascinating tour of a little-known era in ancient Egypt, a time when multiculturalism reigned. Curator Caroline Rocheleau explains.
Nature’s Art in the Museum Park
Our observant ranger keeps an eye on what the wildlife is up to in the Museum Park.
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Deities, Angels, and Allegories: Winged Figures of the NCMA

NCMA intern Rachel Webberman takes Circa readers on a virtual tour of winged wonders at the NCMA.

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The NCMA through Artists’ Eyes

Creativity is contagious, and the NCMA collection inspires visitors to create their own works of art. Here we share a few of our recent favorites.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Bringing Mummies to Life

With the use of CT scans and digital technology, visitors to the Golden Mummies exhibition can explore what lies beneath the surface of ancient wrappings to discover more about ancient lives.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Golden Mummies: Reckoning with Colonialism and Racism in Egyptology

Golden Mummies of Egypt brings to Raleigh an exhibition that is more than just about mummies. NCMA Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau looks at the shadow side of the show.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Introduction to Golden Mummies of Egypt

The NCMA’s first exhibition featuring mummies takes visitors on a fascinating tour of a little-known era in ancient Egypt, a time when multiculturalism reigned. Curator Caroline Rocheleau explains.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Dismembering the Past: A Provocative New Acquisition That Re-Members History

Curator Amanda Maples discusses the NCMA’s recent acquisition by renowned South African artist William Kentridge.

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Eye to Eye

Best of Circa 2020

As a challenging and spirited year draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of 2020’s most memorable posts.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Taste: A Conversation between Makers and Users

The concept of taste brings together style and value in an expression of the self.

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Arts and Exhibitions

Goldsmiths at Work

Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women is the first major exhibition to focus on the history of Senegal’s gold.

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