B is for Bacchus ... and Basketball

B is for Bacchus ... and Basketball

The Bacchus group is teaming up with Hillsborough artist Larry Heyda to create a new arm for the statue. He needed a rather unusual model...

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Art in Bloom: What’s New for 2019

Art in Bloom: What’s New for 2019

What's on offer for 2019's Art in Bloom, the NCMA's annual festival of art and flowers? Communications intern Jamie Halla catches up with Laura Finan to unveil a..

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Their World Is Not Our World

Their World Is Not Our World

Two American artists explore whether man can really return nature to a primordial, wild state, or whether we risk hubris—and tragedy—in the attempt...

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Bacchus 2.0

Bacchus 2.0

Recent marble analysis of a composite sculpture of the Roman god of wine has led the NCMA to abruptly change its plans for this unusual artifact. Curator of..

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The Coming of the King

The Coming of the King

The latest major addition to the NCMA's American collection is destined to become one of the Museum's iconic works. In the first post of a three-part series,..

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O’Keeffe and the Flower Equation

O’Keeffe and the Flower Equation

The NCMA's surprising exhibition, The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art, explores the verdant legacy of artistic influence, something that's always..

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