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Talent Within: Michael Klauke
Artists on staff at the NCMA are featured in Talent Within, the first show of its kind at the Museum. Here they share their inspirations and love of the permanent collection with Circa readers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best of Circa 2020
As a challenging and spirited year draws to a close, weâ€™re looking back at some of 2020â€™s most memorable posts.
Taste: A Conversation between Makers and Users
The concept of taste brings together style and value in an expression of the self.