Calendar

  1. Creative Writing Workshop

    Friday, October 18 | 10 am

    Join the NCMA’s Mellon scholar in residence, Helena Feder, to explore ekphrasis, the way in which visual art is translated into written language. Participants read examples...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, October 18 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  3. Mad Love

    Friday, October 18 | 8 pm

    Mad Love

    (1935) Directed by Karl Freund. Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive. (68 min.) 35mm print from Warner Brothers Classics.

    Dr. Gogol, a brilliant surgeon...

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  4. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Tuesday, October 8 | 8 am

    This 10-hour course explores the relevance of visual literacy in the classroom and its connection to the North Carolina Essential Standards. The five modules in the course...

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  5. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Shape Up!

    Saturday, October 19 | 10:30 am

    Find shapes large and small in works of art throughout the Museum. Can you find any in surprising places?

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  6. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 19 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  7. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, October 19 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  8. Teen Screen Printing Class and Open Studio

    Saturday, October 19 | 12:30 pm

    Join master printers from Charlotte’s MacFly Fresh Printing Co. to work on your sketches and learn how to make a screen for T-shirts and posters. After a one-hour class,...

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  9. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, October 19 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, October 19 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Shape Up!

    Sunday, October 20 | 10:30 am

    Find shapes large and small in works of art throughout the Museum. Can you find any in surprising places?

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  12. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, October 20 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  13. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, October 20 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, October 20 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  15. Lecture: Bauhaus to Black Mountain—Josef and Anni Albers (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, October 20 | 2 pm

    Soon after the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Josef and Anni Albers arrived in North Carolina as refugees. Their influence at the new Black Mountain College encouraged...

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, October 22 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, October 23 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, October 24 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  19. Opening Event for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, October 24 | 7 pm

    Preview the exhibition at this special opening event. See the myths and legends surrounding Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera brought to life by paintings, photography, and...

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  20. Member Preview Day for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

    Friday, October 25 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit the exhibition before it opens to the public. Please check in at the Box Office to claim an entry ticket when you arrive (this free pass does not...

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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, October 25 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  22. Frida

    Friday, October 25 | 8 pm

    Frida

    (2002) Directed by Julie Taymor. Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush. (123 min.) 35mm print from Park Circus. R

    Dressed in colorful Tehuana outfits, from a...

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