1. Seeing the Light: Summer Solstice in West Building

    Sunday, June 24 | 10 am

    The natural light in West Building just got more natural. For the first time, the track lights in West Building's galleries will be turned off for the summer solstice, June...


  2. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Sunday, June 24 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.


  3. Pop-Up Art: Transparencies

    Sunday, June 24 | Noon

    Drop into Pop Up Art and enjoy free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations required.
    Explore the ways that artists in You Are Here play with light, whether...


  4. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 24 | 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  6. Park Pictures

    April 15, 2015 – December 31, 2018

    College students are invited to submit original works for our Park Pictures billboard competition. The theme of this year’s competition is “interior worlds,” in reference...


  7. Transience Emerging Artists Exhibition

    February 10, 2018 – December 2, 2018

    Painting, photography, and sculpture created by emerging artists responding to cultural fluidity and the dynamics of cultural change. Artists included in this exhibition...


  8. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, June 19 | 9 am


    The North Carolina Museum of Art offers educators a series of mini-courses on the connections between art and science. Participants explore topics through...