1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 1 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...


  2. Dining after Dark: Audubon Returns

    Friday, March 1 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Joseph Covington, former director of education at the NCMA, brings to life the engravings of John James Audubon as fine art and as a reflection of his pioneering American...


  3. American Animals

    Friday, March 1 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    American Animals
    (2018) Directed by Bart Layton. Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan. (116 min.) R. Digital.

    The stereotype of the slick Hollywood heist flick gets stood...


  4. Park Pictures

    April 15, 2015 – December 31, 2019

    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...


  5. Within the Frame

    February 16, 2019 – July 7, 2019


  6. The Audubon Experience

    February 16, 2019 – September 15, 2019

    In this floor-to-ceiling, multisensory experience, step back in time and enter John James Audubon’s natural world. Visitors will see his famous bird illustrations come to...


  7. John James Audubon’s The Birds of America

    February 16, 2019 – December 31, 2020

    Among the treasures of the North Carolina Museum of Art is a complete set of The Birds of America by the celebrated artist and naturalist John James Audubon (1785–1851)....


  8. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, February 19 | 9 am - 5 pm

    In collaboration with the Hickory Museum of Art, the NCMA offers educators a series of mini-courses on the connections between art and science. Participants explore topics...


  9. School’s Out Camp: Raiders of the Lost Art, Ages 6-10

    Monday, February 25 | 9 am - 4:30 pm

    Discover legends from the ancient and modern worlds, decode messages revealed in art, and create works of art that tell your own stories.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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