1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Sunday, March 17 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

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  2. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, March 17 | 11:30 am

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 


  3. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 17 | 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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  4. Festivals in Ancient Egypt (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, March 17 | 2 pm

    The ancient Egyptian calendar was dotted with festivals celebrating the rebirth and rejuvenation of the cosmos, deities, kings, and the “blessed dead.” Emily Teeter,...


  5. 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...


  6. Within the Frame

    February 16, 2019 – July 7, 2019


  7. 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...


  8. 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)....


  9. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, February 19 | 9 am

    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...