Calendar

  1. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 10 | 9:30 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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  2. Family Fun Saturdays: Printmaking Explorations

    Saturday, August 10 | 10:15 am

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  3. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Heroes and Monsters

    Saturday, August 10 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Uncover good, evil, and even unreal characters in art from our world and mythological realms.

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  4. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, August 10 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 10 | 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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  6. Family Fun Saturdays: Printmaking Explorations

    Saturday, August 10 | 1 pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 10 | 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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  8. Beyond Sight Tours

    Saturday, August 10 | 2 pm

    This tour, designed for teens and adults who are blind or have low vision, explores the Museum’s permanent collection through audio description, tactile experiences, and...

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  9. The Dude Abides Movie Party with The Big Lebowski

    Saturday, August 10 | 6 pm

    “Careful, man, there’s a beverage here!” The celebration is back with costume contest, trivia, nihilists, and the Folgers can. Activities from 6 pm to 8 pm; movie begins at...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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)....

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  13. Student Exhibition: Teens, Inspired: Home

    June 15, 2019 – January 3, 2020

    This juried exhibition features work by high school students from across the state who used the Museum’s collection to inspire original poems and works of art. Visit the...

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  14. The Collector’s Eye

    August 3, 2019 – October 6, 2019

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