Calendar

  1. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 17 | 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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Heroes and Monsters

    Saturday, August 17 | 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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  3. Music Master Class: Nina Simone Redux, Sing a Song of Nina

    Saturday, August 17 | 10:30 am

    In partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, North Carolina Arts Council, and Come Hear North...

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  4. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, August 17 | 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 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 17 | 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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  7. Music Master Class: Nina Simone, The Life of an Icon

    Saturday, August 17 | 2 pm

    In partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, North Carolina Arts Council, and Come Hear North...

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  8. Celebrating Nina Simone featuring Lisa Simone in Concert

    Saturday, August 17 | 8 pm

    The legendary singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone was born in 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina. Last year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation designated her...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. The Collector’s Eye

    August 3, 2019 – October 6, 2019

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