1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Shape Up!

    Sunday, October 13 | 10:30 am

    Find shapes large and small in works of art throughout the Museum. Can you find any in surprising places?


  2. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, October 13 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.


  3. Pop-Up Art: Express-ionism Yourself

    Sunday, October 13 | Noon

    Free art-making activities for all ages; no reservations needed.

    Bold, bright, and bombastic: create wearable art inspired by the techniques and colors of Gerhard...


  4. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, October 13 | 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, October 13 | 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. Friends of Greek Art Lecture: Investigating Monuments from Mycenae, Greece

    Sunday, October 13 | 2 pm

    New technologies are being used to understand the construction methods of monuments of ancient Greece. Discover how Professor Nicholas Blackwell, Indiana University, uses...


  7. 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...


  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. 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. Learn more...


  10. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Tuesday, October 8 | 8 am

    This 10-hour course explores the relevance of visual literacy in the classroom and its connection to the North Carolina Essential Standards. The five modules in the course...


  11. Scott Avett: I N V I S I B L E

    October 12, 2019 – February 2, 2020