1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Sunday, December 8 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  2. Pop-Up Art: Festival of Lights

    Sunday, December 8 | Noon

    Celebrate the start of Hanukkah! View the Museum’s Hanukkah lamps and create your own sculptural lantern to take home.


  3. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 8 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 8 | 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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  5. Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations

    Sunday, December 8 | 2 pm

    Michele Frederick, Associate Curator of European Art, West Building, European Galleries

    Join one of our curators on the second Sunday of each month to learn about an...


  6. Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof Lecture: The Mad King of the Museum

    Sunday, December 8 | 3 pm

    Saul under the Influence of the Evil Spirit, William Story’s marble masterpiece of the deranged first king of Israel, sat forgotten in a stately English country house for...


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

    October 12, 2019 – February 2, 2020