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  1. the Say Anything (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, September 1 | 8:30 pm - 11 pm

    Say Anything 
    (1989) Written and directed by Cameron Crowe. John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney. (100 min.) PG-13

    Underachieving aspiring kickboxing Lloyd Dobler has the...

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  2. Family Fun Saturdays: Impressionism Reinvented (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, September 2 | 10 am - 12 pm

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  3. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 2 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  4. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 2 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 2 | 1 pm - 3 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: Impressionism Reinvented

    Saturday, September 2 | 1 pm - 3 pm

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  7. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 2 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  8. An American in Paris (New Date)

    Saturday, September 2 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    An American in Paris 
    (1951) Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant. (113 min.)

    George Gershwin’s classic songs tell the story of a GI who...

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  9. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 3 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  10. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 3 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  11. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 3 | 1 pm - 3 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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  12. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 3 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  13. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, September 7 | 10:15 am - 11 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  14. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, September 7 | 11:15 am - 12 pm

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  15. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, September 7 | 1:15 pm - 2 pm

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  16. Lunch and Lecture: Artist Talk—Andrea Donnelly

    Friday, September 8 | 11 am - 12 pm

    Andrea Donnelly combines photography and hand-woven fibers in a unique process that can be viewed in her exhibition We’ve Met Before, which opened August 26. She discusses...

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  17. Opening Reception for Andrea Donnelly: We've Met Before

    Friday, September 8 | 6 pm - 9 pm

    Meet North Carolina–raised artist Andrea Donnelly in the gallery and talk with her over a glass of wine about the inspiration for her exhibition We’ve Met Before. In this...

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  18. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Friday, September 8 | 7 pm - 9 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, masks, and original live music, Paperhand’s 18th annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle for all ages,...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 9 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  20. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 9 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  21. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 9 | 1 pm - 3 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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  22. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 9 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  23. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Sold out - Saturday, September 9 | 7 pm - 9 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, masks, and original live music, Paperhand’s 18th annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle for all ages,...

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 10 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  25. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 10 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  26. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 10 | 1 pm - 3 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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  27. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 10 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  28. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents Of Wings and Feet

    Sunday, September 10 | 7 pm - 9 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, masks, and original live music, Paperhand’s 18th annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle for all ages,...

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  29. Gallery Games: A Reality Show Adventure

    Friday, September 15 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Go here to sign up for Gallery Games on October 20.

    Using our favorite reality shows as inspiration, we’ll spend time in the NCMA House with Big Brother–style challenges,...

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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 16 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  31. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 16 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  32. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 16 | 1 pm - 3 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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  33. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 16 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  34. 5th Annual The Dude Abides Party with special guest Jimmie Dale "Smokey" Gilmore

    Saturday, September 16 | 6 pm - 11:30 pm

    Jimmie Dale Gilmore, followed by outdoor screening of The Big Lebowski

    For our fifth The Dude Abides Party, we’ve invited the great Texas singer-songwriter Jimmie Dale...

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  35. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 17 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  36. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 17 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  37. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 17 | 1 pm - 3 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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  38. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Anniversaries for Lenny

    Sunday, September 17 | 2 pm - 5 pm

    Acclaimed pianist Lara Downes presents a program of Leonard Bernstein’s Anniversaries for Piano along with 20 newly commissioned Anniversaries in celebration of the...

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  39. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 17 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  40. School's Out Camp: A Natural Fit, Ages 6-10 (Sold Out)

    Canceled - Monday, September 18 | 9 am - 4:30 pm

    With falling temperatures and changing leaves, there is no better time to explore the Museum Park. Get up close and personal with nature outdoors and in the galleries. See...

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  41. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 10:15 am - 11 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  42. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 11:15 am - 12 pm

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  43. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 1:15 pm - 2 pm

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  44. Notorious (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, September 22 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    (1946) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains. (101 min.) 35mm.

    A woman’s tainted reputation as a heedless party girl makes her vulnerable...

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  45. Threads of Africa: A Celebration of Art, Nature, and People

    Saturday, September 23 | Noon - 5 pm

    Join us as we unveil the newly reinstalled African art gallery in our East Building with a daylong celebration of African art, nature, music, and culture! The Museum Park...

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  46. Angélique Kidjo with Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba

    Sold Out - Saturday, September 23 | 6:45 pm - 9 pm

    To conclude our Threads of Africa celebration and the 20th anniversary summer concert series, the NCMA presents a free concert by Angélique Kidjo, hailed by Time magazine...

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  47. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 24 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  48. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, September 24 | 1 pm - 3 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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  49. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, September 24 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  50. Final Friday in the Museum Store: Local Confections

    Friday, September 29 | 10 am - 9 pm

    Final Fridays in the Museum Store feature trunk shows, special products, author signings, and other events to celebrate the Museum Store’s unique offerings. They’re held on...

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  51. Kedi (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, September 29 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    (2016) Directed by Ceyda Toron. (79 min.) Digital.

    The street cats of Istanbul move freely between two worlds, neither wild nor tame, enriching the lives of the people...

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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 30 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  53. Teen Mixed Media Workshop: Personal Mythologies (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, September 30 | Noon - 4 pm

    Interdisciplinary artist Saba Taj leads a workshop that incorporates painting and collage to create hybrid figures and dreamlike landscapes. Drawing from patterns and...

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  54. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 30 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  55. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, September 30 | 1 pm - 3 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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  56. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, September 30 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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