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  1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  2. The Red Turtle

    Friday, December 1 | 8 pm

    (2016) Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit. Emmanuel Garijo, Barbara Beretta, Tom Hudson. (80 min.)

     

    This luminous animated film, which earned a Special Jury Prize at...

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  3. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Saturday, December 2 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  4. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 2 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 2 | 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. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 2 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  7. The Christmas Story in Art, Words, and Music (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, December 2 | 2:30 pm

    With families in mind, Curator of European Art David Steel masterfully weaves art history with poems, literature, and soul-stirring music by the Church of the Nativity and...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Sunday, December 3 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  9. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 3 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 3 | 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 3 | 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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  12. Kanof Lecture: Transforming Metal into Spirit

    Sunday, December 3 | 2 pm

    Kanof Lecture: Transforming Metal into Spirit 
    Ubaldo Vitali, Master Metalsmith and MacArthur “Genius” Grant Recipient

    From his perspective as an internationally honored...

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  13. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 3 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 5 | 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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  15. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, December 7 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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

    Thursday, December 7 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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

    Thursday, December 7 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  18. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  19. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 6 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  20. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 7 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  21. Bespoke: Fashion and Power with Endia Beal (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, December 8 | 7 pm

    Join North Carolina–based artist Endia Beal in a discussion of fashion and power as they relate to the revolutionary Ebony Fashion Fair. Far more than a display of fabulous...

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  22. Mahogany (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, December 8 | 8 pm

    (1975) Directed by Berry Gordy. Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins. (109 min.) PG. 35mm print from UNCSA.

    A skinny gal from Chicago dreams of becoming an...

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  23. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Saturday, December 9 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  24. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  25. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  26. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 9 | 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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  27. Family Fun Saturdays: Ready to Wear (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, December 9 | 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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  28. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  29. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Sunday, December 10 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  31. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  32. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  33. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  34. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  35. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  36. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  37. Holiday Concert Featuring the Raleigh Flute Choir

    Sunday, December 10 | 3 pm

    Start your holiday season with a flourish as the Raleigh Flute Choir presents its 30th annual concert at the NCMA. Enjoy creative arrangements of holiday favorites and...

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  38. School’s Out Camp: Colors of the Season, Ages 6-10

    Monday, December 11 | 9 am

    Experience the wonders of winter through snowy landscapes in the galleries and creating your own works inspired by the sights and sounds of the season. 

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  39. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 12 | 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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  40. Holiday Family Fun Friday

    Friday, December 15 | 5:30 pm

    Enjoy a winter wonderland at NCMA filled with our favorite games and toys! Playful art-making, free treats for the kids, and a visit from Santa are just a few of the...

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  41. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  42. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Saturday, December 16 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  43. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 16 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  44. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 16 | 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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  45. Bespoke: Fashion and Power with Endia Beal (New Date)

    Saturday, December 16 | 2 pm

    Join North Carolina–based artist Endia Beal in a discussion of fashion and power as they relate to the revolutionary Ebony Fashion Fair, the focus of special exhibition ...

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  46. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 16 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  47. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Sunday, December 17 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  48. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 17 | 10:30 am

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  51. Designer Studio during Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 17 | 2 pm

    With admission to Inspiring Beauty, you gain behind-the-scenes access to designers-in-residence Katherine Diuguid and Precious Lovell as they create haute couture in the...

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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 19 | 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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  53. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 21 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  54. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 21 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  55. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 21 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  57. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 23 | 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 24 | 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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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 26 | 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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  60. Final Friday in the Museum Store: Member Exclusive

    Friday, December 29 | 10 am

    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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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  62. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Saturday, December 30 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  63. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 30 | 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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  64. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dreams

    Sunday, December 31 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take a family-friendly tour of the museum to discover magical scenes of nighttime, slumber, and dreams...

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  65. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 31 | 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.

    ... READ MORE

  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 31 | 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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