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  1. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  2. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  3. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 1 | 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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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 1 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 2 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  6. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  7. Bombshell

    Friday, February 2 | 8 pm

    (1933) Directed by Victor Fleming. Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan. (86 min.) DVD.

    A dizzy blonde movie queen’s life is spinning out of control. Besieged by the “pack...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 3 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 3 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 3 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 3 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 4 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 4 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  14. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 4 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 4 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 6 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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

    Tuesday, February 6 | 8 am

    This five-week self-paced course explores visual literacy in the classroom and its connection to the North Carolina Essential Standards. The course includes weekly...

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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 7 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 8 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  20. Champagne + Chocolate (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, February 8 | 7 pm

    Enjoy a chocolate tasting featuring confections from local and exotic destinations. Travel between stations to compare bouquet, mouthfeel, and acidity, just as you might in...

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  21. Lunch and Lecture: Frans Hals in America, Past and Present (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, February 9 | 11 am

    Sharing research from a recent senior fellowship at the Frick Collection’s Center for the History of Collecting in America, curator Dennis Weller provides insights into the...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 9 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  23. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  24. Stand-In

    Friday, February 9 | 8 pm

    (1937) Directed by Tay Garnett. Leslie Howard, Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart. (91 min.) 35mm from UNCSA.

    Atterbury Dodd is a stuffy New York banker, sent to Hollywood...

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  25. Drawing the Line on Art (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 10 | 10 am

    This intensive drawing workshop is taught by Michael Bramwell, professional artist and graduate of UNC–Chapel Hill. Participants learn nontraditional approaches to process...

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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 10 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 10 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 10 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 10 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 11 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 11 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  32. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 11 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 11 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  34. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Duchamp/McKenzie Duo (Flute and Piano)

    Sunday, February 11 | 2 pm

    Master flutist Nicolas Duchamp and Wilmington-based pianist Barbara McKenzie present music from the founders of the Paris Conservatory French school of flute playing and...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 13 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 14 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  37. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, February 14 | 5 pm

    Valentine’s in Iris includes a champagne upon arrival, a four-course prix fixe menu, romantic music provided by Ed Stephenson, and gallery guides directing you to...

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  38. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 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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  39. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 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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  40. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, February 15 | 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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  41. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 15 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 16 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  44. Bowfinger

    Friday, February 16 | 8 pm

    Bobby Bowfinger is a bottom-feeding producer with a sure-fire alien invasion script called “Chubby Rain” but no cash and no star. Perhaps, if he follows action hero Kit...

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  45. Spoons and Toons Cartooning Workshop and Cereal Bar (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 17 | 9 am

    Start your Family Day with a cereal bar and workshop with area cartoonists. Local talent Paul Friedrich (Onion Head Monster), Trevor Van Meter (HeyTVM) and Lisa Quinn (...

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  46. Family Day: Around the World

    Saturday, February 17 | 10 am

    Calling all globetrotters: discover art from our big, beautiful world right here at the NCMA! Enjoy hands-on art activities, stories from far-away places, scavenger hunts...

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  47. Museum Store Tentless Tent Sale

    Saturday, February 17 | 10 am

    Shop the first Tentless Tent Sale at the Museum Store! Explore drastically reduced items in the main Museum Store, West Building, February 17–18, including deep discounts...

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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 17 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 17 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 17 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  51. Museum Store Tentless Tent Sale

    Sunday, February 18 | 10 am

    Shop the first Tentless Tent Sale at the Museum Store! Explore drastically reduced items in the main Museum Store, West Building, February 17–18, including deep discounts...

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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 18 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 18 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  54. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 18 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 18 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 20 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 21 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 22 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  59. Salsa, African Style (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, February 22 | 7 pm

    Salsa rhythms have been around for hundreds of years and can be traced to east and west Africa. Band leader Massama Dogo leads a discussion of the origins of salsa culture...

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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 23 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  62. Columbus

    Friday, February 23 | 8 pm

    (2017) Directed by Kogonada. John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey. (100 min.) DCP.

    A soft-spoken tale of two strangers making an unlikely connection in Columbus,...

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  63. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Saturday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  64. EdCamp NCMA

    Saturday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    Collaborate and connect through an “unconference” approach to professional development. Participants create, lead, and attend participant-driven sessions on arts...

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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 24 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  66. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 24 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  67. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 24 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  68. I ♥ Purim: Hula and Hora

    Saturday, February 24 | 7 pm

    Drift away in the spirit of the Hawaiian islands and celebrate Purim luau-style. Hula and hora the night away with music, dancing, tropical hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and...

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  69. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Black History!

    Sunday, February 25 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    February is Black History Month. Celebrate Black and African-American artists and stories in the Museum...

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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 25 | 11:30 am

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  71. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 25 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 25 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 27 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  74. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 28 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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