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  1. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 1 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 1 | 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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  3. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 1 | 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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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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. School’s Out Camp: Mixing the Media, Ages 6-10 (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Monday, April 2 | 9 am

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries and Park, and try them out in your own creations.

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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, April 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, April 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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  8. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 5 | 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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  9. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 5 | 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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  10. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, April 5 | 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, April 5 | 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. Member Preview Day for You Are Here

    Friday, April 6 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit You Are Here before it opens to the public.
    Please be prepared to show your membership card.

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, April 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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  14. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 6 | 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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  15. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 7 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  16. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 7 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 7 | 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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  18. Pop-Up Art: Catch the Light

    Saturday, April 7 | Noon

    Celebrate the opening of You Are Here with a hands-on art-making experience. Design and construct a contemporary light catcher to take home with you. No exhibition ticket...

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  19. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 7 | 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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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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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  21. You Are Here Opening Party and Silent Disco (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 7 | 8 pm

    What do you get when you flip a party on its head? Up is down, and the disco is silent. Join us for a party as unusual as the art in You Are Here

    The party starts before...

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  22. You Are Here All-Nighter

    Sunday, April 8 | 12 am

    Pull an all-nighter! After the You Are Here opening party, enjoy esoteric art making, music, and entertainment—plus exhibition access all night!

    Ticketed in two-hour...

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  23. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 8 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 8 | 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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  25. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 8 | 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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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  27. Artist Talk: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

    Sunday, April 8 | 1:30 pm

    This event is sold out but overflow seating is available adjacent to the auditorium with a live video feed in Studio 1. Ten minutes prior to the program, empty auditorium...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, April 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, April 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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  30. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, April 11 | 5:30 pm

    Experience yoga in Anila Quayyum Agha’s Intersections gallery within the exhibition You Are Here. Bring a mat and small towel, and dress comfortably. Space is limited. All...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, April 12 | 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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  32. Opening Reception: Leading with Landscape IV Conference

    Thursday, April 12 | 6 pm

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    Join the Cultural Landscape Foundation on Thursday evening before its Leading with Landscape conference for a reception to mingle with conference speakers and...

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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, April 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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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 13 | 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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  35. Passport to Pimlico

    Friday, April 13 | 8 pm

    (1949) Directed by Henry Cornelius. Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford, Hermione Baddeley. (84 min.) DCP.

    When a prank unearths a parchment confirming a street in...

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  36. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 14 | 8:45 am

    Experience yoga in Anila Quayyum Agha’s Intersections gallery within the exhibition You Are Here. Bring a mat and small towel, and dress comfortably. Space is limited. All...

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  37. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 14 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  38. Still-Life Painting with Alia El-Bermani (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 14 | 10 am

    Inspired by Northern European still-life painting in the Museum’s collection, students create images of natural forms using graphite and gouache. Alia El-Bermani is an...

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  39. Family Fun Saturdays: Self-Portrait Collage

    Saturday, April 14 | 10:15 am

    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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  40. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 14 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  41. Avant Brunch (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 14 | 11 am

    Start your weekend with the unexpected. Mix and mingle over cocktails and brunch bites in a casual setting, followed by a presentation by Linda Dougherty, chief curator and...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 14 | 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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  43. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 14 | 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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  44. Family Fun Saturdays: Self-Portrait Collage

    Saturday, April 14 | 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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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  46. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 2 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  47. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 3 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  48. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 4 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  49. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 15 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 15 | 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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  51. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 15 | 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, April 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, April 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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  55. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 19 | 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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  56. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 19 | 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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  57. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 19 | 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, April 19 | 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. “Art Heals” Poetry Slam

    Thursday, April 19 | 6:30 pm

    Experience talented poetry slammers delivering poetic protests and words of healing. Works from the Museum’s collection serve as a backdrop for their stirring performances....

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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, April 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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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 20 | 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. Bend It Like Beckham

    Friday, April 20 | 8 pm

    (2002) Written and directed by Gurinder Chadha. Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers. (112 min.) PG-13. DVD.

    Jess challenges her conservative Sikh...

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  63. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 21 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  64. Educator Workshop on You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 21 | 10:15 am

    Inspired by the immersive art of You Are Here, consider how you can design experiences for students encouraging problem solving and ingenuity. Open to educators from all...

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  65. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 21 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 21 | 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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  67. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 21 | 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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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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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  69. Family Campout and Movie

    Saturday, April 21 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and lanterns for a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy burgers and hot dogs, an art-making activity, the family film Epic (PG),...

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  70. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 22 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 22 | 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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  72. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 22 | 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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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 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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  74. Wells Fargo Free Day

    Monday, April 23 | Noon

    TICKETS

    Enjoy a free visit to You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences on Monday, April 23, courtesy of Wells Fargo. The exhibition, in East Building, Meymandi...

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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, April 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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, April 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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  77. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, April 25 | 5:30 pm

    Experience yoga within the exhibition You Are Here. Bring a mat and small towel, and dress comfortably. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.

    Please fill out and...

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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, April 26 | 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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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, April 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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  80. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 27 | 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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  81. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 28 | 8:45 am

    Experience yoga within the exhibition You Are Here. Bring a mat and small towel, and dress comfortably. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.

    Please fill out and...

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  82. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, April 28 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Meet your guide at the café tables near the...

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  83. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Saturday, April 28 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  84. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 28 | 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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  85. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 28 | 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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  86. ArtScene 2018

    Saturday, April 28 | 1 pm

    Join the NCMA’s Teen Arts Council for our annual teen takeover! Experience live music, spoken word, dance, and interactive art in response to the exhibition You Are Here.

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  87. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, April 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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  88. Family-Friendly Tours: Big, Beautiful World

    Sunday, April 29 | 10:30 am

    No reservations necessary. Tours last 30 minutes and are first come, first served. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Discover all the places you can go! Take a look...

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  89. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 29 | 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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  90. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 29 | 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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  91. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, April 29 | 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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