Calendar

  1. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, May 3 | 10:15 am - 11:00am

    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, May 3 | 11:15 am - 12:00pm

    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, May 3 | 1:15 pm - 2:00pm

    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. Sensory Art Feast and Strolling Supper

    Thursday, May 3 | 6:30 pm - 9:30pm

    Experience food, light, scent, sound, and color while visiting several of the galleries in You Are Here. Inspired cuisine and beverages enhance the art-viewing experience....

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  5. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 4 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  6. The Love Punch

    Friday, May 4 | 8 pm - 11:00pm

    (2013) Written and directed by Joel Hopkins. Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie. (94 min.) DVD.

    When a financial shark gobbles the retirement funds...

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  7. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 5 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  8. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 5 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  9. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 6 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 6 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, May 9 | 5:30 pm - 6:30pm

    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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  12. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 11 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  13. Lost in Paris

    Friday, May 11 | 8 pm - 11:00pm

    (2016) Written, directed by, and starring Fiona Gordon and Dominique Abel, with Emmanuelle Riva. (83 min.) DCP.

    A Canadian librarian embarks on a long-dreamed-of trip to...

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

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, May 12 | 8:45 am - 9:45am

    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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  15. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 12 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  16. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 12 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  17. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Live Music Soiree and A Late Quartet (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, May 12 | 6:15 pm - 9:30pm

    The NCMA and Chamber Music Raleigh present a special movie-music combo: a performance by Oak City String Quartet followed by the film A Late Quartet, starring Philip...

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  18. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 13 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  19. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 13 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  20. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Symphony Winds

    Sunday, May 13 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    The woodwind quintet Symphony Winds performs the music of Czech composer Leoš Janáček and North Carolina composer Charles Delaney. Called “a hidden treasure” by Indy Week,...

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  21. Light Bright Adult Workshop (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Tuesday, May 15 | 7 pm - 9:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

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  22. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Tuesday, May 15 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  23. Light Bright Adult Workshop (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, May 16 | 7 pm - 9:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

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  24. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Wednesday, May 16 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  25. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 10:15 am - 11:00am

    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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  26. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 11:15 am - 12:00pm

    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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  27. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, May 17 | 1:15 pm - 2:00pm

    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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  28. Night Bright Community Festival: Underwater Love (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Thursday, May 17 | 6:30 pm - 11:00pm

    Due to expected inclement weather, this event has been canceled. We invite you to attend the Thursday, May 24, and Friday, May 25, Night Bright community festivals.

    A...

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  29. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 18 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  30. Night Bright Community Festival: Magical Forest (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, May 18 | 6:30 pm - 11:00pm

    Due to expected inclement weather, this event has been canceled. We invite you to attend the Thursday, May 24, and Friday, May 25, Night Bright community festivals.

    A...

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  31. Family Day: Light Play

    Saturday, May 19 | 10 am - 4:00pm

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    Explore the magic of light! At this event (free, ticket required), create your own projection art using the Tagtool app, and discover light and shadow through...

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  32. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 19 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi (Weather Permitting)

    Saturday, May 19 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  34. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 20 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  35. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 20 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  36. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: North Carolina Viol Consort

    Sunday, May 20 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    The viol da gamba resembles a violin, sounds like a viola, and is played like a cello. Viol consorts are traditionally early music chamber ensembles that feature the viol...

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  37. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi (Weather Permitting)

    Sunday, May 20 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  38. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi (Weather Permitting)

    Monday, May 21 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  39. Light Bright Adult Workshop

    Tuesday, May 22 | 7 pm - 9:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

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  40. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi with Tagtool Sessions (Weather Permitting)

    Tuesday, May 22 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, May 23 | 5:30 pm - 6:30pm

    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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  42. Light Bright Adult Workshop

    Wednesday, May 23 | 7 pm - 9:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

    READ MORE

  43. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi with Tagtool Sessions (Weather Permitting)

    Wednesday, May 23 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

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  44. Night Bright Community Festival: Magical Forest / Space Is the Place

    Thursday, May 24 | 6:30 pm - 11:00pm

    TICKETS

    Start the night in a magical rainforest filled with strange fruit and improbable creatures. Featuring digitally animated projections by Austrian artist...

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  45. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 25 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  46. Night Bright Community Festival: Underwater Love / The Incredible Machine (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, May 25 | 6:30 pm - 11:00pm

    TICKETS

    Imagine a humongous steam-punk machine that can make dreams come true and a forgotten world at the bottom of the ocean—coming together for one night! Featuring...

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

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, May 26 | 8:45 am - 9:45am

    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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  48. Light Bright Teen Workshop

    Saturday, May 26 | 10 am - 12:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

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  49. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Saturday, May 26 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

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  50. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 26 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  51. Light Bright Teen Workshop

    Saturday, May 26 | 2 pm - 4:00pm

    Led by OMAi artists, participants paint with light, create animated graffiti, or tell improvised stories using the Tagtool app. Bring an iPad loaded with the Tagtool app...

    READ MORE

  52. Digital Graffiti Projections by OMAi with Tagtool Sessions (Weather Permitting)

    Saturday, May 26 | 9 pm - 11:00pm

    Along with the short-term residency of Austrian artist collective OMAi, the Museum is hosting a temporary installation of their large-scale projections outside. Enjoy a...

    READ MORE

  53. Family-Friendly Tours: Rainbow of Color

    Sunday, May 27 | 10:30 am - 11:30am

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

    From red to violet and everything in between,...

    READ MORE

  54. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 27 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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