Calendar

  1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 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. Dining after Dark: You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, June 1 | 6:30 pm

    Jennifer Dasal, associate curator of contemporary art and host of the ArtCurious podcast, discusses the works in You Are Here. This event features a lecture followed by a...

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  3. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 2 | 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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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Saturday, June 2 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  8. Summer Camp: Artful Animals, Ages 6–7

    Monday, June 4 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration...

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  10. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, June 6 | 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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  11. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, June 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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  12. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, June 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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  13. What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, June 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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  14. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 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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  15. First Aid Kit, with Jade Bird (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, June 8 | 8 pm

    Thanks to Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit, “Swedish Folk Americana” is now an actual thing. Klara and Johanna Söderberg recall feeling like outsiders for finding 1970s...

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

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, June 9 | 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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  17. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 9 | 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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  18. Family Fun Saturdays: Terrific Trophies (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, June 9 | 10:15 am

    Get ready for Father’s Day by creating a sculptural trophy from objects that inspire you. Participants explore sculptures in the Museum for ideas. Dads and father figures...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Saturday, June 9 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  20. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 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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  21. Family Fun Saturdays: Terrific Trophies

    Saturday, June 9 | 1 pm

    Get ready for Father’s Day by creating a sculptural trophy from objects that inspire you. Participants explore sculptures in the Museum for ideas. Dads and father figures...

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  22. Lady Bird

    Saturday, June 9 | 9 pm

    (2017) Written and directed by Greta Gerwig. Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts. (94 min.) R.

    An eccentric Sacramento high schooler feuds ceaselessly with her...

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  23. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Sunday, June 10 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  24. Sit, Stay, NCMA!

    Sunday, June 10 | Noon

    Dogs and humans in nature! Get to know the Museum Park with your four-legged friend(s). The event features food trucks for dogs and humans, local vendors, dog art, agility...

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  25. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  27. Member Monday in You Are Here

    Monday, June 11 | 10 am

    Normally the NCMA is closed on Mondays, but we have set aside time for members to experience You Are Here. This special day is a benefit for members only. Guests are...

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  28. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  29. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  30. Middle School Workshop: Express Yourself, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    What’s your story? Explore the many ways art is used to communicate...

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  31. Summer Camp: Nature Unleashed, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 11 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Investigate art inspired by the world around us, and find...

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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  33. Artist Talk: Heather Gordon

    Thursday, June 14 | 6:30 pm

    Durham-based artist Heather Gordon creates installations mapping alchemical processes as patterns, exploring how the elemental reactions can serve as metaphors for personal...

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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 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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  35. Say Anything (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, June 15 | 9 pm

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

    Underachieving aspiring kickboxer Lloyd Dobler has the quirky touch...

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  36. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 16 | 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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  37. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Saturday, June 16 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  38. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 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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  39. Drawing with Sound: Heather Gordon

    Saturday, June 16 | 1 pm

    Turn up the volume—and draw with salt and sound! Artist Heather Gordon, whose work is featured in You Are Here, brings her love for visual art and science and her...

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  40. Shovels and Rope, with Son Volt

    Saturday, June 16 | 8 pm

    Shovels and Rope is the remarkable duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, partners in life as well as in music, who’ve built a national following with their signature...

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  41. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Sunday, June 17 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  42. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 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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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  44. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  45. Middle School Workshop: Nature's Allure (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Get up close and personal with nature in the Museum Park and in the...

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  46. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  47. Summer Camp: Visions of the Future, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 18 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Spend a week imagining what the future might look like as you build,...

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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  49. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, June 19 | 9 am

    TICKETS

    The North Carolina Museum of Art offers educators a series of mini-courses on the connections between art and science. Participants explore topics through...

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  50. Two-Day Immersive Workshop: Art and Environment, June 20–21

    Wednesday, June 20 | 9:30 am

    Join fellow educators at the North Carolina Museum of Art to examine the concept of environment. Using the galleries and Museum Park, educators explore how artists use the...

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

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, June 20 | 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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  52. Two-Day Immersive Workshop: Art and Environment, June 20–21

    Thursday, June 21 | 9:30 am

    Join fellow educators at the North Carolina Museum of Art to examine the concept of environment. Using the galleries and Museum Park, educators explore how artists use the...

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  53. Seeing the Light: Summer Solstice in West Building

    Thursday, June 21 | 10 am

    The natural light in West Building just got more natural. For the first time, the track lights in West Building's galleries will be turned off for the summer solstice, June...

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  54. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, June 21 | 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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  55. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, June 21 | 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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  56. What’s in the Box?: People

    Thursday, June 21 | 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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  57. Seeing the Light: Summer Solstice in West Building

    Friday, June 22 | 10 am

    The natural light in West Building just got more natural. For the first time, the track lights in West Building's galleries will be turned off for the summer solstice, June...

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  58. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 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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  59. Wonder Woman

    Friday, June 22 | 9 pm

    (2017) Directed by Patty Jenkins. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. (141 min.) PG-13.

    Diana, Amazon princess from the Isle of Themyscira, leaves her she-warrior...

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

    Saturday, June 23 | 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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  61. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 23 | 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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  62. Seeing the Light: Summer Solstice in West Building

    Saturday, June 23 | 10 am

    The natural light in West Building just got more natural. For the first time, the track lights in West Building's galleries will be turned off for the summer solstice, June...

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  63. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Saturday, June 23 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

    READ MORE

  64. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 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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  65. Mandolin Orange, with Charlie Parr (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, June 23 | 8 pm

    We welcome back Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, who form the Chapel Hill–based folk duo Mandolin Orange. Duluth, Minnesota–based singer-songwriter and guitarist Charlie...

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  66. Seeing the Light: Summer Solstice in West Building

    Sunday, June 24 | 10 am

    The natural light in West Building just got more natural. For the first time, the track lights in West Building's galleries will be turned off for the summer solstice, June...

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  67. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Sunday, June 24 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

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  68. Pop-Up Art: Transparencies

    Sunday, June 24 | Noon

    Drop into Pop Up Art and enjoy free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations required.
    Explore the ways that artists in You Are Here play with light, whether...

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  69. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 24 | 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, June 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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  71. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions...

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  72. Weeklong Teen Studio Intensive (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Monday, June 25 | 1 pm

    Connecting You Are Here’s themes of immersive experiences and new media with experimental approaches to drawing and collage, teaching artist Jolie Day incorporates...

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  73. Middle School Workshop: Threading the Needle, Ages 11–13

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Sew your own textile masterpiece. Experiment with thread, fabric,...

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  74. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 7–8

    Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions...

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  75. Summer Camp: Ancient Empires, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, June 25 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for Dual/Family-level members and above and February 27 for nonmembers.

    Travel back to Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times through excursions...

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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  77. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 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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  78. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 30 | 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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  79. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Verses and Rhymes

    Saturday, June 30 | 10:30 am

    Write and build poems using art as your inspiration on this interactive tour.

    READ MORE

  80. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 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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