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  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Sunday, July 1 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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, July 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, July 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. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, June 19 | 9 am

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    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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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, July 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  10. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 6 | 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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  11. Darkest Hour

    Friday, July 6 | 9 pm

    (2017) Directed by Joe Wright. Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas. (125 min.) PG-13.

    Churchill is under severe pressure to negotiate peace with Hitler, who’s...

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

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, July 7 | 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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  13. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, July 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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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Saturday, July 7 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  16. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 7 | 1 pm

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

    READ MORE

  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  18. The Post

    Saturday, July 7 | 9 pm

    (2017) Directed by Steven Spielberg. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson. (116 min.) PG-13.

    The revelation of a decades-long coverup about U.S. involvement in Vietnam...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Sunday, July 8 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  21. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  23. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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  24. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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  25. Summer Camp: Splish Splash, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Let water be your inspiration for painting with watercolors,...

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  26. Middle School Workshop: Get Inked!, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 9 | 9 am

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

    Discover the expressive power of printmaking. Create bold, graphic...

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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  30. Lake Street Dive, with Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, July 12 | 8 pm

    Lake Street Dive is back with a new album called Free Yourself Up. (It releases May 4 on the Nonesuch label.) The Boston-based quartet met as students at the New England...

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  32. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 13 | 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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  33. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Friday, July 13 | 9 pm

    (2017) Written and directed by Rian Johnson. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher. (152 min.) PG-13.

    The Star Wars universe embraces its origins, as Rey...

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  34. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, July 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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  35. Family Fun Saturdays: Printmaking Explorations

    Saturday, July 14 | 10:15 am

    Carve, cut, press, and stamp in this workshop exploring printmaking techniques. Discover new ways to make a print inspired by the Museum collection.

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  36. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Saturday, July 14 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

    READ MORE

  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  38. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 14 | 1 pm

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

    READ MORE

  39. Family Fun Saturdays: Printmaking Explorations

    Saturday, July 14 | 1 pm

    Carve, cut, press, and stamp in this workshop exploring printmaking techniques. Discover new ways to make a print inspired by the Museum collection.

    READ MORE

  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  41. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Saturday, July 14 | 6 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  42. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Saturday, July 14 | 8 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  43. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Sunday, July 15 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  45. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 15 | 1 pm

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

    READ MORE

  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  47. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Sunday, July 15 | 6 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  48. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Sunday, July 15 | 8 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  49. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Monday, July 16 | Noon

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  50. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Monday, July 16 | 2 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  51. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Monday, July 16 | 6 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  52. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Monday, July 16 | 8 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  53. Summer Camp: Bug's-Eye View, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  54. Summer Camp: Bug's-Eye View, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  55. Middle School Workshop: Color Masters, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

    Learn the science of mixing colors through observation,...

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  56. Summer Camp: Bug’s-Eye View, Ages 9–11

    Monday, July 16 | 9 am

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

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then...

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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  58. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Tuesday, July 17 | 6 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

    READ MORE

  59. Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group Presents Naba 2.0

    Tuesday, July 17 | 8 pm

    Tickets go on sale May 1 and will be sold only through the Duke University Box Office, (919) 684-4444 or americandancefestival.org.

    In the NCMA’s latest collaboration with...

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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 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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  61. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, July 18 | 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...

    READ MORE

  62. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  64. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 20 | 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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  65. Art-Immersive Yoga in You Are Here

    Saturday, July 21 | 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...

    READ MORE

  66. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, July 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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  67. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Saturday, July 21 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

    READ MORE

  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  69. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  71. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Sunday, July 22 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

    READ MORE

  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  73. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 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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  74. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  75. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 9–11

    Monday, July 23 | 9 am

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

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  76. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 7–8

    Monday, July 23 | 9 am

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

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  77. Summer Camp: Got Glue?, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 23 | 9 am

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

    Enter the world of mixed media as you work and play with paper,...

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  78. Pre-K Summer Camp: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles, Ages 4-5 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 23 | 9 am

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

    Beep! Beep! Hop aboard for an exciting week all about...

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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, July 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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  81. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, July 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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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, July 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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  83. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 27 | 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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  84. The Big Sick

    Friday, July 27 | 9 pm

    (2017) Directed by Michael Showalter. Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. (120 min.) R.

    A Pakistani-born stand-up comedian and a quirky grad student fall...

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  85. Guided Tours of the Museum Park

    Saturday, July 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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  86. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Saturday, July 28 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

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  87. Jewelry Studio Class with Sarah Tector

    Saturday, July 28 | 10:30 am

    Join Raleigh jewelry artist Sarah Tector in creating patterned bronze and sterling silver jewelry inspired by designs and motifs from the African collection. All levels are...

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  88. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  89. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, July 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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  90. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, July 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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  91. An Evening with The Mavericks

    Saturday, July 28 | 8 pm

    Led by the Miami-born “Caruso of country music,” Raul Malo, this roots-rock and country band with a Latin twist makes its second appearance at NCMA. All Music Guide calls...

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  92. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Delight Your Senses

    Sunday, July 29 | 10:30 am

    Take a tour through the Museum using all your senses.

    READ MORE

  93. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  94. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, July 29 | 1 pm

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

    READ MORE

  95. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, July 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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  96. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 30 | 9 am

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

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  97. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 30 | 9 am

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

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  98. Middle School Workshop: #selfie, Ages 11-13

    Monday, July 30 | 9 am

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

    Explore self-portraiture in many forms with projects that highlight...

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  99. Summer Camp: Up in the Clouds, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, July 30 | 9 am

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

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore...

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  100. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, July 31 | 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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