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  1. Father John Misty with special guest Jenny Lewis (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, August 1 | 8 pm

    In 2012, following a stint with indie folk rockers Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman released the album Fear Fun—his eighth solo album but the first under the name Father John...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 3 | 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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  8. A Special Evening with Kishi Bashi and Jake Shimabukuro

    Friday, August 3 | 7:30 pm

    How often does a classical violinist win accolades for also sounding “synthtastic?” Seattle-born Kaoru Ishibashi ranks among the few. After studying film scoring at Berklee...

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  9. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 4 | 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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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 4 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  11. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 4 | 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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  12. Paris Combo

    Saturday, August 4 | 8 pm

    We rarely pass up an opportunity to present the brilliant and irresistible French ensemble Paris Combo. Their visits to the U.S. are infrequent, and we’ve been fortunate to...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 5 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  14. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 5 | 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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  15. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

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

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  16. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

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

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  17. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

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

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting...

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  18. Pre-K Summer Camp: Animal Adventures, Ages 4-5 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 6 | 9 am

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

    Can you slither like a snake or stand like a flamingo? Then you’ll...

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  19. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, August 9 | 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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  20. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, August 9 | 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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  21. What’s in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, August 9 | 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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  22. Back to School for Teachers: The Art of Our Time

    Thursday, August 9 | 3:30 pm

    Teachers, learn more about the new displays in the Modern and Contemporary galleries and consult with a Museum educator about ideas for using the collection in your...

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  23. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 10 | 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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  24. Night of the Living Dead

    Friday, August 10 | 9 pm

    (1968) Written and directed by George Romero. Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman. (96 min.) NR.

    Half a century ago, George Romero put flesh-eating zombies on the...

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  25. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 11 | 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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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 11 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  27. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 11 | 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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  28. Get Out

    Canceled - Saturday, August 11 | 9 pm

    Due to inclement weather, the outdoor movie “Get Out” has been canceled. Refunds for ticket holders will be given automatically on Monday, August 13.

    (2017) Written and...

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  29. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 12 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  30. Pop-Up Art: Painting in the Park

    Sunday, August 12 | Noon

    Make your mark in the Museum Park! Add your work to a collaborative mural inspired by nature.

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  31. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 12 | 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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  32. Middle School Workshop: A Lot to Draw From, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Do you keep a sketchbook or always find yourself doodling? Come and find endless inspiration...

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  33. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  34. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  35. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  36. Back to School for Teachers: The Art of Our Time

    Tuesday, August 14 | 3:30 pm

    Teachers, learn more about the new displays in the Modern and Contemporary galleries and consult with a Museum educator about ideas for using the collection in your...

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  37. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 17 | 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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  38. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 18 | 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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  39. Family Fun Saturdays: Natural Dyes

    Saturday, August 18 | 10:15 am

    Discover the magic of color made from natural materials. Families can design and use natural dyes to create fabric art inspired by African textiles on view. Dress to get...

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  40. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 18 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  41. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 18 | 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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  42. Family Fun Saturdays: Natural Dyes

    Saturday, August 18 | 1 pm

    Discover the magic of color made from natural materials. Families can design and use natural dyes to create fabric art inspired by African textiles on view. Dress to get...

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  43. Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown Celebrating the Tricentennial of the City of New Orleans (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, August 18 | 6 pm

    New Orleans celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2018. To celebrate his hometown's rich cultural heritage and the bright future of its music, Trombone Shorty has assembled...

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  44. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 19 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  45. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 19 | 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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  46. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  47. Summer Camp: It’s Not Easy Being Green, Ages 6–7

    Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  48. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  49. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 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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  50. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 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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  51. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 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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  52. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 24 | 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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  53. Past Event: Monster Drawing Rally 2018

    Friday, August 24 | 5:30 pm

    At this live drawing event/fundraiser, 75 artists at all stages of their careers take shifts to draw in front of a live audience. As spectators spy on the creative process,...

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  54. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 25 | 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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  55. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 25 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  56. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 25 | 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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  57. The Shape of Water

    Saturday, August 25 | 8:30 pm

    (2017) Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins. (123 min.) R.

    A mute janitor in a top-secret government facility falls...

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  58. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 26 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  59. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 26 | 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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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 31 | 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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  61. Yellow Submarine

    Friday, August 31 | 8:30 pm

    (1968) Directed by George Dunning. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. (85 min.) G.

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of an icon of psychedelic pop...

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