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  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 1 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  2. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 2 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  3. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 6 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  4. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 6 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  5. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 6 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  6. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 7 | 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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  7. Dining after Dark: A Quarter Century with Larry Wheeler (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, September 7 | 6:30 pm

    During Larry Wheeler’s tenure as director, the NCMA has become one of the leading art museums in America, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to the...

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  8. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents In the Heart of the Fire

    Friday, September 7 | 7 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, and original live music, Paperhand’s annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle.

    About this year’s show,...

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  9. Outdoor Yoga with Michelle Johnson (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, September 8 | 10 am

    Social activist, yoga teacher, and intuitive healer Michelle Johnson offers a one-hour outdoor yoga class. Please bring your own mat, water bottle, and small towel, and...

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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 8 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  11. Bespoke: Yoga and Social Justice with Michelle Johnson

    Saturday, September 8 | 11 am

    “Bespoke” events are made-to-order conversations facilitated by special guest speakers. This edition focuses on the work of social activist, yoga teacher, and intuitive...

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  12. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents In the Heart of the Fire (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Saturday, September 8 | 7 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, and original live music, Paperhand’s annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle.

    About this year’s show,...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 9 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  14. Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents In the Heart of the Fire

    Sunday, September 9 | 7 pm

    Featuring giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, and original live music, Paperhand’s annual production is a wild, wondrous spectacle.

    About this year’s show,...

    READ MORE

  15. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 14 | 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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  16. Coco Fiesta Fantástica (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, September 14 | 6:30 pm

    Due to Hurricane Florence, this event has been canceled. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded. 

    Take a trip through the Land of the Dead at this movie fiesta!...

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  17. Family Fun Saturday: Inspired by Papyrus (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, September 15 | 10:15 am

    Due to Hurricane Florence, this event has been canceled. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded. 

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with...

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  18. Family Fun Saturday: Inspired by Papyrus (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, September 15 | 1 pm

    Due to Hurricane Florence, this event has been canceled. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded. 

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with...

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  19. New Date: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, September 15 | 8 pm

    Due to Hurricane Florence, this event has been canceled. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded. 

    (2017) Written and directed by Rian Johnson. Daisy Ridley,...

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  20. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 20 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  21. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 20 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  22. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 20 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  23. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 21 | 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. Kusama: Infinity (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, September 21 | 8 pm

    Kusama: Infinity

    (2018) Directed by Heather Lenz. (80 min.) Not rated. Digital. In English with some subtitles.

    Today one of the top-selling artists in the world, Yayoi...

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  25. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 22 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  26. 24 Years: An NCMA Retrospective Celebration

    Saturday, September 22 | 7:30 pm

    September 2018 marks 24 years of Larry Wheeler’s leadership. Join us as we celebrate the highlights of the last 24 years and pay tribute to him and all who helped realize...

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 23 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  28. Bespoke: William Paul Thomas on Painting Everyday People (Rescheduled)

    Sunday, September 23 | 1 pm

    Join artist William Paul Thomas for a conversation about painting the people you know. Thomas uses the work of Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald as a starting point for a...

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  29. Contemporary Portraiture Drawing Workshop with William Paul Thomas (Rescheduled)

    Sunday, September 23 | 2:30 pm

    “It’s more about a psychological connection,” says William Paul Thomas about his portraiture. Join the artist for an afternoon of drawing in the gallery inspired by the...

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  30. Art-Inspired Yoga in the Galleries (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, September 26 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful experience. Classes rotate among the Contemporary, European, and American...

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  31. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 28 | 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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  32. Wakanda Forever! Black Panther Movie Party

    Friday, September 28 | 6:30 pm

    We pay homage to the beautiful land of Wakanda with special music and art-making activities before the screening of Black Panther. Food trucks will be on hand. Our stunning...

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  33. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 29 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  34. Duke Energy Family Day: Celebrate the Harvest

    Sunday, September 30 | Noon

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    Celebrate nature’s bounty as you discover agricultural celebrations from around the globe (including the Jewish festival Sukkot), use natural materials for...

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