Calendar

  1. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, November 1 | 9:15 am - 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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  2. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, November 1 | 10:15 am - 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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  3. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, November 1 | 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    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. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Tuesday, October 16 | 8 am - 5 pm

    This course explores visual literacy and its connection to the North Carolina Essential Standards. Participants learn strategies to guide discussions about art and create a...

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  5. School’s Out Camp: A Week with Georgia O’Keeffe, Ages 6–10

    Monday, October 29 | 9 am - 4:30 pm

    Explore our special exhibition The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, and see why O’Keeffe’s view of the world inspires so many contemporary artists.

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  6. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 2 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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. Gallery Talk by Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, November 2 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a conversation about her work. Ticket includes entrance to the exhibition and a...

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  8. Halloween Hangover Live Cinema Party

    Friday, November 2 | 7 pm - 11 pm

    Keep the danse macabre going! Enjoy a bloody cocktail and costume contest before a live performance of the cult film Carnival of Souls. Live cinema is a combination of...

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  9. Demo in the Galleries by Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez

    Saturday, November 3 | 10 am - 4 pm

    Drop in to watch as the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, demonstrates her process and discusses materials.

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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 3 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  11. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, November 3 | 10:30 am - 12 pm

    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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  12. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Saturday, November 3 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  13. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 3 | 1 pm - 3 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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  14. Coco Fiesta Fantástica (Rescheduled)

    Saturday, November 3 | 4:30 pm - 10 pm

    Take a trip through the Land of the Dead at this movie fiesta! Enjoy lively music, festive art making, and the hit Disney movie Coco.

    Family-friendly activities 4:30–6:30...

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  15. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 4 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  16. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Sunday, November 4 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  17. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 4 | 1 pm - 3 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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  18. Painting Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, November 4 | 1 pm - 4 pm

    Join artist Anna Valdez, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in exploring still lifes and patterns with acrylic. All skill levels welcome....

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  19. The Remarkable Career of the Aphrodite Anadyomene

    Sunday, November 4 | 2 pm - 4 pm

    The NCMA honors the memory of its first curator of ancient art, Mary Ellen Soles (1948–2018), with a lecture sponsored by the Friends of Greek Art. A specialist in ancient...

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  20. NCMA Educator Expo

    Thursday, November 8 | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join us as we explore the theme of creative impact for an evening of immersive learning inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe and contemporary artists throughout the Museum. This...

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  21. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 9 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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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  22. Lecture: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, November 9 | 7 pm - 8:30 pm

    Monet’s water lily paintings are beloved as images of tranquility. However, these enormous canvases were created at a time of great sorrow and stress, as Monet coped with...

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  23. Family Fun Saturdays: Pop Art Poppies

    Saturday, November 10 | 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with children ages 5–11. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover! All participants...

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 10 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  25. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, November 10 | 10:30 am - 12 pm

    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. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Saturday, November 10 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  27. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 10 | 1 pm - 3 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. Family Fun Saturdays: Pop Art Poppies

    Saturday, November 10 | 1 pm - 3 pm

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with children ages 5–11. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover! All participants...

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  29. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 11 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  30. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Sunday, November 11 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  31. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 11 | 1 pm - 3 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. From Judaica to Holocaust Avatars (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, November 11 | 3 pm - 5 pm

    Jewish things are ubiquitous. They can be found in homes and synagogues, museums and souvenir shops, warehouses and auction houses, studios and factories, flea markets and...

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  33. Wandering Objects: Collecting and Interpreting Jewish Things (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, November 11 | 3 pm - 5 pm

    FREE TICKETS

    Schedule

    Sunday, November 11, 2018, 3 pm–5 pm
    North Carolina Museum of Art, East Building, SECU Auditorium

    Includes Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof...

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  34. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 9:15 am - 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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  35. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 10:15 am - 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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  36. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

    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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  37. Demonstration: The Flowers of Georgia O’Keeffe with Steve Taras

    Friday, November 16 | 2 pm - 5 pm

    Raleigh favorite Steve Taras of the Watered Garden Florist returns to brighten your fall. Using fresh flowers and inspired by The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary...

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  38. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 16 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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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  39. College Night 2018: Icons and Influencers, O’Keeffe and Beyond

    Friday, November 16 | 7 pm - 10 pm

    Are you the next Georgia O’Keeffe, Alvin Ailey, Pollack, or Prince? Show us your style and how the art in your life inspires your individuality. Be an art influencer among...

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  40. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 17 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  41. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, November 17 | 10:30 am - 12 pm

    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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  42. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Saturday, November 17 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  43. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 17 | 1 pm - 3 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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  44. American Sign Language Tours of The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Saturday, November 17 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Exhibition ticket and registration required.

    Join a docent-led tour of The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art with an American Sign Language interpreter. Each...

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  45. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 18 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  46. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Sunday, November 18 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  47. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 18 | 1 pm - 3 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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  48. Borromeo String Quartet

    Sunday, November 18 | 2 pm - 5 pm

    The award-winning Borromeo String Quartet, one of the most important ensembles of our time, is admired and sought after for its fresh interpretations of classical music and...

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  49. Pop-Up Art: Black Friday

    Friday, November 23 | Noon - 3 pm

    All black everything! Drop into this free art-making workshop led by the Scrap Exchange and create a monochromatic work of art to take home.

    No reservations needed. All...

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  50. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 23 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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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  51. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 24 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  52. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, November 24 | 10:30 am - 12 pm

    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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  53. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Saturday, November 24 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

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  54. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 24 | 1 pm - 3 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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  55. Museum Store Sunday

    Sunday, November 25 | 10 am - 5 pm

    Sunday, November 25, is #MuseumStoreSunday! More than 700 museum stores in all 50 states, 10 countries, and three continents are participating. The Museum Store at the NCMA...

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  56. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 25 | 10:30 am - 11 am

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

    How does art make you feel?...

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  57. Special Exhibition Tours for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Sunday, November 25 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover the unique qualities of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art and her influence on contemporary artists.The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent...

    READ MORE

  58. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 25 | 1 pm - 3 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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  59. Art-Inspired Yoga in the Galleries (Sold Out)

    sold out - Wednesday, November 28 | 5:30 pm - 6:45 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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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 30 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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. #ncmaLATE Silent Night with Jodie Landau

    Friday, November 30 | 9:30 pm - 1 am

    #ncmaLATE is a chance to Lounge, make Art, hear Tunes, and Engage with low-pressure, fun experiences. Los Angeles-based composer Jodie Landau creates an evening of solo...

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