Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Friday, February 1 | 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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  2. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 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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  3. The Rider

    Friday, February 1 | 8 pm

    The Rider
    (2017) Directed by Chloé Zhao. Brady, Tim, and Lilly Jandreau. (104 min.) Digital.

    A rising star of the rodeo circuit, warned his riding days are over after he...

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  4. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 2 | 11:30 am

    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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  5. Duke Energy Family Day: Musical Adventures

    Saturday, February 2 | Noon

    Discover the rhythms and sounds of music at the Museum. Enjoy hands-on art- and sound-making activities, plus performances that bring works of art to life.

     

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  6. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Saturday, February 2 | 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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 3 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 3 | 11:30 am

    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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Sunday, February 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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  12. Mélange

    Sunday, February 3 | 2 pm

    Mélange, meaning “an eclectic mix,” changes the rules of chamber music performance. Each audience member has the chance to select the ensemble’s next piece from its rich...

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  13. School’s Out Camp: Around the World in Five Days, Ages 6-10

    Monday, February 4 | 9 am

    This is your ticket for a whirlwind art-making adventure! Begin each day in a new country and create works of art inspired by the places you visit.

    See Camp FAQs and...

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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, February 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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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Wednesday, February 6 | 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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  16. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 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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  17. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 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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  18. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 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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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Thursday, February 7 | 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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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Friday, February 8 | 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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  21. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 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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  22. Lecture: Love Stories

    Friday, February 8 | 7 pm

    Join Curator of European Art David Steel as he discusses the origins and evolution of St. Valentine’s Day and the theme of love in a variety of works from the Museum’s...

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  23. Museum Store Tentless Tent Sale

    Saturday, February 9 | 10 am

    Shop the largest discounts of the year! Explore drastically reduced items (up to 75% off) in the main Museum Store, West Building, February 9 and 10. Members only get first...

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 9 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 9 | 11:30 am

    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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  26. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Saturday, February 9 | 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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  28. Museum Store Tentless Tent Sale

    Sunday, February 10 | 10 am

    Shop the largest discounts of the year! Explore drastically reduced items (up to 75% off) in the main Museum Store, West Building. Shop early for the best finds!

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  29. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 10 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 10 | 11:30 am

    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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  31. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  32. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Sunday, February 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, February 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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  34. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Wednesday, February 13 | 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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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Thursday, February 14 | 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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  36. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris

    Thursday, February 14 | 5 pm

    Valentine’s in Iris includes champagne upon arrival, a three-course prix fixe menu, and romantic music provided by Ed Stephenson in the lounge. Stroll through the...

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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Friday, February 15 | 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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  38. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 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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  39. SOFA Artist Hangout and Studio

    Friday, February 15 | 6 pm

    “Socialize Often with Friends and Art.” Get together with new and old art buddies to chill and create. Bring a project, use our materials to create something on the spot,...

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  40. Girls About Town

    Friday, February 15 | 8 pm

    Girls About Town
    (1931) Directed by George Cukor. Kay Francis, Lilyan Tashman, Joel McCrea. (80 min.) 35mm print from Universal Archive.

    Two good-hearted, gold-digging...

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  41. Great Backyard Bird Count

    Saturday, February 16 | 9 am

    The four folios of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America are returning to view during the week of the Audubon Society’s national Great Backyard Bird Count, so we’re...

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  42. Dance Workshop: Rodin in Movement (Adults)

    Saturday, February 16 | 10 am

    Choreographers Murielle Elizéon and Tommy Noonan share the creative process behind "Je suis belle," a dance piece commissioned by the NCMA in 2017. The workshop begins with...

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  43. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 16 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 16 | 11:30 am

    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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  45. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Saturday, February 16 | 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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  47. Dance Workshop: Rodin in Movement (Teens)

    Saturday, February 16 | 2 pm

    Choreographers Murielle Elizéon and Tommy Noonan share the creative process behind "Je suis belle," a dance piece commissioned by the NCMA in 2017. The workshop begins with...

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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 17 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  49. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 17 | 11:30 am

    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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  50. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Sunday, February 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, February 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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  53. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, February 19 | 9 am

    In collaboration with the Hickory Museum of Art, the NCMA offers educators a series of mini-courses on the connections between art and science. Participants explore topics...

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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Wednesday, February 20 | 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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  55. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, February 20 | 5:30 pm

    Practice yoga surrounded by birds and nature in the middle of winter! Experience a 75-minute yoga class inside our new immersive Audubon Gallery. This vinyasa-style class...

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  56. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 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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  57. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 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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  58. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 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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  59. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Thursday, February 21 | 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Friday, February 22 | 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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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 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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  62. The Crime of Monsieur Lange

    Friday, February 22 | 8 pm

    The Crime of Monsieur Lange
    (1936) Directed by Jean Renoir. René Lefèvre, Florelle, Jules Berry. (79 min.) DCP. French with English subtitles.

    A murderer on the run is...

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  63. Family Fun Saturday: Put a Bird on it!

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:15 am

    Celebrate the return of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to Museum galleries. Look closely at the selection of bird engravings on view, and then create your own...

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  64. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 23 | 11:30 am

    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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  66. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  67. Family Fun Saturday: Put a Bird on it!

    Saturday, February 23 | 1 pm

    Celebrate the return of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to Museum galleries. Look closely at the selection of bird engravings on view, and then create your own...

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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Saturday, February 23 | 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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  69. Lecture: “Hamilton—How the Musical Remixes American History”

    Saturday, February 23 | 3 pm

    While sweeping the country, the musical Hamilton sparked a new interest in the titular character and the events that shaped his life. Be in the room where it happens as...

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  70. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 24 | 11:30 am

    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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  72. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Sunday, February 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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  74. School’s Out Camp: Raiders of the Lost Art, Ages 6-10

    Monday, February 25 | 9 am

    Discover legends from the ancient and modern worlds, decode messages revealed in art, and create works of art that tell your own stories.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, February 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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Wednesday, February 27 | 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. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga

    Wednesday, February 27 | 5:30 pm

    Practice yoga surrounded by birds and nature in the middle of winter! Experience a 75-minute yoga class inside our new immersive Audubon Gallery. This vinyasa-style class...

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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Thursday, February 28 | 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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