Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 1 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Friday, March 1 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  3. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 1 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  4. Dining after Dark: Audubon Returns

    Friday, March 1 | 6:30 pm - 8:30pm

    Joseph Covington, former director of education at the NCMA, brings to life the engravings of John James Audubon as fine art and as a reflection of his pioneering American...

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  5. American Animals

    Friday, March 1 | 8 pm - 11:00pm

    American Animals
    (2018) Directed by Bart Layton. Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan. (116 min.) R. Digital.

    The stereotype of the slick Hollywood heist flick gets stood...

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  6. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, February 19 | 9 am - 5:00pm

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

    Monday, February 25 | 9 am - 4:30pm

    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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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Saturday, March 2 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

    ... READ MORE

  9. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, March 2 | 10:30 am - 12:00pm

    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. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Saturday, March 2 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 2 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 2 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    Saturday, March 2 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Sunday, March 3 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

    ... READ MORE

  15. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Sunday, March 3 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, March 3 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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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  17. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 3 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Sunday, March 3 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  19. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Quartet for the End of Time

    Sunday, March 3 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    Members of the Charlotte Symphony perform Olivier Messiaen’s epic wartime Quartet for the End of Time. Endlessly deep and filled with haunting passages, the work has been...

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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 5 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, March 5 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, March 6 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Wednesday, March 6 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 7 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Thursday, March 7 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 8 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Friday, March 8 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 8 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  29. Artist Talk: Guerrilla Girls Speak Out!

    Friday, March 8 | 8 pm - 9:30pm

    The Guerrilla Girls are feminist masked avengers in the tradition of anonymous do-gooders like Robin Hood, Wonder Woman, and Batman. A founding member discusses the group’s...

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  30. #ncmaLATE Cocktails and Craftivism

    Friday, March 8 | 9:30 pm - 1:00am

    At the intersection of craft and activism lies the greater good. Raise a glass and your awareness at this late-night party that includes art making, performances, and...

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  31. The (Museum) Future is Female

    Saturday, March 9 | 8:30 am - 10:30am

    A panel discussion with directors of the Triangle’s foremost art institutions, Valerie Hillings (NCMA), Katie Ziglar (Ackland), and Sarah Schroth (Nasher). Join host Renee...

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  32. Woman Up! Engage in the Galleries

    Saturday, March 9 | 10 am - 5:00pm

    Drop in to learn, create, and discuss current social issues and topics with North Carolina women in the arts.

    10 am–noon Stacey Kirby—VALIDnation
    VALIDnation is a...

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  33. “Matrons of Mystery,” A Motley Clue Adventure

    Saturday, March 9 | 10:30 am - 2:00pm

    Experience the Museum in a three-hour mystery scavenger hunt by solving puzzles and seeking clues in the artwork, with a spotlight on women in the permanent collection. Can...

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  34. Workshop with the Guerrilla Girls—Exercise Your Activism

    Saturday, March 9 | 11 am - 12:30pm

    Learn the working principles of art activism from one of the founding members of the Guerrilla Girls in this poster-making workshop. Participants are guided to work in...

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  35. Double Take—Artist-Led Walks through the Galleries

    Saturday, March 9 | 11 am - 4:00pm

    Trust yourself! You know more about art than you think, so take a second look. Walk through the Museum with local artists/advocates as your guides; discuss their...

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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 9 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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.

    ... READ MORE

  37. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 9 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    Saturday, March 9 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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.

    ... READ MORE

  39. “Matrons of Mystery,” A Motley Clue Adventure

    Saturday, March 9 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    Experience the Museum in a three-hour mystery scavenger hunt by solving puzzles and seeking clues in the artwork, with a spotlight on women in the permanent collection. Can...

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  40. Seeing Ourselves Painting Workshop with Alia El-Bermani

    Saturday, March 9 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    Women can be adept at criticizing their outward appearances, making the idea of a self-portrait somewhat daunting. In this workshop artist Alia El-Bermani gently leads...

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  41. PopUp Chorus

    Saturday, March 9 | 3 pm - 5:00pm

    Whether you’re a musical Monet or can’t carry a tune in a bucket, bring your friends and meet some new ones at our PopUp Chorus. Singing with others connects us in a...

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  42. Cereal Cinema: Disney’s The Princess and the Frog

    Sunday, March 10 | 8 am - 10:30am

    Bedheads are welcome at this early-risers breakfast movie party! Enjoy cereal and coffee (included in ticket price) before settling in for the movie. Cereal and drawing 8–9...

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  43. Colors of Yoga in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 9 am - 10:00am

    Colors of Yoga, Raleigh’s only black-owned yoga studio, brings inclusive and mindful movement to the tranquil space of the permanent galleries. Take up time and space for...

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  44. Women Walk—Nature Photography

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

    Join an outdoor photography expert and a Park guide to learn what makes a "good" composition and how to eliminate distractions. Discuss the Rule of Thirds, the three...

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  45. Art and Arcana Tarot in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 11 am - 1:00pm

    Do you have a question? The answer may be in the cards. The Tarot has been used for centuries as a way of tapping into one’s own deep inner knowing and creativity. Join a...

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  46. Double Take—Artist-Led Walks through the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 11 am - 3:45pm

    Trust yourself! You know more about art than you think, so take a second look. Walk through the Museum with local artists/advocates as your guides; discuss their...

    READ MORE

  47. Woman Up! Engage in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 11 am - 5:30pm

    Drop in to learn, create, and discuss current social issues and topics with North Carolina women in the arts.

    11:00 am–1 pm Rebecca Benedetti—Crystal Singing Sound Bowl...

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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, March 10 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 10 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    Sunday, March 10 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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.

    ... READ MORE

  51. Art and Arcana Tarot in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 2 pm - 4:00pm

    Do you have a question? The answer may be in the cards. The Tarot has been used for centuries as a way of tapping into one’s own deep inner knowing and creativity. Join a...

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  52. Art Therapy and Self-Care Workshop—You Are Worthy

    Sunday, March 10 | 2 pm - 5:00pm

    Join Elena Johnson and Bennett Kirkpatrick, licensed professional counselors and expressive arts therapists, to explore what it means to create and claim space in the...

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  53. NCMA Cinema: Whip It with special guests The Carolina Rollergirls

    Sunday, March 10 | 3 pm - 5:30pm

    (2009) Directed by Drew Barrymore. Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig. (110 min.) PG-13. Digital.

    Small-town Texan Bliss Cavendar (Ellen Page) yearns to escape...

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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 12 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection - 1:30

    Tuesday, March 12 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, March 13 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Wednesday, March 13 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  58. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga

    Wednesday, March 13 | 5:30 pm - 6:45pm

    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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  59. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, March 14 | 9:15 am - 10:00am

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  60. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, March 14 | 10:15 am - 11:00am

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  61. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, March 14 | 11:15 am - 12:00pm

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  62. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 14 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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.

    ... READ MORE

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

    Thursday, March 14 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  64. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 15 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Friday, March 15 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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.

    ... READ MORE

  66. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 15 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  67. Rosita

    Friday, March 15 | 8 pm - 11:00pm

    Rosita
    Silent film with live piano accompaniment by Nathan Shirley.

    (1923) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Mary Pickford, George Walsh, Holbrook Blinn. (90 min.) Restored by...

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  68. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Saturday, March 16 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

    ... READ MORE

  69. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, March 16 | 10:30 am - 12:00pm

    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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  70. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Saturday, March 16 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 16 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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

    Saturday, March 16 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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

    Saturday, March 16 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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. I ♥ Purim: Saturday Night Fever

    Saturday, March 16 | 7:30 pm - 10:00pm

    Get your groove on and practice the hustle, because we’re celebrating Purim circa the late 1970s and Studio 54. Slide into those platform shoes and shimmering satin, slip...

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  75. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Sunday, March 17 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

    ... READ MORE

  76. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Sunday, March 17 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  77. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, March 17 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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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  78. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 17 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    Sunday, March 17 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  80. Festivals in Ancient Egypt

    Sunday, March 17 | 2 pm - 4:00pm

    The ancient Egyptian calendar was dotted with festivals celebrating the rebirth and rejuvenation of the cosmos, deities, kings, and the “blessed dead.” Emily Teeter,...

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  81. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 19 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Tuesday, March 19 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  83. Build Your Crown Workshop with Floral Artist Heather Ann Miller (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, March 21 | 10:30 am - 12:30pm

    Channel your inner Frida with floral artist Heather Ann Miller of Eclectic Sage. During this hands-on workshop, you’ll create a bold and beautiful flower crown inspired by...

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  84. Museum Store Trunk Shows 2019

    Thursday, March 21 | 11:30 am - 2:30pm

    Thursday, March 21
    Susan Devine, jewelry artist
    Sugar Mountain, North Carolina
    Jewelry made from found materials curated from world travels

    Friday, March 22
    Terry McManus,...

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  85. Art in Bloom 2019 “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Thursday, March 21 | Noon - 2:00pm

    Docents are available in the galleries to answer questions, share inside stories about the works on display, or talk about the interaction between the floral designs and...

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  86. Floral Demonstration with Steve Taras, “Because Not All Art Comes in a Frame”

    Thursday, March 21 | 2 pm - 3:30pm

    Steve Taras came to floristry after years in the accounting field left him feeling unfulfilled. His creative vision now leads the team at Watered Garden Florist, premier...

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  87. Art in Bloom Opening Event, “Frida’s Floral Fiesta” (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, March 21 | 7:30 pm - 10:00pm

    Frida Kahlo said, “I paint flowers so they will not die.” In honor of Frida and in anticipation of our fall exhibition, grab your rebozo, put on your eyebrows, and head to...

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  88. Art in Bloom

    Thursday, March 21 - 12:00pm

    Member tickets on sale January 22, nonmember tickets on sale January 25

    Learn more at ncartmuseum.org/bloom.

    Hours
    Thursday, March 21, 9 am–5 pm
    Friday, March 22, 9 am–9...

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  89. Painting Workshop with Watercolorist Amy Richards (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, March 22 | 10:30 am - 1:30pm

    Amy Richards, creator of whimsical illustrations, shows how to paint sweet and simple watercolor bouquets. She teaches easy watercolor techniques that will enable you to...

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  90. Museum Store Trunk Shows 2019

    Friday, March 22 | 11:30 am - 2:30pm

    Thursday, March 21
    Susan Devine, jewelry artist
    Sugar Mountain, North Carolina
    Jewelry made from found materials curated from world travels

    Friday, March 22
    Terry McManus,...

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  91. Art in Bloom 2019 “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Friday, March 22 | Noon - 2:00pm

    Docents are available in the galleries to answer questions, share inside stories about the works on display, or talk about the interaction between the floral designs and...

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  92. Floral Demonstration with Special Guest Holly Heider Chapple

    Friday, March 22 | 2 pm - 3:30pm

    Dubbed the “Flower Mama” by her peers, Holly Heider Chapple is a visionary and an advocate for floristry and farming. She owns Hope Flower Farm in Waterford, Virginia, and...

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  93. Painting Workshop with Watercolorist Amy Richards

    Friday, March 22 | 2:30 pm - 5:00pm

    Amy Richards, creator of whimsical illustrations, shows how to paint sweet and simple watercolor bouquets. She teaches easy watercolor techniques that will enable you to...

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  94. Friday Flora Club

    Friday, March 22 | 6 pm - 8:00pm

    The crazy-cool folks from Edge of Urge, a maker incubator with ties to independent designers, join us to launch the weekend. Find your “floral name” and stamp a necklace...

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  95. Offsite Educator Workshop at Hickory Museum of Art

    Saturday, March 23 | 10 am - 4:00pm

    The Hickory Museum of Art’s Grand Vision exhibition of the work of North Carolina artist Elliott Daingerfield is the inspiration for this workshop. Participants explore the...

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  96. Macramé Hanging Planter Workshop

    Saturday, March 23 | 10:30 am - 12:30pm

    Here’s a chance to practice the time-honored art of macramé. Workshop includes hands-on instruction on knotting techniques and all you need to make a lovely hanging macramé...

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  97. Museum Store Trunk Shows 2019

    Saturday, March 23 | 11:30 am - 2:30pm

    Thursday, March 21
    Susan Devine, jewelry artist
    Sugar Mountain, North Carolina
    Jewelry made from found materials curated from world travels

    Friday, March 22
    Terry McManus,...

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  98. Art in Bloom 2019 “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 23 | Noon - 2:00pm

    Docents are available in the galleries to answer questions, share inside stories about the works on display, or talk about the interaction between the floral designs and...

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  99. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 23 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  100. Floral Demonstration with AIFD Designers, “Inspiration to Expression”

    Saturday, March 23 | 2 pm - 3:30pm

    What inspired the design? Was it color, line, emotion? Watch and learn as designers Aisha Crivens, Marcella Lopez-Villejo and Sherene Tan from the American Institute of...

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  101. Little Flower Shop of Horrors Lounge

    Saturday, March 23 | 7 pm - 8:30pm

    If you’ve ever wondered what kinds of plants could kill you, here is your chance to find out. Our friends from Alamo Drafthouse have cooked up a concoction of...

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  102. Museum Store Trunk Shows 2019

    Sunday, March 24 | 11:30 am - 2:30pm

    Thursday, March 21
    Susan Devine, jewelry artist
    Sugar Mountain, North Carolina
    Jewelry made from found materials curated from world travels

    Friday, March 22
    Terry McManus,...

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  103. Art in Bloom 2019 “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 24 | Noon - 2:00pm

    Docents are available in the galleries to answer questions, share inside stories about the works on display, or talk about the interaction between the floral designs and...

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  104. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 24 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  105. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 26 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Tuesday, March 26 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  107. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, March 27 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Wednesday, March 27 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  109. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga

    Wednesday, March 27 | 5:30 pm - 6:45pm

    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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  110. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, March 28 | 9:15 am - 10:00am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  111. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, March 28 | 10:15 am - 11:00am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  112. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, March 28 | 11:15 am - 12:00pm

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  113. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 28 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Thursday, March 28 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  115. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 29 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

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

    Friday, March 29 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  117. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 29 | 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

    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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  118. Falbalas (Paris Frills)

    Friday, March 29 | 8 pm - 11:00pm

    Falbalas (Paris Frills)
    (1945) Directed by Jacques Becker. Raymond Rouleau, Micheline Presle, Jean Chevrier. (111 min.) Digital. French with English subtitles.

    A...

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  119. Fly Like the Birds Outdoor AcroYoga Workshop

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

    AcroYoga is a community practice that combines the mindful aspects of yoga with the power of group acrobatics. Participants move through fundamental poses to explore...

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  120. Family Fun Saturdays: Handmade Paper

    Saturday, March 30 | 10:15 am - 12:15pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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  121. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Saturday, March 30 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

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  122. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, March 30 | 10:30 am - 12:00pm

    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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  123. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Saturday, March 30 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  124. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 30 | 11:30 am - 1:00pm

    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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  125. Fly Like the Birds Outdoor AcroYoga Workshop

    Saturday, March 30 | Noon - 1:30pm

    AcroYoga is a community practice that combines the mindful aspects of yoga with the power of group acrobatics. Participants move through fundamental poses to explore...

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  126. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 30 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  127. Family Fun Saturdays: Handmade Paper

    Saturday, March 30 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Please note: All participants (children and...

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

    Saturday, March 30 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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  129. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: For All Seasons

    Sunday, March 31 | 10:30 am - 11:00am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions.

    Spring has sprung! Discover changing seasons in the natural world with all your senses.

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  130. Art by Women, Women in Art

    Sunday, March 31 | 11:30 am - 12:30pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. No tours on March 9, 10, 23, 24.

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  131. Bespoke: Sherrill Roland and the Jumpsuit Project

    Sunday, March 31 | 1 pm - 2:00pm

    Artist Sherrill Roland discusses the Jumpsuit Project, in which he turned his wrongful conviction into a social justice project about the intersection of race, gender, and...

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  132. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 31 | 1 pm - 3:00pm

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

    Sunday, March 31 | 1:30 pm - 3:00pm

    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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