Calendar

  1. Online Mini-Courses on Art and Science

    Tuesday, February 19 | 9 am - 5 pm

    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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  2. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 4 | 9:15 am - 10:15 am

    Flowers are blooming! Rain is falling! Discover spring and all it brings.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the...

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  3. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, April 4 | 10:15 am - 11 am

    Flowers are blooming! Rain is falling! Discover spring and all it brings.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the...

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  4. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, April 4 | 11:15 am - 12 pm

    Flowers are blooming! Rain is falling! Discover spring and all it brings.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the...

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  5. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 5 | 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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  6. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, April 5 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
    (2018) Directed by Morgan Neville. Fred Rogers. (94 min.) Digital.

    For over 30 years, Fred Rogers used television to speak directly to young...

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  7. Educator Workshop: Observing Art and Environment through Audubon’s Birds

    Saturday, April 6 | 10:15 am - 4 pm

    This workshop investigates the new installation of Audubon’s The Birds of America and the Museum Park as sources for exploring the relationship between art and environment....

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Saturday, April 6 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  9. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 6 | 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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  10. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, April 6 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  11. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 6 | 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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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Sunday, April 7 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  13. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, April 7 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  14. Pop-Up Art

    Sunday, April 7 | Noon - 3 pm

    Add your work to a large-format mixed-media collage by drawing, sewing, and pasting. Art-making activities for all ages.

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  15. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 7 | 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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  16. Benjamin Beilman, Violin, and Orion Weiss, Piano

    Sunday, April 7 | 2 pm - 5 pm

    Violinist Benjamin Beilman is recognized as a rising star of his generation, winning praise for his passionate performances and deep, rich tone, which the New York Times...

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  17. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 12 | 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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  18. Artist Talk and Exhibition Opening: A Conversation with Wim Botha

    Friday, April 12 | 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

    Join Jennifer Dasal, NCMA curator of modern and contemporary art, and Alice Gray Stites, chief curator, Museum Director, 21c Museum Hotels, in conversation with artist Wim...

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  19. Family Fun Saturdays: Powder My Wig

    Saturday, April 13 | 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

    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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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Saturday, April 13 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  21. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 13 | 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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  22. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, April 13 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  23. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 13 | 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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  24. Family Fun Saturdays: Powder My Wig (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, April 13 | 1 pm - 3 pm

    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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  25. Lecture: Depictions of Mothers and Children in the Arts of Africa

    Saturday, April 13 | 2 pm - 3:30 pm

    Herbert M. Cole, professor emeritus from the University of California at Santa Barbara, discusses the depiction of maternity in modern and contemporary African arts, moving...

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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Sunday, April 14 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  27. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, April 14 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 14 | 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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  29. Veterans and the Healing Power of Movement

    Sunday, April 14 | 2 pm - 3:30 pm

    War changes people. Art heals. Take a moment to share in the healing power of dance in a conversation with combat veteran Alfredo Hurtado, followed by a movement and...

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  30. School’s Out Camp: Spring Break at the NCMA

    Monday, April 15 | 9 am - 4:30 pm

    Spring is here, and there is no better time to explore the Museum Park. Get up close and personal with nature in the Park and in the galleries. See how nature inspires...

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  31. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, April 18 | 9:15 am - 10:15 am

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes...

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  32. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, April 18 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes...

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  33. What's in the Box?: Places (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, April 18 | 11:15 am - 12 pm

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum.

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes...

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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 19 | 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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  35. The Sea Wolf

    Friday, April 19 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    The Sea Wolf
    (1941) Directed by Michael Curtiz. Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield. (104 min.) Digital restoration.

    A brutal sea captain rescues shipwreck...

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  36. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Saturday, April 20 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  37. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 20 | 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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  38. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, April 20 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  39. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 20 | 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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  40. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, April 21 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  41. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 21 | 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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  42. Outdoor Art-Inspired Yoga

    Wednesday, April 24 | 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

    Art and nature come together to create a tranquil space for mindful movement and appreciation of art and being outdoors. These 75-minute vinyasa-style classes are suitable...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 26 | 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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  44. ArtScene 2019: Sculpting Identity

    Friday, April 26 | 6 pm - 9 pm

    It is time for the annual teen takeover! The NCMA Teen Arts Council invites you to an evening of play, fashion, and art. Leave your everyday identity behind and sculpt a...

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  45. Shakespeare Wallah

    Friday, April 26 | 8 pm - 11 pm

    Shakespeare Wallah
    (1965) Directed by James Ivory. Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal.
    (120 min.) DCP.

    A ragtag theatrical troupe scrambles for engagements in...

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  46. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Saturday, April 27 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  47. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 27 | 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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  48. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, April 27 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, April 27 | 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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  50. Family Campout and Movie

    Saturday, April 27 | 4:30 pm - 10 am

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and sense of adventure for a fun-filled evening under the stars. This year’s campout is bird-themed in honor of John James Audubon’s The...

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  51. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Adventures in Art

    Sunday, April 28 | 10:30 am - 11 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

    Take an adventurous tour through the Museum galleries, with works of...

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  52. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, April 28 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Discover images by and about women in the permanent collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

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  53. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, April 28 | 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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  54. Accessible Family Art Making for All Abilities

    Sunday, April 28 | 2 pm - 4 pm

    FREE TICKETS

    The NCMA is host sponsor for an afternoon of art making in an inclusive and welcoming environment for families and children with and without disabilities....

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  55. William “Mac” Nelson, Guitar

    Sunday, April 28 | 2 pm - 5 pm

    Acclaimed classical guitarist and educator William “Mac” Nelson presents a program of music by 19th- and 20th- century composers in the Western tradition who have used the...

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