Calendar

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

    Thursday, May 2 | 9:15 am

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or...

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

    Thursday, May 2 | 10:15 am

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or...

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

    Thursday, May 2 | 11:15 am

    Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or...

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  4. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 3 | 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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  5. Falbalas (Paris Frills)

    Friday, May 3 | 8 pm

    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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  6. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Saturday, May 4 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  7. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 4 | 10:30 am

    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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  8. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, May 4 | 11:30 am

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

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  9. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 4 | 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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  10. Duke Energy Hoopla Hyperspace Party in the Park

    Saturday, May 4 | 6 pm

    May the Fourth be with you! Celebrate the opening of our Museum Park season and Star Wars Day all in one big outdoor party. Through 9 pm, enjoy art making, laser tag, Jedi...

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  11. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Sunday, May 5 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  12. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, May 5 | 11:30 am

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

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  13. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 5 | 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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  14. Olga Kleiankina, Piano, with Projections and Images by Emil Polyak

    Sunday, May 5 | 2 pm

    Worlds collide as chamber music, the cosmos, and technology create a special performance featuring pianist Olga Kleiankina. Projections of the cosmos, designed by North...

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  15. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  16. Architecture Panel Discussion: “The Audacity of Space”

    Friday, May 10 | 6:30 pm

    Artist Heather Hart joins North Carolina–based architects Teri Canada, Patricia Harris, and Bob Powell for a discussion related to Hart's Southern Oracle: We Will Tear the...

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  18. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 am

    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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  19. Creating Sculptural Forms in Mixed Media

    Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 am

    Acclaimed local sculptor Paris Alexander leads a process-oriented examination of sculptural technique while reflecting on work in the exhibition Wim Botha: Still Life with...

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  20. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, May 11 | 11:30 am

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

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  21. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 11 | 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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  22. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Sunday, May 12 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  23. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, May 12 | 11:30 am

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

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  24. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 12 | 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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  25. Solomon Eichner, Piano, Brian Reagin, Violin, and Bonnie Thron, Cello

    Sunday, May 12 | 2 pm

    Pianist Solomon Eichner is joined by Brian Reagin, concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony, and Bonnie Thron, principal cellist for the North Carolina Symphony, in a...

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  26. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, May 16 | 9:15 am

    Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or Spanish (provided at each session or downloadable).

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the...

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  27. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, May 16 | 10:15 am

    Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or Spanish (provided at each session or downloadable).

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the...

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  28. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, May 16 | 11:15 am

    Everyone can collect “What’s in the Box?” cards in English or Spanish (provided at each session or downloadable).

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the...

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  29. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 17 | 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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  30. Dining after Dark: How to Look at Art with Valerie Hillings (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, May 17 | 6 pm

    Valerie Hillings has been director of the NCMA since the fall. Share an evening with her in the company of other art lovers, with a lecture and tour highlighting some of...

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  31. An Evening with Dawes

    Friday, May 17 | 8 pm

    West Coast stars Dawes playfully experiment with roots-rock and the southern California sound while embracing soul hooks, R&B grooves, and swampy blues. Count on them to...

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  32. Duke Energy Family Day of Artful Play

    Saturday, May 18 | 10 am

    Visit the Museum for a day of play inspired by the arts! Create works of art by moving your body, meet artists working with unexpected materials, enjoy toys and games in...

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  33. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 18 | 10:30 am

    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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  34. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, May 18 | 11:30 am

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

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  35. Duke Energy Family Renaissance Fair (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, May 18 | Noon

    Step back in time for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations, and art making for the whole family! Activities inside and outside, rain or...

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  36. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 18 | 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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  37. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Sunday, May 19 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  38. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, May 19 | 11:30 am

    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

    Sunday, May 19 | 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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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, May 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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  41. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 24 | 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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  42. #ncmaLATE Super Rad (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Friday, May 24 | 9:30 pm

    Warhol, Lichtenstein, Madonna, Bowie, Scorsese: Venture into the world of ’80s pop culture. Start off with drinks, DJs, and dance, and then find your spark during Electric...

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  43. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Saturday, May 25 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  44. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 25 | 10:30 am

    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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  45. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Saturday, May 25 | 11:30 am

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

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  46. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, May 25 | 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, May 25 | 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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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Faces and Figures

    Sunday, May 26 | 10:30 am

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

    Who’s who on view? Meet people from all walks of life in works of art.

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  49. Art by Women, Women in Art Tour

    Sunday, May 26 | 11:30 am

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

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  50. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, May 26 | 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.

    ... READ MORE

  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, May 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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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, May 29 | 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. Outdoor Art-Inspired Yoga (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, May 29 | 5:30 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, May 30 | 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, May 31 | 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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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 31 | 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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  57. SOFA Artist Hangout and Studio

    Friday, May 31 | 6 pm

    Get together with art buddies to chill and create. Bring a project, use our materials to create something on the spot, or just hang. Special guest Shelley Smith discusses...

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