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  1. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 1 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  2. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Saturday, June 1 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  3. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, June 1 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  4. Sit, Stay, NCMA Movie Party with Isle of Dogs

    Saturday, June 1 | 6:30 pm

    You can bring your dog to this movie! Before the screening of Isle of Dogs, join in the festivities featuring local vendors, music, dog arts and crafts, demonstrations by...

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  5. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Sunday, June 2 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  6. The Scope of Sculpture

    Sunday, June 2 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  7. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, June 6 | 9:15 am

    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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  8. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, June 6 | 10:15 am

    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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  9. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, June 6 | 11:15 am

    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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  10. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 7 | 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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  11. The Princess Bride (Canceled)

    Friday, June 7 | 9 pm

    Tonight's screening of The Princess Bride has been canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for June 21. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded and can...

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  12. Museum Park Tours (Canceled)

    Canceled - Saturday, June 8 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Saturday, June 8 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  14. Brunch and Lecture: Art on the Road with Perry Hurt (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, June 8 | 11 am

    Follow NCMA Conservator Perry Hurt’s adventures in foreign lands researching and transporting art in the Museum’s permanent collection, including some surprising...

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  15. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, June 8 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  16. Beyond Sight Tours

    Saturday, June 8 | 2 pm

    This tour, designed for teens and adults who are blind or have low vision, explores the Museum’s permanent collection through audio description, tactile experiences, and...

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  17. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Canceled)

    Canceled - Saturday, June 8 | 9 pm

    Tonight’s screening of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has been canceled due to inclement weather. All ticket holders will be automatically refunded. We hope to...

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  18. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Sunday, June 9 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  19. The Scope of Sculpture

    Sunday, June 9 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  20. June 11–August 6 Online Course: Exploring Global Learning through Art

    Tuesday, June 11

    This self-paced online course, available June 11–August 6, uses works of art from the Museum’s collection as a pathway to understanding global issues and developing...

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  21. Cocktails and Clay Walk with Daniel Johnston (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Wednesday, June 12 | 6 pm

    Due to expected inclement weather, tonight’s Cocktail and Clay Walk with Daniel Johnston has been canceled. Ticket holders will be automatically refunded. We hope to...

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  22. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 14 | 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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  23. Steep Canyon Rangers with Chatham Rabbits (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, June 14 | 8 pm

    North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s finest bluegrass musicians, and Asheville-based Steep Canyon Rangers are among the very best of them. The Grammy-winning...

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  24. Urban Sketchout in the Park

    Saturday, June 15 | 9 am

    Urban sketching is gaining popularity as creative people take a closer look at the places they live, work, and relax. Join local artists Angela Zappala and Josia...

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  25. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 15 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  26. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Saturday, June 15 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Saturday, June 15 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  28. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, June 15 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  29. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Sunday, June 16 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Sunday, June 16 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

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  31. The Scope of Sculpture

    Sunday, June 16 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  32. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 9–11)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  33. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 7–8)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  34. Weeklong Teen Workshop on Digital Anime (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Monday, June 17 | 1 pm

    Calling all anime fans! Come learn from a professional artist with years of experience. Natalia Lopes guides you through the basics of proportion, capturing personality,...

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  35. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 6–7)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  36. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Tuesday, June 18 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  37. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Wednesday, June 19 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  38. Bilingual Volunteer Meet and Greet

    Wednesday, June 19 | 6 pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Art is looking for energetic, art-loving volunteers who speak English and Spanish for our fall exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and...

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  39. Two-Day Educator Workshop on Art and Global Issues

    Wednesday, June 19 | 9:30 am

    Join fellow educators for a two-day workshop (June 19 and 20) to explore how artists from various cultural backgrounds address issues of personal and global importance. A...

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  40. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, June 20 | 9:15 am

    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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  41. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Thursday, June 20 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  42. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, June 20 | 10:15 am

    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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  43. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, June 20 | 11:15 am

    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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  44. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Friday, June 21 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  45. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 21 | 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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  46. The Princess Bride (Rescheduled)

    Friday, June 21 | 9 pm

    The Princess Bride (1987) Directed by Rob Reiner. Written by William Goldman. 98 minutes. PG

    The voters have spoken and, as you wish, The Princess Bride wins the Battle of...

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  47. Pollinator Palooza

    Saturday, June 22 | 9 am

    Tickets required; advance purchase suggested (Museum Box Office opens at 10 am). Once at the event, those without tickets may buy them via smartphone.

    Join our partner Bee...

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  48. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 22 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  49. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Saturday, June 22 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

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  50. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Saturday, June 22 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

    ... READ MORE

  51. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, June 22 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  52. Trampled by Turtles with Deer Tick (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, June 22 | 7:30 pm

    Trampled by Turtles, formed by rockers from northern Minnesota in 2003, brought an electrified sensibility to acoustic music. As the decade progressed, Trampled by Turtles...

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  53. Beautiful Machines with artist Jeghetto

    Sunday, June 23 | 9 am

    Join artist Jeghetto for a drop-in puppetry experience at Southern Oracle, the new installation by Heather Hart. View a new puppet created to activate this work of...

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  54. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Sunday, June 23 | 10 am

    Come see the Old Master paintings the way the Old Masters would have seen them, in 100% natural light. For the second year in a row, we’re turning off the track lights in...

    READ MORE

  55. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Sunday, June 23 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

    ... READ MORE

  56. The Scope of Sculpture

    Sunday, June 23 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  57. Middle School Workshop: Fields of View

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Power down and take time to connect with nature. Get up close and personal with the natural world while capturing your own views of nature, from landscapes in the galleries...

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  58. Time Travelers (ages 9–11)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  59. Time Travelers (ages 7–8)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  60. Time Travelers (ages 6–7)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  61. Outdoor Art-Inspired Yoga

    Wednesday, June 26 | 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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  62. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 28 | 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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  63. Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Friday, June 28 | 8:30 pm

    (1964) Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Written by Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, and Peter George. 95 min. PG

    In 1964, as the Cold War was at its height, director Stanley...

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  64. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 29 | 9:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour. The route is approximately two miles long, with variations in surface and incline. Dress for the outdoors and bring water. Tours...

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  65. The Scope of Sculpture

    Saturday, June 29 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  66. Movie Party with Bohemian Rhapsody

    Saturday, June 29 | 6 pm

    Scaramouch, Scaramouch, will you do the fandango? 

    Come early to sing a favorite Queen anthem, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” with PopUp Chorus! Everyone is welcome to sing...

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  67. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Sunday, June 30 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Explore arts of the African continent through movement, masquerade, and more.

    ... READ MORE

  68. The Scope of Sculpture

    Sunday, June 30 | 11:30 am

    Explore a variety of materials, styles, and messages in the NCMA’s diverse sculpture collection. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. 

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  69. Empower Dance Activation at Southern Oracle (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Sunday, June 30 | 6 pm

    Join a social dance workshop at Southern Oracle, the new installation by Heather Hart in the Museum Park, with Nicole Oxendine and Ay-Jaye Nelson Jr. of Empower Dance...

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