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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. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 1 | 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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  4. 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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  5. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 1 | 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 1 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 2 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 4 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 5 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 6 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  17. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 7 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  18. 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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  19. The Princess Bride

    Friday, June 7 | 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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  20. Museum Park Tours

    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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  21. 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.

    ... READ MORE

  22. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 8 | 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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  23. Brunch and Lecture: Art on the Road with Perry Hurt

    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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  24. 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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  25. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 8 | 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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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 8 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  27. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Saturday, June 8 | 9 pm

    (2018) Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman. Written by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman. 117 min. PG

    Miles Morales thought there was only one...

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 9 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  31. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 11 | 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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  32. 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 12 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  34. Cocktails and Clay Walk with Daniel Johnston

    Wednesday, June 12 | 6 pm

    Meander along the Museum Park’s new Meadow Trail, with stops for light hors d’oeuvres and a discussion with North Carolina potter Daniel Johnston about his new outdoor...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 13 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 14 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  37. 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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  38. Steep Canyon Rangers with Chatham Rabbits

    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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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.

    ... READ MORE

  42. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 15 | 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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  43. 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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  44. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 15 | 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 15 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  46. Lights Out for Summer Solstice

    Saturday, June 15

    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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 16 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. Weeklong Teen Workshop on Digital Anime

    Monday, June 17 | 1 pm

    Calling all anime fans! Come learn from a professional artist with years of experience creating unique anime characters, posters, and T-shirts. David Anyanwu guides you...

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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 18 | 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

    Wednesday, June 19 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 20 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 21 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  62. 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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  63. Pollinator Palooza

    Saturday, June 22 | 9 am

    Join our partner Bee Downtown and other pollinator-loving organizations to celebrate the creatures that sustain our ecosystem and food supply. Taste honey, take home seeds...

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  64. 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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  65. 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

  66. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 22 | 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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  67. 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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  68. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 22 | 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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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 22 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  70. Trampled by Turtles with Deer Tick

    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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  71. Pop-Up Art: Beautiful Machines

    Sunday, June 23 | 9 am

    Join artist Jeghetto for a drop-in puppetry workshop at Southern Oracle, the new installation by Heather Hart.

    Additional support provided by the Hartfield Foundation and...

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  72. 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

  73. 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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  74. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 23 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see. Look for a docent with an “Ask Me!” badge in the galleries.

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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, June 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, June 26 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  81. 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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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, June 27 | 1:30 pm

    A daily docent-led tour of Museum highlights. For individuals and groups smaller than 10. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  83. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, June 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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  84. 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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  85. Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Friday, June 28 | 9 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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  86. 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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  87. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: African Rhythms

    Saturday, June 29 | 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

  88. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 29 | 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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  89. 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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  90. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, June 29 | 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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  91. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, June 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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  92. Movie Party with Bohemian Rhapsody

    Saturday, June 29 | 6:30 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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  93. 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

  94. 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. 

    ... READ MORE

  95. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, June 30 | 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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  96. Empower Dance Activation at Southern Oracle

    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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