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  1. Guatemalan Kite Project (Canceled)

    Canceled - Friday, November 1 | 10 am

    In partnership with the Consulate of Guatemala, we are hosting the creation of a traditional giant kite, a custom honoring All Saints Day. Stop by throughout the day to...

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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, November 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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  3. Dos Fridas

    Friday, November 1 | 8 pm

    (2018) Directed by Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez. Maria de Medeiros, Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, Grettel Méndez. (92 min.)
    Spanish with English subtitles

    Mixing reality with reverie,...

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  4. Online Course: Visual Literacy—Making Connections with Works of Art

    Tuesday, October 8 | 8 am

    This 10-hour course explores the relevance of visual literacy in the classroom and its connection to the North Carolina Essential Standards. The five modules in the course...

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  5. Duke Energy Family Day: Día de la Familia

    Saturday, November 2 | 10 am

    Honor Frida, Diego, and your ancestors on this day of remembrance! Discover art, music, and performance traditions from Central America, and enjoy free access to the...

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  6. Duke Energy Free Community Day

    Saturday, November 2 | 10 am

    To celebrate opening week of special exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism and Day of the Dead, the NCMA will host a Duke Energy–sponsored free...

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  7. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, November 2 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  8. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 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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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, November 2 | 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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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Sunday, November 3 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  11. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, November 3 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  12. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 3 | 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, November 3 | 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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  14. Sombra Verde (Untouched)

    Sunday, November 3 | 2 pm

    Sombra Verde (Untouched)
    (1954) Directed by Roberto Gavaldon. Ricardo Montalban, Ariadne Welter, Victor Parra. (85 min.) DCP. New restoration from the UCLA Film Archive and...

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  15. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, November 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, November 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. Mindful Museum: Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, November 6 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful and inspirational experience. This hourlong vinyasa-style class is suitable...

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  18. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 7 | 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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  19. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 7 | 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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  20. Coffee with a Curator: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, November 7 | 10:30 am

    Curator Jennifer Dasal offers an in-depth look at the themes and content of the exhibition, focusing on the relationships between Frida and Diego, their collectors, and the...

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  21. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 7 | 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, November 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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  23. Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

    Thursday, November 7 | 2:30 pm

    Meet a docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. Arrive five minutes before tour time. For individuals and groups of five or fewer.

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  24. NCMA Educator Expo (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, November 7 | 4:30 pm

    Join us for learning experiences inspired by the work of Frida Kahlo and contemporary North Carolina Latinx artists. The expo includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages plus...

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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, November 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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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Saturday, November 9 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  27. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, November 9 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 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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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, November 9 | 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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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Sunday, November 10 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  31. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, November 10 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  32. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 10 | 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, November 10 | 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. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Ciompi Quartet

    Sunday, November 10 | 2 pm

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    The members of the Ciompi Quartet are professors at Duke University. The quartet has developed a reputation for performances of intelligence and sophistication,...

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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, November 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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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, November 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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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, November 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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  38. Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

    Thursday, November 14 | 2:30 pm

    Meet a docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. Arrive five minutes before tour time. For individuals and groups of five or fewer.

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  39. Lecture: Frida Kahlo’s Art and the Construction of Identities

    Thursday, November 14 | 7 pm

    Frida Kahlo stepped into the limelight in 1929 when she married muralist Diego Rivera. Today Kahlo is acclaimed as a path-breaking artist and a cultural icon. International...

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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, November 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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  41. College Night: ¡Fridamania!

    Friday, November 15 | 6 pm

    College students from across the state take over the Museum to celebrate Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and the rich artistic Latinx traditions alive in North Carolina. This...

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  42. Family Studio: Inspired by Frida

    Saturday, November 16 | 10:15 am

    Two-hour studio workshop and gallery tour for families. Please note: All participants (children and adults) must have a ticket.

    Take inspiration from the art that Frida...

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  43. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Saturday, November 16 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  44. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, November 16 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  45. American Sign Language Tour of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

    Saturday, November 16 | 1 pm

    Join a docent-led tour of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism with an American Sign Language interpreter. The tour is limited to 10 participants.

    Purchase an...

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  46. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 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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  47. Family Studio: Inspired by Frida (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Saturday, November 16 | 1 pm

    Two-hour studio workshop and gallery tour for families. Please note: All participants (children and adults) must have a ticket.

    Take inspiration from the art that Frida...

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  48. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, November 16 | 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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  49. Lecture and Discussion: Representations of Black Womanhood in the Media

    Saturday, November 16 | 3 pm

    From the enduring images of the domestic Mammy, oversexed Jezebel, and aggressive Sapphire to the modern-day Claire Huxtable, Beyoncé, and Olivia Pope, African American...

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  50. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Sunday, November 17 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  51. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, November 17 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  52. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 17 | 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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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, November 17 | 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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  54. Victimas del Pecado (Victims of Sin)

    Sunday, November 17 | 2 pm

    (1951) Written and directed by Emilio Fernández. Ninón Sevilla, Rodolfo Acosta, Tito Junco. (85 min.) DCP courtesy of Olympusat Inc. and Festival Internacional de Cine de...

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  55. School’s Out Camp: A Week with Frida and Diego, Ages 6-10

    Monday, November 18 | 9 am

    Don’t miss this opportunity to explore our special exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism. Let Frida and Diego capture your imagination as you discover...

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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, November 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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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, November 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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  58. Mindful Museum: Crystal Singing Bowl Experience (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Wednesday, November 20 | 5:30 pm

    Join Rebecca Benedetti of Down to Earth Beauty as she encourages you to take a deep breath and receive vibrations from seven crystal singing sound bowls. The experience is...

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  59. Story Time: Animals

    Thursday, November 21 | 10:15 am

    Join us for story time in the galleries! Each half-hour session includes books and activities that extend our understanding of a work of art in the Museum. Best for...

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  60. Story Time: Animals

    Thursday, November 21 | 11 am

    Join us for story time in the galleries! Each half-hour session includes books and activities that extend our understanding of a work of art in the Museum. Best for...

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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, November 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. Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

    Thursday, November 21 | 2:30 pm

    Meet a docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. Arrive five minutes before tour time. For individuals and groups of five or fewer.

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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, November 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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  64. Dining after Dark: Frida and Diego, Love and Loss (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, November 22 | 6:30 pm

    Curator Jennifer Dasal offers a look at the biography of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, from the tale of their first meeting during her childhood, through their tumultuous...

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  65. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Saturday, November 23 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  66. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, November 23 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  67. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 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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  68. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, November 23 | 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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  69. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Sunday, November 24 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  70. What Not to Miss

    Sunday, November 24 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  71. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, November 24 | 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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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, November 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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  73. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Clara Yang, Piano, and Javier Martinez Campos, Cello

    Sunday, November 24 | 2 pm

    TICKETS

    Praised as “a first-rate pianist who isn’t afraid of challenges,” pianist Clara Yang, associate professor of piano at UNC–Chapel Hill, has performed around the...

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  74. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, November 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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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, November 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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, November 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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  77. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Action Packed

    Saturday, November 30 | 10:30 am

    Explore scenes of movement, modeling, and mayhem as you look closely at action in art.

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  78. What Not to Miss

    Saturday, November 30 | 11:30 am

    Explore a selection of the NCMA’s treasures in this docent-led tour.

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  79. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, November 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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  80. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, November 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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