Calendar

  1. Museum Store Sunday

    Sunday, December 1 | 10 am

    Sunday, December 1, complete your holiday gift buying at #MuseumStoreSunday! More than 700 museum stores in all 50 states, 10 countries, and three continents are...

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  2. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  3. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  4. Screening Race: 16mm Films of the 1960s and 1970s

    Sunday, December 1 | 2 pm

    Marsha Gordon, NCSU film studies professor, and Skip Elsheimer of A/V Geeks project a selection of short 16mm films from the 1960s and ʼ70s engaged with the topic of race....

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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  6. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  7. Mindful Museum: Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, December 4 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our galleries combine to create a peaceful and inspirational experience. These 60-minute vinyasa-style classes are suitable for...

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  8. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 5 | 9:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art,...

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  9. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 5 | 10:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art,...

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  10. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 5 | 11:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art,...

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  13. SOFA Social Outings for Artists

    Friday, December 6 | 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 guests Lindy Chicola and Maria...

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  14. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Saturday, December 7 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  15. Studio Workshop on Mexican Modernist Painting

    Saturday, December 7 | 11 am

    Explore the rise of the Mexican modernist movement through paintings in our special exhibition. In this daylong workshop, local artist Peter Marin guides the class in...

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  16. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, December 7 | 11:30 am

    Discover the original context and meaning of faith-based works in the collection. No reservations necessary.

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  17. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 7 | 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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  18. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Sunday, December 8 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  20. Pop-Up Art: Festival of Lights

    Sunday, December 8 | Noon

    Celebrate the start of Hanukkah! View the Museum’s Hanukkah lamps and create your own sculptural lantern to take home.

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  21. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  23. Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations

    Sunday, December 8 | 2 pm

    Michele Frederick, Associate Curator of European Art, West Building, European Galleries

    Join one of our curators on the second Sunday of each month to learn about an...

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  24. Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof Lecture: The Mad King of the Museum

    Sunday, December 8 | 3 pm

    Saul under the Influence of the Evil Spirit, William Story’s marble masterpiece of the deranged first king of Israel, sat forgotten in a stately English country house for...

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  25. School’s Out Camp: Once upon a Time, Ages 6-10

    Monday, December 9 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture stories with their art while creating art that tells its own story.

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  26. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  27. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  29. The Music of Black Nativity

    Thursday, December 12 | 7 pm

    Black Nativity is an African American telling of the Nativity story. This gospel music experience, a production of the Justice Theater Project, takes us on a journey back...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  31. Duke Energy Family Night: Winter around the World

    Friday, December 13 | 5 pm

    Experience the “winternational” celebration of the season! Discover family traditions from North Carolina and around the globe. Create art, enjoy free access to Frida...

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  32. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Saturday, December 14 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  33. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, December 14 | 11:30 am

    Discover the original context and meaning of faith-based works in the collection. No reservations necessary.

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  34. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 14 | 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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  35. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  36. The Music of Black Nativity

    Saturday, December 14 | 2 pm

    Black Nativity is an African American telling of the Nativity story. This gospel music experience, a production of the Justice Theater Project, takes us on a journey back...

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  37. The Music of Black Nativity

    Saturday, December 14 | 7:30 pm

    Black Nativity is an African American telling of the Nativity story. This gospel music experience, a production of the Justice Theater Project, takes us on a journey back...

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  38. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Sunday, December 15 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  39. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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. Raleigh Flute Choir Holiday Concert (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Sunday, December 15 | 7 pm

    The Raleigh Flute Choir, a chamber ensemble of nine professional flutists from central North Carolina, ushers in the holiday season with creative arrangements of familiar...

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  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  44. Story Time: Movement (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Thursday, December 19 | 10:15 am

    Join us for story time in the galleries! Come look and listen as we make connections with original works of art and children’s books. Half-hour sessions; best for families...

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  45. Story Time: Movement (Canceled)

    CANCELED - Thursday, December 19 | 11 am

    Join us for story time in the galleries! Come look and listen as we make connections with original works of art and children’s books. Half-hour sessions; best for families...

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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  47. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Saturday, December 21 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  49. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, December 21 | 11:30 am

    Discover the original context and meaning of faith-based works in the collection. No reservations necessary.

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  50. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 21 | 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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  51. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Sunday, December 22 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  53. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  54. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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  56. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, December 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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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, December 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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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, December 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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  59. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Saturday, December 28 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  60. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, December 28 | 11:30 am

    Discover the original context and meaning of faith-based works in the collection. No reservations necessary.

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  61. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, December 28 | 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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  62. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, December 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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  63. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Changing Seasons

    Sunday, December 29 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. No reservations necessary. 

    Winter is here! Explore scenes of the changing seasons in art.

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  64. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, December 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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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, December 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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  66. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, December 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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