Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  2. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  3. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Saturday, January 4 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  4. American Sign Language Introduction to the NCMA

    Saturday, January 4 | 10:30 am

    Join volunteer Vicci Stremel, who is deaf, for an American Sign Language introduction to the Museum. This session is designed for people who are deaf or hard of hearing and...

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  5. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, January 4 | 11:30 am

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

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  6. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 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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  7. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  8. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, January 5 | 11:30 am

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

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  9. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 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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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  11. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: The Mallarmé Chamber Players—A Frida Kahlo Celebration

    Sunday, January 5 | 2 pm

    The Mallarmé Chamber Players is a Durham-based ensemble of professional musicians. The ensemble’s name comes from Stéphane Mallarmé, the 19th-century French poet and...

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  12. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  14. Mindful Museum: Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, January 8 | 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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  15. New Year Celebration 2020

    Wednesday, January 8 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Business Friends for their continued support.

    Tickets are...

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  16. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 9 | 9:15 am

    Brrr! Discover changes in the world around us during the winter. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art investigations, and full sensory...

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  17. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 9 | 10:15 am

    Brrr! Discover changes in the world around us during the winter. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art investigations, and full sensory...

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  18. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 9 | 11:15 am

    Brrr! Discover changes in the world around us during the winter. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art investigations, and full sensory...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  20. New Year Celebration 2020

    Thursday, January 9 | 7 pm

    Join us for a holiday reception that recognizes and thanks our Patron-level ($150) and higher members and our Business Friends for their continued support.

    Tickets are...

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  21. Creative Writing Workshop

    Friday, January 10 | 10 am

    Join the NCMA’s Mellon/ACLS scholar in residence, Helena Feder, to explore ekphrasis, the way in which visual art is translated into written language. Participants read...

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  22. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  23. Winter Full Moon Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Friday, January 10 | 6 pm

    Bundle up for an after-hours evening in the Museum Park. Enjoy hot chocolate in a take-home mug followed by a guided moonlit walk to experience nature and art at...

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  24. Bespoke: A Conversation about Nostalgia and Cultural Tradition in Mexican Art (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, January 10 | 7 pm

    The legacy of Frida Kahlo dominates the creative landscape for many artists. Join artist Leticia Alvarez as she discusses leaving Mexico and the corresponding nostalgia...

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  25. Family Studio: A Modern Mural

    Saturday, January 11 | 10:15 am

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Each participant (children and adults) must...

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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Saturday, January 11 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  27. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, January 11 | 11:30 am

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

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  28. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 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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  29. Family Studio: A Modern Mural (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, January 11 | 1 pm

    Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Each participant (children and adults) must...

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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  31. Frida’s Faces Dance Performances

    Sunday, January 12 | 10:15 am

    Students from the UNC–Charlotte Department of Dance perform Frida’s Faces, a choreographic exploration of Frida Kahlo’s life through her paintings. Kahlo’s multiple...

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  32. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Sunday, January 12 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  33. Frida’s Faces Dance Performances

    Sunday, January 12 | 11:15 am

    Students from the UNC–Charlotte Department of Dance perform Frida’s Faces, a choreographic exploration of Frida Kahlo’s life through her paintings. Kahlo’s multiple...

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  34. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, January 12 | 11:30 am

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

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  35. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 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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  36. Frida’s Faces Dance Performances

    Sunday, January 12 | 1:15 pm

    Students from the UNC–Charlotte Department of Dance perform Frida’s Faces, a choreographic exploration of Frida Kahlo’s life through her paintings. Kahlo’s multiple...

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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  38. Curator Tour of Property of the People: The Foundations of the NCMA, 1924–1945

    Sunday, January 12 | 2 pm

    Join Lyle Humphrey, associate curator of European art and collection history, for a tour to learn more about exhibition Property of the People: The Foundations of the NCMA,...

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  39. Laura

    Sunday, January 12 | 2 pm

    (1944) Directed by Otto Preminger. Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson. (88 min.) 35mm print from Fox.

    Dana Andrews’s hard bitten...

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  40. Frida’s Faces Dance Performances

    Sunday, January 12 | 2:15 pm

    Students from the UNC–Charlotte Department of Dance perform Frida’s Faces, a choreographic exploration of Frida Kahlo’s life through her paintings. Kahlo’s multiple...

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  41. Member Monday

    Monday, January 13 | 10 am

    Normally the NCMA is closed on Mondays, but we have set aside time for members to visit our special exhibitions without the crowds. Spend as much time as needed to...

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  42. Mix It Up, Ages 6–10

    Monday, January 13 | 9 am

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries and Park, and try them out in your own creations.

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  43. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  44. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  45. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  47. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Saturday, January 18 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  48. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, January 18 | 11:30 am

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

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  49. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 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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  50. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  51. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Sunday, January 19 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  52. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, January 19 | 11:30 am

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

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  53. Pop-Up Art: Adios to Frida and Diego!

    Sunday, January 19 | Noon

    Say adios to the exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism. Create a sketchbook inspired by Frida’s journals or add an artistic page to our farewell book....

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  54. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 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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  55. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  57. Online Course: Exploring Global Learning through Art

    Tuesday, January 21

    Course opens Tuesday, January 21, and closes Tuesday, March 17.

    This self-paced online course uses works of art from the Museum’s collection as a pathway to understanding...

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  58. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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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  59. Mindful Museum: Art-Inspired Meditation

    Wednesday, January 22 | 5:30 pm

    Awaken your senses, elevate your mind, and calm your body through a guided meditation inspired by the Museum’s collection followed by gentle movements and an extended...

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  60. Story Time: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 23 | 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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  61. Coffee with a Curator: Paintings and Power in the 17th Century

    Thursday, January 23 | 10:30 am

    Elizabeth Stuart was the daughter, sister, and wife of kings, but lived in exile in the Netherlands for most of her life as an enemy of Catholic Spain. In the face of...

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  62. Story Time: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 23 | 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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  63. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  64. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  65. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Saturday, January 25 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  66. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, January 25 | 11:30 am

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

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  67. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, January 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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  68. Studio Workshop: Introduction to Pastels (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, January 25 | 1 pm

    Award-winning pastel painter Richard Wilson leads a half-day workshop and offers insight into the use of soft pastels through his story and expertise. All materials...

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  69. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, January 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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  70. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: New Beginnings

    Sunday, January 26 | 10:30 am

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

    Resolve to visit the Museum with your family to celebrate the new year!...

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  71. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, January 26 | 11:30 am

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

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  72. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, January 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.

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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, January 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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  74. May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

    Sold Out - Sunday, January 26 | 2 pm

    (2018) Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio. (107 min.) 

    Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, May It Last is a deeply intimate and revealing...

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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, January 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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, January 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, January 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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  78. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, January 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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  79. College Spotlight Social

    Friday, January 31 | 6 pm

    College students are invited to explore the Contemporary Gallery and talk with student docents, experience VR with the art conservation lab, and experiment with VR Tilt...

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