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  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Saturday, February 1 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  2. American Sign Language Introduction to the NCMA

    Saturday, February 1 | 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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  3. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, February 1 | 11:30 am

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

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  4. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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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  6. 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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  7. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Sunday, February 2 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  8. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, February 2 | 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, February 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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  10. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 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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  11. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Dr. Robert Young, Saxophone

    Sunday, February 2 | 2 pm

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    Robert Young joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2016. He previously held teaching positions at SUNY-Potsdam's Crane...

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  12. School’s Out Camp: Fins, Feathers, and Fur, Ages 6-10

    Canceled - Monday, February 3 | 9 am

    Explore the marvels of the animal kingdom as we take inspiration from our favorite animals, from the cute and cuddly to the fanged and ferocious. Join us as we make art...

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  13. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 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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  14. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 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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  15. Mindful Museum: Yoga in the Galleries (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Wednesday, February 5 | 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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  16. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 6 | 9:15 am

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art...

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  17. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 6 | 10:15 am

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art...

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  18. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, February 6 | 11:15 am

    Let art transport you to another world! Take an imaginary trip to a new place with art in the Museum. Our sessions include guided looking at works of art, process-art...

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  19. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 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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  20. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 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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  21. NCMA Teen Coffee House

    Friday, February 7 | 6 pm

    The Teen Arts Council invites teens, ages 13–17, for an evening of art making, live musical performances, and an open mic for spoken word performances.

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  22. Museum Store Tentless Tent Sale

    Saturday, February 8 | 10 am

    Shop the largest discounts of the year! Explore drastically reduced items (up to 75% off) in the main Museum Store, West Building. Members only get first dibs Saturday from...

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  23. Family Studio: Inspired by Architecture (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, February 8 | 10:15 am

    Build your own architectural scene, inspired by paintings of cities around the globe! Participants take a guided tour through the European galleries to see famous places...

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Saturday, February 8 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  25. N.C. Raga Revival Concert

    Saturday, February 8 | 11 am

    The NCMA partners with N.C. Raga Revival to bring a concert showcasing the music of the South Asian diaspora and other world music artists to the Museum audience. The...

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  26. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, February 8 | 11:30 am

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

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  27. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  28. Family Studio: Inspired by Architecture

    Saturday, February 8 | 1 pm

    Build your own architectural scene, inspired by paintings of cities around the globe! Participants take a guided tour through the European galleries to see famous places...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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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  30. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Sunday, February 9 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  31. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, February 9 | 11:30 am

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

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  32. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  33. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 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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  34. Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations: Global Religious Iconography

    Sunday, February 9 | 2 pm

    Amanda M. Maples, Curator of African Art, East Building, African Gallery

    Christianity is widespread on the continent of Africa and, though articulated in local ways,...

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  35. Keeper of the Flame

    Sunday, February 9 | 2 pm

    (1942) Directed by George Cukor. Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Whorf. (100 min.) DVD.

    A beloved American war hero dies in a car accident, and a reporter...

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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 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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  37. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 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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  39. Creative Writing Workshop

    Friday, February 14 | 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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  40. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 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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  41. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris

    Friday, February 14 | 5 pm

    Includes champagne upon arrival, a three-course prix fixe menu, romantic music by Ed Stephenson's Paco Band, and complimentary couples photos by Story Photographers. Stroll...

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  42. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris

    Friday, February 14 | 8 pm

    Includes champagne upon arrival, a three-course prix fixe menu, and romantic music. Stroll through the galleries, discovering love and passion in the Museum collection. You...

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  43. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Saturday, February 15 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  44. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, February 15 | 11:30 am

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

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  45. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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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  47. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Sunday, February 16 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  48. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, February 16 | 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

    Sunday, February 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 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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  51. Ruby Gentry

    Sunday, February 16 | 2 pm

    (1952) Directed by King Vidor. Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden. (82 min). Blu-Ray.

    A hot-blooded swamp gal uses her wiles to bed the sexiest guy in Braddock,...

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  52. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 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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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 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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  54. Mindful Museum: Slow Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, February 19 | 5:30 pm

    Slow art is a growing movement to mindfully observe, digest, and appreciate art. In this hourlong immersion, participants are guided through the observation of just one or...

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  55. Story Time: Places

    Thursday, February 20 | 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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  56. Story Time: Places

    Thursday, February 20 | 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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  57. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 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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  59. Dining after Dark: Looking at Art with Valerie Hillings

    Friday, February 21 | 6:30 pm

    Director Valerie Hillings has spent the past year getting to know the people of North Carolina and studying the art under her care. Learn about her favorite works in the...

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  60. EdCamp NCMA 2020

    Saturday, February 22 | 10 am

    Collaborate and connect through an “unconference” approach to professional development. Participants create, lead, and attend sessions on arts integration that are...

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  61. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Saturday, February 22 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  62. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, February 22 | 11:30 am

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

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  63. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  64. Studio Workshop: Sketching in the Galleries

    Saturday, February 22 | 1 pm

    Look with new eyes at the Museum’s collection as artist Leslie Pruneau leads a drawing tour of the galleries. All styles and levels of experience welcome for this half-day...

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  65. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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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  66. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Sunday, February 23 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  67. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, February 23 | 11:30 am

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

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  68. Pop-Up Art: Feathered Faces (Canceled)

    Canceled - Sunday, February 23 | Noon

    Get in touch with your wild side! Take inspiration from the feathers, beaks, and claws on view in John James Audubon’s Birds of America folios and create a unique bird mask...

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  69. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, February 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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  70. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, February 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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  71. Road House

    Sunday, February 23 | 2 pm

    (1948) Directed by Jean Negulesco. Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Richard Widmark. (95 min.) DCP.

    A torch singer flees the urban jungle for a backwoods nightclub (and bowling...

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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, February 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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  73. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, February 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. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, February 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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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, February 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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Love in the Air

    Saturday, February 29 | 10:30 am

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

    Celebrate love of all kinds on view in the Museum galleries and tell us which...

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  77. Sacred Art at the NCMA

    Saturday, February 29 | 11:30 am

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

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  78. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, February 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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  79. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, February 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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  80. I ♥ Purim: Totally Awesome ‘80s

    Saturday, February 29 | 7:30 pm

    Proceeds benefit the Judaic Art Fund. The Hebrew calendar entered a new decade in September, year 5780, so this year’s Purim celebrates the “decade of ’80s.” Inspired by...

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