Calendar

  1. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Sunday, March 1 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  2. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 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, March 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. 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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  5. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 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, March 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, March 4 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful and inspirational experience. These hourlong vinyasa-style classes are...

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  8. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 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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  9. Opening event for Front Burner and Christopher Holt

    Thursday, March 5 | 7 pm

    Preview the exhibition Front Burner: Highlights in Contemporary North Carolina Painting with guest curator Ashlynn Browning. Meet some of the 25 emerging, midcareer, and...

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  10. Creative Writing Workshop

    Friday, March 6 | 10 am

    Join the NCMA’s Mellon 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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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 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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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Saturday, March 7 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  13. American Sign Language Introduction to the NCMA

    Saturday, March 7 | 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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  14. A Taste of Carolina

    Saturday, March 7 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  15. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 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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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Sunday, March 8 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  18. A Taste of Carolina

    Sunday, March 8 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  19. Pop-Up Art: Feathered Faces (Rescheduled)

    Rescheduled - Sunday, March 8 | 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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  20. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 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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  21. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, March 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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  22. Interchanges : Cross-Collection Conversations

    Sunday, March 8 | 2 pm

    Linda Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art

     

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

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  23. The Great Buster

    Sunday, March 8 | 2 pm

    (2018) Written and directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Mel Brooks, Dick Cavett, Werner Herzog, Bill Hader. (102 min.) DCP.

    A kaleidoscope of commentators rhapsodizes about...

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  24. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 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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  25. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, March 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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  26. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, March 12 | 9:15 am

    Come play and create as we explore lines, shapes, colors, textures, and patterns in art. Our sessions include guided looks at works of art from the Museum, process-art...

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  27. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, March 12 | 10:15 am

    Come play and create as we explore lines, shapes, colors, textures, and patterns in art. Our sessions include guided looks at works of art from the Museum, process-art...

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  28. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, March 12 | 11:15 am

    Come play and create as we explore lines, shapes, colors, textures, and patterns in art. Our sessions include guided looks at works of art from the Museum, process-art...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 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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  30. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Saturday, March 14 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  32. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, March 14 | 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 at East Building Information Desk. Tours...

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  33. Sculpture Race Workshop

    - Saturday, March 14 | 11 am

    Before the Art in Motion Sculpture Race, join in on a brainstorming session to build your confidence to compete. Local artists help you find inspiration from the Museum’s...

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  34. A Taste of Carolina

    Saturday, March 14 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  35. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 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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  36. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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. Duke Energy Family Day: Ancient Art Adventures

    Sunday, March 15 | 10 am

    Discover all things mythical in Greek and Roman art through hands-on art making, demonstrations, and a scavenger hunt. Plus, view the exhibition Bacchus Conservation...

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  38. A Taste of Carolina

    Sunday, March 15 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  39. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 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, March 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. Steamboat Bill Jr.

    Sunday, March 15 | 2 pm

    (1928) Directed by Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton, Ernest Torrence, Marion Byron. (70 min.) DCP restoration. Silent film with live music by David Drazin.... READ MORE

  42. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 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. Art in Bloom General Admission

    Thursday, March 19 | 9 am

    Join us March 19–22, 2020, for our four-day festival of flowers fundraiser. Proceeds from Art in Bloom support Museum programming and exhibitions. Find more information on...

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  44. Master Class with Shean Strong (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Thursday, March 19 | 10:30 am

    Atlanta-based florist Shean Strong leads you through the design and creation of a gorgeous centerpiece to take home and enjoy. This hands-on class is designed to expand...

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  45. Museum Park Tours during Art in Bloom

    Thursday, March 19 | 11:30 am

    Hats and comfortable shoes recommended for this 45-minute tour. Meet your guide in the Plaza between the two buildings.

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  46. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 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. Floral Demonstration with Steve Taras

    Thursday, March 19 | 2 pm

    Turning the stage into a vibrant palette is Raleigh floral designer Steve Taras’s forte. In this color-filled demonstration, he and the crew from Watered Garden Florist...

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  48. Art in Bloom Opening Event, Rose Gold Party (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Thursday, March 19 | 7:30 pm

    In honor of the NCMA’s Year of Gold, we’re putting a metallic spin on our Art in Bloom party.  Come dressed to dazzle! Designers will be on hand to talk about their...

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  49. Art in Bloom General Admission

    Friday, March 20 | 9 am

    Join us March 19–22, 2020, for our four-day festival of flowers fundraiser. Proceeds from Art in Bloom support Museum programming and exhibitions. Find more information on...

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  50. Studio Workshop on the Symbolism of Flowers with Patricia Savage (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, March 20 | 10 am

    Since antiquity, flowers have been used in paintings to symbolize feelings, power, and historical and political events. Using images of art from the Museum’s collection for...

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  51. Hands-on Workshop: Bring Your Own Container with Jody McLeod (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, March 20 | 10:30 am

    No vase handy? Flowers look great in almost anything, says Jody McLeod, a Teleflora educator and American Institute of Floral Design representative. Bring your favorite...

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  52. Museum Park Tours during Art in Bloom

    Friday, March 20 | 11:30 am

    Hats and comfortable shoes recommended for this 45-minute tour. Meet your guide in the Plaza between the two buildings.

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  53. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 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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  54. Floral Demonstration with Shean Strong

    Friday, March 20 | 2 pm

    Atlanta-based florist Shean Strong, the 2019 Mayesh design star, is a true romantic and an avid dog lover. Join us as he combines his interests, creating beautiful moments...

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  55. Studio Workshop on the Symbolism of Flowers with Patricia Savage (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Friday, March 20 | 2 pm

    Since antiquity, flowers have been used in paintings to symbolize feelings, power, and historical and political events. Using images of art from the Museum’s collection for...

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  56. Bouquets and Bubbles Tour (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, March 20 | 6 pm

    Discover relationships between the art and the flowers by taking a docent-led group tour, and make a toast to newfound friends with a glass of champagne. Limit six tickets...

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  57. Bouquets and Bubbles Tour (Sold Out)

    Friday, March 20 | 7 pm

    Discover relationships between the art and the flowers by taking a docent-led group tour, and make a toast to newfound friends with a glass of champagne. Limit six tickets...

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  58. Art in Bloom General Admission

    Saturday, March 21 | 9 am

    Join us March 19–22, 2020, for our four-day festival of flowers fundraiser. Proceeds from Art in Bloom support Museum programming and exhibitions. Find more information on...

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  59. Museum Park Tours during Art in Bloom

    Saturday, March 21 | 11:30 am

    Hats and comfortable shoes recommended for this 45-minute tour. Meet your guide in the Plaza between the two buildings.

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  60. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 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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  61. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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. Muestra de arreglos florales con Francisco Xelhua Garcia e Irma Mayo

    Saturday, March 21 | 2 pm

    Francisco Xelhua Garcia e Irma Mayo han trabajado juntos por años, creando arreglos florales mágicos para el deleite del público como parte del equipo de Watered Garden...

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  63. Hands-on Wreath Making Workshop with Erin Weston (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, March 21 | 2 pm

    Claim your Carolina pride as Erin Weston, creative director at Weston Farms, guides you in creating a spring wreath from Weston Farms’ signature brown velvet Southern...

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  64. Bouquets and Bubbles Tour (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, March 21 | 6 pm

    Discover relationships between the art and the flowers by taking a docent-led group tour, and make a toast to newfound friends with a glass of champagne. Limit six tickets...

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  65. Bouquets and Bubbles Tour (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Saturday, March 21 | 7 pm

    Discover relationships between the art and the flowers by taking a docent-led group tour, and make a toast to newfound friends with a glass of champagne. Limit six tickets...

    READ MORE

  66. Art in Bloom General Admission

    Sunday, March 22 | 9 am

    Join us March 19–22, 2020, for our four-day festival of flowers fundraiser. Proceeds from Art in Bloom support Museum programming and exhibitions. Find more information on...

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  67. Museum Park Tours during Art in Bloom

    Sunday, March 22 | 11:30 am

    Hats and comfortable shoes recommended for this 45-minute tour. Meet your guide in the Plaza between the two buildings.

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  68. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 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

    Sunday, March 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. School’s Out Camp: Got Glue! (ages 6-10)

    Monday, March 23 | 9 am

    Explore the world of mixed media and create your own “sticky situations” with paper, found objects, paint, and glue. 

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  71. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 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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  72. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, March 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. Mindful Museum: Outdoor Slow Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, March 25 | 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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  74. Story Time: Parts of Art

    Thursday, March 26 | 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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  75. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, March 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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  76. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, March 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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  77. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Saturday, March 28 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  78. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, March 28 | 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 at East Building Information Desk. Tours...

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  79. A Taste of Carolina

    Saturday, March 28 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  80. ArtScene Teen Takeover! 2020 Vision

    Saturday, March 28 | Noon

    Create, hang out, and enjoy a teens-only space at the Teen Arts Council’s annual teen takeover! Experience performances, art-making workshops, gallery activities, and...

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  81. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, March 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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  82. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, March 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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  83. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Art and Play

    Sunday, March 29 | 10:30 am

    Discover all the ways you can play at the Museum! View scenes of games and sports or look at art with a playful twist.

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult...

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  84. A Taste of Carolina

    Sunday, March 29 | 11:30 am

    Discover the varied perspectives of North Carolina artists in the Museum’s collection. Meet at West Building Information Desk.

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  85. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, March 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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  86. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, March 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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  87. Docent Endowment Lecture: Alison Saar

    Sunday, March 29 | 2 pm

    American artist Alison Saar, who created the sturdy yet delicate bronze sculpture Tippy Toes, talks about her work; its themes of women, female sexuality, nature, racism,...

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  88. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, March 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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