1. Online Course for Educators: Exploring Global Learning through Art

    Tuesday, January 12

    This self-paced online course uses works of art from the Museum’s collection as a pathway to understanding global issues and developing cross-cultural understanding. The...


  2. Mindful Museum: Art-Making Demonstration

    Wednesday, March 3 | 7 pm

    Unwind while seeing art created. This mesmerizing hour-long virtual experience guides you through a brief centering practice and lets you watch, live and up close, a local...


  3. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Pacifica Quartet

    Wednesday, March 3 | 8 pm

    Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices over the past 26 years, the Pacifica Quartet has achieved international...


  4. Virtual Studio Workshop: Laura Moriarty: Encaustic Arts Past and Future

    Saturday, March 6 | 1:30 pm

    Encaustic paintings from ancient Egypt are still on view today. What makes their colors so vibrant and marks so expressive? Learn how to begin painting with wax from a...


  5. Virtual Weinberg Lecture of Egyptology: Learning from Egyptian Mummies

    Sunday, March 7 | 2 pm

    The evolution of diseases and their role in human history can be discovered through archaeological evidence provided by the study of mummies. This is done using traditional...


  6. Mindful Museum: Virtual Art and Mortality Workshop

    Tuesday, March 9 | 7 pm

    Drawing upon themes from Golden Mummies of Egypt, this two-hour virtual workshop intimately explores death, dying, and life transitions, and it’s actually not morbid at...


  7. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Change the Face: Finding Power in Identity

    Thursday, March 11 | Noon

    Join us this Women’s History Month as we consider the intersections of power and identity via the NCMA’s contemporary art collection. Hear from Mellon Foundation Assistant...


  8. Mindful Museum: Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Thursday, March 11 | 7 pm

    Join us for a sensory journey to Africa while exploring Lines That Link Humanity by El Anatsui. We’ve partnered with Arts Access and On My Way Bartending to offer this...


  9. NCMA Recommends: Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee

    Friday, March 12 | 10 am

    Mary Cassatt, Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee, 1877–78, oil on canvas, 39 5/8 × 31 13/16 in., Gift of Charlotte Hanes in memory of her husband, R. Philip Hanes...


  10. NCMA To Go Activity Kits: Mini Modern Paintings

    Saturday, March 13 | 10 am

    Get creative and inspired by NCMA art and artists at home! Each NCMA To Go activity kit has materials for a complete art-making project for one person, plus written...


  11. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, March 17 | 7 pm

    Slow art is a growing movement to mindfully observe and communally appreciate art. This hour-long virtual program offers centering techniques and a breathing practice...


  12. Dreaming in Color: Liberation Station Virtual Storytime

    Friday, March 19 | 11 am

    The third Friday of each month, tune in for stories from the beautiful NCMA galleries. Victoria Scott-Miller of Liberation Station bookstore offers a series of readings and...


  13. NCMA Film Club: !Women Art Revolution (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, March 19 | 7 pm

    If you enjoy watching and talking about films, join us for a virtual meeting of the NCMA Film Club! To celebrate Women’s History Month, we are featuring the documentary...


  14. Virtual Workshop for Teens; Live from the Studio: Scribble, Paint, Glue with Ursula Gullow

    Saturday, March 20 | 1:30 pm

    Use paint and mixed-media materials in unexpected ways to create expressive works of art. Working with random prompts, tap into your wild and wonderful subconscious. This...


  15. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Pinchas Zukerman, violin Shai Wosner, piano

    Saturday, March 20 | 8 pm

    Violin and viola soloist, conductor, and chamber musician Pinchas Zukerman is known for the expressive lyricism of his playing, singular beauty of tone, and impeccable...


  16. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, March 22 | 4 pm

    Kids experience movement, mindfulness, and connection through fun and engaging virtual Growga programming. Each monthly 30-minute class, inspired by the Museum's...


  17. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Aizuri Quartet

    Monday, March 22 | 8 pm

    Praised by the Washington Post for “captivating” performances that draw from its notable “meld of intellect, technique and emotions,” the Aizuri Quartet was awarded the...


  18. Teacher Tuesdays: Special Exhibition Access for Educators

    Tuesday, March 23 | 4 pm

    Teachers are invited to enjoy exclusive access to our East Building exhibitions, including Golden Mummies of Egypt. Reflect and recharge in an inspiring atmosphere at a...


  19. Mindful Museum: Virtual Spring Astrology and Meditation Workshop

    Tuesday, March 23 | 6:30 pm

    The Yoga Almanac, co-authored by Raleigh yoga teacher Andrea Rice, aligns yoga with the astrological seasons. Join Rice for this two-hour virtual experience to embody the...


  20. Art Snacks: Activities for Young Artists

    Wednesday, March 24 | 10 am

    Calling all little artists! Meet a work of art and get your creative juices flowing with monthly activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. This month we focus...


  21. NCMA in Dialogue: Seeking Self

    Wednesday, March 24 | 7 pm

    Tune in to NCMA in Dialogue for thought-provoking conversations with artists, musicians, and filmmakers as we approach the timely and important topics of society and...


  22. Virtual Freedom Seder

    Wednesday, March 24 | 7 pm

    Join the NCMA and the Friends of the Judaic Art Gallery for the inaugural Freedom Seder, a time to recognize freedom from slavery, remember stories of liberation, and lift...


  23. Virtual Humber Lecture: Women in Art at the NCMA

    Thursday, March 25 | 7 pm

    Women artists have been marginalized for centuries and underrepresented in most museums, including the NCMA. The Museum is working to challenge and change this oversight...


  24. NCMA Recommends: Corrugated

    Friday, March 26 | 10 am

    Simone Leigh, Corrugated, 2019, bronze and raffia, H. 81 × W. 73 × D. 40 1/2 in., Donated by Thomas S. Kenan III

    Inspired by architectural elements and African diasporic...


  25. Online Minicourses: Art and Science

    Tuesday, March 30 | 8 am

    The NCMA offers educators a series of minicourses on the connections between art and science accessible Tuesday, March 30 through Tuesday, May 25. Participants explore...