Calendar

  1. 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...

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  2. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 6 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  3. Mindful Museum: Virtual Poetry Hour

    Wednesday, April 7 | 7 pm

    Join writer-scholar Jameela F. Dallis to write poems inspired by the Museum’s collection. Ekphrasis means description in Greek, and ekphrastic poems are often vivid...

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  4. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: A Date with Director Hillings

    Thursday, April 8 | Noon

    NCMA Director Valerie Hillings reflects upon various milestones in the Museum’s history and previews some exciting future plans. 

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  5. Mindful Museum: Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Thursday, April 8 | 7 pm

    Join us for a sensory journey to Rome while exploring Statue of Bacchus. We’ve partnered with Arts Access to offer this special virtual experience intended for adults who...

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  6. NCMA Recommends: Love is the Drug

    Friday, April 9 | 10 am

    Richard Mosse, Love is the Drug, 2012, digital C-print, 50 × 96 in., Purchased with funds from the Art Trust Fund Endowment

    Richard Mosse’s arresting Love Is the Drug...

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  7. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, April 10 | 8:30 am

    Join our resident birding enthusiast, Park ranger Chantal Taunton, on a meandering 90-minute walk through the Museum Park in search of migratory and native birds. Wear a...

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  8. NCMA To Go Activity Kits: Pattern Printing

    Saturday, April 10 | 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...

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  9. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 10 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  10. Virtual Studio Workshop: Sacred Geometry with Peter Marin

    Saturday, April 10 | 1:30 pm

    Examine the evolution of sacred art—from ancient Egyptian to contemporary. Learn about significant mathematical and historical themes that influenced art making, such as...

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  11. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Juilliard String Quartet

    Saturday, April 10 | 8 pm

    Hailed by the Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the Juilliard String Quartet draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics while...

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  12. Creative Processing for Families: Identity

    Sunday, April 11 | 2 pm

    Creative Processing is a series for families to reflect together on big (and sometimes tough) ideas about the world and ourselves through art. Workshops include guided...

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  13. Virtual Afternoon with the Mummies

    Monday, April 12 | 4 pm

    Get an insider’s view of the exhibition Golden Mummies of Egypt from home with this special program just for families! Look closely, ask questions, and learn more during...

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  14. Mindful Museum: Virtual Art and Self-Care Workshop

    Monday, April 12 | 7 pm

    Join Jesalyn Keziah, MSW to explore themes of growth and transformation through creative expression as a form of self-care. As spring bursts forth, we are experiencing a...

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  15. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 13 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  16. Music at the Museum featuring Lakota John

    Tuesday, April 13 | 9 pm

    Join us as Lakota John performs virtually from the North Carolina Museum of Art! Lakota John is a musician, producer, and songwriter from southeastern North Carolina who...

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  17. Art Snacks: Activities for Young Artists

    Wednesday, April 14 | 10 am

    Calling all little artists! Get a taste of an artwork and your creative juices flowing with monthly activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. This month we...

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  18. NCMA Virtual College Trivia Night

    Thursday, April 15 | 6 pm

    How well do you know the art in the NCMA? Join us for a fun evening of Kahoot! trivia created by our college interns. Compete with other art-loving college students across...

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  19. Dreaming in Color: Liberation Station Virtual Storytime

    Friday, April 16 | 11 am

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

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  20. NCMA Film Club: Fragile and Ballet After Dark

    Friday, April 16 | 7 pm

    If you enjoy watching and talking about films, join us for a virtual meeting of the NCMA Film Club! This month we will be watching and discussing two documentary shorts...

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  21. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 17 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  22. Virtual Lecture with an Egyptologist: Flinders Petrie on Golden Mummies, Race, and Faces

    Saturday, April 17 | Noon

    British Egyptologist Flinders Petrie was keen on matching skulls with mummy masks and portraits and identifying what he believed to be racial types. Join Dr. Campbell Price...

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  23. Virtual Workshop for Teens: Live from the Studio: Animation and Filmmaking Workshop with Napoleon Wright II

    Saturday, April 17 | 2 pm

    This free, virtual two-session workshop on Saturday, April 17 and 24, is part of the Live from the Studio series in which teens learn new mediums and gain inspiration from...

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  24. WORLD PREMIERE: The Netherlands–The Shonibare: The Journey (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Sunday, April 18 | 5:30 pm

    Commissioned by the North Carolina Museum of Art, “The Netherlands–The Shonibare: The Journey” is a musical interchange reflecting artworks by Ludolf Backhuysen and Yinka...

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  25. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 20 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  26. NCMA in Dialogue: Environmental Art in a Time of Crisis

    Wednesday, April 21 | 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...

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  27. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, April 21 | 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...

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  28. Earth Day Outdoor Movie: Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Thursday, April 22 | 8:30 pm

    Celebrate Earth Day with a movie under the stars that conveys the powerful intersection of art and nature. Leaning into the Wind (PG, 2017) is a documentary about British...

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  29. Morning Bird Walk

    Sold Out - Saturday, April 24 | 8:30 am

    Join our resident birding enthusiast, Park ranger Chantal Taunton, on a meandering 90-minute walk through the Museum Park in search of migratory and native birds. Wear a...

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  30. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 24 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  31. Youth Chamber Music Pop-Up Concerts

    Saturday, April 24 | 1 pm

    The NCMA is alive with music once again! Join us for an afternoon of pop-up chamber music in West Building and throughout the Museum Park. Stumble upon one of our seven...

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  32. An Homage to Ancient Egypt

    Sunday, April 25 | 10:45 am

    The North Carolina Museum of Art and the UNC Charlotte Department of Dance presents “An Homage to Ancient Egypt” in four live performances at the NCMA on Sunday, April 25....

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  33. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, April 26 | 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...

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  34. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 27 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  35. Music at the Museum featuring Charlie Smarts

    Tuesday, April 27 | 9 pm

    ​Join us as Charlie Smarts performs virtually from the North Carolina Museum of Art!

    Two ways to watch:
    ​Join a public viewing of the concert in real time, livestreamed on...

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