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  1. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, ages 7–8

    Monday, June 28 | 9 am

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful arthropod adventure in the Museum Park and beyond. Be inspired by some of the world’s...

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  2. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, ages 9–11 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, June 28 | 9 am

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful arthropod adventure in the Museum Park and beyond. Be inspired by some of the world’s...

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  3. Summer Camp: Buggin’ Out, ages 6–7 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, June 28 | 9 am

    Have you ever wondered what the world looks like for insects? Then come on this artful arthropod adventure in the Museum Park and beyond. Be inspired by some of the world’s...

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  4. NCMA Dance Gumbo: Dance Fitness with Byron Jennings

    Saturday, July 3 | 10 am

    NCMA Dance Gumbo is a new series of free outdoor group-exercise classes that incorporates a variety of dance and cultural movement in the Museum Park.

    As part of the...

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  5. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 3 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature during a two-mile-long tour that leads past site-specific works and sustainable natural areas. Meet your guide at the Ellipse. Registration required;...

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  6. Summer Camp: Not So Still Life, ages 7–8 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 5 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture and make your own “moving” works of art.

    Each camp is Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.

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  7. Summer Camp: Not So Still Life, ages 9–11

    Monday, July 5 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture and make your own “moving” works of art.

    Each camp is Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.

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  8. Summer Camp: Not So Still Life, ages 6–7 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 5 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture and make your own “moving” works of art.

    Each camp is Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm.

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  9. Virtual Afternoon with the Mummies

    Tuesday, July 6 | 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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  10. Mindful Museum: Virtual Poetry Hour

    Wednesday, July 7 | 7 pm

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

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  11. Mindful Museum: Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Thursday, July 8 | 7 pm

    Join us for a sensory journey to Central America to explore the NCMA’s Maya Cylinder Vase from Honduras. We’ve partnered with Arts Access to offer this special virtual...

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  12. NCMA To Go Activity Kits

    Saturday, July 10 | 10 am

    Get creative at home with NCMA art and artists! Each kit brings art-making inspiration to you with materials for a complete hands-on project. Kits are designed for all ages...

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  13. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 10 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature during a two-mile-long tour that leads past site-specific works and sustainable natural areas. Meet your guide at the Ellipse. Registration required;...

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  14. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, ages 6–7 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 12 | 9 am

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting adventures and heroic deeds of the many characters found in our galleries.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  15. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, ages 7–8 (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Monday, July 12 | 9 am

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting adventures and heroic deeds of the many characters found in our galleries.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  16. Summer Camp: Heroes and Villains, ages 9–11

    Monday, July 12 | 9 am

    This week is all about heroes and their nemeses. Follow the exciting adventures and heroic deeds of the many characters found in our galleries.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  17. Virtual Lecture: Visiting Étretat: A Virtual Trip with Monet

    Tuesday, July 13 | 7 pm

    Join NCMA docent and NCSU professor emerita Diane Beckman for an interactive webinar featuring the works of Claude Monet from our collection. Diane has traveled to the...

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  18. Music at the Museum featuring XOXOK

    Tuesday, July 13 | 9 pm

    Join us as XOXOK 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 our...

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  19. Art Snacks: Activities for Young Artists

    Wednesday, July 14 | 10 am

    Calling all little artists! Try a tiny taste of the Museum from your home. Meet a work of art and get your creative juices flowing with activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and...

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  20. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, July 17 | 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. Please...

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  21. Drawing in the Park with Maureen O'Neill

    Saturday, July 17 | 9 am

    Join us to draw in the Museum Park! We are excited to invite artists back to work together as we take some early morning inspiration from nature to create art that...

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  22. Family Studio: Sculpture Park-a-palooza

    Saturday, July 17 | 10 am

    Have you ever wanted your art to be displayed at the Museum? Help us create a temporary pop-up installation in the Museum Park during this studio workshop for families....

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  23. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 17 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature during a two-mile-long tour that leads past site-specific works and sustainable natural areas. Meet your guide at the Ellipse. Registration required;...

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  24. Virtual Workshop: JP presents “Art History in the Making,” A Prep Talk for Aspiring Professional Artists

    Saturday, July 17 | 1:30 pm

    Join Raleigh public artist and designer JP Jermaine Powell for an exciting discussion about living and growing as a creative professional and some of the tools that help...

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  25. Summer Camp: Splish, Splash, ages 7–8 (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Monday, July 19 | 9 am

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art! The pools and ponds of the Museum Park, watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things water be your inspiration.

    Each camp is...

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  26. Summer Camp: Splish, Splash, ages 6–7 (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Monday, July 19 | 9 am

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art! The pools and ponds of the Museum Park, watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things water be your inspiration.

    Each camp is...

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  27. Summer Camp: Splish, Splash, ages 9–11 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 19 | 9 am

    Dive into a week of aquatic-inspired art! The pools and ponds of the Museum Park, watercolors, sharks, and mermaids—let all things water be your inspiration.

    Each camp is...

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  28. Outdoor Studio Workshop: Sunflower Photography (2-Part In-Person/Virtual Hybrid)

    Tuesday, July 20 | 6:30 pm

    While our sunflower field is in bloom, join professional photographer, artist, and educator Barbara Tyroler on an inspirational journey of creative expression through...

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  29. Virtual Teen Art Portfolio Development Workshops

    Wednesday, July 21 | 1 pm

    Work in small groups to share the art in your portfolio with peers, NCMA staff, and college art faculty members. Get support and helpful feedback as you prepare to submit...

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  30. Mindful Museum: Virtual Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, July 21 | 7 pm

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

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  31. Summer Full Moon Walk (Sold Out)

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

    Join us for an after-hours evening in the Museum Park. Enjoy a guided moonlit walk to experience nature and art at night. For ages 16 and up. Space is limited.

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  32. Mindful Museum: Family Growga Live

    Saturday, July 24 | 9 am

    Experience movement and mindfulness with our friends at Growga. This class incorporates yoga, art, and basic mindfulness techniques such as deep breathing and relaxation....

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  33. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 24 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature during a two-mile-long tour that leads past site-specific works and sustainable natural areas. Meet your guide at the Ellipse. Registration required;...

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  34. Summer Camp: Gods and Goddesses Galore, ages 6–7 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 26 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of ancient cultures like Egypt, Greece, and Rome and create artwork inspired by your own personal mythology.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  35. Summer Camp: Gods and Goddesses Galore, ages 7–8 (Sold Out)

    Sold out - Monday, July 26 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of ancient cultures like Egypt, Greece, and Rome and create artwork inspired by your own personal mythology.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  36. Summer Camp: Gods and Goddesses Galore, ages 9–11 (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Monday, July 26 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of ancient cultures like Egypt, Greece, and Rome and create artwork inspired by your own personal mythology.

    Each camp is Monday through...

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  37. Music at the Museum Season Finale, featuring Contest Winners!

    Tuesday, July 27 | 9 pm

    Join us as the four Music at the Museum Contest winners perform virtually from the North Carolina Museum of Art!

    Two ways to watch:

      • Join a public viewing of the...

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  38. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 31 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature during a two-mile-long tour that leads past site-specific works and sustainable natural areas. Meet your guide at the Ellipse. Registration required;...

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