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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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 concerts in West Building and throughout the park. Stumble upon one of our seven...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 1 | 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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  11. Member Monday: Golden Mummies and Egyptian Tea and Cocktails

    Monday, May 3 | 11 am

    This members-only day is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the full Golden Mummies of Egypt experience. The Museum opens just for you; register for a free timed...

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  12. Virtual Afternoon with the Mummies

    Tuesday, May 4 | 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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  13. prophesy Workshop with Monèt Noelle Marshall (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, May 4 | 7 pm

    Join Monèt Noelle Marshall, writer, performer, and codirector of the short film prophesy, for an intimate, facilitated virtual session about the film, which will be...

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  14. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, May 4 | 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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  15. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, May 8 | 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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  16. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 8 | 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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  17. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Gavilán Brothers

    Saturday, May 8 | 8 pm

    The Havana-born Gavilán Brothers perform original music from their breathtaking album, Brothers, composed by Aldo López-Gavilán and arranged for violin and piano by Ilmar...

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  18. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, May 11 | 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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  19. Art Snacks: Activities for Young Artists

    Wednesday, May 12 | 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 monthly activities for three- to...

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  20. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Golden Mummies: Adapting Funerary Beliefs and Traditions

    Thursday, May 13 | Noon

    Gilded faces and stunning portraits, fancy wrappings and colorful trappings were synonymous with hope for the afterlife and the continuation of millennia-old traditions in...

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  21. prophesy Workshop with Monèt Noelle Marshall

    Thursday, May 13 | 7 pm

    Join Monèt Noelle Marshall, writer, performer, and codirector of the short film prophesy, for an intimate, facilitated virtual session about the film, which will be...

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  22. Mindful Museum: Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Thursday, May 13 | 7 pm

    Join us for a sensory journey to New York while exploring Night Wing: Metropolitan Area Composite II. We’ve partnered with Arts Access to offer this special virtual...

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  23. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 15 | 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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  24. Arts Access Series of Fortunate Events: Signing Black in America

    Saturday, May 15 | 6:30 pm

    Join us for a virtual screening of the short film Signing Black in America. After we will hear from the filmmakers, Danica Cullinan, Joseph Hill, and Carolyn McCaskill, and...

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  25. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Verona Quartet with Jordan Bak (viola) and Nicholas Mariscal (cello)

    Saturday, May 15 | 8 pm

    The recipient of Chamber Music America’s coveted Cleveland Quartet Award in 2020, the Verona Quartet is no stranger to the Triangle, having completed residencies in Durham...

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  26. Lecture: Multiculturalism in the World of Chamber Music

    Sunday, May 16 | 2 pm

    Join us for this in-person lecture produced by Chamber Music Raleigh in the socially distanced SECU Auditorium. The talk, given by Dr. Jonathan C. Kramer, will examine what...

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  27. Tai Chi in the Park

    Tuesday, May 18 | 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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  28. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, May 19 | 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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  29. NCMA in Dialogue: Art, Death, and Rebirth

    Wednesday, May 19 | 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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  30. Virtual Panel Discussion: To Be Young: Coming of Age in the Contemporary

    Thursday, May 20 | 7 pm

    This panel discussion on the exhibition To Be Young: Coming of Age in the Contemporary features photographers Faith Couch and Jaylan Rhea in conversation with exhibition...

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  31. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, May 22 | 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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  32. Golden Mummies Family Day

    Saturday, May 22 | 10 am

    Discover the exhibition Golden Mummies of Egypt with special activities just for families! This family day takes place both virtually and in person.

    On the NCMA’s campus,...

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  33. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 22 | 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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  34. prophesy: A Multigenerational Conversation

    Sunday, May 23 | 3 pm

    Join a multigenerational group of Black women and gender-expansive people as they discuss the short film prophesy. After a virtual screening of the film, this conversation...

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  35. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, May 24 | 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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  36. Tai Chi in the Park

    Tuesday, May 25 | 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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  37. Virtual Humber Lecture: Foundations of the NCMA: 1924–1960

    Thursday, May 27 | 7 pm

    In the early 1950s, North Carolina invested $1 million in a state art collection, leading to the creation of the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1956. Lyle Humphrey,...

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  38. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 29 | 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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  39. Virtual Afternoon with the Mummies

    Tuesday, June 1 | 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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  40. Virtual Slow-Art Appreciation: Art in Bloom Edition

    Thursday, June 3 | 7 pm

    Slow art is a growing movement to mindfully observe and appreciate art. During this special 90-minute Art in Bloom edition, you will be guided through a brief centering...

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  41. Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Friday, June 4 | 1 pm

    Join us and Arts Access for a virtual journey inspired by art. For this Art in Bloom edition, we will be exploring North Carolina flowers and their appearance in art. This...

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  42. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 5 | 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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  43. Virtual Docent Tour

    Thursday, June 10 | 1 pm

    Want to learn more about the much-anticipated Art in Bloom? Attend a one-hour docent-led virtual tour focusing on the works of art that inspired this year’s floral...

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  44. Virtual Slow-Art Appreciation: Art in Bloom Edition

    Thursday, June 10 | 7 pm

    Slow art is a growing movement to mindfully observe and appreciate art. During this special 90-minute Art in Bloom edition, you will be guided through a brief centering...

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  45. Virtual Docent Tour

    Friday, June 11 | 1 pm

    Want to learn more about the much-anticipated Art in Bloom? Attend a one-hour docent-led virtual tour focusing on the works of art that inspired this year’s floral...

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  46. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 12 | 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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  47. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 26 | 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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  48. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 3 | 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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  49. 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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  50. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 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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  51. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 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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  52. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 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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  53. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 31 | 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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  54. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 7 | 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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  55. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 14 | 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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  56. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 21 | 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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  57. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 28 | 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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  58. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 4 | 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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  59. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 11 | 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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  60. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 18 | 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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  61. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 25 | 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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  62. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 2 | 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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  63. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 9 | 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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  64. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 16 | 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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  65. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 23 | 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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  66. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 30 | 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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