Calendar

  1. Bespoke: William Paul Thomas on Painting Everyday People (Rescheduled)

    Sunday, September 23 | 1 pm

    Join artist William Paul Thomas for a conversation about painting the people you know. Thomas uses the work of Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald as a starting point for a...

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  2. Contemporary Portraiture Drawing Workshop with William Paul Thomas (Rescheduled)

    Sunday, September 23 | 2:30 pm

    “It’s more about a psychological connection,” says William Paul Thomas about his portraiture. Join the artist for an afternoon of drawing in the gallery inspired by the...

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  3. Art-Inspired Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, September 26 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful experience. Classes rotate among the Contemporary, European, and American...

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  4. Live from the Conservation Lab—The Mystery of Bacchus

    Wednesday, October 3 | 10:30 am

    Students can learn about the art and science behind the Bacchus Conservation Project in this virtual field trip. While all grade levels are welcome to participate, this has...

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  5. Interior Worlds: Workshop on Tunnel Books with Kathy Steinsberger

    Saturday, October 13 | 10:30 am

    Inspired by the photographs of Candida Höfer, learn to create handcrafted tunnel books with local artist Kathy Steinsberger. Explore this versatile book form that combines...

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  6. Artist Talk: David Maisel on Black Maps and Other Dilemmas

    Thursday, October 18 | 6:30 pm

    In his aerial photography series Black Maps, David Maisel explores the aesthetics and politics of radically human-altered environments, including open pit mines, clear-cut...

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  7. Lunch and Lecture: Georgia O'Keeffe and "The Intangible Thing" (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Friday, October 19 | 11 am

    Drawing upon the life and career of the American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe, this lecture explores the artist’s lifelong expression of her personal vision through...

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  8. Nature Therapy Immersion Workshop

    Saturday, October 20 | 9 am

    The benefits of being outside include reducing anxiety and increasing creativity, happiness, and ability to connect with others—and our Museum Park is the perfect place to...

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  9. Art-Inspired Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, October 24 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful experience. Classes rotate among the Contemporary, European, and American...

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  10. Lecture: A Fond Farewell—Northern European Art at the NCMA

    Sunday, October 28 | 3 pm

    Retiring curator Dennis P. Weller looks back on his more than 20 years at the NCMA. As “keeper” of the Dutch and Flemish collections, he reflects on his favorite...

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  11. Gallery Talk by Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez

    Friday, November 2 | 6:30 pm

    Join the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a conversation about her work. Ticket includes entrance to the exhibition and a...

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  12. Demo in the Galleries by Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez

    Saturday, November 3 | 10 am

    Drop in to watch as the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, demonstrates her process and discusses materials.

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  13. Painting Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Anna Valdez

    Sunday, November 4 | 1 pm

    Join artist Anna Valdez, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in exploring still lifes and patterns with acrylic. All skill levels welcome....

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  14. The Remarkable Career of the Aphrodite Anadyomene

    Sunday, November 4 | 2 pm

    The NCMA honors the memory of its first curator of ancient art, Mary Ellen Soles (1948–2018), with a lecture sponsored by the Friends of Greek Art. A specialist in ancient...

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  15. Lecture: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

    Friday, November 9 | 7 pm

    Monet’s water lily paintings are beloved as images of tranquility. However, these enormous canvases were created at a time of great sorrow and stress, as Monet coped with...

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  16. From Judaica to Holocaust Avatars

    Sunday, November 11 | 3 pm

    Jewish things are ubiquitous. They can be found in homes and synagogues, museums and souvenir shops, warehouses and auction houses, studios and factories, flea markets and...

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  17. WANDERING OBJECTS: COLLECTING AND INTERPRETING JEWISH THINGS

    Sunday, November 11 | 11 am

    FREE TICKETS

    Schedule

    Sunday, November 11, 2018, 11 am–5 pm
    North Carolina Museum of Art, East Building, SECU Auditorium

    Includes Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof Lecture...

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  18. Demonstration: The Flowers of Georgia O’Keeffe with Steve Taras

    Friday, November 16 | 2 pm

    Raleigh favorite Steve Taras of the Watered Garden Florist returns to brighten your fall. Using fresh flowers and inspired by The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary...

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  19. Art-Inspired Yoga in the Galleries

    Wednesday, November 28 | 5:30 pm

    Mindful movement and the tranquil space of our permanent galleries combine to create a peaceful experience. Classes rotate among the Contemporary, European, and American...

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  20. Georgia O’Keeffe Dinner Party

    Thursday, December 6 | 6:30 pm

    O’Keeffe’s work was nourished by the beauty of the landscape, just as she was nourished by the vegetables she grew in her garden. Join us for an evening celebrating the...

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  21. Gallery Talk by Artist-in-Residence Cynthia Daignault

    Friday, December 7 | 6:30 pm

    Join the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a conversation about her work. Ticket includes entrance to the exhibition and a...

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  22. Demo in the Galleries by Artist-in-Residence Cynthia Daignault

    Saturday, December 8 | 10 am

    Drop in to watch as the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, demonstrates her process and discusses materials.

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  23. Painting Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Cynthia Daignault

    Sunday, December 9 | 1 pm

    Join artist Cynthia Daignault, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a painting workshop. All skill levels welcome. Materials provided.

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  24. Gallery Talk by Artist-in-Residence Louise Jones

    Friday, January 11 | 6:30 pm

    Join the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a conversation about her work. Ticket includes entrance to the exhibition and a...

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  25. Demo in the Galleries by Artist-in-Residence Louise Jones

    Saturday, January 12 | 10 am

    Drop in to watch as the artist, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, demonstrates her process and discusses materials.

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  26. Watercolor Brushstroke Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Louise Jones

    Sunday, January 13 | 1 pm

    Join artist Louise Jones, whose work is featured in The Beyond: O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, in a watercolor brushstroke workshop. All skill levels welcome. Materials...

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  27. Bespoke: A Conversation with Lien Truong about Identity

    Friday, January 18 | 7 pm

    The visual interpretations of Georgia O’Keeffe made way for contemporary artists to reinterpret the world through their own artistic language. Join artist and educator Lien...

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