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  1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  2. 24 Years: An NCMA Retrospective Celebration

    Saturday, September 22 | 7:30 pm

    September 2018 marks 24 years of Larry Wheeler’s leadership. Join us as we celebrate the highlights of the last 24 years and pay tribute to him and all who helped realize...

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  3. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  4. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  5. Preview Reception for Candida Höfer in Mexico

    Friday, October 5 | 6 pm

    German-born Candida Höfer is known for her “portraits” of buildings around the world. In 2015 she turned her camera toward Mexico in a series of large-format photographs of...

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  6. Opening Event for The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art

    Wednesday, October 10 | 7 pm

    Find a sense of place amid a Southwest-inspired landscape and experience The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine,...

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  7. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  8. Caroline Shaw and Jasper String Quartet

    Sunday, October 14 | 2 pm

    Caroline Shaw—the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music—returns home to North Carolina. This talented vocalist, violinist, composer, and producer shares the...

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  9. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  10. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  11. SOFA Artist Hangout and Studio

    Friday, October 26 | 6 pm

    “Socialize Often with Friends and Art.” Get together with new and old art buddies and to chill and create. Bring a project, use our materials to create something on the...

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  12. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  13. Halloween Hangover Live Cinema Party

    Friday, November 2 | 7 pm

    Keep the danse macabre going! The party includes bloody cocktails and costume contests before a special live performance of the cult film Carnival of Souls. Live cinema is...

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  14. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  15. 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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  16. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  17. Borromeo String Quartet

    Sunday, November 18 | 2 pm

    The award-winning Borromeo String Quartet, one of the most important ensembles of our time, is admired and sought after for its fresh interpretations of classical music and...

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  18. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  19. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  20. #ncmaLATE Silent Night with Jodie Landau

    Friday, November 30 | 9:30 pm

    #ncmaLATE is a chance to Lounge, make Art, hear Tunes, and Engage with low-pressure, fun experiences. Los Angeles-based composer Jodie Landau creates an evening of solo...

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  21. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  22. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  23. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  24. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  25. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  26. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  27. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  28. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  29. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  30. Mélange

    Sunday, February 3 | 2 pm

    Mélange, meaning “an eclectic mix,” changes the rules of chamber music performance. Each audience member has the chance to select the ensemble’s next piece from its rich...

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  31. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  32. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  33. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  35. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Quartet for the End of Time

    Sunday, March 3 | 2 pm

    Members of the Charlotte Symphony perform Olivier Messiaen’s epic wartime Quartet for the End of Time. Endlessly deep and filled with haunting passages, the work has been...

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  36. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  37. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  38. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  39. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  40. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  41. Benjamin Beilman, Violin, and Andrew Tyson, Piano

    Sunday, April 7 | 2 pm

    When violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson perform together, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. These prodigious young talents—who met as...

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  42. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  44. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  45. William “Mac” Nelson, Guitar

    Sunday, April 28 | 2 pm

    Acclaimed classical guitarist and educator William “Mac” Nelson presents a program of music by 19th- and 20th- century composers in the Western tradition who have used the...

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  46. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 3 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  47. Olga Kleiankina, Piano, with Projections and Images by Emil Polyak

    Sunday, May 5 | 2 pm

    Worlds collide as chamber music, the cosmos, and technology create a special performance featuring pianist Olga Kleiankina. Projections of the cosmos, designed by North...

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  48. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  49. Solomon Eichner, Piano, Brian Reagin, Violin, and Bonnie Thron, Cello

    Sunday, May 12 | 2 pm

    Pianist Solomon Eichner is joined by Brian Reagin, concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony, and Bonnie Thron, principal cellist for the North Carolina Symphony, in a...

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  50. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 17 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  51. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 24 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  52. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 31 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  53. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  54. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  55. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  57. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  58. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  59. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  62. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  63. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  64. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  65. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  66. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  67. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  68. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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