Calendar

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Virtual Studio Workshop; Abstract Painting from Memory with Zach Storm

    Saturday, May 8 | 1:30 pm

    Take a more intuitive approach to painting as you learn to let loose and paint your mind’s-eye impressions of memories, dreams, and landscapes. Follow step-by-step demos...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Virtual Studio Workshop: Exploring Light in Photography

    Thursday, May 20 | 7 pm

    “I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.”—Trent Parke

    In this two-part workshop, participants are challenged to discover new ways of...

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  19. NCMA Film Club: Through a Lens Darkly

    Friday, May 21 | 7 pm

    If you enjoy watching and talking about films, join us for a virtual meeting of the NCMA Film Club! May’s selection is Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the...

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Virtual Teen Art Portfolio Development Workshops

    Wednesday, June 23 | 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Virtual Teen Art Portfolio Development Workshops

    Wednesday, August 18 | 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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