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  1. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  2. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  3. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 17 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    How does art make you feel?...

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  5. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 18 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    How does art make you feel?...

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  6. Pop-Up Art: Black Friday

    Friday, November 23 | Noon

    All black everything! Drop into this free art-making workshop led by the Scrap Exchange and create a monochromatic work of art to take home.

    No reservations needed. All...

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  7. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 24 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    How does art make you feel?...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 25 | 10:30 am

    Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Free; no reservations necessary. Meet at West Building Information Desk. 

    How does art make you feel?...

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  9. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Saturday, December 1 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  10. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Sunday, December 2 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  11. Pop-Up Art: Bright Lights

    Sunday, December 2 | Noon

    Celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights! View the Museum’s Hanukkah lamps and create your own sculptural lantern to take home.

    Free art-making...

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  12. Duke Energy Free Day

    Monday, December 3 | Noon

    Duke Energy is sponsoring free entry to ticketed special exhibitions The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art and Candida Höfer in Mexico on Monday, December 3....

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  13. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, December 6 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  14. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, December 6 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  15. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, December 6 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Saturday, December 8 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Sunday, December 9 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  18. Duke Energy Winter Family Fun Friday: Flower Power

    Friday, December 14 | 5 pm

    Celebrate the season ’60s-style at our beloved annual winter event. Create groovy floral art, jam to music and performances, and enjoy a visit from Santa.

    Family Programs...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Saturday, December 15 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Sunday, December 16 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  21. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 20 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  22. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 20 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  23. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, December 20 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Saturday, December 22 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  25. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Sunday, December 23 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Saturday, December 29 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Vacation Time

    Sunday, December 30 | 10:30 am

    Where in the world do you want to go? Travel to a vacation destination without leaving the Museum.

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  28. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Saturday, January 5 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  29. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Sunday, January 6 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  30. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  31. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  32. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, January 10 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  33. Family Fun Saturdays: Painting Places

    Saturday, January 12 | 10:15 am

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with children ages 5–11. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover! All participants...

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  34. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Saturday, January 12 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  35. Family Fun Saturdays: Painting Places

    Saturday, January 12 | 1 pm

    Gallery tour and studio workshop best for families with children ages 5–11. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover! All participants...

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  36. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Sunday, January 13 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  37. School’s Out Camp: Let's Create! Ages 6-10

    Monday, January 14 | 9 am

    Sculpture, collage, painting, and drawing! Discover the variety of media in our galleries and Park, and try them out in your own creations.

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  38. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Saturday, January 19 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  39. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Sunday, January 20 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  40. Pop-Up Art: Terrific Trophies

    Sunday, January 20 | Noon

    Take inspiration from sculptures in the Museum to create a winning trophy from found objects. Award it to yourself or give it to a friend.

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  41. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  42. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  43. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  44. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Saturday, January 26 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  45. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Sunday, January 27 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  46. Champagne and Chocolate

    Thursday, January 31 | 7 pm

    Treat yourself to a glass of champagne and sample an array of chocolatier-curated fine chocolates. Your taste buds will thank you. Price includes one drink ticket;...

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  47. Duke Energy Family Day: Musical Adventures

    Saturday, February 2 | 10 am

    Discover the rhythms and sounds of music at the Museum. Enjoy hands-on art- and sound-making activities, plus performances that bring works of art to life.

     

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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 3 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  49. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  50. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  51. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 9 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  53. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 10 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  54. Great Backyard Bird Count

    Saturday, February 16 | 9 am

    The four folios of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America are returning to view during the week of the Audubon Society’s national Great Backyard Bird Count, so we’re...

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  55. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 16 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  56. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 17 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  57. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  58. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  59. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  60. Family Fun Saturday: Put a Bird on it!

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:15 am

    Celebrate the return of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to Museum galleries. Look closely at the selection of bird engravings on view, and then create your own...

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  61. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  62. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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