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  1. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  2. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  3. Middle School Workshop: A Lot to Draw From, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Do you keep a sketchbook or always find yourself doodling? Come and find endless inspiration...

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  4. Summer Camp: To Infinity and Beyond, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 13 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Come explore the universe! Create works of art that are out of this world. We’ll adventure...

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  5. Family Fun Saturdays: Natural Dyes

    Saturday, August 18 | 10:15 am

    Discover the magic of color made from natural materials. Families can design and use natural dyes to create fabric art inspired by African textiles on view. Dress to get...

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  6. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 18 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  7. Family Fun Saturdays: Natural Dyes

    Saturday, August 18 | 1 pm

    Discover the magic of color made from natural materials. Families can design and use natural dyes to create fabric art inspired by African textiles on view. Dress to get...

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  8. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 19 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  9. Summer Camp: It’s Not Easy Being Green, Ages 6–7

    Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  10. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 7–8 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  11. Summer Camp: It's Not Easy Being Green, Ages 9–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 20 | 9 am

    Registration begins January 30 for members and February 27 for nonmembers. 

    Join us for a week that will inspire you to use found and recycled objects to create beautiful...

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  12. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  13. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  14. What’s in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, August 23 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while exploring art together at NCMA’s interactive preschool workshop. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch...

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  15. Monster Drawing Rally 2018

    Friday, August 24 | 5:30 pm

    At this live drawing event/fundraiser, 75 artists at all stages of their careers take shifts to draw in front of a live audience. As spectators spy on the creative process,...

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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Saturday, August 25 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  17. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Things!

    Sunday, August 26 | 10:30 am

    Explore art that’s off the wall! Get to know sculptures and 3-D objects in the Museum.

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  18. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 1 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 2 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  20. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 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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  21. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 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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  22. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 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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  23. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 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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  24. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 6 | 1:15 pm

    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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  25. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, September 6 | 1:15 pm

    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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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 8 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  27. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 9 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  28. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 15 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  29. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 16 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  30. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 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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  31. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 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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  32. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 20 | 1:15 pm

    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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 22 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  34. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Sunday, September 23 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  35. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Patterns Galore

    Saturday, September 29 | 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. 

    Look closely to find patterns and...

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  36. Duke Energy Family Day: Celebrate the Harvest

    Sunday, September 30 | Noon

    Celebrate nature’s bounty as you discover agricultural celebrations from around the globe (including the Jewish festival Sukkot), use natural materials for hands-on art...

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

    Thursday, October 4 | 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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  39. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, October 4 | 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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  40. What's in the Box?: Seasons/Nature

    Thursday, October 4 | 1:15 pm

    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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  41. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, October 6 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  42. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Sunday, October 7 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  43. School’s Out Camp: Color Changers, Ages 6–10

    Monday, October 8 | 9 am

    As the leaves change and we are surrounded by the shifting shades of fall, there is no better time to discover the expressive power of color. In the galleries and Museum...

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  44. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, October 13 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  45. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Sunday, October 14 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  46. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, October 18 | 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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  47. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, October 18 | 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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  48. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, October 18 | 1:15 pm

    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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  49. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, October 20 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  50. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Sunday, October 21 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  51. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Saturday, October 27 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  52. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: What’s the Story?

    Sunday, October 28 | 10:30 am

    Every work of art tells a story! Look for secret details and hidden tales in works of art.

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  53. Pop-Up Art: Altered Architecture Photographs

    Sunday, October 28 | Noon

    Be inspired by photographs in the exhibition Candida Höfer in Mexico, and take your own photos of the Museum campus. Print and alter pictures on site to create a...

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  54. School’s Out Camp: A Week with Georgia O’Keeffe, Ages 6–10

    Monday, October 29 | 9 am

    Explore our special exhibition The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, and see why O’Keeffe’s view of the world inspires so many contemporary artists.

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

    Thursday, November 1 | 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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  56. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, November 1 | 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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  57. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, November 1 | 1:15 pm

    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. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 3 | 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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  59. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 4 | 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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  60. Family Fun Saturdays: Pop Art Poppies

    Saturday, November 10 | 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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  61. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Saturday, November 10 | 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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  62. Family Fun Saturdays: Pop Art Poppies

    Saturday, November 10 | 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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  63. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Colorful Feelings

    Sunday, November 11 | 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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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, November 15 | 1:15 pm

    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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. Pop-Up Art: Black Friday

    Friday, November 23 | Noon

    All black everything! Create a monochromatic work of art to take home. Free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations needed. 

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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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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