Calendar

  1. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 16 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  2. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

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

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  3. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 10–11 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

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

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  4. Middle School Workshop: Get Inked!, Ages 11–13 (Waiting List)

    Waiting list - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Discover the expressive power of printmaking. Create bold, graphic images using traditional...

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  5. Summer Camp: Out of This World Art, Ages 8–9

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 14 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

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

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  6. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, August 17 | 10:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  7. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, August 17 | 11:15 am

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  8. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, August 17 | 1:15 pm

    Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. Everyone can collect...

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  9. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Thursday, August 17 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  10. African Art Gallery Orientation for Teachers

    Thursday, August 17 | 3:30 pm

    Teachers, learn more about the new African art gallery reinstallation and consult with a Museum educator about ideas for using the collection in your classroom.

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  11. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Friday, August 18 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  12. Moonlight

    Friday, August 18 | 8:30 pm

    Moonlight 
    (2016) Written and directed by Barry Jenkins. Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Janelle Monáe. (111 min.) R

    Oscar’s Best Picture depicts a rough Miami ‘hood, where...

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Museum Safari

    Saturday, August 19 | 10:30 am

    Animals from around the globe make their home at the Museum. Find some of them on an art expedition through the new African art galleries.


    Generous support for the...

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  14. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 19 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  15. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Saturday, August 19 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  16. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Saturday, August 19 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  17. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Saturday, August 19 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  18. Tift Merritt and Friends

    Saturday, August 19 | 8 pm

    Featuring M. C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger, Eric Slick of Dr. Dog, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, and The Suitcase Junket

    Raleigh native Tift Merritt has performed at...

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  19. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Museum Safari

    Sunday, August 20 | 10:30 am

    Animals from around the globe make their home at the Museum. Find some of them on an art expedition through the new African art galleries.


    Generous support for the...

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  20. Pop-Up Art: Fabric Fantastic

    Sunday, August 20 | Noon

    Spray, drip, and splatter to explore the colors and textures of painted cloth, inspired by artist Yinka Shonibare. Come dressed to get messy!  

    Free art-making activities...

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  21. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 20 | 12:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  22. “Ask Me!” Roaming Docent

    Sunday, August 20 | 1 pm

    Ask a question, learn the inside story about what’s on the walls, or just talk about what you see.

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  23. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Sunday, August 20 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  24. Meet Your Museum Tour

    Sunday, August 20 | 2:30 pm

    With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA offers much to see and do. This free guided tour introduces visitors to the...

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  25. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 10–11

    Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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  26. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 6–7 (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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  27. Summer Camp: Trash to Treasure, Ages 8–9 (Waiting List)

    waiting list - Monday, August 21 | 9 am

    Registration begins February 1 for members and February 28 for nonmembers. 

     

    Uncover how artists create beautiful works of art using found and recycled objects, and...

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  28. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Tuesday, August 22 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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  29. Docent Tour: Explore the Collection

    Wednesday, August 23 | 1:30 pm

    Visitors can join the docent-led tour that meets at the West Building Information Desk each day. This free tour is a wonderful introduction to the Museum’s permanent...

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