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  1. Salsa, African Style (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, February 22 | 7 pm

    Salsa rhythms have been around for hundreds of years and can be traced to east and west Africa. Band leader Massama Dogo leads a discussion of the origins of salsa culture...

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  2. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  3. I ♥ Purim: Hula and Hora

    Saturday, February 24 | 7 pm

    Drift away in the spirit of the Hawaiian islands and celebrate Purim luau-style. Hula and hora the night away with music, dancing, tropical hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and...

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  4. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  5. No Scratches Vinyl Party and Movie

    Friday, March 2 | 7:30 pm

    Party down with our Merge Records vinyl sale, grab a bite from Pie Pushers, create with Durham artist Tedd Anderson, and jam on with celebrity Merge DJ and label co-founder...

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  6. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  7. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  8. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: American Chamber Players

    Sunday, March 18 | 2 pm

    Among the most exciting and innovative chamber music ensembles on the scene today, American Chamber Players was formed in 1985 by NPR Morning Edition correspondent Miles...

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  9. Art in Bloom 2018

    Thursday, March 22

    TICKETS

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class...

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  10. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  11. Art in Bloom 2018

    Friday, March 23

    TICKETS

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class...

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  12. Pinks and Inks Party

    Saturday, March 24 | 7:30 pm

    Live models “tattooed” in flowers in the style of guest speaker Arthur Williams roam the galleries during an evening version of Art in Bloom. Ticket includes admission to...

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  13. Art in Bloom 2018

    Saturday, March 24

    TICKETS

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class...

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  14. Designers Challenge—Seeing Red

    Sunday, March 25 | 2 pm

    Learn about the color red in art, its meaning, and how it gets there from conservator Perry Hurt, while two floral designers Cydney Davis English and Jody McLeod, AIFD,...

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  15. Art in Bloom 2018

    Sunday, March 25

    TICKETS

    Join us for the NCMA’s fourth annual festival of art and flowers, March 22–25, 2018. Art in Bloom features more than 50 floral masterpieces created by world-class...

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  16. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  17. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  18. Opening Party: Leading with Landscape IV Conference

    Thursday, April 12 | 6 pm

    TICKETS

    Join the Cultural Landscape Foundation on Thursday evening before its Leading with Landscape conference for a reception to mingle with conference speakers and...

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  19. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  20. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 2 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  21. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 3 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  22. Poetry Pop-Up

    Saturday, April 14 | 4 pm

    Experience poetry slammers in the galleries delivering original poems inspired by work in the permanent collection.

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  23. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  24. Family Campout and Movie

    Saturday, April 21 | 4:30 pm

    Bring your tent, sleeping bags, and lanterns for a fun-filled evening under the stars! Enjoy burgers and hot dogs, an art-making activity, the family film Epic (PG),...

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  25. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  26. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  27. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  28. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Symphony Winds

    Sunday, May 13 | 2 pm

    The woodwind quintet Symphony Winds performs the music of Czech composer Leoš Janáček and North Carolina composer Charles Delaney. Called “a hidden treasure” by Indy Week,...

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  29. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  30. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: North Carolina Viol Consort

    Sunday, May 20 | 2 pm

    The viol da gamba resembles a violin, sounds like a viola, and is played like a cello. Viol consorts are traditionally early music chamber ensembles that feature the viol...

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  31. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  32. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  33. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  34. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  35. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  36. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  37. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  38. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  39. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  40. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  41. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 3 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  42. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 17 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  44. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 24 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  45. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 31 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  46. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  47. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  48. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  49. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  50. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  51. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  52. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  53. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  54. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  55. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  57. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  58. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  59. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  62. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  63. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  64. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  65. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  66. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  67. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  68. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  69. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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  70. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, a new evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday night starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious selection...

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