1. Monster Drawing Rally 2017

    Friday, August 25 | 5:30 pm

    At this live drawing event/fundraiser, more than 80 artists at all stages of their careers take shifts to draw in front of a live audience. As spectators spy on the...


  2. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Anniversaries for Lenny

    Sunday, September 17 | 2 pm

    Acclaimed pianist Lara Downes presents a program of Leonard Bernstein’s Anniversaries for Piano along with 20 newly commissioned Anniversaries in celebration of the...


  3. Threads of Africa: A Celebration of Art, Nature, and People

    Saturday, September 23 | Noon

    Join us as we unveil the newly reinstalled African art gallery in our East Building with a daylong celebration of African art, nature, music, and culture! The Museum Park...


  4. Night Hike in the Museum Park

    Friday, October 6 | 7 pm

    Join us for a hike at one of the best venues under the evening sky. REI provides headlamps and trekking poles for a hike of three to five miles. Afterward we’ll enjoy...


  5. Dining after Dark: Rediscovering Rodin

    Thursday, October 12 | 6:30 pm

    November 17 marks the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s death. David Steel, curator of European art, discusses how Rodin created the works we see in the galleries and offers...


  6. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Mallarmé Chamber Players and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    Friday, October 13 | 8 pm

    The popular Durham-based Mallarmé Chamber Players accompany a special screening the classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

    Included in season ticket. No docent-led tour...


  7. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Juilliard String Quartet

    Sunday, October 29 | 2 pm

    The world-renowned Juilliard String Quartet, widely known as the quintessential American string quartet, performs a concert featuring the music of Haydn, Dvorak, and...


  8. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: UNCG Faculty Voice Duo

    Sunday, November 19 | 2 pm

    UNC–Greensboro faculty members Donald Hartman, Clara O’Brien, and Jim Douglass perform Mahler’s epic song cycle Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Youth’s Magic Horn). A collection...


  9. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Isosceles String Quartet

    Sunday, January 21 | 2 pm

    Isosceles is an exciting new string quartet commissioned by Chamber Music Raleigh and organized by Jacqueline Wolborsky, associate principal second violin of the North...


  10. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Duchamp/McKenzie Duo (Flute and Piano)

    Sunday, February 11 | 2 pm

    Master flutist Nicolas Duchamp and Wilmington-based pianist Barbara McKenzie present music from the founders of the Paris Conservatory French school of flute playing and...


  11. 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...


  12. 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,...


  13. 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...