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  1. 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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  2. 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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  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. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

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  15. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Museum Safari

    Saturday, August 26 | 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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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Museum Safari

    Sunday, August 27 | 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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  17. Family Fun Saturdays: Impressionism Reinvented

    Saturday, September 2 | 10 am

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  18. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 2 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  19. Family Fun Saturdays: Impressionism Reinvented

    Saturday, September 2 | 1 pm

    Paint like an impressionist artist—with a twist! Enjoy painting en plein air in the Museum Park using techniques from artists like Monet, and then transform your work with...

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  20. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 3 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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

    Thursday, September 7 | 11:15 am

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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

    Thursday, September 7 | 1:15 pm

    Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What will be in the box this week? Lines, shapes, colors, textures, or patterns?

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each...

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  23. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 9 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  24. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 10 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  25. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 16 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  26. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Sunday, September 17 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  27. Summer Camp: A Natural Fit, Ages 6-10

    Monday, September 18 | 9 am

    With falling temperatures and changing leaves, there is no better time to explore the Museum Park. Get up close and personal with nature outdoors and in the galleries. See...

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  28. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 10:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  29. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 11:15 am

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  30. What's in the Box?: Movement

    Thursday, September 21 | 1:15 pm

    Up, down, round and round, stomp your feet and twirl around! Explore all kinds of creative movement at the Museum.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session...

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  31. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Architecture Adventure

    Saturday, September 30 | 10:30 am

    Explore works of art inspired by buildings and houses in the Museum collection.

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  32. Teen Mixed Media Workshop: Personal Mythologies

    Saturday, September 30 | Noon

    Interdisciplinary artist Saba Taj leads a workshop that incorporates painting and collage to create hybrid figures and dreamlike landscapes. Drawing from patterns and...

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  33. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 5 | 10:15 am

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  34. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 5 | 11:15 am

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  35. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, October 5 | 1:15 pm

    Get up close and personal with our favorite people in the Museum collection!

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum...

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  36. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Saturday, October 7 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  37. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Sunday, October 8 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  38. School’s Out Camp: Around the World in Five Days

    Monday, October 9 | 9 am

    This is your ticket for a whirlwind art-making adventure! Begin each day in a new country and create works of art inspired by the places you visit.

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  39. Family Fun Saturdays: Small to Supersized

    Saturday, October 14 | 10 am

    Discover art in the Museum’s collection that transforms everyday objects, places, and ideas into something HUGE! Then, collaborate with your group to create a supersized...

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  40. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Saturday, October 14 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  41. Family Fun Saturdays: Small to Supersized

    Saturday, October 14 | 1 pm

    Discover art in the Museum’s collection that transforms everyday objects, places, and ideas into something HUGE! Then, collaborate with your group to create a supersized...

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  42. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Sunday, October 15 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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

    Thursday, October 19 | 10:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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

    Thursday, October 19 | 11:15 am

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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

    Thursday, October 19 | 1:15 pm

    Look closely to see if you can spot beautiful flowers, delicious food, and tiny objects from nature in art.

    Have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces...

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  46. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Saturday, October 21 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  47. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Sunday, October 22 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  48. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Saturday, October 28 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  49. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Dressed to Impress

    Sunday, October 29 | 10:30 am

    Clothing can say a lot about a person! Learn more about clothes from functional to fancy in portraits across the Museum.

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  50. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, November 2 | 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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  51. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, November 2 | 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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  52. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, November 2 | 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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  53. Family Fun Saturdays: Couture Cloth

    Saturday, November 4 | 10 am

    Colors and patterns abound in the clothing you’ll find on view in Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. Create your own patterned and printed fabric to make a...

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  54. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Saturday, November 4 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  55. Family Fun Saturdays: Couture Cloth

    Saturday, November 4 | 1 pm

    Colors and patterns abound in the clothing you’ll find on view in Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. Create your own patterned and printed fabric to make a...

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  56. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Sunday, November 5 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  57. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, November 10 | 6 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  58. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, November 10 | 7 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  59. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Saturday, November 11 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  60. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, November 11 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  61. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, November 11 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  62. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Sunday, November 12 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  63. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, November 12 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  64. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, November 12 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  65. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 16 | 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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  66. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 16 | 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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  67. What's in the Box?: Animals

    Thursday, November 16 | 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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  68. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Saturday, November 18 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  69. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Sunday, November 19 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  70. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Saturday, November 25 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  71. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Celebrate Our State

    Sunday, November 26 | 10:30 am

    Say “Happy 228th Birthday” to our state this month! Get to know North Carolina artists in the Museum collection.
     

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  72. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 6 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  73. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 7 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  74. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  75. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  76. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  77. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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