The North Carolina Museum of Art

October 2012

Wednesday, October 3 | 6:30 pm

Book Club: Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream

Poor health, salacious liaisons, and constant struggles with anxiety and paranoia all find their... Read more >

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Thursday, October 4 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s fall! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 3–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, October 4 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s fall! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 3–5,... Read more >

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Thursday, October 4 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Thursday, October 4 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Seasons and Nature

It’s fall! Come to the Museum to celebrate and explore the seasons.

Preschoolers, ages 3–5,... Read more >

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Friday, October 5 | 5:30 pm

Art in the Evening

Experience the NCMA after dark. Share small plates with friends. Wander the galleries. Relax... Read more >

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Friday, October 5 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: In the Still of the Night

Whether quiet and still or dark and spooky, night is captured in many ways on the canvas.

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Friday, October 5 | 6:30 pm

Man of Mystery

While many people know Edvard Munch for his iconic The Scream, few know about his haunting works... Read more >

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Friday, October 5 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: In the Still of the Night

Whether quiet and still or dark and spooky, night is captured in many ways on the canvas.

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Friday, October 5 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: This Gun for Hire

A baby-faced killer with a soft spot for fluffy kittens crosses paths with a petite... Read more >

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Saturday, October 6 | 10 am Canceled

Yoga in the Museum Park

Michelle C. Johnson, licensed clinical social worker, yoga instructor, and ceramicist, leads... Read more >

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Saturday, October 6 | 11 am

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, October 6 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Edvard Munch, Master Printmaker

The fame of Munch’s The Scream often overshadows his work as a printmaker. During this session,... Read more >

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Saturday, October 6 | 2 pm

Meet Your Museum Tour

With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, the NCMA... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 9 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Beyond Black and White

How does a photographer use light and dark to create depth and drama? Survey photographs on... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 9 | 1:30 pm Sold Out

Senior Sampler: Beyond Black and White

How does a photographer use light and dark to create depth and drama? Survey photographs on... Read more >

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Thursday, October 11 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Friday, October 12 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: And the Party Still Goes On…

Visit the remnants of an evening of drink, dining, and music, and see what the “still life” left... Read more >

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Friday, October 12 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: And the Party Still Goes On…

Visit the remnants of an evening of drink, dining, and music, and see what the “still life” left... Read more >

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Friday, October 12 | 7 pm

Articulation: Poetry with Dasan Ahanu

Articulation is an opportunity to share your own poetry or that of another poet, in the Slam... Read more >

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Friday, October 12 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Sleep, My Love

A Sutton Place socialite wakes up in a train compartment and doesn’t know where she is. Is she... Read more >

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Saturday, October 13 | 10 am

Workshop: A Tour of the New ArtNC

Discover the innovative features of the NCMA’s teacher Web site, ArtNC (www.artnc.org). Learn... Read more >

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Saturday, October 13 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Fall Colors

The autumn leaves are at their peak. We’ll look at several artists who are inspired by the... Read more >

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Saturday, October 13 | 10:30 am

Sketchbook Saturdays

This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be... Read more >

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Saturday, October 13 | 2 pm

Meet the Author: Francesca Rappa

The Adventurous Melody West series takes inspiration from works of art in the NCMA. Francesca... Read more >

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Saturday, October 13 | 7 pm

Art Purchase Party

One of the most popular works in the permanent collection is Devorah Sperber’s After the Mona... Read more >

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Thursday, October 18 | 10 am

Lecture: An Anthology of Flowers

Pinehurst, N.C. Drawing from the word’s Greek origins—anthologia, literally “flower... Read more >

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Thursday, October 18 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

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Thursday, October 18 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

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Thursday, October 18 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Thursday, October 18 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People and Portraits

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.

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Thursday, October 18 | 6:30 pm

Gala: A Visual Feast

Join us for a special seated dinner honoring Becky Hobgood, Beth Paschal, Ann Turner, and Zoë... Read more >

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Friday, October 19 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Edvard Munch, Master Printmaker

(repeat of October 6 session) The fame of Munch’s The Scream often overshadows his work as a... Read more >

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Friday, October 19 | 4:30 pm CANCELED

Workshop: Team Planning Retreat, Part I

Grab a colleague for this two–part (Friday, October 19, 4:30–8 pm and Saturday, October 20, 9... Read more >

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Friday, October 19 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Be Still, My Heart

Join this tour to explore the subjects that inspired images of love and passion, with stories to... Read more >

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Friday, October 19 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Be Still, My Heart

Join this tour to explore the subjects that inspired images of love and passion, with stories to... Read more >

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Friday, October 19 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: Chinatown

A private detective blunders into corruption-riddled L.A. as a sinister businessman plots to... Read more >

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Saturday, October 20 | 9 am CANCELED

Workshop: Team Planning Retreat, Part I

Grab a colleague for this two–part (Friday, October 19, 4:30–8 pm and Saturday, October 20, 9... Read more >

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Saturday, October 20 | 7 pm

Still-Life Masterpieces Members Opening

Indulge in an evening of food, frolic, and formation as the NCMA celebrates all forms of... Read more >

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Sunday, October 21 | 1 pm

Fall Family Festival: Octoberfeast

Join us from 1–4 pm for an afternoon of feasting that brings art, food, and community together.... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 23 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Prints and Portraits

How can line and shape be used to depict the figure in a woodcut print? Explore works by Edvard... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 23 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Prints and Portraits

How can line and shape be used to depict the figure in a woodcut print? Explore works by Edvard... Read more >

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Tuesday, October 23 | 5:30 pm NEW

Webinars for Teachers: Art in the Science Classroom

Now teachers can participate in NCMA professional development programs from home. These short... Read more >

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Wednesday, October 24 | 11:30 am Sold Out

Feast and Flourish Luncheon

Hands-on floral design comes to lunch! Join the Watered Garden Florist team led by Steve Taras... Read more >

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Thursday, October 25 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: From Pyramids to Pixels

The NCMA’s long-running art history lecture series returns with a new thematic approach. Slide... Read more >

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Friday, October 26 | 6 pm

Gallery Tour: Still Life Comes to Life

Does a still life have to be still? What makes a still life a still life? This tour will try to... Read more >

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Friday, October 26 | 7 pm

Gallery Tour: Still Life Comes to Life

Does a still life have to be still? What makes a still life a still life? This tour will try to... Read more >

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Friday, October 26 | 8 pm

NCMA Cinema: L.A. Confidential

The conspiratorial whisper of a reporter for Hush Hush magazine leads three cops into the... Read more >

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Saturday, October 27 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Character Creations

Funny faces, sad faces, goofy, mad. There are all kinds of characters in the galleries. We’ll... Read more >

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Saturday, October 27 | 10:30 am

Sketchbook Saturdays

This program explores tools and techniques used in keeping an artist sketchbook. We’ll be... Read more >

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Saturday, October 27 | 1 pm

Family Fun Saturday: Character Creations

Funny faces, sad faces, goofy, mad. There are all kinds of characters in the galleries. We’ll... Read more >

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Sunday, October 28 | 3 pm

Chamber Music: Aurora Musicalis

Brian Reagin, violin; Elizabeth Beilman, cello; Jimmy Gilmore, clarinet; John Noel, piano
Music... Read more >

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