The North Carolina Museum of Art

September 2013

Sunday, September 1 | 12:30 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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Sunday, September 1 | 2:30 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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Thursday, September 5 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

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Thursday, September 5 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

Preschoolers,... Read more >

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Thursday, September 5 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: Animals

The Museum has so many animals in art. What animal will we explore this week?

Preschoolers,... Read more >

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Friday, September 6 | 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, September 6 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Avid Collector

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, September 6 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: The Avid Collector

Encounter a painting that once belonged to the famous Kress Collection of European art, and... Read more >

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Friday, September 6 | 8 pm

Pink Martini

This wonderfully eclectic ensemble based in Portland, Oregon, has traveled the globe, selling... Read more >

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Saturday, September 7 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Dance with Me

Are you a ballet or disco dancer? Look at ways artists have captured dance and movement in two... Read more >

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Saturday, September 7 | 10 am

Whole Foods Markets Kids Day of Service

Children and adults of all ages are invited to join us in the Museum Park for the Whole Foods... Read more >

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Saturday, September 7 | 12:30 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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Saturday, September 7 | 2:30 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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Saturday, September 7 | 6:30 pm

The Big Lebowski "The Dude Abides" Movie Party

Movie screening plus music, food trucks, hilarity!

"Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage... Read more >

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Sunday, September 8 | 12:30 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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Sunday, September 8 | 2:30 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, September 10 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Senior Sampler: Color on Canvas

Explore how colors can be combined to create special effects and applied to the canvas in... Read more >

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Tuesday, September 10 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Color on Canvas

Explore how colors can be combined to create special effects and applied to the canvas in... Read more >

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Thursday, September 12 | 4:30 pm

Educator Expo: Exploring PLACE in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem, NC. Join us for back-to-school inspiration as we celebrate K–12 teachers in... Read more >

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Friday, September 13 | 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, September 13 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Influences from Afar

See how art and design from the Far East inspired a 19th-century European’s artistic choices.
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Friday, September 13 | 6:20 pm

Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents “Invisible Earth”

Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet... Read more >

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Friday, September 13 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Influences from Afar

See how art and design from the Far East inspired a 19th-century European’s artistic choices.
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Saturday, September 14 | 12:30 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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Saturday, September 14 | 1 pm CANCELED

Saturday Studio: Artist Journal

A new studio class for youth ages 11 to 14. Explore how artists use journals as part of the... Read more >

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Saturday, September 14 | 2:30 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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Saturday, September 14 | 6:20 pm

Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents “Invisible Earth”

Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet... Read more >

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Sunday, September 15 | 12:30 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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Sunday, September 15 | 2 pm

Harlem Renaissance: 
New Negro Visual Artists

Kenneth Rodgers, director of the North Carolina Central University Art Museum, looks at the... Read more >

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Sunday, September 15 | 2:30 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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Sunday, September 15 | 6:20 pm

Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents “Invisible Earth”

Creating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, the amazing Paperhand Puppet... Read more >

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Tuesday, September 17 | 3 pm

Teen Spoonflower Help Session

Interested in participating in the Spoonflower Teen Contest but need a little help creating or... Read more >

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Thursday, September 19 | 10:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, September 19 | 11 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, September 19 | 11:30 am

What’s in the Box?: People

Portraits can tell us a lot about a person. Come to the Museum and explore people in art.
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Thursday, September 19 | 6:30 pm Sold Out

Dining after Dark: Soul Food

The ancient Egyptians spent much of their lives preparing for death. What happened after the... Read more >

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Friday, September 20 | 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, September 20 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Color in Sculpture

Learn about the symbolism and cultural context of color in art by exploring a sculpture in one... Read more >

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Friday, September 20 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Color in Sculpture

Learn about the symbolism and cultural context of color in art by exploring a sculpture in one... Read more >

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Friday, September 20 | 8 pm

Film: The French Connection

Part of the Car Crazy film series. Based on the true crime story of New York City’s largest drug... Read more >

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Saturday, September 21 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Picture This

Explore a large-scale environmental work of art in the Museum Park and collaborate on a... Read more >

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Saturday, September 21 | 12 pm

Rock for Hope, featuring N.E.D.

N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease), a group of rock musicians who are also renowned gynecologic... Read more >

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Saturday, September 21 | 12:30 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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Saturday, September 21 | 2:30 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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Sunday, September 22 | 12:30 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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Sunday, September 22 | 2:30 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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Sunday, September 22 | 3 pm

Tony Williamson and Friends
A Classic in Any Tradition: The Many Expressions of the Mandolin

North Carolina mandolin virtuoso Tony Williamson is a master of multiple musical genres,... Read more >

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Tuesday, September 24 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: From Head to Toe

Look at proportion, shape, and movement in sculpture from the Chrysler Museum, and then model a... Read more >

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Tuesday, September 24 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: From Head to Toe

Look at proportion, shape, and movement in sculpture from the Chrysler Museum, and then model a... Read more >

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Wednesday, September 25 | 6:30 pm Sold Out

Art+Cuisine: A Decade of Acquisitions

The NCMA is firmly committed to presenting and promoting the work of artists from our state. In... Read more >

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Thursday, September 26 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course: Egypt and the Purposes of Art

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum

Curator David Steel discusses works from the Chrysler Museum in Virginia that are on loan to the... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 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, September 27 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Industry in Art

Discover a work of art that speaks through industrial materials, mechanical processes, and the... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Industry in Art

Discover a work of art that speaks through industrial materials, mechanical processes, and the... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 7 pm

Gallery talks by photographers Brian Ulrich and Carrie Levy

Photographers Brian Ulrich and Carrie Levy each give brief (20-minute) gallery talks in their... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course: Egypt and the Purposes of Art

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From... Read more >

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Friday, September 27 | 8 pm

Film: Kiss Me Deadly

Part of the Car Crazy film series. Nuclear-war panic informs this film noir swan song. Detective... Read more >

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Saturday, September 28 | 9:30 am

Ancient Egypt

Explore the world of ancient Egypt from its earliest developments as a civilization up through... Read more >

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Saturday, September 28 | 12:30 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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Saturday, September 28 | 2:30 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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Sunday, September 29 | 12:30 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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Sunday, September 29 | 2:30 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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Sunday, September 29 | 2:30 pm

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Forever Timely: Porsche’s Innovative Design

Ken Gross, guest curator of Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed

Acclaimed automotive journalist... Read more >

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