The North Carolina Museum of Art

June 2014

Sunday, June 1 | 1 pm

Family Renaissance Fair

Step back in time for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations,... Read more >

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Friday, June 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, June 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, June 6 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Becoming a Mother

In the African Gallery, explore some of the ways women prepare for motherhood.

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Friday, June 6 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Becoming a Mother

In the African Gallery, explore some of the ways women prepare for motherhood.

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Friday, June 6 | 9 pm

Philomena

The incomparable Judi Dench stars as Philomena Lee, who, as an unwed mother, slaved for the... Read more >

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Saturday, June 7 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Saturday, June 7 | 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, June 7 | 11 am

NCMA Book Club: The Passion of Artemisia

Vreeland captures the colorful life of post-Renaissance artist Artemisia Gentileschi. The... Read more >

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Saturday, June 7 | 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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Saturday, June 7 | 2:30 pm

Film: Viva la causa—The Story of César Chávez and a Great Movement for Social Justice

César Chávez’s beginnings as a farm worker contributed to his extraordinary role as the leading... Read more >

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Saturday, June 7 | 9 pm

Captain Phillips

The almost unbearably tense true story of the first American cargo ship hijacked in 200 years... Read more >

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Sunday, June 8 | 10:30 am

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively... Read more >

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Friday, June 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, June 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, June 13 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Father Knows Best

A father takes on many roles in a family. In the European Galleries, ponder one father’s place.... Read more >

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Friday, June 13 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Father Knows Best

A father takes on many roles in a family. In the European Galleries, ponder one father’s place.... Read more >

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Friday, June 13 | 7 pm

Poetry Slam: “La Raza”

An opportunity to share your poetry or that of another poet, in the Slam fashion or as... Read more >

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Friday, June 13 | 7:30 pm

42: the Jackie Robinson Story

Jackie Robinson, a Negro Leagues star, is recruited by the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Branch Rickey... Read more >

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Saturday, June 14 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Royalty

Explore sculptural portraits and regal headgear from the African and classical collections, and... Read more >

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Saturday, June 14 | 11 am

Lecture: Taller de Grafica Popular (Workshop of Popular Graphic Art)

In two separate sessions, printmaker Brian Gonzales and print collector Robert Healy explore one... Read more >

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Saturday, June 14 | 1 pm

Saturday Studio: Iconic Me

An icon is an artistic portrait of an important person that uses symbols to tell us about his or... Read more >

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Saturday, June 14 | 7 pm

Good Ol' Freda with concert by 1964: the Tribute

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ U.S. debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the NCMA... Read more >

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Saturday, June 14 | 7 pm

1964: The Tribute followed by screening of Good Ol’ Freda

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ U.S. debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the NCMA... Read more >

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Wednesday, June 18 | 12 pm

Summer Drop-In Studio

Join us for a little hands-on art-making time with the kids. Suitable for ages 4–10.

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Wednesday, June 18 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Zigs, Zags, and Sounds

A collection of colorful animations about sound and movement

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Friday, June 20 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Missing the Boat to Borneo: An American Discovers Bali

John Coffey, Deputy Director for Art and Curator of American and Modern Art

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Friday, June 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, June 20 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: A Mother’s Strength

Strong matriarchs abound in ancient literature. See how a modern American artist remembers and... Read more >

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Friday, June 20 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: A Mother’s Strength

Strong matriarchs abound in ancient literature. See how a modern American artist remembers and... Read more >

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Friday, June 20 | 9 pm

Enough Said

Both divorced and facing the empty nest, a massage therapist and a TV archivist tentatively... Read more >

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Saturday, June 21 | 10 am

Studio Art: Indigo Dyeing and Shibori

Textile artist Susan Fennell introduces you to Shibori, a shortened version of the Japanese term... Read more >

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Saturday, June 21 | 9 pm

Saving Mr. Banks

Crusty, cash-strapped Pamela Travers finally gives in, after 20 years of badgering from Walt... Read more >

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Sunday, June 22 | 10 am

Studio Art: Indigo Dyeing and Shibori

Textile artist Susan Fennell introduces you to Shibori, a shortened version of the Japanese term... Read more >

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Tuesday, June 24 | 7:05 pm

Member Night at the Ballpark

The Durham Bulls have declared June 24 NCMA Member Night, and we invite our members to a... Read more >

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Wednesday, June 25 | 9:30 am

Workshop: Art and the Environment

Explore how artists use the outdoors as material, subject, and inspiration to help us experience... Read more >

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Wednesday, June 25 | 12 pm

Summer Drop-In Studio

Join us for a little hands-on art-making time with the kids. Suitable for ages 4–10.

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Wednesday, June 25 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Storybooks

Classic children’s stories come to life in these creative animations.

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Thursday, June 26 | 9:30 am

Workshop: Art and the Environment

Explore how artists use the outdoors as material, subject, and inspiration to help us experience... Read more >

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Friday, June 27 | 11 am

Lecture: My Italian Summer: Rome

Seated comfortably in the Museum, take a tour of spectacular Italian masterpieces and imagine... Read more >

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Friday, June 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, June 27 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Like Mother,  Like Daughter

Find similarities and differences between a 17th-century mother and her daughter in the Portrait... Read more >

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Friday, June 27 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Like Mother,  Like Daughter

Find similarities and differences between a 17th-century mother and her daughter in the Portrait... Read more >

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Friday, June 27 | 9 pm

Mary Poppins

A magical nanny floats from the sky with a spoonful of sugar for the miserable Banks family. A... Read more >

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Saturday, June 28 | 10 am

Family Fun Saturday: Wire Portrait

Discover expressive faces in paintings from the Dutch and Flemish collection, and create... Read more >

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Saturday, June 28 | 8 pm SOLD OUT

Iron and Wine

A respected voice in indie rock makes his NCMA debut. Sam Beam, better known as Iron and Wine,... Read more >

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