The North Carolina Museum of Art

August 2014

Friday, August 1 | 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, August 1 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: In Perspective

Explore how the artist’s point of view can change how we understand his or her subject.

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Friday, August 1 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: In Perspective

Explore how the artist’s point of view can change how we understand his or her subject.

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Saturday, August 2 | 10 am

Studio Art: The Allure of Italian Alabaster

Learn how to carve soft, elegant alabaster stone with award-winning sculptor Paris Alexander.... Read more >

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Saturday, August 2 | 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, August 2 | 11 am

Demonstrations of Chinese Culture

Join high school students from China for demonstrations of Chinese culture including Diablo (a... Read more >

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Saturday, August 2 | 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, August 2 | 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, August 3 | 10 am

Studio Art: The Allure of Italian Alabaster

Learn how to carve soft, elegant alabaster stone with award-winning sculptor Paris Alexander.... Read more >

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Sunday, August 3 | 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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Sunday, August 3 | 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, August 3 | 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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Wednesday, August 6 | 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, August 6 | 1 pm

Summer Family Films: Animals, Insects, and Gardens

A colorful collection of the sights and sounds of nature

The Ant and the Grasshopper
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Friday, August 8 | 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, August 8 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Catching Gestures

See how subtle gestures in a European painting capture its subjects’ distinct personalities.

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Friday, August 8 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Catching Gestures

See how subtle gestures in a European painting capture its subjects’ distinct personalities.

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Friday, August 8 | 9 pm

American Hustle

Two scheming con artists, one with an aspirational comb-over and another with gravity-defying... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Family Fun Saturday: Ancient Mosaics

Travel to ancient Rome and explore the geometric and floral patterns in the NCMA’s large... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Studio Art: Tapestry in Miniature

Tapestry artist Turid Teague guides you in creating the shapes and patterns that have defined... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 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, August 9 | 1 pm

Saturday Studio: Altered Books

Transform a used book into a unique work of art using a variety of painting, carving, and... Read more >

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Saturday, August 9 | 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, August 9 | 8 pm

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Last time the Carolina Chocolate Drops were scheduled to play the NCMA, Hurricane Irene rudely... Read more >

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Sunday, August 10 | 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, August 10 | 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, August 14 | 5:30 pm

Webinar: Back-to-School Museum Guide

Designed for teachers interested in learning how to incorporate the NCMA’s collection and... Read more >

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Friday, August 15 | 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, August 15 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Outstanding in Their Field

See how an American artist uses context to reframe historical figures.

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Friday, August 15 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Outstanding in Their Field

See how an American artist uses context to reframe historical figures.

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Friday, August 15 | 8:30 pm

Stargazing in the Museum Park

Join the NCMA Contemporaries, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, and Raleigh Astronomy... Read more >

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Friday, August 15 | 9 pm

Bull Durham

One of the all-time great baseball movies. Has-been catcher Crash Davis tries to tame the wild... Read more >

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Saturday, August 16 | 10 am SOLD OUT

Studio Art: Tapestry in Miniature

Tapestry artist Turid Teague guides you in creating the shapes and patterns that have defined... Read more >

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Saturday, August 16 | 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, August 16 | 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, August 16 | 8 pm Judy Collins concert postponed due to inclement weather. Now scheduled for August 16

An Evening with Judy Collins

The Greenwich Village folk music scene of the early 1960s is legendary for launching Bob Dylan... Read more >

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Saturday, August 16 | 9 pm This Event is Canceled

Caddyshack

On August 2 our Judy Collins concert was rained out; however, Ms. Collins presented us a rare... Read more >

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Sunday, August 17 | 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, August 17 | 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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Friday, August 22 | 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, August 22 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Bringing Old Techniques to Modern Art

What happens when long-ignored painting techniques are revived to convey 20th-century... Read more >

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Friday, August 22 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Bringing Old Techniques to Modern Art

What happens when long-ignored painting techniques are revived to convey 20th-century... Read more >

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Friday, August 22 | 8:30 pm

Nebraska

A muleheaded codger and his weary son set off across the dreary heartland plains to retrieve an... Read more >

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Saturday, August 23 | 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, August 23 | 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, August 23 | 8:30 pm

The LEGO Movie

Not just a feature-length advertisement for molded plastic building bricks, this gleeful tale of... Read more >

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Sunday, August 24 | 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, August 24 | 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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Friday, August 29 | 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, August 29 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Up Close and Personal

See how focusing in on a subject can change your perception of it.

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Friday, August 29 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Up Close and Personal

See how focusing in on a subject can change your perception of it.

Join a Museum docent for a... Read more >

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Saturday, August 30 | 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, August 30 | 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, August 30 | 8:30 pm Rescheduled from August 1

12 Years a Slave

Oscar’s Best Picture is a searing indictment of the institution of slavery, based on a memoir by... Read more >

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Sunday, August 31 | 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, August 31 | 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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