The North Carolina Museum of Art

Adults

Join us for engaging programs designed to enhance your appreciation of the Museum’s permanent collection, exhibitions, and stunning 164-acre park. From book club gatherings and Sunday afternoon lectures to events in the Museum Park, there are a variety of exciting possibilities for connecting with your Museum.

Tuesday, April 22 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Beyond Words

Look at award-winning storybook illustrations by Raúl Colón. Explore combining expressive... Read more >

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Tuesday, April 22 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Beyond Words

Look at award-winning storybook illustrations by Raúl Colón. Explore combining expressive... Read more >

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Thursday, April 24 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Photography as Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Friday, April 25 | 11 am SOLD OUT

Lunch and Lecture: An Introduction to Estampas de la raza

Exhibition curator Jennifer Dasal presents the 61 works in Estampas de la raza by theme,... Read more >

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Friday, April 25 | 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, April 25 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Struggle

To what extent can a single image embody the issues and concerns of a group? Consider this and... Read more >

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Friday, April 25 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Struggle

To what extent can a single image embody the issues and concerns of a group? Consider this and... Read more >

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Friday, April 25 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Photography as Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Thursday, May 1 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 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, May 2 | 6 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Challenges of Leadership

How does one lead gracefully in difficult times? See how an artist’s complex composition... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 7 pm

Friday Night Sound Bites: Challenges of Leadership

How does one lead gracefully in difficult times? See how an artist’s complex composition... Read more >

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Friday, May 2 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Sunday, May 4 | 3 pm

Beau Chant
Rodin et les femmes

The powerful and sensual sculpture of Auguste Rodin inspires this concert by Beau Chant, a local... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 6 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Mother and Child

Look at how artists in numerous cultures and through the ages have represented mothers caring... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 6 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Mother and Child

Look at how artists in numerous cultures and through the ages have represented mothers caring... Read more >

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Thursday, May 8 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Thursday, May 8 | 6:30 pm

Dining after Dark: Treasures in Judaic Art

Enjoy an evening dedicated to a distinguished part of the Museum’s permanent collection, the... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 11 am

Lunch and Lecture: Sacred Motherhood

Spanning thousands of years and numerous cultures, Sacred Motherhood explores the symbolism... Read more >

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Friday, May 9 | 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, May 9 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptual Art

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Saturday, May 10 | 10 am

Art Day

On Art Day curators and conservators team up to examine works of art brought in by Museum... Read more >

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Thursday, May 15 | 11 am

Art History Survey Course
Land Art, Installation, and New Media

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Friday, May 16 | 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, May 16 | 7 pm

Art History Survey Course
Land Art, Installation, and New Media

Lifelong learners rave about Museum lecturer Joseph Covington’s course! His conversational style... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 20 | 10 am

Senior Sampler: Spring Scenes

View light and color in impressionistic landscape paintings. Capture the freshness of a spring... Read more >

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Tuesday, May 20 | 1:30 pm

Senior Sampler: Spring Scenes

View light and color in impressionistic landscape paintings. Capture the freshness of a spring... Read more >

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Friday, May 23 | 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, May 30 | 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, May 30 | 6:30 pm

Lecture: Estampas de la raza: Prints, Politics, and Postmodernism

Charlene Villaseñor Black, associate professor, Department of Art History, César E. Chávez... 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 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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Saturday, July 12 | 8 pm

Loudon Wainwright III and Iris DeMent

The NCMA welcomes two of America’s most distinctive and critically acclaimed singer-songwriters.... Read more > Tickets Info

Saturday, July 19 | 6 pm

Dan Zanes and Friends

We at the NCMA consider Dan Zanes a national treasure. The Grammy-winning musician (and former... Read more >

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Saturday, July 26 | 7 pm

Lisa Fischer, followed by screening of 20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom is a new documentary that spotlights the fabulous female backup singers who... Read more >

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Saturday, August 2 | 8 pm

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 9 | 8 pm

Carolina Chocolate Drops

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

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Joseph Covington’s great skill provides significant information in a most understandable way so that even ‘greenhorn’ art students can understand and grasp what is being presented.”   John Robinson

Joseph Covington is a remarkable teacher; his presentation is so well developed and explained. I hope for more opportunities to learn from him.” Anonymous