Calendar

  1. Online Course for Educators: Exploring Global Learning through Art

    Tuesday, January 12

    This self-paced online course uses works of art from the Museum’s collection as a pathway to understanding global issues and developing cross-cultural understanding. The...

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  2. Mindful Museum: Art-Making Demonstration

    Wednesday, March 3 | 7 pm

    Unwind while seeing art created. This mesmerizing hour-long virtual experience guides you through a brief centering practice and lets you watch, live and up close, a local...

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  3. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Pacifica Quartet

    Wednesday, March 3 | 8 pm

    Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices over the past 26 years, the Pacifica Quartet has achieved international...

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  4. Virtual Studio Workshop: Laura Moriarty: Encaustic Arts Past and Future

    Saturday, March 6 | 1:30 pm

    Encaustic paintings from ancient Egypt are still on view today. What makes their colors so vibrant and marks so expressive? Learn how to begin painting with wax from a...

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  5. Virtual Weinberg Lecture of Egyptology: Learning from Egyptian Mummies

    Sunday, March 7 | 2 pm

    The evolution of diseases and their role in human history can be discovered through archaeological evidence provided by the study of mummies. This is done using traditional...

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  6. Mindful Museum: Virtual Art and Mortality Workshop

    Tuesday, March 9 | 7 pm

    Drawing upon themes from Golden Mummies of Egypt, this two-hour virtual workshop intimately explores death, dying, and life transitions, and it’s actually not morbid at...

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  7. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Change the Face: Finding Power in Identity

    Thursday, March 11 | Noon

    Join us this Women’s History Month as we consider the intersections of power and identity via the NCMA’s contemporary art collection. Hear from Mellon Foundation Assistant...

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  8. Mindful Museum: Virtual Sensory Journey through Art

    Thursday, March 11 | 7 pm

    Join us for a sensory journey to Africa while exploring Lines That Link Humanity by El Anatsui. We’ve partnered with Arts Access and On My Way Bartending to offer this...

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  9. NCMA Recommends: Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee

    Friday, March 12 | 10 am

    Mary Cassatt, Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee, 1877–78, oil on canvas, 39 5/8 × 31 13/16 in., Gift of Charlotte Hanes in memory of her husband, R. Philip Hanes...

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  10. NCMA To Go Activity Kits: Mini Modern Paintings

    Saturday, March 13 | 10 am

    Get creative and inspired by NCMA art and artists at home! Each NCMA To Go activity kit has materials for a complete art-making project for one person, plus written...

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  11. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, March 17 | 7 pm

    Slow art is a growing movement to mindfully observe and communally appreciate art. This hour-long virtual program offers centering techniques and a breathing practice...

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  12. Dreaming in Color: Liberation Station Virtual Storytime

    Friday, March 19 | 11 am

    The third Friday of each month, tune in for stories from the beautiful NCMA galleries. Victoria Scott-Miller of Liberation Station bookstore offers a series of readings and...

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  13. NCMA Film Club: !Women Art Revolution (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Friday, March 19 | 7 pm

    If you enjoy watching and talking about films, join us for a virtual meeting of the NCMA Film Club! To celebrate Women’s History Month, we are featuring the documentary...

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  14. Virtual Workshop for Teens; Live from the Studio: Scribble, Paint, Glue with Ursula Gullow

    Saturday, March 20 | 1:30 pm

    Use paint and mixed-media materials in unexpected ways to create expressive works of art. Working with random prompts, tap into your wild and wonderful subconscious. This...

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  15. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Pinchas Zukerman, violin Shai Wosner, piano

    Saturday, March 20 | 8 pm

    Violin and viola soloist, conductor, and chamber musician Pinchas Zukerman is known for the expressive lyricism of his playing, singular beauty of tone, and impeccable...

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  16. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, March 22 | 4 pm

    Kids experience movement, mindfulness, and connection through fun and engaging virtual Growga programming. Each monthly 30-minute class, inspired by the Museum's...

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  17. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Aizuri Quartet

    Monday, March 22 | 8 pm

    Praised by the Washington Post for “captivating” performances that draw from its notable “meld of intellect, technique and emotions,” the Aizuri Quartet was awarded the...

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  18. Teacher Tuesdays: Special Exhibition Access for Educators

    Tuesday, March 23 | 4 pm

    Teachers are invited to enjoy exclusive access to our East Building exhibitions, including Golden Mummies of Egypt. Reflect and recharge in an inspiring atmosphere at a...

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  19. Mindful Museum: Virtual Spring Astrology and Meditation Workshop

    Tuesday, March 23 | 6:30 pm

    The Yoga Almanac, co-authored by Raleigh yoga teacher Andrea Rice, aligns yoga with the astrological seasons. Join Rice for this two-hour virtual experience to embody the...

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  20. Art Snacks: Activities for Young Artists

    Wednesday, March 24 | 10 am

    Calling all little artists! Meet a work of art and get your creative juices flowing with monthly activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. This month we focus...

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  21. NCMA in Dialogue: Seeking Self

    Wednesday, March 24 | 7 pm

    Tune in to NCMA in Dialogue for thought-provoking conversations with artists, musicians, and filmmakers as we approach the timely and important topics of society and...

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  22. Virtual Freedom Seder

    Wednesday, March 24 | 7 pm

    Join the NCMA and the Friends of the Judaic Art Gallery for the inaugural Freedom Seder, a time to recognize freedom from slavery, remember stories of liberation, and lift...

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  23. Virtual Humber Lecture: Women in Art at the NCMA

    Thursday, March 25 | 7 pm

    Women artists have been marginalized for centuries and underrepresented in most museums, including the NCMA. The Museum is working to challenge and change this oversight...

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  24. NCMA Recommends: Corrugated

    Friday, March 26 | 10 am

    Simone Leigh, Corrugated, 2019, bronze and raffia, H. 81 × W. 73 × D. 40 1/2 in., Donated by Thomas S. Kenan III

    Inspired by architectural elements and African diasporic...

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  25. Online Minicourses: Art and Science

    Tuesday, March 30 | 8 am

    The NCMA offers educators a series of minicourses on the connections between art and science accessible Tuesday, March 30 through Tuesday, May 25. Participants explore...

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