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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. NCMA Film Club: !Women Art Revolution

    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Virtual Humber Lecture: A Century of Women: The NCMA’s Collection of Female Artists

    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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  16. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 6 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  17. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: A Date with Director Hillings

    Thursday, April 8 | Noon

    NCMA Director Valerie Hillings reflects upon various milestones in the Museum’s history and previews some exciting future plans. 

    If you do not receive a confirmation...

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  18. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, April 10 | 8:30 am

    Join our resident birding enthusiast, Park ranger Chantal Taunton, on a meandering 90-minute walk through the Museum Park in search of migratory and native birds. Wear a...

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  19. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 10 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  20. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Juilliard String Quartet

    Saturday, April 10 | 8 pm

    Hailed by the Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the Juilliard String Quartet draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics while...

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  21. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 13 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  22. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 17 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  23. Virtual Lecture with an Egyptologist: Flinders Petrie on Golden Mummies, Race, and Faces

    Saturday, April 17 | Noon

    British Egyptologist Flinders Petrie was keen on matching skulls with mummy masks and portraits and identifying what he believed to be racial types. Join Dr. Campbell Price...

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  24. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 20 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  25. NCMA in Dialogue: Environmental Art in a Time of Crisis

    Wednesday, April 21 | 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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  26. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, April 21 | 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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  27. Earth Day Outdoor Movie: Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

    Thursday, April 22 | 8:30 pm

    Celebrate Earth Day with a movie under the stars that conveys the powerful intersection of art and nature. Leaning into the Wind (PG, 2017) is a documentary about British...

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  28. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, April 24 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  29. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, April 26 | 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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  30. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, April 27 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  31. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 1 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  32. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, May 4 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  33. Morning Bird Walk (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Saturday, May 8 | 8:30 am

    Join our resident birding enthusiast, Park ranger Chantal Taunton, on a meandering 90-minute walk through the Museum Park in search of migratory and native birds. Wear a...

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  34. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 8 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  35. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Gavilán Brothers

    Saturday, May 8 | 8 pm

    The Havana-born Gavilán Brothers perform original music from their breathtaking album, Brothers, composed by Aldo López-Gavilán and arranged for violin and piano by Ilmar...

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  36. Tai Chi in the Park (Sold Out)

    Sold Out - Tuesday, May 11 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  37. Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Golden Mummies: Adapting Funerary Beliefs and Traditions

    Thursday, May 13 | Noon

    Gilded faces and stunning portraits, fancy wrappings and colorful trappings were synonymous with hope for the afterlife and the continuation of millennia-old traditions in...

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  38. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 15 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  39. Virtual Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Verona Quartet with Jordan Bak (viola) and Nicholas Mariscal (cello)

    Saturday, May 15 | 8 pm

    The recipient of Chamber Music America’s coveted Cleveland Quartet Award in 2020, the Verona Quartet is no stranger to the Triangle, having completed residencies in Durham...

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  40. Tai Chi in the Park

    Tuesday, May 18 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  41. Mindful Museum: Slow-Art Appreciation

    Wednesday, May 19 | 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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  42. NCMA in Dialogue: Art, Death, and Rebirth

    Wednesday, May 19 | 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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  43. Virtual Panel Discussion: To Be Young: Coming of Age in the Contemporary

    Thursday, May 20 | 7 pm

    This panel discussion on the exhibition To Be Young: Coming of Age in the Contemporary features photographers Faith Couch and Jaylan Rhea in conversation with exhibition...

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  44. Golden Mummies Family Day

    Saturday, May 22 | 10 am

    Discover the exhibition Golden Mummies of Egypt with special activities just for families! This family day takes place both virtually and in person.

    On the NCMA’s campus,...

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  45. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 22 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  46. Mindful Museum: Virtual Family Growga Moment

    Monday, May 24 | 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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  47. Tai Chi in the Park

    Tuesday, May 25 | 7 pm

    This ancient Chinese martial art combines slow, gentle, flowing movements with focused attention and deep breathing. You’ll be ensconced in art and nature for an hour,...

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  48. Virtual Humber Lecture: Foundations of the NCMA: 1924–1960

    Thursday, May 27 | 7 pm

    In the early 1950s, North Carolina invested $1 million in a state art collection, leading to the creation of the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1956. Lyle Humphrey,...

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  49. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, May 29 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  50. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 5 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  51. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 12 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  52. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, June 26 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  53. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 3 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  54. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 10 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  55. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 17 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  56. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 24 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  57. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, July 31 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  58. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 7 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  59. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 14 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  60. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 21 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  61. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, August 28 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  62. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 4 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  63. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 11 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  64. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 18 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  65. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, September 25 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  66. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 2 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  67. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 9 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  68. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 16 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  69. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 23 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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  70. Museum Park Tours

    Saturday, October 30 | 10:30 am

    Enjoy art and nature in a 90-minute tour that leads you through the Park past site-specific works of art and sustainable natural areas. The route has variations in surface...

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