Calendar

  1. Cocktails and Clay Walk with Daniel Johnston (Rescheduled)

    Wednesday, September 11 | 6 pm

    Meander along the Museum Park’s new Meadow Trail, with stops for light hors d’oeuvres and a discussion with North Carolina potter Daniel Johnston about his new outdoor...

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  2. Lecture and Book Signing: The Renaissance Reality of Michelangelo’s David

    Thursday, September 12 | 6:30 pm

    Hailed as the epitome of Renaissance art, Michelangelo’s David has inspired contemporary artists from Warhol to Banksy—but how was the David seen in the Renaissance? Author...

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  3. Dining after Dark: Dinner with Osiris

    Friday, September 20 | 6 pm

    Join NCMA Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau as she reveals mysteries of the Museum’s only mummy—the one featured in the exhibition What in the World Is a Grain Mummy?. Learn...

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  4. Bespoke Conversation on Corn and Culture

    Friday, September 27 | 5:30 pm

    Maize (Zea mays) is one of the earliest cultivated grains in the Western Hemisphere. Join North Carolina State University ethnobotanist Jillian De Gezelle at the corn maze...

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  5. Artist Talk: Scott Avett (Waiting List)

    WAITING LIST - Friday, October 11 | 6:30 pm

    Before the opening of his exhibition INVISIBLE, artist and musician Scott Avett converses with Chief Curator Linda Dougherty about the relationship between his art and...

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  6. Friends of Greek Art Lecture: Investigating Monuments from Mycenae, Greece

    Sunday, October 13 | 2 pm

    New technologies are being used to understand the construction methods of monuments of ancient Greece. Discover how Professor Nicholas Blackwell, Indiana University, uses...

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  7. Lecture: Bauhaus to Black Mountain—Josef and Anni Albers

    Sunday, October 20 | 2 pm

    Soon after the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Josef and Anni Albers arrived in North Carolina as refugees. Their influence at the new Black Mountain College encouraged...

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  8. Coffee with a Curator: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

    Thursday, November 7 | 10:30 am

    Curator Jennifer Dasal offers an in-depth look at the themes and content of the exhibition, focusing on the relationships between Frida and Diego, their collectors, and the...

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  9. Lecture: Frida Kahlo’s Art and the Construction of Identities

    Thursday, November 14 | 7 pm

    Frida Kahlo stepped into the limelight in 1929 when she married muralist Diego Rivera. Today Kahlo is acclaimed as a path-breaking artist and a cultural icon. International...

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  10. Dining after Dark: Frida and Diego, Love and Loss

    Friday, November 22 | 6:30 pm

    Curator Jennifer Dasal offers a look at the biography of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, from the tale of their first meeting during her childhood, through their tumultuous...

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