Calendar

  1. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  2. Lecture and Wine Tasting: Toast to Bacchus

    Saturday, January 26 | 3 pm

    Explore the complexities of the vineyards with a wine tasting, and then raise a glass to the god of wine. Curator of Ancient Art Caroline Rocheleau presents Bacchus, the...

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  3. Champagne and Chocolate (Sold Out)

    SOLD OUT - Thursday, January 31 | 7 pm

    Treat yourself to a glass of champagne while indulging in a curated selection of fine chocolates with chocolate maker Sam Ratto of Videri Chocolate Factory and the NCMA's...

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  4. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  5. Mélange

    Sunday, February 3 | 2 pm

    Mélange, meaning “an eclectic mix,” changes the rules of chamber music performance. Each audience member has the chance to select the ensemble’s next piece from its rich...

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  6. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  7. Lecture: Love Stories

    Friday, February 8 | 7 pm

    Join Curator of European Art David Steel as he discusses the origins and evolution of St. Valentine’s Day and the theme of love in a variety of works from the Museum’s...

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  8. Valentine’s Dinner at Iris

    Thursday, February 14 | 5 pm

    Valentine’s in Iris includes champagne upon arrival, a three-course prix fixe menu, and romantic music provided by Ed Stephenson in the lounge. Stroll through the...

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  9. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  10. SOFA Artist Hangout and Studio

    Friday, February 15 | 6 pm

    “Socialize Often with Friends and Art.” 

    This is your time to chill and make some art in the ever-inspiring setting of the West Building galleries. Grab a buddy and your...

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  11. Dance Workshop: Rodin in Movement (Adults)

    Saturday, February 16 | 10 am

    Choreographers Murielle Elizéon and Tommy Noonan share the creative process behind "Je suis belle," a dance piece commissioned by the NCMA in 2017. The workshop begins with...

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  12. Dance Workshop: Rodin in Movement (Teens)

    Saturday, February 16 | 2 pm

    Choreographers Murielle Elizéon and Tommy Noonan share the creative process behind "Je suis belle," a dance piece commissioned by the NCMA in 2017. The workshop begins with...

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  13. Iris after Dark

    Friday, February 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  14. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  15. Sights and Sounds Concert Series: Quartet for the End of Time

    Sunday, March 3 | 2 pm

    Members of the Charlotte Symphony perform Olivier Messiaen’s epic wartime Quartet for the End of Time. Endlessly deep and filled with haunting passages, the work has been...

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  16. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  17. #ncmaLATE Cocktails and Craftivism

    Friday, March 8 | 9:30 pm

    At the intersection of craft and activism lies the greater good. Raise a glass and your awareness at this late-night party that includes art making, performances, and...

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  18. “Matrons of Mystery,” A Motley Clue Adventure

    Saturday, March 9 | 11 am

    Experience the Museum in a three-hour mystery scavenger hunt by solving puzzles and seeking clues in the artwork, with a spotlight on women in the permanent collection. Can...

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  19. Double Take—Artist-Led Walks through the Galleries

    Saturday, March 9 | 11 am

    Trust yourself! You know more about art than you think, so take a second look. Walk through the Museum with local artists/advocates as your guides; discuss their...

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  20. “Matrons of Mystery,” A Motley Clue Adventure

    Saturday, March 9 | 2 pm

    Experience the Museum in a three-hour mystery scavenger hunt by solving puzzles and seeking clues in the artwork, with a spotlight on women in the permanent collection. Can...

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  21. Pop-Up Chorus

    Saturday, March 9 | 3 pm

    Whether you’re a musical Monet or can’t carry a tune in a bucket, bring your friends and meet some new ones at our Pop-Up Chorus. Singing with others connects us in a...

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  22. Woman Up! Engage in the Galleries

    Saturday, March 9

    Drop in to learn, create, and discuss current social issues and topics with North Carolina women in the arts.

    10 am–noon Stacey Kirby—VALIDnation
    VALIDnation is a...

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  23. Colors of Yoga in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 9 am

    Colors of Yoga, Raleigh’s only black-owned yoga studio, brings inclusive and mindful movement to the tranquil space of the permanent galleries. Take up time and space for...

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  24. Woman Up! Engage in the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 10:30 am

    Drop in to learn, create, and discuss current social issues and topics with North Carolina women in the arts.

    10:30 am–12:30 pm Rebecca Benedetti—Sound Bath and Guided...

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  25. Double Take—Artist-Led Walks through the Galleries

    Sunday, March 10 | 11 am

    Trust yourself! You know more about art than you think, so take a second look. Walk through the Museum with local artists/advocates as your guides; discuss their...

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  26. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  27. I ♥ Purim: Saturday Night Fever

    Saturday, March 16 | 7:30 pm

    Get your groove on and practice the hustle, because we’re celebrating Purim circa the late 1970s and Studio 54. Slide into those platform shoes and shimmering satin, slip...

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  28. Art in Bloom Opening Event, “Frida’s Floral Fiesta”

    Thursday, March 21 | 7:30 pm

    Member tickets on sale January 22, nonmember tickets on sale January 25

    Frida Kahlo said, “I paint flowers so they will not die.” In honor of Frida and in anticipation of...

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  29. Art in Bloom

    Thursday, March 21

    Member tickets on sale January 22, nonmember tickets on sale January 25

    Learn more at ncartmuseum.org/bloom.

    Hours
    Thursday, March 21, 9 am–5 pm
    Friday, March 22, 9 am–9...

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  30. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  31. Friday Flora Club

    Friday, March 22 | 6 pm

    Member tickets on sale January 22, nonmember tickets on sale January 25

    The crazy-cool folks from Edge of Urge, a maker incubator with ties to independent designers, join...

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  32. Iris after Dark

    Friday, March 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  33. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  34. Benjamin Beilman, Violin, and Andrew Tyson, Piano

    Sunday, April 7 | 2 pm

    When violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson perform together, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. These prodigious young talents—who met as...

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  35. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  36. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  37. Iris after Dark

    Friday, April 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  38. William “Mac” Nelson, Guitar

    Sunday, April 28 | 2 pm

    Acclaimed classical guitarist and educator William “Mac” Nelson presents a program of music by 19th- and 20th- century composers in the Western tradition who have used the...

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  39. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 3 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  40. Olga Kleiankina, Piano, with Projections and Images by Emil Polyak

    Sunday, May 5 | 2 pm

    Worlds collide as chamber music, the cosmos, and technology create a special performance featuring pianist Olga Kleiankina. Projections of the cosmos, designed by North...

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  41. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  42. Solomon Eichner, Piano, Brian Reagin, Violin, and Bonnie Thron, Cello

    Sunday, May 12 | 2 pm

    Pianist Solomon Eichner is joined by Brian Reagin, concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony, and Bonnie Thron, principal cellist for the North Carolina Symphony, in a...

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  43. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 17 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  44. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 24 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  45. Iris after Dark

    Friday, May 31 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  46. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 7 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  47. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 14 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  48. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 21 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  49. Iris after Dark

    Friday, June 28 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  50. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 5 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  51. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 12 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  52. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 19 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  53. Iris after Dark

    Friday, July 26 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  54. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 2 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  55. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 9 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  56. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 16 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  57. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 23 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  58. Iris after Dark

    Friday, August 30 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  59. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  60. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  61. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  62. Iris after Dark

    Friday, September 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  63. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 4 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  64. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 11 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  65. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 18 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  66. Iris after Dark

    Friday, October 25 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  67. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 1 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  68. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 8 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  69. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 15 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  70. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 22 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  71. Iris after Dark

    Friday, November 29 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  72. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 6 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  73. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 13 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  74. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 20 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  75. Iris after Dark

    Friday, December 27 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  76. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 3 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  77. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 10 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  78. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 17 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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  79. Iris after Dark

    Friday, January 24 | 5:30 pm

    Welcome the weekend with Iris after Dark, an evening experience offered by the NCMA’s Iris restaurant every Friday starting at 5:30 pm. Lounge with friends to the spins and...

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