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  1. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  2. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  3. What's in the Box?: Places

    Thursday, January 24 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  4. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Saturday, January 26 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  5. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: Moo, Chirp, Roar!

    Sunday, January 27 | 10:30 am

    Look for creatures big and small in the Museum galleries. Find out how artists were inspired by feathered, furry, or ferocious animal friends.

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  6. Duke Energy Family Day: Musical Adventures

    Saturday, February 2 | Noon

    Discover the rhythms and sounds of music at the Museum. Enjoy hands-on art- and sound-making activities, plus performances that bring works of art to life.

     

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  7. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 3 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  8. School’s Out Camp: Around the World in Five Days, Ages 6-10

    Monday, February 4 | 9 am

    This is your ticket for a whirlwind art-making adventure! Begin each day in a new country and create works of art inspired by the places you visit.

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  9. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  10. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  11. What's in the Box?: Parts of Art

    Thursday, February 7 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  12. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 9 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  13. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 10 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  14. Great Backyard Bird Count

    Saturday, February 16 | 9 am

    The four folios of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America are returning to view during the week of the Audubon Society’s national Great Backyard Bird Count, so we’re...

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  15. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 16 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  16. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 17 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  17. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 9:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  18. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 10:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  19. What's in the Box?: People

    Thursday, February 21 | 11:15 am

    Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and...

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  20. Family Fun Saturday: Put a Bird on it!

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:15 am

    Celebrate the return of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to Museum galleries. Look closely at the selection of bird engravings on view, and then create your own...

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  21. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Saturday, February 23 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  22. Family Fun Saturday: Put a Bird on it!

    Saturday, February 23 | 1 pm

    Celebrate the return of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to Museum galleries. Look closely at the selection of bird engravings on view, and then create your own...

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  23. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: We ♥ Art

    Sunday, February 24 | 10:30 am

    Find your new Valentine at the Museum. Discover a work of art you love!

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  24. School’s Out Camp: Raiders of the Lost Art, Ages 6-10

    Monday, February 25 | 9 am

    Discover legends from the ancient and modern worlds, decode messages revealed in art, and create works of art that tell your own stories.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  25. Women’s Weekend Childcare

    Saturday, March 9 | 8:30 am

    The NCMA knows that finding childcare can be a barrier to engagement for many women.  We’re pleased to offer free childcare managed by Platinum Sitters on Saturday and...

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  26. Cereal Cinema: Disney’s The Princess and the Frog

    Sunday, March 10 | 8 am

    Bedheads are welcome at this early-risers breakfast movie party! Enjoy cereal and coffee (included in ticket price) before settling in for the movie. Cereal and drawing 8–9...

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  27. Women’s Weekend Childcare

    Sunday, March 10 | 8:30 am

    The NCMA knows that finding childcare can be a barrier to engagement for many women.  We’re pleased to offer free childcare managed by Platinum Sitters on Saturday and...

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  28. School’s Out Camp: Spring Break at the NCMA

    Monday, April 15 | 9 am

    Spring is here, and there is no better time to explore the Museum Park. Get up close and personal with nature in the Park and in the galleries. See how nature inspires...

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  29. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 7–8)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  30. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 6–7)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  31. Dinosaurs and Dragons and Unicorns, OH MY! (ages 9–11)

    Monday, June 17 | 9 am

    Track wild and wonderful beasts from your imagination as you stuff, build, draw, and paint fantastical creatures of your own.

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  32. Time Travelers (ages 6–7)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

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  33. Time Travelers (ages 7–8)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

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  34. Time Travelers (ages 9–11)

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Travel through space and time to learn about art from other periods and places as you design your own timeless masterpieces.

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  35. Middle School Workshop: Fields of View

    Monday, June 24 | 9 am

    Power down and take time to connect with nature. Get up close and personal with the natural world while capturing your own views of nature, from landscapes in the galleries...

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  36. Middle School Workshop: Ready. Set. Draw.

    Monday, July 8 | 9 am

    Do you keep a sketchbook or always find yourself doodling? Come find endless inspiration for your drawing as you explore the Museum galleries and Park.

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  37. Movin' and Groovin' (ages 9–11)

    Monday, July 8 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture, and make your own “moving” works of art.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  38. aMUSE Me! (ages 7–8)

    Monday, July 8 | 9 am

    Where will you find your muse? See inspiration everywhere as you discover what inspired artists in our galleries and what inspires you.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  39. aMUSE Me! (ages 9–11)

    Monday, July 8 | 9 am

    Where will you find your muse? See inspiration everywhere as you discover what inspired artists in our galleries and what inspires you.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  40. aMUSE Me! (ages 6–7)

    Monday, July 8 | 9 am

    Where will you find your muse? See inspiration everywhere as you discover what inspired artists in our galleries and what inspires you.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  41. Movin' and Groovin' (ages 7–8)

    Monday, July 15 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture, and make your own “moving” works of art.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  42. Pre-K Camp: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles

    Monday, July 15 | 9 am

    Beep! Beep! Hop aboard for an exciting week all about transportation. We’ll make art inspired by all the ways people get from here to there.

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  43. Movin' and Groovin' (ages 6–7)

    Monday, July 15 | 9 am

    Discover how artists capture movement in painting and sculpture, and make your own “moving” works of art.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  44. Myths, Monsters, and Magic (ages 6–7)

    Monday, July 22 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of works of art in the galleries, and discover worlds beyond your imagination as you create your own fantasy creatures and worlds.

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  45. Middle School Workshop: Fiber Fun

    Monday, July 22 | 9 am

    Sew your own textile masterpiece. Experiment with thread, fabric, and fiber materials to explore sewing, fabric dyeing, and beading.

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  46. Myths, Monsters, and Magic (ages 9–11)

    Monday, July 22 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of works of art in the galleries, and discover worlds beyond your imagination as you create your own fantasy creatures and worlds.

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  47. Myths, Monsters, and Magic (ages 7–8)

    Monday, July 22 | 9 am

    Unearth the myths and legends of works of art in the galleries, and discover worlds beyond your imagination as you create your own fantasy creatures and worlds.

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  48. Middle School Workshop: Art for Change

    Monday, July 29 | 9 am

    Art has long been used to send messages and take a stand for change. Discover what artists in the NCMA galleries are saying with their work before communicating your own...

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  49. Water Works (ages 9–11)

    Monday, July 29 | 9 am

    Dive into aquatic-inspired art! From the pools and ponds of the Museum Park to undersea creatures of your imagination, this week is about all things water.

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  50. Water Works (ages 7–8)

    Monday, July 29 | 9 am

    Dive into aquatic-inspired art! From the pools and ponds of the Museum Park to undersea creatures of your imagination, this week is about all things water.

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  51. Water Works (ages 6–7)

    Monday, July 29 | 9 am

    Dive into aquatic-inspired art! From the pools and ponds of the Museum Park to undersea creatures of your imagination, this week is about all things water.

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  52. Middle School Workshop: Facetime

    Monday, August 5 | 9 am

    Discover some original selfies as you explore the many faces of the Museum’s galleries. Focus on self-portraiture in many forms and celebrate what makes you unique.

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  53. Up, Up, and Away (ages 9–11)

    Monday, August 5 | 9 am

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own out-of-this-world art, from cloudscapes and birds to rockets and...

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  54. Up, Up, and Away (ages 7–8)

    Monday, August 5 | 9 am

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own out-of-this-world art, from cloudscapes and birds to rockets and...

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  55. Up, Up, and Away (ages 6–7)

    Monday, August 5 | 9 am

    Keep your head in the clouds and let your imagination soar! Explore the sky and beyond to create your own out-of-this-world art, from cloudscapes and birds to rockets and...

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  56. Pre-K Camp: Animal Adventures

    Monday, August 12 | 9 am

    Can you slither like a snake or stand like a flamingo? Then you’ll love this week of wild and wonderful animals from around the globe.

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  57. Art Detectives (ages 9–11)

    Monday, August 12 | 9 am

    Uncover clues and secret histories of art and artists in the galleries before embarking on a journey to reveal your own mysterious works.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  58. Art Detectives (ages 6–7)

    Monday, August 12 | 9 am

    Uncover clues and secret histories of art and artists in the galleries before embarking on a journey to reveal your own mysterious works.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  59. Art Detectives (ages 7–8)

    Monday, August 12 | 9 am

    Uncover clues and secret histories of art and artists in the galleries before embarking on a journey to reveal your own mysterious works.

    See Camp FAQs and details here.

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  60. Goin' Green (ages 9–11)

    Monday, August 19 | 9 am

    Bring found objects and recycled materials to life by transforming them into beautiful works of art. Along the way you’ll develop an inspired, resourceful way of looking at...

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  61. Goin' Green (ages 7–8)

    Monday, August 19 | 9 am

    Bring found objects and recycled materials to life by transforming them into beautiful works of art. Along the way you’ll develop an inspired, resourceful way of looking at...

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  62. Middle School Workshop: Materials Remix

    Monday, August 19 | 9 am

    Make room for media beyond paint on canvas. Find inspiration in unexpected and unusual materials as you paint, sculpt, and draw your way through this unpredictable week.

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  63. Goin' Green (ages 6–7)

    Monday, August 19 | 9 am

    Bring found objects and recycled materials to life by transforming them into beautiful works of art. Along the way you’ll develop an inspired, resourceful way of looking at...

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