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"Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology"
"Fantastic Fauna" (closes Sunday!)
"All that Glitters"
and "Design By Time"
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Get your caffeine on: City of Raleigh Museum’s popular ‘Raleigh Roasts’ event returns Saturday, Jan. 18 More than 800 people attended last year’s coffee tasting event – buy your tickets now! What: The City of Raleigh Museum will host its 3rd annual Raleigh Roasts event in celebration of Raleigh's café culture on Saturday, Jan. 18. Visitors can purchase wristbands allowing them to sample freely from onsite local coffee and pastry businesses while browsing museum exhibits...
Explorer John Lawson trekked through the Carolina colony in 1701, recording all he saw. Three centuries later, Raleigh journalist, Scott Huler, followed his trail documenting what had changed and what remained the same. Their journeys are featured in a new exhibit, A Delicious Country, at the COR Museum on display through March 22, 2020.
Featuring details from both of her books, author and foodscape revolutionary, Brie Arthur shares inspiration to make every landscape beautiful and bountiful. Learn how to cultivate grains and veggies alongside your favorite ornamental plants by employing foodscaping techniques. Discover easy to apply management strategies for long term success while learning how to naturally improve soil and reduce the need for fertilizer and irrigation. From ancient practices to modern needs (like deterring browsing mammals!) this program will motivate attendees to plant like never before!
The darkest time of the year is upon us. Fall's first freeze and the bright colors of the growing season are now in the past. Despite this, bright spots abound in the early winter garden. Join Doug as he discusses some of his favorite plants that are at their best during the short days of December.
In August 2018, Tim Alderton, Cyndy Cromwell, Nancy Doubrava, and Chris Glenn, traveled to Washington for some botanizing and horticultural sightseeing. With over a week spent visiting amazing places including the The Spheres (Amazon) and Heronswood Botanical Garden, Tim has narrowed his discussion to the wildflowers of Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. The trip was scheduled to coincide with the peak wildflower season in these high elevations. Enjoy the sights, wildflowers, and animals in this whirlwind discussion of some of Tim's favorites.
Tickets for members go on sale Thursday, February 6, at 10 am, and for nonmembers on Tuesday, February 18, at 10 am. Before tickets go on sale, reservation requests for Iris restaurant begin Tuesday, February 4, at 10 am.
More info at ncartmuseum.org/bloom.
Ledelle Moe, "Congregation", South African, 2003–2008, Concrete, recycled motor oil, and steel bar, 277 separate elements;
dimensions variable, purchased with funds from the North Carolina Museum of Art Docents
Themes to be explored include gender and racial identity, the tendency to favor Western countries in art history, geographical barriers, the traditional versus the contemporary, and the abstract versus the figurative. Interchanges faces challenging histories head on, highlights the global connections in art and their relevance to contemporary life, and celebrates the legacy of art throughout time.
Visit the galleries then join the conversation on social media and debate the questions raised: tag @ncartmuseum and use #NCMAinterchanges.
EVENTS IN THIS SERIES:
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations - Sunday, December 8 | 2 PM
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations - Sunday, February 9 | 2 PM
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations - Sunday, March 8 | 2 PM
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations - Sunday, May 10 | 2 PM
Interchanges: Cross-Collection Conversations - Sunday, June 14 | 2 PM
To learn more about Christian Kammerer, visit our website (naturalsciences.org/staff/christian-kammerer).
Join us and David White as he discusses his enlightening journey through Great Britain and Ireland with his wife Carolyn White!
Over the course of 25 days, David and Carolyn went on a journey discovering the beautiful variety of gardens in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. In this lecture, David will discuss and showcase photography of some of the locations they visited together, ranging from private and public gardens to other natural areas.
David will also be displaying pictures taken by Amelia Lane during the NARGS-sponsored tour of public and private rock gardens in Scotland.
Presented by the Piedmont Laureate Program, PineCone|The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, and the North Carolina Museum of History
Thanks to everyone who attended our event this year! We hope you had as much fun as we did. Through your generous support, and the support of our sponsors, we raised approximately $9,000! This funding will help support new exhibits as well as our educational programs. We look forward to seeing you again soon at City Of Raleigh Museum!
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