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Time for Tots: Holiday Lights
Tuesday, December 10
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$1 per child
To register, call 919-807-7992.
From lights to menorahs to kinaras—find out what these holiday symbols mean. Hear a story and make a seasonal craft to take home.
History à la Carte: Everything Sings
Wednesday, December 11
Bring your lunch; beverages provided.
Denis Wood, Former Professor of Design, NCSU
Wood will discuss his atlas of the Boylan Heights neighborhood and the inspiration behind his artistic maps. Much of this work was assembled into his book Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas.
Capitol Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 12
5–7:30 p.m. (museum and Museum Shop open)
6:30 p.m. (tree-lighting ceremony on the Capitol grounds)
Bring the family to this annual event. Seasonal music and hands-on fun will highlight this evening at the museum. The museum's two Russian exhibits, The Tsars' Cabinet and Windows into Heaven, will be open from 5 to 7:30 p.m.: $5 per person; children ages 6 and under are FREE.
At the Movies: Andrei Rublev
Sunday, December 15
Alexandra Deyneka, Instructor of Art, Wake Technical Community College, and PhD Student in Art History, UNC–Chapel Hill
Andrei Rublev is often considered one of the greatest medieval icon painters in Russian history. This film (1966, Russian with subtitles; directed by Andrei Tarkovsky), loosely based on the monk’s life, seeks to depict a realistic portrait of medieval Russia. Deyneka will introduce the film and lead a discussion following.
First Night Raleigh 2014
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
2–6 p.m. (children’s celebration)
6 p.m. (people’s procession takes off in front of the museum)
7–11 p.m. (nighttime events in Daniels Auditorium)
First Night button required for entry.
Be at the heart of the children’s celebration on New Year’s Eve. The theme is Celebrate New Year’s Eve Around the Globe—a perfect reason to visit the museum’s two Russian exhibits! Exhibit admission is discounted to $5 if you have a First Night button. For more information on First Night Raleigh 2014, call Artsplosure at 919-832-8699 or visit artsplosure.org.