Past Programs

Below you can browse through programs that we have had in the past.  If you have any questions about these or other programs, please contact Curator of Education Zoe Starling at or 919.513.7244.


Thursday, January 9, 3pm and 6pm 

Wolfpack Winter Welcome Week: Guided tours of the museum and its current exhibitions. 

Thursday, January 16 6pm

Poetry reading with Jeffery Beam, from An Elizabethan Bestiary Retold. Ippy Patterson’s illustrations also featured.

Thursday, January 23 6pm

Double exhibition opening reception for All That Glitters—Spark and Dazzle from the Permanent Collection and Design by Time. The two exhibitions run January 24 – May 17 in the Adams and Woodson Galleries. 

Thursday, January 30 6pm

Sketching in the galleries led by Education Program Assistant, Christina Wytko.

Thursday, February 6 6pm

Guest lecture with Adam Hartstone-Rose.  “Visualizing Past and Future Species” he discusses the process of creating photorealistic reconstructions of how long-extinct species may have appeared when alive and how current species may yet evolve.

FEBRUARY First Friday at the Gregg – February 7 5:30-7pm featuring the NC State Woodwind Quintet

Thursday, February 13 6pm

Film screening: Tom Tykwer’s Sundance prizewinner Run Lola Run.

Friday, February 21 6pm (snow date)

Exhibition opening reception for All is Possible— Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal. Exhibition runs February 21 – September 6, Thomas E. Cabaniss Gallery in the Historic Residence.

Thursday, February 27 6pm – All Is Possible Tour 

Highlight tour with curator Ana Estrades of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.

Thursday, March 5 6pm

Short lectures in conjunction with Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology

MARCH First Friday at the Gregg – March 6 5:30-7pm

Featuring Irish Sessions at NC State

Tuesday, March 10 3pm – Highlight tour of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.

Thursday, March 12 6pm – Docent tours of all the open exhibitions.

Thursday, March 19 6pm – CANCELED

Guest lecture: “Of Space Suits and Gas Masks: The Biosensing Jewelry of Mary Ann Scherr” by Kayleigh Perkov, visiting scholar at the Feminist Research Institute, University of California Davis.

Thursday, March 26 6pm- CANCELED

Yoga in the Garden  Bring a mat or towel, but participation is free.

Thursday, April 2 6pm All Is Possible Tour  – NOW VIRTUAL

In-Person Highlight tour of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal now cancelled, and offered instead on Instagram LIVE. Same date and time. @ncstategreggmuseum on Instagram.

APRIL First Friday at the Gregg – April 3 5:30-7pm – CANCELED, may be rescheduled

Featuring the Wolfpack Pickers

Tuesday through Thursday April 7, 8, 9 – 2020 Eco Film Series- CANCELED

The Gregg Museum’s 2020 Earth Month Eco-Film Series features three riveting documentaries linked by the theme of water:


Chasing Coral  Tuesday, April 7 6:00pm


Darwin’s Nightmare  Wednesday, April 8 6:00pm


Watermark  Thursday, April 9 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 14 3pm – CANCELED

Highlight tour of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.

Thursday, April 16 6pm – CANCELED

Artist talks: From Design by Time, Jacob Olmedo discusses clothing grown from plant materials, and from Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology, Erin Kirchner and MICA faculty advisor Ryan Hoover talk about Kerasynth, an animal-free wool produced from tissue cultures. These discussions of “living clothing” are offered the evening before NC State’s annual Art to Wear fashion show.

Thursday, April 23 6pm – CANCELED, TO BE RESCHEDULED

Exhibition opening reception for Across the Threshold of India—Art, Women, and Culture, featuring photographs by Martha Strawn and select objects from the Gregg’s permanent collection. By making intricately patterned ephemeral drawings on the ground before thresholds and entrances, Indian women sanctify the spaces between the physical and spiritual realms. The exhibition runs April 24 – October 18 in the Black-Sanderson Gallery.

MAY First Friday at the Gregg – May 1 5:30-7pm – CANCELED, TO BE RESCHEDULED

Featuring Soundscapes by Justin Kuhn



Virtual TOUR DATES  – Registration is required.
AUGUST 4, 4pm to 5pm
Now on AUGUST 11, 4pm to 5pm – POSTPONED from AUGUST 6. Please contact the Gregg with any questions.



Friday January 4, 5:30pm Guided Tour of the Gregg Thursday

January 10, 6pm Cupcake Bar and Art Party

Thursday, January 17, 6pm. Artist talk with Matt McConnell.

Thursday, January 24, 6pm. Lecture – In the Realms of the Self-Taught with Roger Manley.

Thursday, January 31, Performance at 6pm and 7:30pm. Inspired Echo – Faculty Dances

Wednesday, February 6  12 Noon. Gallery Tour of Vernon Pratt’s All The Possibilities of Sixteen.  Presenter William Dodge, Vernon Pratt collector and founder of The Vernon Pratt Project,

Thursday, February 7,  6pm. Opening reception BorderLands – Evidence from the Rio Grande by Susan Harbage Page and
Explorations — Science Sculptures by Christina Lorena Weisner

Thursday, February 14, 6pm.  Artist-In-Residence and Arts Village student presentation Cameroonian multi-media artist Jean Michel Dissake.

Thursday, February 21, 6pm. Artist talk and Discussion with Susan Harbage Page, Borderlands – Evidence from the Rio Grande

Thursday, February 28, 6pm. Artist talk with Christina Lorena Weisner, Explorations — Science Sculpture.

Thursday, March 7, 6pm. Curator in Residence Ana Estrades talks about her upcoming exhibition on Mary Ann Scherr.

Thursday, March 21, 6pm. Opening reception for Southern Surreal — Masterpiece Furniture by Tilden Stone plus a magic show by Rick & Myra Ramseur.

Wednesday, April 3 through Friday April 5 – Eco Film Series (introduced by Scott Crocker) presents highly entertaining nature documentaries by some of the world’s best film makers.

Thursday, April 11, 6pm. Yoga in the garden.

Friday, April 12, 6pm. Flor de Toloache Mariachi. Free preview of their concert through NC State LIVE Saturday, April 13.

Thursday, April 18, 6pm. Guided tour.

Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm Interactive Light Installation in the Garden with artist Jaclyn Bowie.

Thursday, May 9, 6pm The River Cube Project – Meet the Artists At 6pm Christina Weisner and Matt Keene will be on hand to talk about their ambitious quest, The River Cube Project.

Thursday, May 16, 6pm. Inside/Out Scavenger Hunt and Ice Cream Party

Thursday, June 6, 6pm. Sketching in the Garden

Thursday, June 13, 6pm. Yoga in the Garden

Thursday, July 11, 6pm. Tai Chi in the Garden

Thursday, July 18, 6pm. OPENING RECEPTION – Fantastic Fauna-Chimeric CreaturesBeauvais Lyons

THROUGH September 6, 2019: “The Secrets of Stone” tours available  select Wednesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 6pm.

Thursday, August 15, 10am-5pm. Animal Activity in conjunction with Fantastic Fauna

Thursday, August 22, 8pm. Movie in the Garden – Roger Corman’s Sharktopus RESCHEDULED FOR OCT 31

Thurs. Sept. 5, 6 – 8pm. Opening reception: Southbound—Photographs of and about the New South.

Thurs. Sept. 12, 6pm. Artist Talk: Tom Rankin.

Thurs. Sept. 19, 6pm. Yoga in the Garden.

Sat. Sept. 21, 1:30pm Southbound: Ride the Bus with photographer Titus Brooks Heagins.

Thurs. Sept. 26, 6pm. Artist Talk: Photographers Tama Hochbaum, Margaret Sartor, and MJ Sharp

Thurs. Oct. 3, 6pm. Southbound: Meet the Curators. Mark Sloan and Mark Long of the Halsey Institute at the College of Charleston on Southbound

Thurs. Oct. 10, 6pm. Docent led tour of Southbound.

Thurs. Oct. 17, 6pm – 8pm. Opening reception: Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology

Fri. Oct. 18, 8:30am – 5pm. Symposium: Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures.

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10am-2pm. Inside Out Scavenger Hunt (Part of NC State Open House)

Thurs. Oct. 24, 6pm. “Do you believe in Centaurs?” Artist talk with Beauvais Lyons.

Sat. Oct. 26, 1:30pm. Southbound: Ride the Bus with photographer Daniel Kariko.

Thurs. Oct. 31, 7pm.—Halloween INSIDE the Gregg. Roger Corman’s “Sharktopus”

Friday Nov. 1, 5-7pm. First Friday Wind Trio featuring Carly Graves, Brandon Haga and David Reiner

Thurs. Nov. 7, 6pm. Taco Night featuring Gonza Tacos y Tequila Food Truck

Thurs. Nov. 14, 6pm. Artist Talk: Suzanne Anker.

Thurs. Nov. 21, 6pm. Artist Talk: Deborah Luster

Thurs. Dec. 5, 6pm. End of Semester Student Party – Scavenger Hunt + Animal Mask Making. Plus The Poetry Fox. 

Thurs. Dec. 12, 6pm. Docent-Led Tour of the Gregg