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Raleigh, N.C., Arts

There is a reason Raleigh has been called the "Smithsonian of the South." Led by a class of creative artists and innovators, Raleigh, N.C., is bursting at the seams with an endless supply of live performing arts and visual arts galleries. The destination is home to a must-see collection of museums including the North Carolina Museum of Art and CAM Raleigh, plus nationally-acclaimed presenting organizations such as Carolina Ballet and North Carolina Theatre. Raleigh also has plenty of locally-owned galleries and collegiate arts programs to explore.

Arts in Raleigh aren't just stand-out attractions. They're built into the fabric of the community everywhere you look. A community of dancers, painters, photographers, sculptors and curators have influenced neighborhoods all across the destination. Take it from local illustrator, artist and passionate mind Linda Dallas (owner of Linda Dallas's Art Studio) who says, "Creativity doesn't just live in the arts. Creativity lives in business. Creativity lives in science. This is what makes for a Smart City." 

To get started with planning your exploration of Raleigh's thriving, smart arts scene, browse the listings below.

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A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

  • 2 E. South St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.8700

Alia Fine Art Studios

  • 1401 S. Bloodworth St.
    Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Area: South Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.272.7362

Antfarm Studios

  • 303 Kinsey St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.2514

Apex Arts Council

  • P.O. Box 1381
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.278.7335

Apex Wine & Design

  • 5452 Apex Peakway
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.355.2855

Art Bar

  • 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct.
    Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.307.8107

Artistic Abandon

  • 7459 Six Forks Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.901.7385

Artopia

  • 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct.
    Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.307.8144

Arts N.C. State

  • 2610 Cates Ave
    Raleigh, NC 27695
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.515.1100

Arts Together

  • 114 St. Mary's St.
    Raleigh, NC 27605
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.1713
 
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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