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North Carolina Museum of Art

  • 2110 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.839.NCMA
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One of the premier visual arts museums in the South, featuring a dramatic gallery building, home to a world-class collection including more than 30 Rodin sculptures and a center for special exhibitions, plus a 164-acre Museum Park. Free admission (fee for some exhibitions and programs). Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

General

General
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Elevators Indoor:
  • Monday Hours: closed
  • Tuesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-9pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: 10am-5pm
North Carolina Museum of Art Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 250
  • Banquet Capacity: 345
  • Reception Capacity: 600
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Auditorium X           250                 No  
Blue Ridge Museum Restaurant X                   120     200     No  
Director's Boardroom X                           No  
Education Lobby X                   125     200     No  
Egyptian Gallery X                   100     200     No  

Actual State

  • February 20, 2016 - July 10, 2016
  • Location: East Building, Level B, Studio 3
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Actual State is a rare opportunity for Museum visitors to watch a conservatoire restore a painting in the galleries. On select days during the exhib... View Details

Exhibition: American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isle of Shoals

  • March 19, 2016 - June 19, 2016
  • Location: Gallery 2
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Childe Hassam is justly celebrated as the foremost American impressionist painter. Among his greatest achievements are the hundreds of paintings he cr... View Details

Exhibition: Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Art

  • March 19, 2016 - June 19, 2016
  • Location: Meymandi Exhibition Gallery
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Marks of Genius features some of the most important drawings from the superlative collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The selection of... View Details

Exhibition: Altered Land- Works by Damian Stamer and Greg Lindquist

  • April 16, 2016 - September 11, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Greg Lindquist and Damian Stamer, both N.C.-raised, create shimmering landscape paintings, simultaneously abstract and representative, that slide in a... View Details

Exhibition: Burk Uzzle- American Chronicle

  • April 16, 2016 - September 25, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This exhibition provides an overview of Uzzles career and is organized in collaboration with the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-CH and the Nasher Museum of... View Details

May Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

  • May 01, 2016 - May 29, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. May's ... View Details

What's in the Box?

  • May 26, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces a work of art from the Museum and includes activities that stretch the imagination. ... View Details

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

  • May 27, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The NCMA welcomes indie folk heroes Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros as they unveil their fourth album, "PersonA," which Rolling Stone... View Details

Peter Lamb & The Wolves

  • May 27, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Peter Lamb & The Wolves will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art, May 27! View Details

Screening: Creed

  • June 03, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Written and directed by Ryan Coogler. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson. (133 min.) PG-13. Rocky Balboa reluctantly takes on the s... View Details

Screening: The Princess Bride

  • June 04, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Rob Reiner. Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright. (98 min.) PG.  Sick in bed, Grandpa reads a fairy tale — with commentary ... View Details

Lake Street Dive

  • June 10, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

It is nearly unprecedented for the NCMA to present a band in consecutive seasons, but we were so enthralled by last Summer's performance of Lake Str... View Details

Screening: Inside Out

  • June 11, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen. Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black. (95 min.) PG Bubbly 11-year-old Riley reluctantly moves with her fa... View Details

Screening: Bridge Of Spies

  • June 17, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Steven Spielberg. Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda. (142 min.) PG-13 An honest insurance lawyer is tasked by the CIA to front a delicat... View Details

Cirque de Vol and the Labyrinth Bowie Cover Band followed by screening of "Labyrinth"

  • June 18, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Museum honors the late David Bowie and celebrates the 30th anniversary of cult classic "Labyrinth" with a night of music and film on Jun... View Details

Cirque de Vol Fire Show and The Hell No followed by screening of "Mad Max: Fury Road"

  • June 25, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Visitors are encouraged to party like it’s the post-apocalypse on June 25 at a special "Mad Max: Fury Road"-themed fire show, cosplay ... View Details

Screening: The Martian

  • July 08, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Ridley Scott. Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig. (144 min.) PG-13 Left for dead during a cataclysmic storm on the Red Planet, as... View Details

Screening: Zootopia

  • July 15, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush. Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. (108 min.) PG In Disney’s latest, a naive bun... View Details

Screening: The Big Short

  • July 22, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Adam McKay. Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling. (130 min.) R The housing market was always considered a rock solid investment, un... View Details

The Big Lebowski Screening (Third Annual The Dude Abides Movie Party)

  • July 23, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The NCMA presents its fourth annual Big Lebowski The Dude Abides Party on July 23. Visitors can purchase food at a food truck roundup, sip White Russi... View Details

Screening: Carol

  • July 29, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Todd Haynes. Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson. (118 min.) R Exquisitely designed and simmering with pent-up emotion, this gorge... View Details

Screening: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

  • July 30, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by J. J. Abrams. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac. (135 min.) PG-13 J.J. Abrams’s hotly anticipated sequel to the original trio ... View Details

Screening: North By Northwest

  • August 12, 2016
  • Location: Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason. (136 min.) G It’s Alfred Hitchock’s birthday weekend! The innoce... View Details

Screening: Spotlight

  • August 19, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Tom McCarthy. Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams. (128 min.) R Dogged reporting by a crack Boston Globe investigative reporting... View Details

Screening: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • August 26, 2016
  • Location: Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Written and directed by John Hughes. Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara. (103 min.) PG-13 Wise-cracking Ferris Bueller decides to take a mental h... View Details

Screening: Spectre

  • August 27, 2016
  • Location: Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Directed by Sam Mendes. Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux. (148 min.) PG-13 James Bond’s 24th caper includes a massive pursuit ... View Details

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

  • September 09, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each ye... View Details

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

  • September 10, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each ye... View Details

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

  • September 11, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each ye... View Details

Exhibition: Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and 40s

  • October 01, 2016 - January 15, 2017
  • Location: Meymandi Exhibition Gallery
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The art deco period-from the 1920s to the 1940s-is known for blending modern decorative arts with industrial design and is today synonymous with luxur... View Details

Exhibition: Ansel Adams: Masterworks

  • February 04, 2017 - May 07, 2017
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams, became one of America's most renowned photographers. This exhibition focuses on a collec... View Details

Exhibition: Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance

  • March 04, 2017 - June 18, 2017
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance highlights the development of Venices distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 15th cent... View Details

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