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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  

Exhibition: Field Guide: James Proseks Un/Natural World

  • March 07, 2015 - August 02, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Level B, Studio 3
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Often described as a contemporary Audubon, James Prosek (American, born 1975, lives and works in Easton, Conn.) interprets and depicts the natural wor... View Details

Exhibition: The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina

  • March 28, 2015 - August 23, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

This exhibition features an exceptional gift to the North Carolina Museum of Art from the private collection of Jim and Mary Patton. Amassed over a li... View Details

Exhibition: Director's Cut: Recent Photography Gifts to the NCMA

  • April 04, 2015 - September 13, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Level A, Photography Galleries
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Directors Cut features a selection of photographs from recent gifts to the Museum in honor of Lawrence J. Wheeler's 20th anniversary as director of th... View Details

Exhibition: Zoosphere

  • April 25, 2015 - September 13, 2015
  • Location: East Building
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Allison Hunter, whose works frequently tackle humans effect on the environment and the effects we have on other living creatures, brings these concept... View Details

Art in the Evening

  • June 05, 2015 - August 28, 2015
  • Location: West Building
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Guests are invited to experience the NCMA after dark, share small plates with friends, wander the galleries, relax with a glass of wine and live mus... View Details

Pop-Up Art in the Pavilion

  • June 10, 2015 - August 12, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 2nd Wednesday

Stop by for family-friendly art-making activities and adventures inspired by the Museum Park (weather permitting). View Details

Summer Story Time

  • June 20, 2015 - August 15, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday

Meet fantastic characters and take artful adventures as we read a selection of picture books inspired by works of art in the collection. View Details

Pop-Up Art in the Pavilion

  • June 21, 2015 - August 16, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Stop by for family-friendly art-making activities and adventures inspired by the Museum Park (weather permitting). View Details

July Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

  • July 04, 2015 - July 26, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • 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. July's... View Details

Armchair Traveler Lectures: Cultural South America

  • July 10, 2015 - July 24, 2015
  • Location: Grady-Hamrick Art Center
  • Address: 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Explore the great tourist sites of South America with Museum lecturer Joseph Covington, who continues the popular series that merges art, travel and... View Details

Family Fun Saturday - "Color Block"

  • July 11, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Education Studios
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Explore the works of Sean Scully and Frank Stella, contemporary artists who create rhythmic patterns with bars of painted color. Then, fashion your ow... View Details

Exhibition: Teens, Inspired

  • July 17, 2015 - September 27, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Level B
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

A juried exhibition of work by high school students from across the state who were inspired by the Museums collection to create original poems and art... View Details

Book Club Discussion - Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free, Alexander Jefferson

  • July 18, 2015
  • Location: West Building
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW by Alexander Jefferson. While sitting before Tar Baby vs. St. Sebastian in the ... View Details

Family Campout and Movie

  • August 01, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Education Studios
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Bring your tent, sleeping bags and lanterns to spend a fun-filled evening under the stars. Enjoy burgers and hot dogs, an art-making activity, the fam... View Details

Aug. Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

  • August 01, 2015 - August 30, 2015
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • 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. Aug.'s... View Details

Family Fun Saturday - "Museum Park Journey"

  • August 22, 2015
  • Location: East Building, Education Studios
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Create a one-of-a-kind journal with secret compartments to take on an excursion through the Museum Park. Then, using a variety of media, record your o... View Details

Mallarm Chamber Players

  • November 01, 2015
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Inspired by the French poet and philosopher Stphane Mallarm, this group distills music, dance, literature and the visual arts into a singularity that ... View Details

Olga Kleiankina, Piano

  • December 06, 2015
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Noted as a performer, accompanist and composer in both jazz and classical genres, Dr. Kleiankina tours internationally as a soloist and chamber musici... View Details

Aurora Musicalis

  • January 24, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Aurora Musicalis, which includes longtime leading names from the North Carolina Symphony, is among the states most respected chamber ensembles. View Details

Ciompi Quartet

  • March 06, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Ciompi will be joined by Rachel Niketopoulos and Christopher Caudill, husband-and-wife horn players from the North Carolina Symphony, and pianist ... View Details

Nuance Lyrique

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

The unique mission of Nuance Lyrique taps vocal chamber music as a venue for narrative entertainment, education, cultural enrichment and even a few l... View Details

Boylan Bridge Brass

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

The group draws from the North Carolina Symphony and other prominent orchestras in the Triangle. It currently is Brass Quintet-in-Residence at the Ede... View Details

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