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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: 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

Weekend Family-Friendly Tours: July: Texture

  • July 02, 2016 - July 31, 2016
  • Location: West Building Information Desk
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Smooth, rough, or fluffy? Find texture in the NCMA collection. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. 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

Outdoor Summer Series: 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 gorgeo... View Details

Outdoor Summer Movies: Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens (2015)

  • August 05, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

J.J. Abrams's hotly anticipated sequel to the original trio of films succeeds on every level, with a charismatic and diverse cast, a winking homage ... View Details

Screening: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

  • August 06, 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 o... View Details

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour: Patterns Galore

  • August 06, 2016 - August 28, 2016
  • Location: West Building Information Desk
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Discover artists who incorporate colorful patterns into their work with half-hour tours for kids ages 5 to 11 and their adult companions. View Details

Lecture and Tour: “History and Mystery: The Inside Story”

  • August 07, 2016
  • Location: East Building, SECU Auditorium
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Associate Conservator Perry Hurt will present the NCMA’s early British portraits - a trove of facts, fiction and puzzles. Over the pas... View Details

What's in the Box? Places

  • August 11, 2016
  • Location: East Building, Level C
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Whether we are traveling near or far, places shape our experience of the world. Come to the Museum and explore all kinds of places. Have fun while loo... View Details

Outdoor Summer Movies: North By Northwest

  • August 12, 2016
  • 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 innocent... View Details

Lunch and Lecture: “Birder’s Delight: The Work of John James Audubon”

  • August 19, 2016
  • Location: East Building, SECU Auditorium
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Avid birder and Museum lecturer Joseph Covington discusses highlights of the Audubon folios. Registration is required by 4pm on the Tuesday before the... View Details

Outdoor Summer Movies: 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

Family Fun Saturdays: Printmaking Exploration

  • August 20, 2016
  • Location: East Building, Education Studios
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Explore exciting uses of shape, line and pattern in the Modern and Contemporary Galleries, and then experiment with printmaking techniques to create y... View Details

What's in the Box? Animals

  • August 25, 2016
  • Location: East Building, Level C
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Museum has so many animals in art. What summer animals will we explore this week? Have fun while looking at art together. Each session introduces ... View Details

Outdoor Summer Movies: 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 he... View Details

Outdoor Summer Movies: 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 t... View Details

Studio Photography Classes: “Flora and Fauna”

  • August 27, 2016
  • Location: East Building, Level C
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

This event is presented with PERC Photography school. Bring a bag lunch. A tripod and wireless/wired remote are needed; tripods can be rented for... View Details

Artist Lecture: “Photojournalism at Its Best”

  • August 28, 2016
  • Location: East Building, SECU Auditorium
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Photojournalist Burk Uzzle was Life magazine’s youngest photographer when he was 23. 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

Grand Re-opening of Museum Park

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

Don't miss the grand re-opening of Museum Park at North Carolina Museum of Art! Join museum staff for an afternoon of games and art projects in Museum... View Details

Exhibition: Ansel Adams: Masterworks

  • February 04, 2017 - May 07, 2017
  • 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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