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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:
  • Friday Hours: 10am-9pm
  • Monday Hours: closed
  • Saturday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday 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

Story Time

  • May 03, 2016 - May 05, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

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

By Sidney Lumet

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

By Sidney Lumet (2015). Directed by Nancy Buirski. 111 min., R, DCP. A wide-ranging conversation with the director, based on interviews three y... View Details

Nuance Lyrique

  • May 08, 2016
  • Location: SECU Auditorium
  • 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

What's in the Box?

  • May 12, 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

Ed Stephenson & The Paco Band

  • May 13, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Ed Stephenson & The Paco Band will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art, May 13! View Details

Humber Lecture - "Impressionism in America"

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

The long love affair between the United States and impressionism, particularly the work of Claude Monet, is feverishly strong. This illustrated lectur... View Details

Stephen Coffman Trio

  • May 16, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Stephen Coffman Trio will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art, May 16! View Details

Humber Lecture - A Window into the Artists Mind

  • May 19, 2016
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Hear fascinating stories behind the rare drawings in Marks of Genius by artists such as K the Kollwitz, Winslow Homer, and Amedeo Modigliani. Curator ... View Details

Mixed Media - "On Your Mark, Get Set, Look!"

  • May 20, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

A scavenger hunt is just one element of an evening that will keep you moving and learning aboutMarks of Genius.Tastes of great wine and delicious appe... View Details

Sidecar Social Club

  • May 20, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Sidecar Social Club will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art, May 20! View Details

Family Fun Saturdays

  • May 21, 2016
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means theres always something new to discover. Please note: All participa... View Details

Boylan 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

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
  • Location: Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Theater in the Museum Park (N.C. Museum of Art)
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The NCMA welcomes indie folk heroes Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros as they unveil their fourth album, "PersonA",which Rolling Ston... 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

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 La... View Details

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

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

The North Carolina Art Museum will have "Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and 40s" exhibition from Oct. 1, 2016 to Jan. 15, 2... 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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