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North Carolina Museum of Art

  • 2110 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607

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
  • Indoor:
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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  

Violent Femmes

  • September 28, 2016
  • Location: Museum Park
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Acoustic punk band Violent Femmes will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art with opener Angelica Garcia. View Details

Art in the Evening: Peter Lamb and the Wolves

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

Peter Lamb and the Wolves trio will be performing live at the North Carolina Museum of Art as the perfect start to your weekend. Share small plates wi... View Details

Classic Car Meetup

  • October 01, 2016
  • Location: Blue Ridge Parking Lot
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Calling all classic car lovers! Check out beautiful cars (or bring your own) while enjoying coffee and breakfast items from food trucks. Then head ins... 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: Zanele Muholi: Faces and Phases

  • October 01, 2016 - January 08, 2017
  • Location: East Building, Level A
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Faces and Phases features 10 photographs by internationally acclaimed South African photographer and self-described "visual activist" Zanele... View Details

Sights and Sounds on Sundays: Anatoly Larkin

  • October 02, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Russian-born pianist Anatoly Larkin is a musical wonder, having studied and performed since age four. He completed his doctorate at the University o... View Details

Dining after Dark: The British Are Coming, the British Are Coming

  • October 07, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

These events, designed for members age 40 and over, feature a lecture and walking tour, followed by a buffet-style dinner with a glass of wine. Adva... View Details

Mixed Media: Swig and Swing

  • October 14, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

This lively introduction to Rolling Sculpture includes jazz music in the NCMA's juice joint, where you'll taste Prohibition-era drinks and hear the ... View Details

Shanghai Express

  • October 14, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Josef von Sternberg's 1932 classic Shanghai Express, starring Marlene Dietrich, will be screened at the North Carolina Museum of Art. View Details

The Black Cat

  • October 28, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Edgar G. Ulmer's classic 1934 film The Black Cat, starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi, will be screened at the North Carolina Museum of Art. View Details

Halloween Fright Night Movie Party

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

The sinister soirée features creepy portraits with visiting superstar celebrity photographer Wes Naman, a professional Halloween makeup ... 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

Home: The Cantata

  • December 04, 2016
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407

The Triangle Jewish Chorale will be performing the cantata Home at the North Carolina Museum of Art. 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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