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North Carolina Museum of Art

  • 2110 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607

The N.C. Museum of Art’s Modern and Contemporary Gallery has works by African-American artists including Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Aaron Douglas, Minnie Evans and Jacob Lawrence. The museum’s African Gallery preserves historical material from the 19th and 20th centuries and also showcases particular ethnic styles. A defining acquisition is Skunder Boghossian’s “Night Flight of Dread and Delight” (1964). Free admission. Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm.


  • 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  

Art in Bloom

  • March 30, 2017 - April 02, 2017
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The North Carolina Museum of Art hosts its third Art in Bloom, a four-day festival of art and flowers. The event features more than 50 floral masterpi... View Details

Mixed Media: The American West in Virtual Reality

  • April 21, 2017
  • Location: East Building, Level C
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407

Experience the majesty of Sequoia National Park through the photography of Ansel Adams and the immersive experience of virtual reality. Derek Rowe, ... View Details

A Musical Taste of the NCMA

  • April 23, 2017
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407

"A Musical Taste of the NCMA: An aural tasting of works at the NC Museum of Art" will feature works by Friedrich Schwindl, Johann Sebastian ... View Details

Don't Look Now

  • April 28, 2017
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407

Don't Look Now is a 1973 horror/suspense film directed by Nicolas Roeg and starring Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland and Hilary Maso... View Details

Blue Mountain Ensemble

  • May 14, 2017
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607-6407

Blue Mountain Ensemble presents Klangfarbenmelodie, a concert full of colorful depictions and visual references through sound. Selections range from f... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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