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Stout Scarab: Egyptology on Wheels

Coordinating curator for Rolling Sculpture and curator of ancient art, Caroline Rocheleau discusses the 1936 Stout Scarab, “the perfect automobile for an Egyptologist.”

Growing Up at the Museum

A second-grade field trip launched a lifelong relationship with the Museum for one of our interns.

Return of the Whirligig

After six months of conservation treatment, Vollis Simpson's beloved Wind Machine is spinning like new in the Museum Park.

A Rare Reunion

Hundreds of years ago, a beautiful Italian altarpiece was broken apart and sold piecemeal, long lost to the art world. Until now.

Behind the Canvas

Two North Carolina artists discuss the issues and motivations behind the work in their joint exhibition Altered Land.

Personal History

How a UNC student found her calling amid the British portraits in the NCMA's History and Mystery exhibition

Sleuths on the Loose

History and Mystery is not your typical NCMA exhibition. It might strike you as half-finished or unresolved. But don’t we all enjoy a good mystery?