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We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9. Learn more about the free opening weekend celebration and see a full schedule of events celebrating the People’s Collection, reimagined. On Saturday, we anticipate parking to be at capacity throughout the day and encourage carpooling and/or alternative modes of transportation.

At the North Carolina Museum of Art, we believe in the transformative power of art. Through the People’s Collection, the state art collection that belongs to the citizens of North Carolina, and our 164-acre Park, we strive to create a sense of welcome and belonging.

Our collection spans more than 5,000 years, from antiquity to the present, and provides countless cultural experiences for the people of our state and beyond. The Museum Park showcases the connection between art and nature through site-specific works of art and notable programming. We also offer changing special exhibitions, classes, lectures, family activities, films, dance performances, and concerts.

This summer we begin a transformative reimagining of the People’s Collection. In the fall we are excited to share its first complete reorganization since the opening of West Building in 2010. The reinstallation features new art, fresh perspectives, historically underrepresented voices, and interactive spaces and technology. We can’t wait to welcome you into these galleries starting October 8 and 9, 2022, with support from opening partner Bank of America.

There is still so much to see and do during this time. Plan your visit to our campus in Raleigh or connect with us digitally through our email newsletter and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Explore our website for more about our history, collection, educational resources, and upcoming exhibitions and events. If you need assistance, email help@ncartmuseum.org or contact us using the Departmental Directory.

We hope to see you at the Museum soon.

With appreciation and my best,

Valerie Hillings, Director

MISSION

The North Carolina Museum of Art stewards and shares the people’s art collection and inspires creativity by connecting our diverse communities to cultural and natural resources.

VISION

To be a vital cultural resource for the entire state and a national leader in creating a welcoming experience of belonging and joy

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