GSK Curatorial Research Fellow Ángel Gonzalez describes the role of "the flayed one," a Mesoamerican god that could both send or cure sickness.MORE
In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117, and to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, the NCMA is closed until further notice. While the Museum Park remains open for walking, running, and biking, visitors should practice extreme caution and take strict social distancing measures. See a full list of affected programs and events at ncartmuseum.org/covid19.
The lioness-headed Sekhmet, like many Egyptian deities, had a dual nature: She could not only bring pestilence but also ward off epidemics and illness. Sekhmet was the protector of the king and a healing deity, the “mistress of life” who could heal those who suffered.MORE
In the midst of unprecedented challenges for our families, our state, and the world, we look to the light-filled West Building as a beacon of hope to all and look forward to welcoming you back to this space and to the North Carolina Museum of Art.MORE
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