The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm and required free timed tickets for the Museum collection galleries to encourage social distancing. Learn more about these and other safety updates at ncartmuseum.org/covid19. Entry to special exhibition Golden Mummies of Egypt requires a paid ticket, which also provides access to the free Museum collection galleries. Free timed tickets to the Museum galleries do not provide access to Golden Mummies of Egypt.
Join us as Rissi Palmer performs virtually from the North Carolina Museum of Art!
Two ways to watch:
• Join a public viewing of the concert in real time, livestreamed on our Museum Park Theater screen. Reserve your free ticket on the right.
• Stream free on YouTube starting at 9 pm on May 25.
Please note that if you reserve a ticket for the Museum Park Theater viewing:
• Social distancing is required.
• No alcohol is permitted.
• Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.
• Screening canceled in the event of rain.
Artist bio excerpted from her website
Rissi Palmer’s gift lies in reaching across all musical boundaries. While she made her mark in country music, she is equally at home in R and B, bringing the entire spectrum of popular music to bear on what she calls “Southern soul” . . . In 2007 she released her debut album Rissi Palmer, charting singles “Country Girl,” “Hold On to Me,” and “No Air” . . . Her most recent album, Revival, was released in 2019 and has been critically hailed as her most personal and uplifting work to date.
Palmer has performed at the White House, Lincoln Center, and the Grand Ole Opry, has shared the stage with the likes of Taylor Swift and the Eagles, and has been featured in Ebony, Essence, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post . . . As a passionate voice for country artists of color, she launched her own funny and powerful radio show, Color Me Country with Rissi Palmer on Apple Music Country . . . In conjunction Palmer created the Color Me Country Artist Grant Fund, designed to support country artists of color who are just beginning to build their music careers.
For more information on Rissi Palmer, you can visit her website here.
We’re going offstage and into the galleries with Music at the Museum! This series showcases a diversity of North Carolina bands that represent our state’s rich musical landscape. Presented with Come Hear North Carolina, this free livestreamed concert series kicked off September 1, 2020, and is coming back for season two on April 13, 2021. Check out the livestream event pages below and keep your eye out for the TV re-edit, which will be broadcast on PBS NC in the coming months.