The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Free timed tickets for the Museum collection galleries encourage social distancing, and increased health and safety procedures are in place. Following guidance from NCDHHS, and in accordance with the governor’s Executive Order 224, any unvaccinated visitor should wear a mask, and all visitors, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, are encouraged to wear a mask in indoor settings. Learn more about these updates at ncartmuseum.org/covid19

New Acquisitions

The collection of the North Carolina Museum of Art is dynamic and growing under the guidance of a dedicated staff of curators. The curators, possessing a deep knowledge of the Museum’s art collection as well as the global art market, seek out new acquisitions that strengthen the collection’s survey of art history and enhance its overall quality. Acquisitions are made primarily by purchase with museum funds or by gift through the generosity of donors. This section lists some of the most important art acquisitions made by the NCMA in the past twelve months.
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