Please note: West Building is now closed through October 7, 2022, to complete an exciting reinstallation of the People’s Collection. During this time enjoy free exhibitions on view in East Building, indoor and outdoor events and programming, and the 164-acre Museum Park. We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting October 8, 2022. Learn more about this project.


Fall 2021 Billboards: Modern Mucha

November 6, 2021–March 2022

Container/Contained: Phil Freelon Design Strategies for Telling African American Stories

February 26–May 15, 2022


October 1–31, 2021

Golden Mummies of Egypt

March 6–July 11, 2021

Break the Mold: New Takes on Traditional Art Making

September 25, 2021–January 30, 2022

Fall 2021 Billboards: Moataz Nasr

June 21, 2021–November 2021

NC Artist Connections: The Beautiful Project, Stephen Hayes, and Hồng-Ân Trương

September 4, 2021–February 13, 2022

Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary

October 23, 2021–January 23, 2022

Talent Within: The NCMA Staff Art Exhibition

August 14, 2021–February 13, 2022

Park Pictures

Park Pictures are three large-scale outdoor billboards (each 5 by 12 feet) in three locations along the greenway in the …

West Building and the Architecture of Light

The NCMA celebrates the Thomas Phifer–designed West Building, marking the 10th anniversary of the home of the “People’s Collection.” The …

Scott Avett: I N V I S I B L E

“I’m not anything first—not painter, musician, writer, printmaker, performer—before I am an artist.” Become a member today to enjoy special savings! Learn …

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