Please note: Due to incoming inclement weather, the Big Thief concert has been postponed for 24 hours and will now take place this Thursday, September 23. All tickets will be honored, and gate and show times will remain the same. If you are unable to attend due to the date change, please email, and we will issue a 100 percent refund.

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 local ordinances, visitors are required to wear a mask inside all buildings, including restrooms and concession buildings. For the safety of everyone, we ask that all outdoor event attendees wear masks both outdoors and indoors. Learn more about these updates at



Teen Arts Council 2021–22 Applications Now Open

Would you like to be part of a dynamic group of teens from across the state representing the North Carolina Museum of Art? The NCMA Teen Arts Council wants to hear from you! The theme teens will focus on this year is environmental art, as we prepare for our spring exhibition, Fault Lines: Art and the Environment.

The deadline to submit an online application has been extended. We will invite selected applicants for an interview with Museum staff and some of our current TAC members. Don't wait to apply. Do it today and share this with your friends!

Please contact Angela Lombardi, director of outreach and audience engagement, at for more information.

Photograph: Jade Wilson


Learn new techniques and processes by participating in workshops led by professional writers, artists, and filmmakers.

Online Art Courses

Students from Asheville to Wilmington can connect with the Museum and teens across the state who share your interests. We offer online courses in Art of Fashion, Art of Game Design, and other topics through the North Carolina Virtual Public School.

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