Due to unforeseen circumstances and expected inclement weather, the Watchhouse concert originally scheduled for Saturday, October 1, has been rescheduled to Friday, October 28. Tickets for the original date can be used for the rescheduled date; just present your ticket at the new event. For additional assistance, or to request a refund, contact help@ncartmuseum.org during gallery hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Learn more on the event page.

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 the opening weekend celebration.



Teen Arts Council 2022–23

The NCMA Teen Arts Council meets virtually on Wednesday afternoons and in person on-site at the NCMA the first Saturday of every month. Teen Arts Council members host monthly teen sketching meetups in the galleries, plan teen takeovers, help plan teen art exhibitions, and learn about the world of museum careers.

Submit an online application August 1 through September 1. We will then invite selected applicants for an interview with Museum staff and current TAC members.

Apply today and share with your friends!

Please contact Angela Lombardi, director of outreach and audience engagement, at angela.lombardi@ncdcr.gov for more information.


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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