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.

Music at the Museum featuring Rissi Palmer

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.


May 25, 2021


9:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Free; registration required
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
Scroll to Top