For more information, contact Membership at (919) 664-6754.


Membership brings a variety of benefits, including:

• Free admission to all ticketed special exhibitions
• 10% discount in the Museum Store and on member’s meals in Iris, the Museum Restaurant
• Invitations to exhibition openings and other Museum celebrations
• Contemporaries-only discounts on certain events and programs
• Networking opportunities with other young professionals in the area
• Opportunities to volunteer at the NCMA

You may join the Contemporaries at any level simply by adding $15 to the membership category you choose. You must be a Museum member to qualify for Contemporaries membership.

For example:

Individual Contemporaries membership
$50 for individual Museum membership
+$15 for one Contemporaries membership
=$65 for individual Contemporaries membership

Dual/Family Contemporaries membership
$75 for Dual/Family Museum membership
+$30 for two Contemporaries memberships
=$105 for Dual/Family Contemporaries membership

NCMA Contemporaries Third Friday Tours

Happy hour, 6:30 pm
Tour, 7:30 pm

Young professionals are invited to mingle at the wine bar before enjoying a guided tour. This year, our docents choose their favorite works of art, behind-the-scenes locations, or galleries to explore every third Friday.

Space is limited, make sure to reserve your tickets in advance!

Connect with the Contemporaries:

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Contemporaries Museum Liaison:

North Carolina Museum of Art
(919) 664-6754

Contemporaries Mailing Address:

NCMA Contemporaries
4630 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4630

If you are a current Contemporaries member and need to update your contact information, email here.