The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Following local ordinances, visitors are required to wear a mask inside all buildings, including restrooms and concession buildings, and at outdoor events. For some events participants ages 13 and up must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 NAAT or PCR test result; test results must be within 72 hours of the event. Check individual event pages to see if this applies; at this time it is not required for gallery, exhibition, tour, or Park visits. Learn more at

Make a Donation

Rising to Today’s Challenges

The Museum needs your support to rise to the challenges of this time. Your gift will allow us to enhance our efforts in providing resources to educators, expanding our virtual programs, and continue to welcome the many who find respite in our Museum Park and galleries at this time.

Opportunities to Donate

Make your mark at the North Carolina Museum of Art with a naming opportunity for yourself or your family; your business; in memory of a loved one; or in honor of a friend, colleague, or important person in your life! Proceeds support programs at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including our award-winning education programs, exhibitions, lectures, and the Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park.

Opportunities include:

Name a Bench in the Museum Park

A contribution of $5,000 will name a bench in the Museum Park.


Name a Bench in the Museum Galleries

A contribution of $2,500 will name a bench in the Museum Galleries.

Plant a Tree in the Museum Park

A contribution of $1,000 will plant and name a tree in the Museum Park.


Take a Seat

A contribution of $1,000 will name a seat in the SECU Auditorium.

For more information on the opportunities shared on this page, please email Katie Brown at or call (919) 664-6761. Larger naming recognition is also available inside the galleries and in the Museum Park.

Scroll to Top