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Museum Store 

The Museum Store proudly serves the community on campus and off-site.

Begin or continue your experience at the NCMA by visiting the main Museum Store in West Building. New enhancements include a large gallery wall featuring a rotation of works created by statewide artists. Our space has been reimagined with inviting and accessible furniture and displays as well as new merchandise from local artisans. We are thrilled to feature our new logo on an array of clothing, housewares, and small items to take your NCMA experience home and enjoy long after your visit. Families are always welcome, and maker tables are available for all ages.

The Exhibition Store features creations from NC artisans influenced by the modern masters. A gallery wall highlights photography, mixed media, and other framed options; scarves inspired by Wassily Kandinsky; and a custom candle from Usu Candle Co. titled Revival. Shop a wide range of selections with images by iconic artists, such as Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, and Claude Monet. Browse over 40 books about impressionism, expressionism, and the artists in A Modern Vision, and pick up a stunning exhibition catalogue. Everything can be enjoyed in a retail experience replicating a living room, complete with cozy seating area and a welcoming activity table for youth.

The Welcome Center, located in the Museum Park, offers stunning views, nature-themed books and games, branded clothing items to make your walking adventures more enjoyable, and a selection of refreshments for purchase.

The NCMA has partnered with the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) for the first Museum Store experience in downtown Raleigh. Located within CAM (Martin Street entrance), this window-front retail space features NCMA merchandise, books, and works by artists from local studios such as Artspace and Anchorlight. We also offer community experiences for all to enjoy.

Watch this web page and social media for details!

We are available to answer questions, fulfill orders, and more. Please email help@ncartmuseum.org for assistance.

Visit Us

We offer curbside pickup for any purchase; please email us at help@ncartmuseum.org to coordinate your desired date and time. We would love to host you and your guests for a private shopping experience. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or want to shop without the crowds, we’ll design a unique experience with you. Please contact us for details.

Triangle Pop-Ups

Triangle Pop-Up is a woman-owned small business specializing in showcasing local artists and makers. They work with local vendors and businesses to create unique pop-up markets and events that meet all over the Triangle.

The NCMA hosts Triangle Pop-Ups featuring local artisans selling handmade products in the Museum Plaza every first Saturday of the month from 11 to 3 pm.

2022 Markets:

  • March 19; Art in Bloom Special
  • April 2
  • May 7
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3
  • Our New Community Focus on North Carolina Artists and Artisans

    As part of our mission to partner with and promote community artists across North Carolina, the Museum Store and Exhibition Store invite artists and artisans to share their creations. Contact us using the Community Artisan Collaboration Form.

    A Selection of Our 2022 Collaborations

    Artspace is a nonprofit visual arts center located in Downtown Raleigh inspiring positive community impact through the arts.

    CAM Raleigh is a noncollecting contemporary art museum that provides an environment for transformation through educational programs, cultural experiences, and bold, nontraditional exhibitions by living artists.

    Golden Belt Arts is a vibrant local arts community in a historic setting in Durham, NC.

    The Women’s Center has been an established and welcoming portal of entry for homeless women in Raleigh for over 43 years. It provides a safe environment and offers training and opportunity. The Museum Store supports its mission through projects and offerings.

    Woman-owned business, Raleigh

    Bold Standard offers original jewelry designs handcrafted by artist Kathleen Grebe. She takes both a commercial and artistic approach to making jewelry, offering affordable options that everyone can enjoy in addition to pieces that push the envelope with innovative design. “She who makes a bold fashion statement possesses even deeper courage within,” says Grebe.

    Local bookshop and café, Chapel Hill

    Epilogue is independently owned and operated by Miranda and Jaime Sanchez. They believe the communal experience is cultivated by the sharing of food, drink, culture, and story. They’ve partnered with the Exhibition Store to offer exhibition-related titles for all ages.

    Artist, Raleigh

    Jane Cheek’s work captures small moments and details taken from observations of the outdoors and translates them into large-scale immersive formats. Influenced by sculpture and textile art, Cheek creates ceiling-suspended kinetic sculptures, including the one located in the Museum Store. Her art can be seen throughout the state in public areas.

    Artist living with autism, Raleigh

    Godwin creates images of animals using bright colors and repeating patterns. He attended the Beyond Academics program at UNC Greensboro and became an artist in 2013. The Museum Store features his small paintings and sculptures.

    Woman-owned business, Raleigh

    Kindred Spirit Studios features mixed-media art by Michelle Davis Petelinz that reflects her African American and Native American heritage.

    Woman-owned business

    Port and Starbird sources all-natural North Carolina materials for its creations. Erica Paige sells throughout the state but partners exclusively with the NCMA for many offerings. Everything is designed to have at least one, if not many, coordinating items. “[They] make amazing baby shower gifts or just a special something for your own little creation.”

    Woman-owned business, Raleigh

    Retro Modern Furnishings makes it possible to furnish your home in a socially responsible, yet stylish and affordable way.

    Woman-owned business, Raleigh

    Sarah Tector of S Tector Metals creates one-of-a-kind and limited-edition geometric and architecturally influenced jewelry in sterling silver, cast bronze, powder coating, and other mixed materials.

    Woman-owned business, Raleigh

    Suijin Li is an industrial/jewelry designer and metalsmith who creates limited edition jewelry collections and colorful household art. Suijin is inspired by Josef Albers’s Homage to the Square series and offers a collection of clocks and earrings created exclusively for the Museum Store.

    Woman-owned, Black-owned business, Durham

    Tiffany Coley creates industrial and uniquely modern one of a kinds, limited runs, and production jewelry pieces in sterling silver, copper, and bronze.

    Woman-owned, Black-owned business, Raleigh

    Usu Company candles are 100 percent soy wax, hand-poured, and handcrafted with one-of-a-kind fragrance blends. Owner Stacy Ahua uses #BLAZEON as a rallying cry for entrepreneurs, creatives, dreamers, immigrants, and artists to keep going, keep working in the pursuit of your passions, keep blazing your own trail.

    Complete with the preface by Director Valerie Hillings, You Are the River is a literary celebration of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Over 50 talented writers from across the state share their experiences with works from the people’s art collection in poems, stories, and essays. Contributors include Belle Boggs, Jaki Shelton Green, Jill McCorkle, and David Sedaris.

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