Spring is in full swing! Come celebrate with a tour of the flowers in bloom in the Museum Park.
Begin your exploration of color in the formal landscape around East Building and West Building.
A variety of bulbs and Lenten Rose begin blooming in early spring in the landscape beds throughout the Plaza.
Take a short walk from the Plaza to the Carla McKinney Volunteer Garden to see beautiful, native flowering trees, including Redbud Trees and White Fringetrees.
During your tour of blooms in the Carla McKinney Volunteer Garden, be sure not to miss the Catawba Rhododendron, Dwarf Fothergilla, Florida Anisetree, and Lenten Rose.
Head to Picture This to see the Crossvine and Carolina Jessamine blooming on the R letter form. These beautiful native vines are excellent nectar sources in early spring for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
In April look for the Apple Serviceberry and Flowering Dogwood Tree blooming throughout the Museum Park.
In April the woodlands in the Museum Park are full of native wildflowers, such as this Green and Gold, Perfoliate Bellwort, and Bloodroot:
The Parterre Garden and Wave Gardens surrounding the Ellipse provide a variety of floral displays throughout spring:
Come visit the Park this spring and capture your own colorful pictures! Share them on social media at #ncartmuseum and #ArtNaturePeople.
Through video, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media works, the 14 contemporary artists in Fault Lines focus on current environmental concerns and offer new perspectives that make us think.
Now’s the perfect time to spend an afternoon in the Museum Park, where nature’s works of art are showing off.
The NCMA’s Moses T. Alexander Greene sits down with SECCA’s guest curator Duane Cyrus to talk about the diversity of Blackness, diversity in the arts, and how museums should foster both to create a sense of belonging and joy for all.