NOTE: The museum is currently closed, and the in-person events are on hold. Please keep reading to learn about some virtual events that are taking place.
When NC Museum of Art, at 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, re-opens, admission will again be free, and there will be many events scheduled. Some of them will be free as well. Make sure to check the NC Museum of Art calendar for other events and to make sure that there haven’t been any changes.
Virtual Afripedia Screenings and Discussion
Thursday, May 21st, 2020
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Afripedia is a new documentary series offering compelling, intimate stories told by African visionary artists who are pushing the boundaries of creative self-expression. Watch the episodes at your convenience, and then join us for a webinar discussion with Amanda M. Maples, NCMA curator of African art, and Senegalese artists Alun Be, Omar Victor Diop, and Selly Raby Kane.
RSVP to receive links to watch the episodes and to join the discussion on Thursday, May 21. Webinar capacity is limited, but the discussion will be live-streamed on YouTube. Links to watch the episodes, registration for the Zoom webinar, and a link to the YouTube live stream will be emailed on Tuesday, May 19.
Episodes featured: Senegal, Ivory Coast, New York
Free; RSVP required
Box Office | (919) 715-5923
Virtual Lecture: Fresco from Classical Painting to Modern NC
Thursday, May 28th, 2020
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Virtual Lecture: Fresco from Classical Painting to Modern North Carolina
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020 | NOON
Be a part of our first virtual lecture! Join NCMA conservator Perry Hurt and North Carolina mural painter Christopher Holt as they discuss the history and technique of true fresco painting from ancient classical Mediterranean culture through the Italian Renaissance, 20th-century Mexican modernism, Depression-era WPA work, and today.
In conjunction with Christopher Holt’s exhibition Contemporary Frescoes/Faith and Community.
RSVP to receive a link to register for the webinar. Space is limited.
Tours at North Carolina Museum of Art
NOTE: The museum remains closed for now, so these tours are not taking place.
Daily Museum Tours
Explore the Collection
Tuesdays–Fridays, 1:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
Free; no registration required. Meet at West Building Information Desk.
Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am
Free; Sign up that day; first come, first served.
Museum Park Tours
Saturdays (currently scheduled from March 14th to May 30th, 2020)