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North Carolina Museum of Art

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Excellent museum

Very much enjoyed displays of an interesting variety, from photography to Rodin to pre-Renaissance... read more

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I have always been impressed by the staff working at the NCMA. Very knowledgeable and friendly. And... read more

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One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently completed a major, three-year expansion that places it in the front ranks of museums nationwide. The NCMA offers a permanent collection spanning...more
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very much enjoyed displays of an interesting variety, from photography to Rodin to pre-Renaissance paintings to African artifacts and art. I would definitely recommend this museum.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 79Kran
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always been impressed by the staff working at the NCMA. Very knowledgeable and friendly. And there is a great variety of artists, genres, timelines and more. Really loved the vintage automobile show about a year ago as examples of art + design.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say most times that I go to the NCMA it is because of a special show or exhibit. Recently while there I realized I had never just spent the day wandering this beautiful place. I think I have barely scratched the surface...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank YankeeGirl1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited again during the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit. I was reminded how much I loved her art when I was in college. The video experiences in the exhibit were narrated by the artist herself. The museum also has an impressive permenant collection of art through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SJHall2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy parking and free admission the museum - there was admission to one traveling exhibit. we enjoy our afternoon there

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tedick_99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice representative museum with art from different epochs and cultures. It has the only Giotto's altarpiece outside Italy (and in an excellent condition) which is a reason to see it by itself. You can also find there early Raphael, Veronese, and few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BambarbiaKergudu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came recently to see the Monet exhibit, but have visited occasionally over the past few years. The museum underwent a complete overhaul a few years ago and the space has greatly improved. Staff are friendly and helpful. It is easy to spend the whole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank therustictraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rodin exhibit superb. Lots of places to sit and look. I tried to find dogs in the pictures. Especially enjoyed looking at Christian pieces. Sculptures were wondeful. Moving exhibits were fascinating.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently expanded the African collection over to the new building they have their paid exhibits in. Didn’t realize it but you can see the African collection without having to pay. Nice selection of their permanent collection on display in the other building. They have added...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

The NCMA has a fabulous, varied permanent collection which is always worth visiting. The objective this week was to see the Georgia O’Keefe exhibit and it did not disappoint. There is such a wide variety of styles she explored not to mention her unusual subjects...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Marykay K
January 14, 2019|
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Response from 24lorraineS | Reviewed this property |
The Audubon book and exhibit will be opening in February- it is free and well worth viewing! The next big event is Art in Bloom happening the end of March. A wonderful floral exhibit by 30 or so floral designers who... More
Marykay K
January 13, 2019|
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Response from Carrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, approx $20.00 per adult ticket. There are discounts for students, seniors, etc. The exhibit runs through 1/20 so it’s closing soon and worth the cost!
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Qtfish | Reviewed this property |
The permanent collection has not fee but the specials exhibits like the light show do have a fee.