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The art is interesting and the parties are better.

If you want to explore the "industrial district" this is a nice place to start or end up. If you... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Mark S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Great little museum. Only four artists on display while we were there but they were talented. Tour... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
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Feb 12, 2019
“The art is interesting and the parties are better.”
Nov 17, 2018
“Nothing there”
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

If you want to explore the "industrial district" this is a nice place to start or end up. If you can get on a party list go they are a lot of fun!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed November 17, 2018

My biggest pet peeve with art museums is a lot of space and few exhibits. The CAM Museum takes that to an extreme. Big building and less than a dozen exhibits when I was there. They used up a huge room for one exhibit a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I have never been big into the Arts and expression; however, my visit was enlightening, enjoyable, peaceful, appreciative and intriguing. I will definitely return but this time with many exchange students from across the globe.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tuzla4
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I've seen pictures online of some of the exhibits and the art museum looked like something I would enjoy so we decided to make a trip to Raleigh to see it. On our visit it was basically empty with only some small art on the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Great little museum. Only four artists on display while we were there but they were talented. Tour takes less than one hour.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

There are only 3 exhibits on, but I liked them all. It was a good air conditioned stop on a hot day. $5 admission.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

There was one mural, one painting, and two small sculptures for the admission price of $5. I asked the receptionist to be sure if there wasn't anything else, and she assured me that any other exhibits had closed a week or two before.

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Feather1454
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I like looking at art for the most part, but unfortunately I found this gallery to be a bit dull after a while. I think if you are an art enthusiast you will love it. They do offer traveling galleries quite often, so some of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Kayla F
Reviewed July 23, 2016

I visited here with a group on a Friday afternoon. There were about a dozen patrons including us. Admission was free, although they accept donations. The main exhibit up at the time was the Camstellation, an exhibit of hundreds of 2D work by local artists....More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank DesertRoses2015
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Visited the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh on a Friday; the first Friday of the month is free. There were two exhibits, one a photography series by Maria Guiterrez (enchanting odd mix with a live model with mannequins) and the Horse & Buggy Press. Original...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
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