Events at North Carolina Museum of Art

September 10, 2016 – March 5, 2017 East Building, Level B, Free For the first time in more than 100 years, the eight known panels—and one re-created missing panel—of a 14th-century Italian altarpiece depicting Jesus’s crucifixion and scenes in the life of St. John the Evangelist can been seen and appreciated as one magnificent work… Continue reading Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

February 4–May 7, 2017 East Building, Joyce W. Pope Gallery In a career that spanned five decades, Ansel Adams (1902–84) became one of America’s most renowned photographers. This exhibition focuses on his “Museum Set,” a collection of 48 photographs carefully selected and printed by Adams. Adams designated these works late in his life as a… Continue reading Ansel Adams: Masterworks

March 4−June 18, 2017 East Building, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 features 50 paintings and a significant group of printed books and individual pages that illustrate a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture, widely regarded as one of the most exciting chapters in the history of Western… Continue reading Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520

Celebrated for soaring, exquisite harmonies, the duo’s live performances moved Patti Smith and Emmylou Harris to tears. First Aid Kit now returns to the U.S. to debut an acclaimed fourth album, Ruins, which features REM guitarist Peter Buck and Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche. Backed by pedal steel, bass, keyboards, and guitar, First Aid Kit’s live… Continue reading First Aid Kit with Jade Bird

Son Volt will open the June 16 Shovels and Rope show, presented with Cat’s Cradle. Alt-country pioneer Son Volt is the creation of singer-songwriter-guitarist Jay Farrar, who formed the band 25 years ago after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo, the band he cofounded with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco fame. Son Volt’s 1995 album Trace is… Continue reading Shovels and Rope with Son Volt