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Nomination Deadline December 3 for Business Support of the Arts 2011 Awards

The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce are now accepting nominations for their annual Business Support of the Arts Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions to the arts in our area by businesses, organizations, and individuals. Awards are given in four categories: large business, small business, individual and… Read More ›

Opera in the Park | Jun 12

In its first major public appearance, the new North Carolina Opera offers a magical evening of opera and Broadway classics under the stars.

NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART REOPENS THIS WEEKEND | APRIL 24–25

This weekend, April 24–25, the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh—one of the most important museums in the South—reopens to the public following the completion of a major three-year expansion. The new 127,000-square-foot West Building, designed by New York-based architects Thomas Phifer and Partners and surrounded by gardens and courtyards, showcases the Museum’s wide-ranging collection,… Read More ›

PineCone & NC Museum of Art Collaborate to Bring Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller to Raleigh | Jun 2

PineCone is pleased to announce a partnership with the North Carolina Museum of Art. This summer, the two organizations are co-presenting An Evening with Patty Griffin and Special Guest Buddy Miller on Wednesday, June 2. These award-winning singer-songwriters have teamed up to showcase a new album inspired by their love of gospel music. It’s a… Read More ›

The Museum will be the recipient of a major donation of paintings from the collection of Julian and Josie Robertson of New York City. The paintings are four works by late 19th- and 20th-century European masters. In 2001 and again in 2008 we presented an exhibition of works from the Robertson’s collection. The star of both exhibitions was a striking portrait of a nude, pensive woman by Pablo Picasso (Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background, 1952). That portrait of the artist’s soon-to-be ex-mistress Françoise Gilot will be coming to Raleigh, first as a loan for the Grand Opening of the new gallery building, and later as a gift.

Grant Llewellyn to Speak at NCMA Opening Celebration | Apr 24-25

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will be a featured speaker at the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Grand Opening Festival the last weekend of April.