Neko Case Returning to Raleigh to Perform at NC Art Museum

April, 05, 2012

In July, Neko Case will return to our city, but this time under the night sky at the outdoor amphitheater at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

NCMA Opens Rembrandt Show with Free Admission Friday

October, 27, 2011
NCMA Opens Rembrandt Show with Free Admission Friday

The largest collection of Rembrandt paintings from American collections ever.

This Week in Film: The House That Shops at Whole Foods

February, 16, 2011
This Week in Film: The House That Shops at Whole Foods

Carolina Theater hosts the Nevermore Film Festival, Untown comes to the Colony, and Martin Lawrence cross-dresses for some reason.

This Week in Film: Produced by James Cameron

February, 03, 2011
This Week in Film: Produced by James Cameron

This week in film, Leighton Meester turns out to be CRAZY, James Cameron produces something, and we bid you to watch The State.

This Week in Film: We Need More Malkovich

January, 26, 2011
This Week in Film: We Need More Malkovich

This week in film, we lose our faith in suburbia, two members of Linkin Park get tortured on DVD, and Wesley Snipes rules home theater.

This Week in Film: One Dark Puppet Flick

January, 19, 2011
This Week in Film: One Dark Puppet Flick

The NCMA screens Peyton Place, puppets teach us about good and evil, and Ryan Reynolds is trapped in a coffin.

NC Museum of Art Wins AIA National Honor Award

January, 13, 2011
NC Museum of Art Wins AIA National Honor Award

A Raleigh building wins the AIA’s highest honor. One of only ten this year.

Rockwell’s “Lighter Side” this Weekend, Audobon & Bob Trotman talks this Week

November, 12, 2010
Rockwell’s “Lighter Side” this Weekend, Audobon & Bob Trotman talks this Week

Talks on Rockwell, Audubon and Trotman in the coming week.

Fall Film Series at NCMA

September, 15, 2010
Fall Film Series at NCMA

This year’s Fall Film Series promises to be one of the best to date!  Several films from Kurosawa, as well as films evoking the world of Norman Rockwell, along with some entries from the A/V Geeks film archives have this schedule briming with cinematic treasures.

North Carolina Museum of Art Opening Weekend Event Details

March, 09, 2010
North Carolina Museum of Art Opening Weekend Event Details

The new wing of the NCMA will open on April 24th with two days of events inside and out.

The Swell Season Returning to Perform at NCMA

March, 09, 2010
The Swell Season Returning to Perform at NCMA

Oscar winners Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova will return to Raleigh in May.

NCMA gets a New Logo Designed by Pentagram

December, 04, 2009
NCMA gets a New Logo Designed by Pentagram

A typeface inspired by the shape of the coffers encasing the skylights in the new building.

Roxy Paine’s ‘Askew’ Dendroid at NCMA

October, 08, 2009
Roxy Paine’s ‘Askew’ Dendroid at NCMA

A few weeks ago Artist Roxy Paine arrived in Raleigh to install his new piece for NCMA.  The museum’s new addition is moving forward for a spring opening and the excitement is palpable when you talk to museum staff.

Earth Day at NCMA

April, 17, 2009

NCMA shows off that beautiful park for spring.

NCMA - NC Museum of Art Expansion

April, 08, 2009
NCMA - NC Museum of Art Expansion

New Raleigh is pleased to bring you a special sneak peek of the North Carolina Museum of Art expansion, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners. These photos show the museum expansion, begun in 2007, one year out from its opening in April 2010. We first covered the extension when renderings were first released in September of 07.  Through natural lighting, water features, additions to the surrounding park, and the forthcoming reflective anodized aluminum skin, the new museum is designed to blend nature and art. Details and photographs below the fold.

What to Do in Raleigh: A Visitor’s Guide

January, 23, 2009

For this week’s Q&A we want to know where in Raleigh you take your out-of-town guests. What sites and businesses around town represent what our city’s really about? Let’s put our heads together. Some of our writers answer below; tell us your spots in the comments.

Cloud Chamber @ North Carolina Museum of Art NCMA

November, 27, 2008

Tucked back into the woods off the Reedy Creek Greenway is the NCMA’s Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky by Chris Drury, a British artist who has completed commissioned works all over the world. The Cloud Chamber is a camera obscura device that projects the sky and trees onto the interior surface of this small grotto-like structure. The Cloud Chamber on New Raleigh.

NCMA Launches New Blog, Untitled

November, 24, 2008

Welcome to the twentieth century, NCMA.

North Carolina Museum of Art Hires Pentagram Design Firm

December, 17, 2007

The North Carolina Museum of Art has hired the international multi-disciplinary design firm Pentagram to re-develop the museum’s graphic identity. This partnership comes at an exciting time when the museum is in the construction phase of what looks to be a spectacular new addition. Pentagram’s design team will be working with museum directors, architects, and designers to re-design the museum’s logo, signage, and graphic standards. Read More >>