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.
The largest collection of Rembrandt paintings from American collections ever.
Carolina Theater hosts the Nevermore Film Festival, Untown comes to the Colony, and Martin Lawrence cross-dresses for some reason.
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 lose our faith in suburbia, two members of Linkin Park get tortured on DVD, and Wesley Snipes rules home theater.
The NCMA screens Peyton Place, puppets teach us about good and evil, and Ryan Reynolds is trapped in a coffin.
A Raleigh building wins the AIA’s highest honor. One of only ten this year.
Talks on Rockwell, Audubon and Trotman in the coming week.
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.
The new wing of the NCMA will open on April 24th with two days of events inside and out.
Oscar winners Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova will return to Raleigh in May.
A typeface inspired by the shape of the coffers encasing the skylights in the new building.
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.
NCMA shows off that beautiful park for spring.
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.
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.
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.
Welcome to the twentieth century, NCMA.
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 >>