May Third Friday Tour: “A Walk in the Park”Friday, May 15
Park Tour, 6:30 pm Happy hour to follow
Free for Contemporaries members $5 non-members and guests
April Third Friday Tour: The Patton Collection: A Gift to North CarolinaFriday, April 17 Happy hour, 6:30 pm Tour, 7:30 pm Free for Contemporaries members; $5 non-members and guests Join us for a docent-led tour of The Patton Collection: A Gift to North Carolina with the Museum’s young professional group. We will explore the private collection of Jim and Mary Patton, which was recently gifted to the museum. The Patton Collection includes seminal works by masters of mid- to late-20th-century art: Milton Avery, Richard Diebenkorn, Jackie Ferrara, Helen Frankenthaler, Adolph Gottlieb, Hans Hofmann, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, David Park, Sean Scully, Frank Stella, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others. Space is limited, make sure to reserve your tickets in advance! Reserve
Special March Art in Bloom Third Friday TourFriday, March 20 Happy hour, 6:30 pm Tour, 7:30 pm $10 for Contemporaries members; $15 non-members and guests Join us for a docent-led tour of Art in Bloom with the Museum’s young professional group. Art in Bloom is NCMA’s inaugural festival of art and flowers. Floral designers from across North Carolina and beyond will bring springtime into West Building by interpreting masterworks from the permanent collection in 45 breathtaking flower displays. Space is limited, make sure to reserve your tickets in advance! Reserve
Champagne + Chocolate – SOLD OUTThursday, February 12, 7:00pm North Carolina Museum of Art, West Building Tickets are SOLD OUT!
Enjoy a chocolate tasting featuring bar chocolates and confections from both local and exotic destinations. Travel between stations to compare bouquet, mouthfeel, and acidity, just as you might in a wine tasting. Price includes one glass of champagne. Additional drinks available for purchase. Tickets are SOLD OUT!
February Third Friday Tour: Impressionism is RadicalFriday, February 20 Happy hour, 6:30 pm Tour, 7:30 pm Free for Contemporaries members; $5 non-members and guests
Mingle at the wine bar before enjoying a free guided tour. This month’s theme is “Impressionism is Radical”. We will explore the Impressionism and American galleries in the West Building and learn why Impressionism was such a big deal (and more than just a bunch of fuzzy flower pictures). Space is limited, make sure to reserve your tickets in advance! Reserve
I ♥ Purim After-Party
Saturday, February 28, 9:30pm-midnight Tickets: $25 per person until February 22; $35 per person after February 22Join the Friends of the Judaic Art Gallery to celebrate Purim in partnership with the NC Museum of Art Contemporaries, Raleigh Tribe, and Triangle Jewish GPS. We invite young professionals to keep the Purim celebrations going with a high-energy after-party following I ♥ Purim: Woks & Lox. Dance the night away and enjoy desserts, beer, wine, and the Happy Dragon cocktail! Buy Tickets