NC Museum of Art announces holiday hours

Dec. 29, 2012 @ 07:31 PM

Lawrence J. Wheeler, director of the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, is announcing that the museum, normally closed on Mondays, will open its East Building to the public Monday (New Year’s Eve) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Two visiting exhibitions, “Still-Life Masterpieces: A Visual Feast from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” and “Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print,” will be on display. The first is collection of more than 70 still-life paintings and decorative arts from the past four centuries. The second includes selected works from Munch that highlight intensely remembered moments from his life. In addition, the Still-Life Café and the Special Exhibition Store will be open as well.

Tickets may be purchased for both exhibits at; by phone at (919) 715-5923; or in person at the museum box office. The still-life exhibition will close Jan. 13 at 5 p.m.

The museum will be closed Tuesday. Afterward, anyone interested in visiting should follow this schedule: Monday — closed; Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday — 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Friday — 10 a.m.-9 p.m. The Museum Park is open daily, from dawn until dusk. 

The North Carolina Museum of Art is located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Search online at to find a full schedule for the museum campus.