North Carolina Museum of Art Raleigh, NC.

The Museum’s history begins in 1924 when the North Carolina State Art Society was formed. Its mission: to generate interest in creating an art museum for the state. In 1928 the society acquired funds and approximately 75 paintings by a bequest from Robert F. Phifer, a North Carolina native and businessman. In 1929 the first in a series of temporary art exhibition spaces opened in the Agriculture Building in Raleigh.


2110 Blue Ridge Rd,
Raleigh, NC 27607,
United States

Phone: +1 919-839-6262