North Carolina

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Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design

The Center for Craft is a national nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to advancing the field of craft through fostering new ideas, funding craft scholarships, and backing the next generation of makers, curators, and critics. Website Address 67 Broadway St, Asheville FEATURED IN “Loving After Lifetimes of All This” at Asheville’s Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

Asheville Art Museum

The Asheville Art Museum is home to an outstanding collection of American art of the 20th and 21st centuries and showcases the richness of Western North Carolina’s unique artistic history. Website Address 2 South Pack Square, Asheville

Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center preserves and continues the legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College. Website Address 56 Broadway St, Asheville

Tracey Morgan Gallery

Tracey Morgan Gallery specializes in contemporary photography, works on paper, painting, sculpture and installation by emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad. Website Address 188 Coxe Ave, Asheville FEATURED IN James Henkel at Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, NC Ralston Fox Smith at Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville

Blue Spiral Gallery

15,000 square-foot gallery in downtown Ashville. Website Address 38 Biltmore Ave, Asheville

Turchin Center for Visual Arts

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in creating unique experiences through dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs. Website Address 423 W King St, Boone

The Ackland

The Ackland presents approximately 10-12 changing exhibitions a year, with more than half the Museum’s gallery space dedicated to special and traveling exhibitions. Website Address 101 S. Columbia St, Chapel Hill

Betchler Museum of Modern Art

Modern Art museum developed from the private collection of Andres Betchler featuring the work of important and influential artists of the mid 20th century. Website Address 420 South Tryon St, Charlotte

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture

The Gantt Center celebrates the contributions of Africans and African- Americans to American culture and serves as a community epicenter for music, dance, theater, visual art, film, arts education programs, literature and community outreach. Website Address 551 South Tryon St, Charlotte

McColl Center for Art and Innovation

McColl Center for Art and Innovation is a nationally acclaimed artist residency and contemporary art space in Charlotte, North Carolina. Website Address 721 N Tryon St, Charlotte

The Mint Museum Randolph

The Mint Museum's intimate galleries invite visitors to engage with the art of the ancient Americas, ceramics and decorative arts, and European and African art, among other collections. Website Address 2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte

The Mint Museum Uptown

Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally renowned Craft + Design collection, as well as outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and European art. Website Address 500 South Tryon St, Charlotte

The Light Factory

Exhibtion, educational and community space dedicated to contemporary photography. Website Address 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte

Van Every Smith Galleries

Davidson College's campus gallery features a 3,500 piece permeant collection . Website Address 315 N. Main St, Davidson

Nasher Museum of Art

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University is a major center for the arts in Durham and the surrounding region. Website Address 2001 Campus Dr, Durham FEATURED IN Native Voices, 1950s to Now at the Nasher Museum Free Associations In A Collector’s Cache at the Nasher @ Duke John Akomfrah Film “Precarity” Tells the Story of Jazz Musician Buddy Bolden at the Nasher at Duke


Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a three-story former thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures. Website Address 606 South Elm St, Greensboro

Weatherspoon Art Museum

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro presents, interprets, and collects modern and contemporary art. Website Address 500 Tate St, Greensboro FEATURED IN Illusions of Weight: Nancy Rubins at the Weatherspoon Art Museum “Zones of Contention: After the Green Line,” at the Weatherspoon


Artspace is home to over 30 artists working in a variety of media, along with three exhibition spaces, education space, a gift shop, and administrative offices. Website Address 201 E Davie St, Raleigh

CAM Raleigh

CAM Raleigh is the non-collecting contemporary art museum that provides an environment for transformation through educational programs, cultural experiences, and bold, non-traditional exhibitions by living artists. Website Address 409 W Martin St, Raleigh FEATURED IN Wall to Wall: Sarah Cain at CAM Raleigh

Lump Gallery

Small artist-run contemporary gallery. Website Address 505 S Blount St, Raleigh FEATURED IN Lump in Raleigh, NC

North Carolina Museum of Art

The NCMA’s free permanent collection spans more than 5,000 years, from ancient Egypt to the present, and its 164-acre Museum Park showcases the connection between art and nature through site-specific works of environmental art. Website Address 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

SECCA continues to produce original exhibitions, publications and programs with international and American contemporary artists. Website Address 750 Marguerite Dr, Winston-Salem

Diggs Gallery

Diggs Gallery is home to one of the South's leading showcases dedicated to African and African-American art. Website Address 601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, Winston-Salem

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