Recent News

The Gregg Awakens (dawn)
January 5, 2021

Welcome Back!

The Gregg reopens today, and welcomes visitors with timed-entry reservations. Stay tuned, and visit this website again, for updates on 2021 programs, exhibitions, and other offerings. Happy New Year!

MAn in mustashce sitting on the ground, holding a letter
December 17, 2020

Watch the winning Windhover event film

Austin Simons’ “The Toymaker”, the winning work selected by the Windhover magazine as part of the “Empowering the Artist” event.

December 10, 2020

A life lived: John C. Henry

The Museum is most grateful to donors such as Mr. John C. Henry, and are therefore saddened by the news of his passing recently in Durham, NC.

December 10, 2020

The latest addition to the Gregg

December 2, 2020 – Annual FOG Member Celebration and Purchase party – members of Friends of the Gregg logged into Zoom from around the Triangle, hear of museum activities and choose a new acquisition.

Potter Daniel Johnston at the potter's wheel
November 2, 2020

Daniel Johnston Installation Video Highlights

Watch highlights of the livestream on the Gregg’s YouTube channel , recorded Thursday, November 12. The Gregg Museum is very proud to offer a special installation by artist/potter Daniel Johnston. He will be working on

October 22, 2020

Intern at the Gregg in 2021

The Gregg Museum host interns each semester to work with museum staff to learn more about museum work and to assist in fulfilling the institution’s greater mission. Please visit this internship page for complete details.

360 degree graphic Click to view tour
September 17, 2020

Click! – Photography at The Gregg

October 15, 4pm Virtual Artist Talk and exhibition walk through with sculptor-photographer Stephen Althouse. A new exhibition, Stephen Althouse—Objects of Intention, is now open at the Gregg Museum. Originally trained as a sculptor, Althouse begins with

September 1, 2020

The Annual Poster Sale continues…

Beautify your work space, your living space, buy a special gift or express your personality. The Gregg Museum’s annual sponsored poster sale is going on now – virtually! From now until October 10, posters, postcards,

August 20, 2020

Diversity and the Gregg

Since its founding in the late 1970s, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design has been committed to promoting the appreciation of art – an essential human pursuit – by attempting to expand the definitions of beauty

June 9, 2020

Making Use of the Time Out

A letter from Gregg Museum Director Roger Manley. By mid-March, only a little more than halfway through Year Three at our still-new location at 1903 Hillsborough Street, the Gregg Museum had already seen a 19%

April 30, 2020

Is Art Essential?

by Roger Manley   As I write this, weeks have passed since our governor mandated closing all non-essential institutions statewide, to keep the pandemic down to a more manageable, if not ignorable, level. As one

April 15, 2020

Online Office Games and a Well-Connected Staff

As we stay physically distant, to stay in touch with each other, as well as with our visitors and members, requires a little creativity.  Enter Teambuilding.com’s Online Office Games event.   Like most organizations around