From film screenings to lectures, the Gregg hosts a variety of programs – free and open to the public – throughout the year. You can check out past events on our Past Programs page.



Artist talk with Herb Jackson
Saturday November 4 at 2pm

Join Herb Jackson for an informal Q&A. Herb Jackson – A Door is not a Window presents major abstract works from the past two decades by one of North Carolina’s premier contemporary artists.


Tour the Gregg Museum with Zoe
Thursday, November 9 at 6pm

Tour the Gregg’s current exhibitions with Zoe Starling, curator of education, and learn more about the items on display and what went into the planning of these exhibitions.


Meet the Director Film Series
Week of November 13

Join award-winning documentary film director Peter Friedman for a multi-evening series of films ranging from genetic science (Death by Design and The Life and Times of Life and Times), inter-species psychic communication (I Talk to Animals), and the world’s most precious objects (MANA – beyond belief). Each screening followed by a Q&A.

*View or print a PDF flyer of the films here.

  • Tuesday, November 14 at 6pm – MANA – beyond belief 
    • Gregg Museum of Art & Design, 1903 Hillsborough St
    • What do Elvis Presley’s guitar and the Shroud of Turin have in common? This award-winning feature length documentary explores the power of precious objects.
  • Wednesday, November 15 at 2pm – I Talk to Animals  
    • NC State Vet School, Main CVM  Admin Building, North Theatre, Room 120
    • This 54 minute documentary is a portrait of an animal therapist who has convinced skeptical pet owners, zoo keepers, and race horse trainers that she really can read animals’ minds.
  • Wednesday, November 15 at 6pm – Death by Design & The Life and Times of Life and Times 
    • Gregg Museum of Art & Design, 1903 Hillsborough St
    • Death by Design: This science documentary focuses on Cell biology with an emphasis on programmed cell death and why our lives depend on it.
    • The Life and Times of Life and Times: This film reveals how scientists are beginning to manipulate the aging process by altering genes which determine why we live.
  • Thursday, November 16 at 6:30pm – I Talk to Animals 
    • NC State’s Kennedy–McIlwee Studio Theatre, 2241 Dunn Ave
    • Special encore screening.
The Creative Coding Collective Presents: A Performance of Creative Code
December 1 at 5:30pm

The Creative Coding Collective is a group of NCSU Students dedicated to making artistic exploits of the personal computer.  They have compiled a collection of original works hand-coded for audio and visual display.  From experimental soundscapes to cartoonish adventures, each piece employs synchronized performance between a synthesizer, sampler, and projector.  This club will make its debut performance at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design on Friday, December 1 at 5:30. Gregg Museum First Friday hours: 5-7pm



Programs will be added throughout the fall. Check back for updates. Better yet, become a member and receive updates and announcements automatically!

The Gregg Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am-5 pm, Thursday 10am-9 pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Closed Mondays. Open First Fridays until 7pm. Events are open to the public and admission is free.

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design strives to maintain the best accessibility standards possible. If you need access accommodations or have suggestions for improving accessibility at the Gregg, call 919-515-3503 or e-mail prior to your visit.