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Opportunities and Events

Friends of the Gregg receive invitations to members-only previews, special events and tours as a part of their membership.

Current Member Events

Guided Virtual Tour of Objects of Intention
Thursday March 25 at 4pm

Objects of Intention cover featuring the photo of a book resting on a wicker basket

Join us for a guided virtual tour of Objects of Intention, an exhibition currently open at the Gregg Museum. Roger Manley, Director, will share insights into his curatorial process and how this exhibition came about.

Purchase the Objects of Intention Catalog

The museum will continue to offer other exclusive member events, centering around the open exhibitions at the Gregg. Stay tuned for April’s offering!

Past Events

Cultural Passport Series: An Evening at the Gregg

Gregg Museum with starry sky

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
A behind-the scenes tour of the museum and its current exhibitions. The Cultural Passport Series is a special partnership that brings together Friends of the Gregg, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Arboretum, and College of Veterinary Medicine to celebrate and share their passions for art, literature, nature, animals and science!

Members Preview: All Is Possible – Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal

Montage of archival photos Mary Ann Schere - in the 40's at General Motors, in the 70s in her work shop and with husband Sam Scherr

Thursday, February, 21, 2020
A preview of the landmark exhibition of Mary Ann Scherr’s work, including her custom jewelry designs, industrial and commercial products, and a retrospective of her life as a design innovator, creative visionary, and pioneer.

Members Preview: Design by Time and All that Glitters

Thursday, January 23, 2020

All That Glitters and Design By Time

Friends of the Gregg members are invited to privately tour our two exhibitions opening next week before they open to the public. Pratt Manhattan Gallery’s comes Design by Time, with its co-curator Judith Hoos Fox of c2 curatorsquared.

All that Glitters—Spark and Dazzle from the Permanent Collection, a showcase of some of the most visually stunning objects from the Gregg’s collection. Director Roger Manley led members through this exhibition during the preview.

Members Preview:
Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology
– Shaping our Genetic Futures

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Cultural Passport Series:
J. C. Raulston Arboretum’s Moonlight in the Garden

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South,
Members-Only Meet & Greet with guest curator Professor Randall Kenan


Fantastic Fauna-Chimeric Creatures, Members-Only Meet & Greet with curator Dr. Beauvais Lyons


Friends of the Gregg Annual Membership Celebration


Members Preview: Rural Avant-Garde – The Mountain Lake Experience


Members Preview: Our Living Past – Photographs by Timothy Duffy


Art2Wear, Members-Only Meet & Greet with the Designers & Models


Vivian Beer and Elizabeth Brim, Members-Only Reception at ShopSpace


Members Preview: Design Duet – The Creative Lives of Robert Black and Ormond Sanderson


Member Preview: Bob Trotman – Business as Usual


Private Opening Reception of the Gregg Museum
1903 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607