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Jun 25, 2024

Visitor attendance is rising above expectations at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design

When you visit the Gregg Museum of Art & Design this summer, you will feel a buzz in the air as curious visitors explore three exhibitions. Museum attendance is growing daily and the energy is apparent. The museum tracks visitorship by fiscal year (the university’s runs July 1–June 30), which closely corresponds with the academic… 

Jun 20, 2024

Sara Segerlin To Lead Gregg Museum of Art & Design

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is moving forward under new leadership. In a recent announcement, Ontario Wooden, University College’s senior associate dean and interim director of Arts NC State, named Sara Segerlin the museum’s new director, effective July 1. Segerlin replaces Roger Manley, who retired in 2023. Segerlin comes to NC State from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Momentary in Bentonville, Arkansas, where she served as the director of community engagement for the past six years. 

Mar 1, 2024

BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art was a Supersized Exhibition

“BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art”recently exhibited at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design and had jumbo appeal to go along with the mammoth inflatables featured. The exhibition, which included the work of nine artists, explored the medium of inflatable art with figurative, conceptual and abstract imagery. During the exhibition, the Gregg Museum welcomed… 

Rich Holly performs a funny song with his guitar while Roger Manley laughs in the background.

Jul 13, 2023

Retirement of Director Roger Manley

At the end of June, the Gregg Museum celebrated the retirement of (now former) director Roger Manley and the opening of our newest exhibition, Selections from the Collections. With a colorfully-clad crowd of colleagues, friends, and supporters, we ushered Roger into his next chapter. Some in attendance were even donors of objects that are now… 

Portrait of Aldwyth standing in front of one of her large scale collages covering her face with a book.

Jan 12, 2023

Double Exhibition Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2 at 6:00pm

The Gregg Museum invites you to an opening reception to celebrate the first exhibitions of 2023 with hors d’oeuvres, live music, and poems by the Poetry Fox!  True Likeness, coming to the Gregg Museum from the Van Every/ Smith Galleries at Davidson College, presents an exhibition of contemporary portraits from diverse makers in a variety of… 

Sep 22, 2022

Youtube Launch: An Interview with Anne Spafford

The Gregg Museum’s visitor services and security coordinator, Jeanny Sandoval, sits down with NC State professor Anne Spafford to discuss the Rose Jackson and Evelyn Thiem Pollinator Garden behind the museum. Watch this video to learn about the inception and creation of this garden, why pollinator friends are important, and how you can create your own… 

Portrait of Jen Bireline in her studio in 2004.

Sep 22, 2022

Remembering Jen Bireline

The Gregg Museum staff is saddened to learn of the passing of Jen Bireline (August 20, 1936 – August 3, 2022), ceramic artist and long-time supporter of the museum. Born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas, Jen Bireline majored in art and English at the University of Oklahoma. While living in Bowling Green, Ohio, and… 


Jan 11, 2022

Provocative Truths

Writer Bridgette Lacy explores the "Crossed Kalunga" exhibition currently open at the Gregg Museum. 

An array of fans from various time periods and cultures

Jun 9, 2021

YouTube launch – Fantastic Fans: The Collection of Emma Hanford Smith.

Visit the Gregg's YouTube channel for a "show and tell" of this unique collection! 

old style movie cameria

Jun 9, 2021

Who needs the talkies?

Starting May 25 join the Gregg for a tribute and celebration of the silent film. Free screenings all summer!