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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… 

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… 

Aug 7, 2017

The Gregg Museum Reopens August 26

Closed for construction since 2013, NC State University’s Gregg Museum of Art & Design will reopen with a day of activities on Saturday, August 26, 2017. 

Jan 3, 2017

Gregg Construction Update 5

After 3 more months of work construction is still steadily progressing. Electrical work has continued and is close to completion.  Drywall is mostly complete, wood baseboard is being installed and flooring is being finished in many areas.  The HVAC has been started up and the work to test and balance the systems has begun.  The brick… 

(sculpture) Horizontal slab of wood with vertical steel support beam

Oct 24, 2016

Gregg Museum Announces Outdoor Sculpture Honoring Oak Trees

Local Artists and Designers to Collaborate on Environmental Art Project to Acknowledge Growth in Raleigh, Explore Human Relationship with Progress and Nature 

Oct 5, 2016

Gregg Construction Update 4

Construction is still moving along steadily after 4 more months of work.  Insulation, brick and atlantic white cedar siding are being installed on the building exterior. Walls are framed and are being sheathed with plywood and drywall.  Installation of HVAC equipment is almost complete. After windows are installed, HVAC systems will be started up to get the building conditioned.  Most of… 

May 27, 2016

Gregg Construction Update 3

Over the last 3 months construction has been moving along at a steady pace thanks to the good weather we have had. The final pieces of the steel structure were installed on the addition and the stud walls began going up. 

Russel Wright dinnerware, various colors

Apr 20, 2016

Gregg Museum collection featured in modernism exhibition at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

"The House that Modernism Built" presents the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art's rich mid-20th century art collection alongside furniture, textile and ceramic holdings on loan from the Gregg Museum of Art & Design and other collections. 

Installation Photo of Puppets in wall cases at D.H. Hill Library Exhibit Gallery

Mar 28, 2016

“Life’s Little Dramas” wins North Carolina Museums Council awards

The North Carolina Museums Council honored the exhibition "Life’s Little Dramas: Puppets, Proxies and Spirits" with two 2016 Gold Awards of Excellence at their annual conference in Winston-Salem last week. 

Feb 24, 2016

Gregg Construction Update 2

Over the last three months, construction has progressed steadily alongside weather delays.  The concrete for the foundation walls and floor of the addition is complete.  The steel beams and decking for the galleries on the main floor have been erected. The concrete slab for the main floor of the addition was poured just a few days ago and…