On the Road at the NC Museum of Art

By Mike Ellis

The West Building of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Image Credit: On the Road with Mickey.

On the Road at the NC Museum of Art

By Mike Ellis.

Yesterday we talked about the Museum Park that exists on the grounds of the North Carolina Museum of Art; today, we continue our look at this museum by exploring the museum itself, and tomorrow, to wrap up our look at this great museum, we are going to talk about the special exhibit that is wrapping up soon, featuring works of M. C. Escher and Leonardo Da Vinci.

The NC Museum of Art features two buildings; the West Building and the East Building. East Building is where the special exhibits are featured, and where the Escher and Da Vinci exhibits are housed. Today, Cindy and I explored the West Building, which is home to the permanent collection. I don’t know exactly how big it is in terms of square footage, but it houses a large collection of paintings, sculptures, and more, including the tranquil Rodin Garden. At just two miles from my house, the Museum of Art is conveniently located to be able to get over for a …read more

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