Press Releases

"Ansel Adams: Masterworks" Opening Day at the NCMA

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

On Saturday, February 4, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) will host several exciting art-making and virtual reality programs to celebrate the opening day of special exhibition Ansel Adams: Masterworks. Please see details below for inclusion in calendar listings and editorial features.

100 Years of Jugtown Pottery: From Necessity to North Carolina's Desired Collectables

Friday, January 20, 2017

Would you believe the concept for Jugtown came after seeing a farmer’s entry of apples displayed in a “dirt dish” at the Davidson County fair in 1915? Jacques and Juliana Busbee, both from Raleigh, had a vision inspired by that “dirt dish” that initiated an industry devoted to preserving North Carolina’s pottery traditions from 1917 until today.

Cannon Trust Enhancing and Preserving State Historic Treasures

Thursday, January 19, 2017

One of North Carolina’s unique state historic sites, Town Creek Indian Mound, will enhance its education and preservation activities thanks to a grant from the Charles A. Cannon Charitable Trust based in Concord, N.C.

Top Ten N.C. Gubernatorial Inaugural Facts

Friday, January 6, 2017

In colonial days, North Carolina governors took the oath of office with little fanfare, but with independence the oath achieved new significance. It verified the governor’s election and signaled a peaceful transfer of power. While the ceremony has taken place in many locations it remains the marker of the continuation of democracy in our state. 

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