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4 Feb

Exhibition: Ansel …

Feb 04, 2017 — May 07, 2017
In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams, …
29 Apr

Midtown Music Fest

Apr 29, 2017
Back by popular demand, the 3rd Annual Midtown Music Fest is a …
7 May

Downtown Raleigh …

May 07, 2017
A 1/2 mile of food trucks and restaurants spread out over 11 …
7 May

Spoon

May 07, 2017
Spoon will be performing live with Tennis at The …
19 May

Artsplosure - The …

May 19, 2017 — May 21, 2017
Since its inception in 1980, this spring festival has …
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Raleigh, N.C., Arts

There is a reason Raleigh has been called the "Smithsonian of the South." Led by a class of creative artists and innovators, Raleigh, N.C., is bursting at the seams with an endless supply of live performing arts and visual arts galleries. The destination is home to a must-see collection of museums including the North Carolina Museum of Art and CAM Raleigh, plus nationally-acclaimed presenting organizations such as Carolina Ballet and North Carolina Theatre. Raleigh also has plenty of locally-owned galleries and collegiate arts programs to explore.

Arts in Raleigh aren't just stand-out attractions. They're built into the fabric of the community everywhere you look. A community of dancers, painters, photographers, sculptors and curators have influenced neighborhoods all across the destination. Take it from local illustrator, artist and passionate mind Linda Dallas (owner of Linda Dallas's Art Studio) who says, "Creativity doesn't just live in the arts. Creativity lives in business. Creativity lives in science. This is what makes for a Smart City." 

To get started with planning your exploration of Raleigh's thriving, smart arts scene, browse the listings below.

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Philharmonic Association

  • 410 Glenwood Ave.
    Ste. 170
    Raleigh, NC 27603

The Philharmonic Association fosters love of great music in young musicians through ensemble training and performance in symphonic, string, and jazz ensembles. Concert details are on our web site. ...More

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311 Gallery

  • 311 W. Martin St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.247.4915

A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

  • 2 E. South St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.8500

Alia Fine Art Studios

  • 1401 S. Bloodworth St.
    Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Area: South Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.272.7362

Antfarm Studios

  • 303 Kinsey St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.2514

Apex Arts Council

  • P.O. Box 1381
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.278.7335

Apex Wine & Design

  • 5452 Apex Peakway
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.355.2855

Artistic Abandon

  • 7459 Six Forks Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.901.7385

Artopia

  • 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct.
    Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.307.8144

Arts N.C. State

  • 2610 Cates Ave
    Raleigh, NC 27695
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.515.1100
 
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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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