The Nature Art Gallery is located on the mezzanine level of the Museum Store and features original nature-themed art. All exhibited art is for sale.
The main gallery showcases regional artists' two and three-dimensional arts and crafts — hand blown glass, NC pottery (including Bulldog Pottery), wildlife photography, lithographs and paintings. The secondary gallery features a single artist each month in a juried exhibition of their most recent work. Opening receptions are held during the Museum's First Friday  events. For more information call 919.707.9854.
Monday–Saturday: 9 am–4:45 pm
Sunday: noon–4:45 pm
Pastel Society of North Carolina
Horizons: Touching the Sky
September 2 - September 28, 2014
Opening reception First Friday September 5, 6-8pm
"Horizons: Touching the Sky", Art show and sale by the Pastel Society of North Carolina. An art form that dates back to the 16th Century with particles that have many facets: therefore, pastel paintings collect light like a prism.
- August 1-September 1 - Audubon Revisited by Amy Sawyer
- September 5-28 - Horizons: Touching the Sky by the Pastel Society of NC
- October 3-26 - Nature, My Muse by Mona Wu
- November 7-30 - Nature Photography by James Henderson
The Nature Art Gallery is pleased to offer limited edition giclee prints, signed by NC artist Robert Johnson, of his paintings Signs of Spring (above) and Signs of Autumn Across North Carolina (below). These high quality prints, on archival paper using archival inks, measure 26x18 inches and can be purchased exclusively from the Gallery, framed or unframed. Or you can reserve one by calling 919.707.9854.
Accessibility Note: The Nature Art Gallery is only accessible by stairs. For each exhibition all art will be photographed. Staff will bring individual pieces to the main floor of the Museum Store as requested.
Prospectus for Artists  (Word document)