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
Somewhere Between Lost and Found
June 6 - July 27, 2014
Opening reception First Friday June 6, 6-8pm
A show and sale of paintings described as primitive, honest and transparent. The work begins non-objectively, in the form of a chaotic black and white painting. But from the chaos emerges patterns, forms and symbols that collectively build to a visual identity.
- August 1-September 1 - Audubon Revisited by Amy Sawyer
- September 5-28 - Horizons: Touching the Sky by the Pastel Society of NC
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)