The Gregg Museum of Art and Design is sponsored by North Carolina State University. It is operated by the university’s Division of Student Affairs, and along with hosting visitors from the public, serves its students with academic and research programs. It hosts six to eight exhibitions each year in its two galleries and shows other special exhibitions in spaces around campus.
Its permanent collection has more than 20,000 objects and includes textiles, ceramics, folk art, photography, glass, sculpture and furniture. Highlights from the collection include Randy Shull’s Chest of Chairs, Jim Meyer’s Mountain Laurel Ring with Box, Lydia Thompson’sThe Gathering, and Eero Saarinen’s Womb Chair.
Past exhibitions have included photography by John Menapace, a retrospective of work by Tom Spleth, contemporary textile artists, jewelry by Robert Ebendrof, and old and new Czech glass.
Gregg Museum of Art and Design Information
- Public Transportation : Poor
- Handicapped Accessibility : Good
- Hours: Monday-Friday, noon-8 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2-8 pm. Closed university holidays and between exhibitions.
- Admission: Admission is free to the public
- Tours: Are offered on a regular basis.
- Membership/Subscriptions: Membership to ‘Friends of the Gregg’ is $50-99 and includes newsletter subscription and invitations to invitations, artist talks and other special events year-round. Also included is reciprocal membership to “Friends of Arts NC State”.