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Contemporary Art Museum

409 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1819
+1 919-261-5920
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glad they didn't charge us to get in

I've seen pictures online of some of the exhibits and the art museum looked like something I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
Quick visit

Great little museum. Only four artists on display while we were there but they were talented. Tour... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
25 Jul 2017
“Quick visit”
14 Jul 2017
“Small, but good”
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409 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1819
+1 919-261-5920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen pictures online of some of the exhibits and the art museum looked like something I would enjoy so we decided to make a trip to Raleigh to see it. On our visit it was basically empty with only some small art on the...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great little museum. Only four artists on display while we were there but they were talented. Tour takes less than one hour.

Thank lab12345
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

There are only 3 exhibits on, but I liked them all. It was a good air conditioned stop on a hot day. $5 admission.

Thank rachemey
Reviewed 13 May 2017

There was one mural, one painting, and two small sculptures for the admission price of $5. I asked the receptionist to be sure if there wasn't anything else, and she assured me that any other exhibits had closed a week or two before.

1  Thank Feather1454
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I like looking at art for the most part, but unfortunately I found this gallery to be a bit dull after a while. I think if you are an art enthusiast you will love it. They do offer traveling galleries quite often, so some of...More

1  Thank Kayla F
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I visited here with a group on a Friday afternoon. There were about a dozen patrons including us. Admission was free, although they accept donations. The main exhibit up at the time was the Camstellation, an exhibit of hundreds of 2D work by local artists....More

1  Thank DesertRoses2015
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Visited the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh on a Friday; the first Friday of the month is free. There were two exhibits, one a photography series by Maria Guiterrez (enchanting odd mix with a live model with mannequins) and the Horse & Buggy Press. Original...More

1  Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

$5 to get it -- not bad until you realize the museum is only open another half an hour and the staff omitted that information. It was fine again, once I realized everything could be viewed in 15-20 minutes. The whole time I was there,...More

2  Thank Drew F
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This museum is one you have to go to and "experience it first hand" to actually understand it, it's just one of those "ART museums" !! When I say "First Friday", is Electric, I mean, totally awesome! First, to all, First Friday is FREE, so...More

1  Thank dianeo784
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great location in downtown Raleigh, with wonderful rotating exhibits. The floor plan is open and nice. CAM also partners with local schools for both exhibits and Docents.

1  Thank dnight76
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