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The North Carolina Museum of Art is one of only two art museums in the country to have a permanent display of Jewish ceremonial art. The Judaic Art Gallery was founded by the late Dr. Abram Kanof. Among the items in the collection are ornaments that decorate the Torah and a rare late 18th-century silver Torah shield.
John Singleton Copley's portrait of Wilmington merchant and planter John Burgwin, which was painted in 1783, is one of only a few portraits of North Carolinians by America's first great artist. The painting remained in the family for 222 years, and in 2005, it was donated to the North Carolina Museum of Art.