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N.C. Museum of Art

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The North Carolina Museum of Art had a unique beginning, one that was both scoffed at and praised. In 1947, North Carolina became the first state to appropriate funds for a public art collection, when the General Assembly approved $1-million to purchase works of art. The Museum of Art was not opened until the 1950s. Today, it is the cultural showplace of the state and is visited by over a quarter of a million people annually.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 11, Nov 1998, p76, il