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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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Hickory Museum of Art
Hickory was the first city in the Southeast to establish a museum of American art. The collections include contemporary folk art, American paintings and prints, studio glass, pottery, and more.
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Asheville Art Museum
Through works of art in permanent and special exhibition, students will learn about the rich history of visual arts in North Carolina.
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Greenville Museum of Art
Permanent exhibits include 19th and 20th century art, North Carolina art and an impressive collection of Jugtown pottery.
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Weatherspoon Art Museum
Education programs at the museum allow students to explore the modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture, photographs and other works of art housed there.
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North Carolina State University Gallery of Art and Design
Guided tours of the NCSU Gallery of Art and Design's collections and exhibitions are available for school groups.
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Louisburg College Elizabeth Thiel Faulkner Gallery
In addition to the eclectic variety of exhibits at the art gallery, at the end of each semester, Louisburg College highlights the art work of its students.
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Cameron Art Museum
Visit the Cameron Art Museum and see its wonderful “collection of fine art, design and crafts, including significant holdings of historical and contemporary work by North Carolina artists, designers and artisans.”
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North Carolina Museum of Art
Find information about taking your class to visit the museum or arranging a museum professional to visit your school. Explore the amazing collections and take advantage of the online teacher resources and student activities.
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Five Faiths
In Recent North Carolina, page 6.4
The Five Faiths Project, developed by the Ackland Art Museum of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, combines original works of art, photographs, storytelling and community events to introduce information about the world religions of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.
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Artwork outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art
Artwork outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art
This is a sculpture outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill
Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill
This is a sculpture by graduate student Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The sculpture is covered in stitched patent leather and features bullets for teeth as well as wheels that allow it to be moved...
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Capital Area Visitor Information
Find information for scheduling a free comprehensive tour of many of Raleigh's cultural attractions and a description of the sites you can visit, including the State Capitol, the State Legislative Building, the Executive Mansion, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Museum of History, and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
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A man contemplating a painting at the Hickory Museum of Art
A man contemplating a painting at the Hickory Museum of Art
A man contemplates a painting at the Hickory Museum of Art.
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St. James Place Museum
This is a private folk art museum housed in the restored old Robersonville Primitive Baptist Church. It features pieces from the personal collection of Dr. Everette James, Jr., a native of Robersonville and former chair of Radiology at Vanderbilt University.
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Ackland Art Museum
Features online versions of art museum's exhibits and permanent collection, field trip guidelines and activities, lesson plans, and in-depth institutional background.
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The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
Discover the heritage, history, and artistic traditions of the region at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
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Mint Museum of Art
Mint Museum of Art
The Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte is housed in the former U.S. Mint building, which operated as a federal branch mint from 1837 until the Civil War.
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Gaston County Museum of Art and History
Gaston County local history is brought to life at this museum in Dallas, NC. Learn about the North Carolina textile mill industry and see special exhibits.
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The Museum of the Native American Resource Center
The exhibits on display at this museum include prehistoric tools and weapons, 19th century Lumbee artifacts, contemporary Indian art and items which represent Native Americans from all over North America.
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Whirligig in front of the Hickory Museum of Art
Whirligig in front of the Hickory Museum of Art
This is a whirligig in front of the Hickory Museum of Art in Hickory, North Carolina.
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