We spent a chunk of the day at the North Carolina Museum of Art
in Raleigh, where Jaimee took some notes for one of her art history courses. It's definitely one of the better small museums I've been to, though I prefer the Cameron
in Wilmington. (In fairness, I may be biased
What the N.C. Museum of Art is good at that most small museums aren't is ancient art -- it seems to be the focus of the permanent collection. At left is "Standing Female Deity or Deity Impersonator,"
which Jaimee wound up using for her paper. The museum Web site has a Shockwave
tool that lets you look at it from all angles, if you like.