RALEIGH, N.C. -- The public gets its first chance to see the new North Carolina Museum of Art this weekend.
The museum, closed since September, reopens Saturday, when the public can see the new building that houses the permanent collection. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.
One highlight is the collection of 30 works by Auguste Rodin, whose sculptures can be seen both inside and in an outside courtyard.
The museum received $67 million in public money for the new, 127,000-square-foot building, plus a $6 million commitment for the repair and renovation of the existing building.
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