More Videos

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is 'de-restoring' a Bacchus statue that dates back to at least the early 17th century 2:20

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is 'de-restoring' a Bacchus statue that dates back to at least the early 17th century

Tap dance company and soccer freestyler usher in new arts app at UNC 1:30

Tap dance company and soccer freestyler usher in new arts app at UNC

Kinston emerging as an unlikely arts hub 2:02

Kinston emerging as an unlikely arts hub

Social media users try the 'Invisible Box Challenge,' the internet's newest viral sensation 1:23

Social media users try the 'Invisible Box Challenge,' the internet's newest viral sensation

Sir Walter Raleigh, a man of many garbs 1:26

Sir Walter Raleigh, a man of many garbs

NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson 2:17

NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park puts a new spin on downtown Wilson 2:25

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park puts a new spin on downtown Wilson

Meet Community Connector Aly Khalifa 3:01

Meet Community Connector Aly Khalifa

Downtown throbs with music, culture and craft  1:08

Downtown throbs with music, culture and craft 

Help wrap a downtown Raleigh building in yarn with artist Olek this weekend 1:26

Help wrap a downtown Raleigh building in yarn with artist Olek this weekend

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on February 12, 2018. Barack Obama's portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley - an artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African-Americans. Barack Obama shared a tidbit about Wiley's "initial impulse" for the work with Wiley later joking back, "So how do you explain that a lot of that is just simply not true?" Pool via AP
The National Portrait Gallery unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on February 12, 2018. Barack Obama's portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley - an artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African-Americans. Barack Obama shared a tidbit about Wiley's "initial impulse" for the work with Wiley later joking back, "So how do you explain that a lot of that is just simply not true?" Pool via AP

Curious about those new Obama portraits? You can see the artists’ works at Triangle museums.

February 12, 2018 04:53 PM

More Videos

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is 'de-restoring' a Bacchus statue that dates back to at least the early 17th century 2:20

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is 'de-restoring' a Bacchus statue that dates back to at least the early 17th century

Tap dance company and soccer freestyler usher in new arts app at UNC 1:30

Tap dance company and soccer freestyler usher in new arts app at UNC

Kinston emerging as an unlikely arts hub 2:02

Kinston emerging as an unlikely arts hub

Social media users try the 'Invisible Box Challenge,' the internet's newest viral sensation 1:23

Social media users try the 'Invisible Box Challenge,' the internet's newest viral sensation

Sir Walter Raleigh, a man of many garbs 1:26

Sir Walter Raleigh, a man of many garbs

NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson 2:17

NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park puts a new spin on downtown Wilson 2:25

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park puts a new spin on downtown Wilson

Meet Community Connector Aly Khalifa 3:01

Meet Community Connector Aly Khalifa

Downtown throbs with music, culture and craft  1:08

Downtown throbs with music, culture and craft 

Help wrap a downtown Raleigh building in yarn with artist Olek this weekend 1:26

Help wrap a downtown Raleigh building in yarn with artist Olek this weekend