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Fayetteville Street Walking Tours

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 16, 2017
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Every Saturday @ 2 pm beginning in January 2018! Read More

Fayetteville Street Walking Tours

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 16, 2017
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Explore the historic heart of downtown Raleigh, Fayetteville Street! Every Saturday @ 2 pm beginning in January, the City of Raleigh Museum will offer Fayetteville Street Walking Tours. The heart of Raleigh’s history is centered on “North Carolina’s Main Street,” a half-mile long street with a rich and colorful past, whose buildings and stories have helped shape the Raleigh we know today. In honor of this legacy, the City of Raleigh Museum will offer one-hour, one-mile walking tours

Come to Capital CoffeeCon on Saturday, January 20, 2018

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 16, 2017
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OSaturday, January 20, 2018the City of Raleigh Museum will be hosting Capital CoffeeCon, an event that celebrates Raleigh’s café culture.  We have invited local businesses into the museum from 9 am-noon to provide museum visitors with samples and sell their products. Visitors can purchase a $5 wristband that will allow them to sample freely as well as receive a complimentary City of Raleigh Museum coffee mug. Confirmed vendors include Larry’s Coffee, Lucettegrace, Raleigh Coffee Company,

Recap of the Dwane Powell Fireside Chat

Posted by Leo Suarez on July 29, 2017
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During the Friend’s Annual Meeting this July, we had a fantastic turnout of new visitors and current members at the museum to see a fireside chat with Dwane Powell and our director, Ernest Dollar. We filled the entry way of the museum as we welcomed new board members and hosted this free event to the public. Make sure to join us for future events like this one by becoming a member of the City

“You really stuck it to me today”

Posted by Leo Suarez on June 13, 2017
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The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell, now open to the public. Read More

“You really stuck it to me today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell

Posted by Leo Suarez on May 31, 2017
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RALEIGH, N.C. (May 25, 2017)The City of Raleigh Museum announced today that its retrospective of the nationally syndicated work of political cartoonist and area resident Dwane Powell will open to the public Sunday, June 4. Titled “You really stuck it to me today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell,” the free exhibit will feature more than 40 cartoons from Powell’s childhood to

Raleighscapes: Photo Exhibit Presented by the Capital City Camera Club

Posted by Leo Suarez on May 9, 2017
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The members of the Capital City Camera Club will exhibit their images of Raleigh along with a slide show  of their favorite images of a variety of subjects in December. Reception is on Friday the 1st, 6-9pm.

The City of Raleigh Museum Debuts Political Cartoonist Dwane Powell Exhibit on June 4

Posted by Leo Suarez on April 27, 2017
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The City of Raleigh Museum announced today that its retrospective of the nationally syndicated work of political cartoonist and area resident Dwane Powell will open to the public Sunday, June 4. Titled “You really stuck it to me today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell,” the free exhibit will feature more than 40 cartoons from Powell’s childhood to the present, as well as sketchbooks and artifacts of the cartoonist’s trade. “You really stuck it

Sir Walter Social hosts Thirteen Local Organizations

Posted by Tom Simon on March 17, 2017
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The Sir Walter social was this past Saturday, and it proved that you don’t have to be a nerd to enjoy Raleigh’s history. With the combined efforts of The Friends of COR Museum, The City of Raleigh and other historical groups we counted over 100 visitors in under 3 hours!

The event kicked off with a quick word from Douglas Noreen describing the Friends organization and its mission. Followed up

Time Warp 2017 is on June 3, 2017

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 23, 2017
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The Friends of City of Raleigh (COR) Museum invite you to save the date of Saturday, June 3rd, and join us for Time Warp 2017! This year, we will be transported back to Raleigh in the 1920s, so break out your top hats and flapper dresses! Join us for an evening of auctions, food, drink, and dancing – all proceeds will support the City of Raleigh Museum’s exhibits and programming. Read More