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Posted by Dan Howe on September 17, 2019
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Thank You For Coming To Rooted In Raleigh!

Posted by Dan Howe on July 5, 2019
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Thanks to everyone who attended our event this year! We hope you had as much fun as we did. Through your generous support, and the support of our sponsors, we raised approximately $9,000! This funding will help support new exhibits as well as our educational programs. We look forward to seeing you again soon at City Of Raleigh Museum!      

The Story of Barbecue in N.C.

Posted by Dan Howe on May 27, 2019
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Our Families’ Treasures: Stories from Moore Square Magnet Middle School

Posted by Dan Howe on March 15, 2019
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The City of Raleigh Museum and Moore Square Magnet Middle School 8th grade class will open the newest exhibit Our Families’ Treasures with an opening reception from 6-9pm on April 5th. This exhibit focuses on the important objects that each student has in their life and tells the story of their families. From stories of war, migration, love, and even a look to the future, the 8th grade students at Moore Square will show you

April is Raleigh History Month! Join us for special tours and events!

Posted by Dan Howe on March 15, 2019
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UPDATE: The Oak City Architecture Tour was rescheduled to Saturday, May 4th. Details are at the bottom of the page. The City of Raleigh Museum celebrates April as Raleigh History Month with a month-long program of special walking tours and events to celebrate Raleigh’s cultural heritage and encourage the public to explore the city’s numerous historic sites! History After Hours (Tuesday, April 2 @ 7-8 p.m.) –

Posted by Dan Howe on February 11, 2019
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Joe Winters Comes Home – A Celebration at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, February 24th

Posted by Dan Howe on February 11, 2019
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Friend to Legendary Performers, Saluted by J. Edgar Hoover    

The re-discovery of Joe Winters’ legacy starts with Greg Paul. While renovating the Winters’ elegant family home in Southeast Raleigh, Paul was fascinated by the vintage concert tickets, photos and other mementos he came across in what had been Joe’s basement office.

Paul contacted Warden, who met with Chacona and Joseph Jr. The children had preserved many materials associated with their father’s

Raleigh Roasts was a hit! See you next year.

Posted by Dan Howe on February 7, 2019
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The Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum hosted their Second Annual Raleigh Roasts to great success on Saturday, January 26, 2019. As vendors began arriving early that morning, the excitement in the air only grew as adults and children alike began lining Fayetteville Street. Despite the chilly weather, many spoke in eager curiosity as to what selections different vendors would provide. This

Raleigh Roasts Happening This Month!

Posted by Dan Howe on January 9, 2019
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Saturday, January 26th 9am – 12pm Click Here For More

“Al Norte al Norte: Latino Life in North Carolina.” debuts January 4th, 2019!

Posted by Dan Howe on December 18, 2018
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A new exhibit is opening on Friday, January 4 titled “Al Norte al Norte: Latino Life in North Carolina.” This traveling exhibition organized by the North Carolina Museum of History features the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and Triangle resident José Galvez. It chronicles the diversity and strength of the state’s growing Latino community – from business owners and farm laborers to grandparents and kindergarten graduates. Many Latinos have made North Carolina their home since