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(in)Tangible Boundaries – A History of Raleigh through Maps

Posted by Leo Suarez on April 3, 2018
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Category: Current Exhibits

This exhibition in the front gallery of the City of Raleigh Museum will showcase student maps from an ongoing course at NC State’s College of Design entitled DIY Cartography. Through the course, students create maps focused on the history of Raleigh’s urban development in order to better understand how, why and where development has been concentrated and the effects that same development has had socially, politically and economically. Visitors will be able to contribute to this

Time Warp 2018

Posted by Leo Suarez on January 9, 2018
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Silent Killers: The Legacy of the 1918 Spanish Flu

Posted by Leo Suarez on January 4, 2018
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Category: Past Exhibits

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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Category: Events

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 Raleigh Roasts on Saturday, January 20, 2018

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 16, 2017
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Category: Events

OSaturday, January 20, 2018the City of Raleigh Museum will be hosting Raleigh Roasts, 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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Category: Events

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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Category: Past Exhibits

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.