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
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.) – Did you know there was a wall built around Raleigh during the Civil War? Did you know there’s a quote in all
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
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
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
The exhibit, a joint venture with the Dix Park Conservancy, explores the long history and future of Raleigh’s newest park. From Plantation to Park explores four perspectives on the land known as Dix Hill.
We’re excited to be part of such a great list of things to do in Raleigh! New to the city? Have friends coming to town? Learn more about our museum and the other fun things to do in Raleigh! https://traveler.marriott.com/culture-and-style/5-things-to-do-in-raleigh-must-dos/?nck=110172214&ck=23645860&lk=1000296870
“From Plantation to Park: The Story of Dix Hill” chronicles legacy of Dix Hill Community Free exhibit will be run through 2020
Listen to Ernest Dollar talk about this amazing exhibit on iHeart Radio!