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The Sir Walter Social: An Introduction to the City of Raleigh Museum

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 20, 2017
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Calling all History Buffs! Be sure to mark your calanders on Saturday, March 11th for a truly historic event. The Sir Walter Social aims to invite all those who are passionate for local history to meet the sites and organizations associated with it’s preservation. Come learn about the City of Raleigh Museum and its Friends Organization and discover the events and exhibits we have planned for 2017. Representatives from other sites and organizations will be

Museum visitors this Spring can enter to win free airfare to Paris, compliments of Delta Airlines

Posted by Tom Simon on February 16, 2017
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In celebration of its new RDU to Paris nonstop service, Delta Airlines has partnered with the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum to offer one lucky museum visitor two free economy class tickets to Paris. This drawing is open to all legal U.S. residents 18 years of older visiting the museum from Jan. 6 through May 31, 2017. One winner will be randomly selected in early June. Details below:

Friends of the Museum Paris Flight Drawing

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 3, 2017
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In celebration of the exhibit and its new RDU to Paris nonstop service, Delta Airlines has partnered with the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum to offer one lucky museum visitor two free economy class tickets to Paris, home of some of the most renowned cathedrals in the world. This drawing is open to all legal U.S. residents 18 years of older visiting the museum from Jan. 6 through May 31, 2017. One winner

“Secrets of the Cathedral” Exhibit Opens at the City of Raleigh Museum Jan. 6

Posted by Tom Simon on December 19, 2016
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Museum visitors can enter to win free airfare to Paris compliments of Delta Airlines

RALEIGH, N.C. (DECEMBER 19, 2016) – The City of Raleigh Museum announced today its “Secrets of the Cathedral” lobby exhibition will open to the public Friday, Jan. 6. “Secrets of the Cathedral,” created by A. Brothers Associates Exhibit Design, answers the question “What makes a church a cathedral?” It does this by showing how cathedrals have played a continuing

Join Us For Beyond Bollywood: A Taste of India on Saturday, January 14

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 6, 2016
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Join us at the City of Raleigh Museum for a special food event. Beyond Bollywood: A Taste of India Saturday January 14, 2017 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The City of Raleigh Museum 220 Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC 27601 The City of Raleigh Museum is presenting an unique evening exploring the fusion of Indian-American cooking through dishes that are traditionally prepared to celebrate the Indian holidays

Thank you for an exciting opening night for Beyond Bollywood!

Posted by Tom Simon on November 26, 2016
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On Saturday, November 19th, after months of planning and creating a truly unique exhibit for the Triangle, the Beyond Bollywood exhibit was officially unveiled. The ceremony was attended by local and state wide politicians, members of the Indian community, Friends of City of Raleigh Museum and guests who wanted to be the first to view this national exhibit that showcases the remarkable achievements of Indian Americans in the United States. Special thanks to Ram Tirath

Unique events happening around the Beyond Bollywood Exhibit!

Posted by Tom Simon on November 17, 2016
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The City of Raleigh Museum is partnering with local groups to tie in a series of educational programs and special events to highlight the Triangle’s vibrant Indian community and create a more interactive experience. For more information, contact us at (919)-996-2220 or via email at cormuseum@gmail.com.  Events are free unless noted and all take place onsite at the City of Raleigh Museum:

Explore India Through Dance (Instructor: Priya Chellani, Indigo Dance Evolution

You Are Invited! Beyond Bollywood Exhibit Opening Party

Posted by Leo Suarez on November 9, 2016
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23indiad1Please join the Friends of the COR Museum in celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation! The event will start at 7 pm with opening ceremonies starting at 7:30. Refreshments will be provided, and there will be dance performances by Rinku Bhattacharya (www.rinkubdas.com). A keynote address will be given by Swadesh Chatterjee.

Beyond Bollywood Exhibit Programming

Posted by Leo Suarez on November 2, 2016
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Explore India Through Dance

Bollywood dance is synonymous with Indian culture. Discover this dance fusion rooted in Indian classical and folk dances at The City of Raleigh Museum as we welcome a Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation.” Explore this new exhibition then become the interpreter as you learn a creative blend of dance movements and express yourself on a diverse variety of Bollywood songs. This workshop will focus on the

Capital City Camera Club

Posted by Leo Suarez on August 16, 2016
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Category: Past Exhibits

Lobby exhibit opening First Friday December 2, 2016. The exhibit runs through the rest of the month.