The City of Raleigh Museum will celebrate Black History Month in February with a new exhibit and lectures that explore African American identity through photographs. On Feb. 3, the museum will open an exhibit featuring never before seen photographs from the collection of the Dr. Manassa T. Pope House Museum. The Pope family moved to Raleigh in 1900 and built a home
This summer, the City of Raleigh Museum has partnered with Seed Art Share to bring you an exciting new children’s program. This original scavenger-play, written by Raleigh playwright Ian Finley, invites history buffs ages 8 to 12 to join Sir Walter Raleigh for a night of intrigue and mystery-solving in the Museum. Lost artifacts and hidden clues have turned the Museum upside down.
The Museum offers a week long summer camp four times throughout the summer. Our camp provides activities for children that enrich their understanding of history alongside the fundamentals of math and science. This camp covers a time period in Raleigh’s history each day. For example, starting with the antebellum period on Mondays campers learn about plantation life with a visit to a local Raleigh
The City of Raleigh Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico are sponsoring an exhibit of contemporary Mexican artists entitled, “MEXhibit: Mexican Artists in North Carolina”. The exhibit runs May 1 – 30 and features works from eight artists who reside and work in North Carolina. The artworks include sculpture and paintings that reflect the experience of a new generation of
TimeWarp 2014 Salute to the1940’s Swing Dance at the COR Museum June 7, 2014 7pm-10pm Members $60, Non-members $70 Swing back to the 1940’s and kick up your heels at this evening of fun, food, drink and dance! Featuring Live Jazz Band “Mint Julep” with Live and Silent Auctions, Raffle and 1940’s themed photo booth. 1940’s attire and WWII uniforms encouraged!
The COR Museum partnered with the Latta Foundation to craft a new exhibit for February entitled, Latta’s Living Legacy: Rev. Morgan L. Latta and the Latta University. The exhibit tells the story of Morgan Latta, a former slave, who gained his freedom and established an industrial school in Raleigh. On display are artifacts from archaeological digs at the school site and architectural elements from
Help COR Museum celebrate the completion of the first phase of its new flagship exhibit, “Raleigh Then, Raleigh Now, Raleigh Next” (R3). This interactive exhibit highlights historical events & figures in Raleigh’s past, beginning prior to the founding of the city and continuing into the present.