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Our War: Voices of Raleigh’s World War 2 Veterans

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on May 6, 2014
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xposter1 - Copyxposter1Marguerite Robinson2The new “Our War: Voices of Raleigh’s World War 2 Veterans” exhibit will tell the tale of two different Raleighs and how its residents who went to war had vastly different experiences in the same conflict. 15 local veterans have been interviewed as part of an oral

MEXhibit: “Mexican Artists in North Carolina”

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on April 8, 2014
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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

Time Warp 2014 Salute to the1940’s Swing Dance

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on March 30, 2014
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Raleigh-City-Museum - Updated for Web 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!

Latta’s Living Legacy: Rev. Morgan L. Latta and the Latta University

Posted by admin on December 5, 2013
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Latta   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

Raleigh Then, Raleigh Now, Raleigh Next

Posted by admin on December 5, 2013
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R3 Exhibit 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.

Junior Interpreter Program

Posted by admin on December 5, 2013
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Sammy2 Do you have a child that loves history? On the first Saturday of every month (excluding June, July, and August) from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm the City of Raleigh’s Historical Resources and Museums Program will hold historically themed workshops for ages 10 – 13. We will engage Raleigh’s young citizens through hands-on experiences, field trips, and volunteering in order to foster an appreciation for

Civil War Walking Tour

Posted by admin on December 5, 2013
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CivilWarWalkingTour Retreating Confederate soldiers, freed slaves, and an invading Union army threw Raleigh into chaos and left it balancing between total destruction and salvation. The City of Raleigh Museum invites you to explore this rapidly changing world of 1865 through a special walking tour of Downtown Raleigh. Join COR Museum Director, Ernest Dollar, as he uses letters, diaries, and photographs to reveal life in Raleigh during