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MEXhibit 2015

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on April 22, 2015
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The City of Raleigh Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico are excited to announce the second annual “MEXhibit: Mexican Artists in North Carolina”. An exhibit of contemporary Mexican artists, the exhibit runs May 1 – 31st and features works from artists who reside and work in North Carolina. The artworks include sculpture and paintings that reflect the experience of a new generation of

City of Raleigh Museum to Host Exhibit, Lectures for Black History Month

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on January 13, 2015
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pope add 1 (1) 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

2014 Festival of Wreaths

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on November 10, 2014
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PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS

TO BENEFIT THE FRIENDS OF THE CITY OF RALEIGH MUSEUM

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 | 7 PM TO 9 PM 2 2 0 FAYETTEVILLE STREET | RALEIGH, NC 2 7 6 0 1 Enjoy delicious sweets and savories, festive drinks and a live

Paderewski Festival

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on October 16, 2014
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PaderewskiPosterFINALAll6Logos (1)Come join the COR Museum we partcipate in the Paderewski Festival on November 13th.! For more information visit: www.paderewski-festival.org

 

Night at the City of Raleigh Museum

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on July 22, 2014
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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.

Hardware History Summer Camp

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on May 27, 2014
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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

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