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Painted Archives

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 28, 2016
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Category: Past Exhibits

The museum’s first ever one-man show, Painted Archives presented local artist Pete Sack’s colorful interpretations of the museum’s photographic collection.

Nature Unleashed: Disasters in Raleigh

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 28, 2016
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Category: Past Exhibits

This exhibit detailed Raleigh’s weather-related catastrophes and explored how our community predicted, dealt with, and recovered from natural disasters such as hurricanes, blizzards, and fires. In addition to historic information and photographs, the exhibit highlighted the April 2011 tornadoes.

Your Place is by His Side: WWI Posters in Raleigh

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 28, 2016
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This exhibit explored World War I and its impact on Raleigh through the colorful medium of poster art. In an era without television and popular radio, posters were an effective means of mass communication. No matter the message, posters asked the same essential question: How will you contribute to the war effort?

Time Warp 2016

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on February 1, 2016
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Category: Events

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The Friends of City of Raleigh (COR) Museum invite you to save the date of Saturday, April 23, and join us for Time Warp 2016! This year, we will be transported back to Raleigh in the 1950s, so break out your poodle skirts, leather jackets, and

Time Warp 2015 Auction Preview!

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on June 3, 2015
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Check out just a few of the fabulous items that we will be offering at the Time Warp 2015 Night at COR Museum Live & Silent Auctions!

The Stanbury

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Durham Bulls Package

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Time Warp 2015 Night at the COR Museum!

Posted by Aubrey Minshew on April 29, 2015
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image   The Friends of City of Raleigh (COR) Museum invite you to save the date of Saturday, June 6, 2015, and join us for Time Warp: Night at COR Museum!  We are making some history of our own and you can help us bring the Smithsonian to RaleighBuy tickets or become a host, supporter or benefactor and join us at the VIP Cocktail party! What:   Time

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