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?
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 Raleigh! Buy tickets or become a host, supporter or benefactor and join us at the VIP Cocktail party! What: Time
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
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