Painted Archives

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

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

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?