Whether you're a longtime Tar Heel or planning your first visit to North Carolina, we've curated some of the best ways to experience authentic North Carolina arts. history and culture this summer.See All There is to Explore
Connect NC is the Governor’s $2.85 billion bond proposal for strategic investments in our state’s transportation and other public infrastructure that will cultivate a stronger economy and improve North Carolina’s quality of life.Learn More About the Initiative
Go on a fascinating journey to music venues, events and museums that illuminate the lives of African American musicians from eastern North Carolina with the African American Music Trails of North Carolina.Plan Your Trip
See the power of historic preservation in 46 evocative images of abandoned historic buildings in eastern North Carolina at the N.C. Museum of History's Rural Revival: Photographs of Home and Preservation of Place exhibit.Learn More About the Exhibit
Whether you’re looking to experience a symphony performance, attend an art show, visit a museum exhibit, find a fun family event or a step back to the Civil War at a historic site, you’re at the right place! If you’re interested in discovering your family’s genealogy, exploring North Carolina history or learning how you can preserve your family treasures or local government records, we can help you too! In fact, we do a lot more.
Cultural Resources is all about what’s happening today in the arts and music, but also about what’s happened in the past to get us here. We’re home to 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Archives, the State Library and the N.C. Arts Council.
Led by Secretary Susan Kluttz, our mission to enrich lives and communities creates opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history and libraries in North Carolina that will spark creativity, stimulate learning, preserve the state’s history and promote the creative economy. Our organization was the first in the nation to include all state agencies for arts and culture under one umbrella.
This site is your jumping off point to discover all we have to offer. Welcome.
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