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The First Gulf War: The War to Free Kuwait Exhibit

Monday, October 31, 2016

A new traveling exhibit about The First Gulf War: The War to Free Kuwait, opens Friday, Nov. 4, at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The Government of the State of Kuwait funded the exhibit to honor the 75,000 men and women, and their units, stationed in North Carolina, who served and sacrificed to liberate Kuwait.

N.C. Museum of Art Presents Completed Ghissi Altarpiece for First Time in Over 100 Years

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Beginning September 10, 2016, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece, the first time in more than 100 years that the altarpiece’s eight known panels—and one recreated missing panel—can be seen and appreciated as one magnificent work of art. The free exhibition will be on view through March 5, 2017.

Original Blockade Runner Museum Dioramas Return Home to Carolina Beach

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

After more than 30 years in storage, four small hand-crafted dioramas from the famous Blockade Runner Museum have come home to Carolina Beach thanks to a partnership between the Friends of Fort Fisher, Inc., Town of Carolina Beach and Fort Fisher State Historic Site.

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