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North Carolina Museum of Art Announces Art in Bloom Schedule of Events

Friday, February 12, 2016

The North Carolina Museum of Art hosts its second Art in Bloom, a four-day festival of art and flowers, April 7−10. The event features 56 floral masterpieces inspired by the NCMA’s permanent collection in addtion to master classes, presentations, family activities and more.

Museum of Natural Sciences celebrates Darwin Day, February 13

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Learn about famed naturalist Charles Darwin, take a closer look at his theories and their impact on modern science, and meet some of the scientists who are continuing his work when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts Darwin Day on Saturday, February 13, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free; donations welcome.

Governor McCrory Unveils Black History Month Commemorations Throughout the State

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

From gold mining in Cabarrus County to freedom seekers joining a U.S. Navy Civil War blockade, Black History Month celebrations from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) will reflect the wide array of experiences of African-Americans in the state and nation.

September Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Saturday, August 8, 2015

September will bring programs for all ages at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The month begins with three children’s programs on topics ranging from string-band music to whirligigs.

Race, Rights in World War I Explored During Free Lecture

Friday, July 31, 2015

East Carolina University assistant professor of history Dr. Kennetta Hammond Perry will explore the role played by African Americans in the early Civil Rights movement during World War I with a free lecture held at the North Carolina History Center Saturday, Aug. 8, from 2-3 p.m.

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