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State Capitol Seeks Volunteer Documents

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Volunteers are the face of the State Capitol as they greet visitors and give tours to children and adults. The North Carolina State Capitol is seeking volunteers interested in becoming docents.

Rangers Present Virtual Tour of North Carolina State Parks

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A virtual tour of all North Carolina state parks - through the eyes of park rangers and their coworkers - will debut in a theater setting Jan. 2 as part of the launch of the state parks 2016 centennial celebration, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

North Carolina Museum of Art Receives Grant from Duke Energy

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has received a $50,000 grant from Duke Energy that will fund student tours of and studio classes related to the Museum’s fall exhibitions The Worlds of M. C. Escher: Nature, Science, and Imagination and Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Creative Mind.

North Carolina Students Win Big at National History Day Competition

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

North Carolina middle and high school students, as well as their teachers, shined with award recognition in the National History Day (NHD) Contest, June 14-18, at the University of Maryland, College Park. A first place, second place, several special awards and other awards were among honors bestowed on students from the Tar Heel state.

North Carolina Symphony Announces 2015 Bryan Youth Concerto Competition Winners

Friday, June 12, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony is pleased to announce that four talented young musicians have won top prizes in the 2015 Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto Competition, the state’s premier competition for young instrumentalists. The finals of this rigorous, two-round audition were held in Raleigh in May. Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover served as judges.

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