Press Releases

On Oct. 15 the major immersive exhibition “James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP” opens at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. The exhibition explores filmmaker James Cameron’s extensive career as a deep-sea explorer and his many history-making expeditions.

The North Carolina State Capitol is seeking community input through a series of listening sessions as the historic site prepares to launch a new digital humanities initiative, currently titled “From Naming to Knowing: Uncovering Slavery at the North Carolina State Capitol.” The project names over

An exhibit examining the myths and misconceptions behind the mountain “hillbilly” stereotype will open Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center (MGM) in Old Fort.

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the North Carolina Zoo with the AZA’s William G. Conway International Conservation Award at the AZA Conference in August in Baltimore, Maryland.

Patriot militiamen encamped in Polk County changed the course of the Revolutionary War and their actions will be recognized with a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker.

The North Carolina Historical Commission will hold their regular meeting Wednesday., Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. in room 308 of the Archives and History Building, 102 E. Jones St., Raleigh

 Join Duke Homestead State Historic Site at the historic Durham Athletic Park for an evening with two vintage baseball games on Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) has awarded the President James K.

The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission (NCAAHC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $5,000 planning grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR).

Tyson Phillips will be the first superintendent of Pisgah View State Park, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. The park was authorized in 2019, but the lands will remain closed to the public while the park is planned, facilities are constructed and staff is hired.