Coke and a Smile

Coca-Cola Foundation Presents $100,000 Grant to N.C. Museum of History The Coca-Cola Foundation will present a $100,000 grant to the N.C. Museum of History Foundation. The grant, titled Educational Outreach Programs for North Carolina Students, will enable the N.C. Museum of History to expand its outreach services, including live, two-way videoconference classes, to students and… Continue reading Coke and a Smile

2nd Saturdays at Museum of History Feature Craft Demonstrations: Toys, Jewelry and Pottery

Glass jewelry by Lynn Burcher, who will be at the N.C. Museum of History on Saturday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Department of Cultural Resources will once again showcase North Carolina’s culture, heritage and arts in the second year of its popular 2nd Saturdays program series this summer. For families or individuals on a budget, these programs — most of which are free — take place June 11, July 9 and Aug. 13 at all 37 museums and historic sites.

PineCone and the NC Museum of History Work to Continue Partnership Amid Budgetary Concerns

PineCone & NC Museum of History are working together to continue the Music of the Carolinas Series in the face of North Carolina’s daunting budgetary concerns. The two organizations have presented this series in partnership for more than a decade.


Among May happenings at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is the opening of Behind the Veneer: Thomas Day, Master Cabinetmaker. This major exhibit looks at Thomas Day, a free man of color and a successful businessman in antebellum North Carolina who created furniture and architectural materials that survive today. On the exhibit’s opening… Continue reading MAY PROGRAMS AT THE N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY