Newsroom: Museum

Artificial Intelligence Resources

Posted April 27, 2017 at 9:42 am

Want to learn more about artificial intelligence? Check out these resources and continue the conversation. Books AI and Employment * Martin Ford.  Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat … Read More »


Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 7, 2017 at 9:34 am

Wilmington, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 21, from 7:00-10:00 … Read More »


Spend Spring Break with Cape Fear Museum

Posted April 4, 2017 at 1:34 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Need something to do with the kids during Spring Break? Cape Fear Museum has fun, hands-on science activities planned for each day of the week beginning Monday, April … Read More »


Museum Curator Set to Retire

Posted March 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  For more than 100 years, Cape Fear Museum has collected, preserved and interpreted objects relating to the history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. One … Read More »


Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Celebrating the Invention of the American Backyard Coming to Cape Fear Museum

Posted March 3, 2017 at 11:59 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – These are the perennial signs of a suburban summer: the smell of hot dogs on the grill, the sound of a mower on a Saturday afternoon, pool … Read More »


Museum Awarded International Paper Grant

Posted February 2, 2017 at 5:26 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $4,000 grant from International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will be used to create a “Trees … Read More »


AUCTION NOTICE

Posted January 26, 2017 at 11:38 am

Cape Fear Museum is auctioning numerous objects deaccessioned from its permanent collection.  Some items do not relate to the Museum’s mission of collecting objects related to the history, science or … Read More »


A Museum Whodunit

Posted January 5, 2017 at 1:10 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oh no, something mysterious has happened at Cape Fear Museum and investigators need your help cracking a curious case of “whodunit?” Become a super sleuth, search for … Read More »


Museum Offers Family Programs During Holiday Break

Posted December 13, 2016 at 10:17 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Need something for the kids to do while on holiday break from school? Join Cape Fear Museum educators for a week of activities featuring cool topics with … Read More »


Museum Wins Exhibit Award

Posted November 15, 2016 at 9:28 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum’s Reflections in Black and White exhibit won a Gold Award for Outstanding Exhibition in the “Exhibits under $10,000” category from the Southeastern Museums Conference … Read More »


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