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Museum Wins Exhibit Award

Posted November 15, 2016 at 9:28 am     Category: MuseumNews

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 »


Museum to Open New Space-Themed Experience

Posted October 24, 2016 at 11:48 am     Category: MuseumNews

WILMINGTON, N.C. – With the help of a $19,134 GE Foundation grant and more than 250 volunteer hours from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and GE Aviation employees, New Hanover County’s … Read More »


Museum Hosting Building with Biology Program

Posted September 22, 2016 at 9:21 pm     Category: MuseumNews

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Can engineered mosquitoes reduce the spread of malaria, dengue fever and Zika virus? Should we mess with biology? Join a lively discussion with local scientists and the … Read More »


Museum Celebrates Opening of Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture

Posted September 8, 2016 at 12:49 pm     Category: MuseumNews

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  On September 24, 2016, the Smithsonian Institution will open its newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). NMAAHC is the only national … Read More »


N.C. Shell Show Celebrates Natural Treasures

Posted September 3, 2016 at 2:43 pm     Category: MuseumNews

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  The state’s 41st  annual gathering of shell collectors, exhibitors and enthusiasts returns to Cape Fear Museum of History and Science September 17 and 18, 2016. The 2016 … Read More »


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