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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 »

PNC Foundation Grant To Expand Museum’s Pre-K Programs

Posted September 2, 2016 at 10:55 am     Category: MuseumNews

Children will learn science, technology, math at free programs WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded $15,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to expand pre-kindergarten programs and develop … Read More »

Museum Revamps Reconstruction Gallery

Posted August 30, 2016 at 9:07 am     Category: MuseumNews

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is pleased to announce that its Reconstruction gallery, which examines life after the Civil War, has been revamped to create a more accurate and … Read More »

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