Newsroom: Museum

Traveling Exhibition Tells a Story of Liberty and the American Experience

Posted October 14, 2017 at 4:15 pm

Wilmington, N.C. –Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, a traveling exhibition opening at Cape Fear Museum on November 5, 2017 examines the relationship between … Read More »


Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective

Posted September 25, 2017 at 10:16 am

Wilmington, N.C. — See North Carolina through the eyes of Wilmington-born photographer Hugh MacRae Morton (1921-2006). His captivating images will be featured in the traveling exhibit Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon … Read More »


N.C. Shell Show Celebrates Natural Treasures

Posted August 31, 2017 at 9:22 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The state’s 42nd annual gathering of shell collectors, exhibitors and enthusiasts returns to Cape Fear Museum of History and Science October 14 and 15, 2017. The 2017 … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

Posted August 31, 2017 at 8:56 am

Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23, … Read More »


Staff Changes at Cape Fear Museum

Posted July 28, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Wilmington, N.C. – New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum is excited to announce the promotion of one team member and return of another. Heather Yenco, the Museum’s registrar, was promoted … Read More »


Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 6, 2017 at 12:09 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members, elected new officers and one new Board member. Sean Frelke and Chris … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

Posted May 15, 2017 at 11:05 am

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration … Read More »


Museum Awarded Health Grant

Posted May 5, 2017 at 2:46 pm

Museum Awarded SEAHEC and NHRMCF Grant WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $9,975 grant from South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) Legacy Fund and New … Read More »


Cape Fear Museum Enhances Williston Auditorium

Posted April 28, 2017 at 9:05 am

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Cape Fear Museum has added a new case of artifacts and images from the 1900s to 1970s to Williston Auditorium. The display highlights student life at Williston High … Read More »


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 »


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