Newsroom: News Release

Cape Fear Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Posted May 19, 2015 at 9:51 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 Welcomes New Staff

Posted May 6, 2015 at 10:54 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is excited to welcome Kitty Yerkes as its newest donor relations director. Yerkes, a Wilmington resident, has nearly 15 years … Read More »


Reflections in Black and White Opens May 15, 2015

Posted April 29, 2015 at 10:03 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum’s newest in-house exhibition, Reflections in Black and White, is scheduled to open May 15, 2015. The exhibit will feature a selection of informal black … Read More »


Museum Awarded NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grant

Posted January 14, 2015 at 12:41 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Funds will be used to fund astronomy programming for every third grade … Read More »


Museum Awarded International Paper Grant

Posted December 10, 2014 at 11:09 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation to assist with interpretive exhibit signage in the … Read More »


Museum Awarded Garden Club Grant

Posted November 3, 2014 at 12:45 pm

Wilmington, N.C.  –  Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $12,000 grant from the Cape Fear Garden Club to assist with landscaping of the Museum’s Outdoor Learning Environment (OLE), opening … Read More »


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