Newsroom: News Release

Museum to Hold Race in the Media Community Conversation

Posted November 13, 2015 at 10:59 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  In the 1950s and 1960s, although the Black press was an important part of the Civil Rights movement, mainstream press outlets often depicted African Americans in a … Read More »


Fresh Faces at Cape Fear Museum

Posted October 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Wilmington, N.C. – New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum is excited to welcome two new staff. Heather Yenco joined the collection team as its new registrar in September 2015 and … Read More »


Nationally Touring Civil Rights Exhibition Opens November 8, 2015

Posted October 19, 2015 at 12:28 pm

“…we had averted our eyes for far too long, turning away from the ugly reality facing us as a nation. Let the world see what I’ve seen.” – Mamie Till … Read More »


Museum Set to Open New Park in September

Posted September 17, 2015 at 4:55 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  After two years of planning and much anticipation, New Hanover County Cape Fear Museum is set to open Friday, September 25, 2015. Located at the corner of … Read More »


Museum Offers Free Educator Workshops

Posted September 3, 2015 at 9:31 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Teachers, homeschool educators, and youth group leaders – are you looking for quality professional development experiences this fall? Cape Fear Museum is pleased to offer free educator … Read More »


Museum Awarded Community Foundation Grant

Posted August 24, 2015 at 9:59 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce the award of a $1,915 grant from the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment Fund, an endowment held with the New … Read More »


Museum Set to Open New Park in September

Posted August 12, 2015 at 11:51 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  New Hanover County’s newest green space is set to open Friday, September 25, 2015 at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. Located at the corner of … Read More »


Museum Awarded Residents of Old Wilmington Grant

Posted July 2, 2015 at 2:38 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum is proud to announce the award of a $2,500 grant from the Residents of Old Wilmington (ROW). Funds will be used to create a … Read More »


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 »


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