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Museum Offers Family Programs During Holiday Break

Posted December 10, 2015 at 12:35 pm     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Need something for kids to do while on holiday break from school? Bring them to Cape Fear Museum to become an “ologist!” Explore the science behind cool … Read More »


Museum Wins Exhibit Awards

Posted November 28, 2015 at 10:12 am     Category: NewsMuseum

WILMINGTON, N.C. –  Cape Fear Museum has won two exhibit awards, a 2015 Albert Ray Newsome Award from the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies for the exhibit Reflections in … Read More »


Museum to Hold Race in the Media Community Conversation

Posted November 13, 2015 at 10:59 am     Category: NewsMuseum

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     Category: NewsMuseum

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     Category: NewsMuseum

“…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 »


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