Maritime Museums


Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession!

Raleigh, NC – Tango pianist William McNeill spreads the joy of Argentine tango by exploring its exotic allure. During the free program Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession! on Wednesday, July 25, at 12:10 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of History, he will give a brief history of […]


Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotives: A Family Portrait, Gets Bigger As Event Approaches

The Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotives: A Family Portrait event at the N.C. Transportation Museum July 3 and 4 continues to grow to historic proportions.  The event celebrates Norfolk Southern Corporation’s 30th Anniversary, created by the merger of Southern Railway and Norfolk Western Railway.  These two companies, however, were the product […]


It’s Electrifying! New Exhibit at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Fayetteville, NC – On Saturday, July 14, the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex will open the exhibit It’s Electrifying! This traveling exhibit from the North Carolina Museum of History highlights how the distribution of electric power changed lives throughout the state in the early twentieth century. Electric power […]


Roanoke Island Festival Park: N.C. A&T Presents “Songs I Have Always Wanted To Sing”

MANTEO – North Carolina AT State University returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park with the production, “Songs I have Always Wanted To Sing” on July 2-6 at 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theatre. Have you ever wanted to sing like Celine Dion or Garth Brooks or even Diana Ross? This musical odyssey is […]


Roanoke Island Festival Park Exhibit Explores the Civil War and the Sea

ROANOKE ISLAND – The exhibit, Workboats and Watermen in the Civil War, honors the State of North Carolina’s Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Civil War. It can be seen daily at Marshes Lighthouse located on the Manteo Waterfront through September 4, 2012. The Battle of Roanoke Island, fought on February 8, 1862, […]


Artist’s Images Invite Audience to Re-imagine Effects of Conflict

WINSTON-SALEM – Curtis Mann’s photography transports you to memories of news reports from international war zones. Yet, when you study the images, you find a new mystifying narrative opens up. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will be opening a new photography exhibition Curtis Mann: Modifications on June 28. The […]


Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit To Be Hosted by Edgecombe County Public Library in July

RALEIGH – The Civil War savaged lives yet secured the future of generations in North Carolina and the rest of the nation, and altered the course of American history. The injustices faced by African Americans were some of the most significant factors leading to the American Civil War (1861-1865). The […]


SECCA Holds Special Events for Families During the Summer

The following events are being held at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in July and August. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. *Tickets are available to purchase […]


Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – This year, join Tryon Palace in commemorating the birth of our nation with special fun-filled programming that has a little historical something for everyone. Start the celebration off early on the evening of Tuesday, July 3 with a rousing concert of patriotic music and popular songs.  […]


ECU Presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ROANOKE ISLAND – East Carolina University will present the production in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park June 26, 27, 28 at 10:30 a.m. Seven in One Blow is a contemporary fantasy based on the old Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. Tickets are $5 for all 6 years old and […]