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The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host 5th Annual ‘Holiday at the Museum’ December 12

HATTERAS, NC Nov. 30, 2015 – Join The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum for “Holiday at the Museum” on Saturday, December 5 from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Children and adults alike will marvel at Winter Wonderland train display by master model builder Charlie Klein. There will be a children’s […]


Museum of the Albemarle Opens “Louis C. Tiffany: Art and Innovation” Sept. 22

ELIZABETH CITY, NC Sept. 3, 2015 – View stunning objects created by Louis C. Tiffany and examine the best of the works of the Art Nouveau movement when the “Louis C. Tiffany: Art and Innovation” exhibition opens Sept. 22 at the Museum of the Albemarle. Stained glass windows, lamps, vases […]


Cape Fear Museum Awarded NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grant

WILMINGTON, NC Jan. 14, 2015 –  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 class in New Hanover County and to offset the purchase of the Museum’s new portable planetarium. “This […]


Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum 2015 Calendar of Events – January 2015

BEAUFORT, NC Dec. 22, 2014: On Stage: The Clythia, Masthead Light January 1-31 The Clythia was a large Norwegian bark that shipwrecked on January 22, 1894 near Wash Woods. Visit the Museum in January to view her masthead light and discover her history and the details of her stranding just […]


2nd Saturdays event at NC Maritime Museum at Southport – UPDATED

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]


2nd Saturdays Fun August 11 at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

HATTERAS ISLAND – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will showcase authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the third installment of the popular summer program “2nd Saturdays.” The Museum presents “Fishing” as the theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012, from 10 a.m. […]


Museum of the Albemarle 2nd Saturdays: National Night Out & A Day on the River August 11, 2012

2nd Saturdays: National Night Out & A Day on the River August 11, 2012 10:00 am to 7:00 pm   The Department of Cultural Resources is again sponsoring the “2nd Saturdays” program in which more than 100 events will be held across the state on the second Saturdays during the summer […]


Museum of the Albemarle PreSchooler Time

Elizabeth City, NC – On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 10:00 am, the Museum of the Albemarle will host Sharon Meade from the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. Mrs. Meade will take participants on a jumping adventure to discover “Wetland Wonders”. The educational program will be geared toward pre-school […]


N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort offers free Civil War program

BEAUFORT, NC – The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort will offer a free Civil War program on Lieutenant Commander William Barker Cushing on Saturday, July 14.  Lead by historian and author Dr. Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the program will shed light on Cushing’s raids […]