The North Carolina Museum of History is currently searching for college interns. General Details and Overall Requirements Details on our program vary by semester, but please see below for some basic requirements applicable to most positions. Only currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for museum internship positions. Undergraduate applicants must have […]

Hosted by Piedmont Laureate Dasan Ahanu, the NC Museum of History is celebrating North Carolina poetry by presenting this team poetry slam exhibition. Teams of poets from across the state have been invited to compete against the area’s own Bull City Slam Team. This is an opportunity to experience what happens at regional and national competitions. […]

The 20th Annual African American Cultural Celebration is going virtual! All presentations and performances will be online-only this year. Register below for interactive sessions. Registration is limited for all sessions. Enjoy videos featuring regional artists and craftspeople demonstrating their skills as well as other on-demand videos from the museum; links coming soon! Many live-streaming sessions will […]

Looking for ways to keep your little one engaged while learning at home? This is a great time to take advantage of some online learning with our local museums. Read More: Audible Offers Hundreds Of Titles For Free So You Can Be Entertained At Home       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: […]

How about an art lesson on a local artist who achieved international fame in today’s edition of home-schooling? Check out this video on Ernie Barnes from the North Carolina Museum of History. Born and raised in Durham, North Carolina during segregation, Ernie Barnes captured the lively spirit of his community in his artwork. Barnes played […]

Join the North Carolina Museum of History for its 19th annual African American Cultural Celebration (AACC), the state’s official kickoff for Black History Month. This year’s theme: “20(20) Vision: A 400-Year Legacy.” This jubilant and educational event for all ages will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism […]

The North Carolina Museum of History is pleased to announce the opening of our new restaurant. Aptly named Sweet Tea & Cornbread Grill and Eatery, our new eatery serves up scrumptious Southern staples and mouth-watering daily specials. At the helm of Sweet Tea & Cornbread Grill and Eatery is Tonya Council, granddaughter of late Southern culinary icon Mildred Council, a.k.a. […]

Time is running out for you to check out the incredible Ernie Barnes exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History. The exhibit closes on May 27th after 10 months and more than 120,000 visitors. “This exhibition showcases many unpublished Ernie Barnes original paintings, as well as artifacts from his life. Barnes was born and […]

The North Carolina Museum of History is looking for dance companies from our state for an event, “A Celebration of Movement Inspired by Ernie Barnes,” on January 25, 2019! Get all the details here.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Looking for a fun family outing on the cheap? Check out the Ernie Barnes exhibition happening now at the North Carolina. Thirty-five of his never before seen pieces will be on exhibit. We spoke with Luz Rodriguez, a trustee from the Ernie Barnes family trust about the exhibition.          

Looking for something fun, educational and free to do with the kids? Take them to the North Carolina Museum of History’s 17th Annual African American Cultural celebration! Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the 17th annual African American Cultural Celebration will feature more than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, playwrights, authors, artists, […]

Looking or something educational, fun and FREE for the entire family? Make plans to visit to the NC Museum of History, for the 16th Annual African-American Cultural Celebration, Saturday, January 28, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. This year’s celebration theme: The Shoulders We Stand On! What to expect this weekend. More than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, historians, […]