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Traveling Exhibition Tells a Story of Liberty and the American Experience

Posted October 17, 2017 at 7:40 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Wilmington, N.C. –Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, a traveling exhibition opening at Cape Fear Museum on November 5, 2017 examines the relationship between … Read More »

Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective

Posted September 25, 2017 at 10:35 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — See North Carolina through the eyes of Wilmington-born photographer Hugh MacRae Morton (1921-2006). His captivating images will be featured in the traveling exhibit Photographs by … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

Posted September 5, 2017 at 8:08 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket New Hanover County, NC — Cape Fear Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday … Read More »

Staff Changes at Cape Fear Museum

Posted July 31, 2017 at 7:00 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Cape Fear Museum is excited to announce the promotion of one team member and return of another. Heather Yenco, the Museum’s registrar, … Read More »

Museum Board Announces New Members and Officers

Posted July 6, 2017 at 12:09 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members, elected new officers and one new Board member. Sean Frelke … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums

Posted May 16, 2017 at 8:25 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

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 Awarded SEAHEC Grant

Posted May 8, 2017 at 8:29 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $9,975 grant from South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) Legacy Fund and New Hanover Regional Medical Center … Read More »

Cape Fear Museum Enhances Williston Auditorium

Posted May 1, 2017 at 7:25 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Cape Fear Museum has added a new case of artifacts and images from the 1900s to 1970s to Williston Auditorium. The display highlights student life at Williston High … Read More »

Looking Up: Star Party, a Unique Stargazing Event

Posted April 10, 2017 at 8:44 am     Category: Cape Fear Museum

Wilmington, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 21, from 7:00-10:00 … Read More »

Spend Spring Break with Cape Fear Museum

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:12 pm     Category: Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Need something to do with the kids during Spring Break? Cape Fear Museum has fun, hands-on science activities planned for each day of the week beginning Monday, April … Read More »

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