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Time Warp 2017 is on June 3, 2017

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 23, 2017
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The Friends of City of Raleigh (COR) Museum invite you to save the date of Saturday, June 3rd, and join us for Time Warp 2017! This year, we will be transported back to Raleigh in the 1920s, so break out your top hats and flapper dresses! Join us for an evening of auctions, food, drink, and dancing – all proceeds will support the City of Raleigh Museum’s exhibits and programming. Read More

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Get Your Time Warp 2017 Tickets Today!

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 20, 2017
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The Friends of City of Raleigh (COR) Museum invite you to save the date of Saturday, June 3rd, and join us for Time Warp 2017! This year, we will be transported back to Raleigh in the 1920s, so break out your top hats and flapper dresses! Join us for an evening of auctions, food, drink, and dancing – all proceeds will support the City of Raleigh Museum’s exhibits and programming. DATE AND TIME Sat, June

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America’s Wars: Individual Experience and Collective Memory

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 20, 2017
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Category : Upcoming Exhibits

How do soldiers remember war? And how are these memories communicated to others? Through interviews with Raleigh-area veterans, through personal artifacts and mementos, through popular culture (videos, music, games), this exhibit looks at how we look at war. Focusing on Vietnam and Afghanistan/Iraq, this exhibit explores the dynamic between local veterans’ personal experiences and the collective memory of the community to understand how Americans understand war. September through November Exhibit

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The Emblem of Human Mercy: The Birth of Raleigh’s Red Cross

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 20, 2017
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Category : Upcoming Exhibits

March through May Exhibit

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The Sir Walter Social: An Introduction to the City of Raleigh Museum

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 20, 2017
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Calling all History Buffs! Be sure to mark your calanders on Saturday, March 11th for a truly historic event. The Sir Walter Social aims to invite all those who are passionate for local history to meet the sites and organizations associated with it’s preservation. Come learn about the City of Raleigh Museum and its Friends Organization and discover the events and exhibits we have planned for 2017. Representatives from other sites and organizations will be

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Museum visitors this Spring can enter to win free airfare to Paris, compliments of Delta Airlines

Posted by Tom Simon on February 16, 2017
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In celebration of its new RDU to Paris nonstop service, Delta Airlines has partnered with the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum to offer one lucky museum visitor two free economy class tickets to Paris. This drawing is open to all legal U.S. residents 18 years of older visiting the museum from Jan. 6 through May 31, 2017. One winner will be randomly selected in early June. Details below: Entry forms (name, email address,

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Friends of the Museum Paris Flight Drawing

Posted by Leo Suarez on February 03, 2017
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In celebration of the exhibit and its new RDU to Paris nonstop service, Delta Airlines has partnered with the Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum to offer one lucky museum visitor two free economy class tickets to Paris, home of some of the most renowned cathedrals in the world. This drawing is open to all legal U.S. residents 18 years of older visiting the museum from Jan. 6 through May 31, 2017. One winner

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“Secrets of the Cathedral” Exhibit Opens at the City of Raleigh Museum Jan. 6

Posted by Tom Simon on December 19, 2016
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Museum visitors can enter to win free airfare to Paris compliments of Delta Airlines RALEIGH, N.C. (DECEMBER 19, 2016) – The City of Raleigh Museum announced today its “Secrets of the Cathedral” lobby exhibition will open to the public Friday, Jan. 6. “Secrets of the Cathedral,” created by A. Brothers Associates Exhibit Design, answers the question “What makes a church a cathedral?” It does this by showing how cathedrals have played a continuing influence on

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Join Us For Beyond Bollywood: A Taste of India on Saturday, January 14

Posted by Leo Suarez on December 06, 2016
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Join us at the City of Raleigh Museum for a special food event. Beyond Bollywood: A Taste of India Saturday January 14, 2017 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The City of Raleigh Museum 220 Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC 27601 The City of Raleigh Museum is presenting an unique evening exploring the fusion of Indian-American cooking through dishes that are traditionally prepared to celebrate the Indian holidays of Pongal and Lohri. Chef Cheetie Kumar of Garland,

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Thank you for an exciting opening night for Beyond Bollywood!

Posted by Tom Simon on November 26, 2016
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On Saturday, November 19th, after months of planning and creating a truly unique exhibit for the Triangle, the Beyond Bollywood exhibit was officially unveiled. The ceremony was attended by local and state wide politicians, members of the Indian community, Friends of City of Raleigh Museum and guests who wanted to be the first to view this national exhibit that showcases the remarkable achievements of Indian Americans in the United States. Special thanks to Ram Tirath

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