The City of Raleigh Museum’s to Close “You Really Stuck it to Me Today”: ThePolitical Cartoons of Dwane Powell on October 31, 2021
The City of Raleigh Museum’s to Close “You Really Stuck it to Me Today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell on October 31, 2021
The City of Raleigh Museum announces the closure of its exhibit focused on the life and career of Dwane Powell, after a four-year run. “You Really Stuck it to Me Today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell, opened in June 2017 and will close on October 31, 2021.
The exhibit features 25 original cartoons spanning the length of his career and an original mural painted Powell. One of the many highlights of the exhibit is the dry erase wall that inspired visitors of all ages to try their hand at drawing their own cartoons.
Throughout the four years, more than 65,000 people visited the exhibit, making it one of the most popular exhibits in the museum’s history.
Dwane Powell passed away in April 2019. Prior to his passing, Dwane frequently brought friends and family from around the world to visit the exhibit. Up until a couple weeks before he died, he was visiting the exhibit. The museum staff will always value the time spent with Dwane.
The final day to view the exhibit will be Sunday, October 31st.
Where: City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601
When: Museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission is free.
Contact: Call the museum at 919-996-2220 for more details.
The City of Raleigh Museum and The Carolinian announces a special temporary exhibit entitled, “Good People, Good Place: The History of College Park.” From September 13 – 19, visitors can learn about the history, culture, and people from one of Raleigh’s oldest African American neighborhoods.
The exhibit designed by community members kicks-off a week-long celebration of this endangered community founded in the shadow of St. Augustine’s University in 1920.
The opening reception will be September 13 at 6:30 in the City of Raleigh Museum.
For more information contact the City of Raleigh Museum at (919) 996-2220.