Collection Selections: Holidays
People in the Lower Cape Fear celebrate holidays all year long, from Valentine’s Day to Mardi Gras to Halloween.
MacMillan: Artist as Soldier
Henry Jay MacMillan was a Wilmington artist who served in the US Army during World War II.
H2O Today dives into what it means to live on a planet where 71 percent of the surface is covered in water, yet less than 3 percent is drinkable.
Collection Selections: Filming in Wilmington
The film industry came to Wilmington in 1983 when a major motion picture, Firestarter, shot on location around the Cape Fear.
Sun, Earth, Universe
The Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition is an engaging and interactive museum exhibition about Earth and space science for family audiences.
Children, families and groups alike are invited to check out the fun and fascination that is involved in becoming a winning athlete.
One Half of the People: Advancing Equality for Women
At the founding of our country, women’s roles were rigidly defined and women were generally excluded from political and, in many ways, public life.
Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II
The National World War II Museum’s traveling exhibition, Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II, features artifacts, photographs and oral histories to highlight some of the extraordinary achievements and challenges of African Americans during World War II, both overseas and on the Home Front.
The Smithsonian’s Hometown Teams traveling exhibition examines the many roles that sports play in American society.