An Evening with David McCullough
Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh.
To purchase tickets, click here.
Call 919-807-7873 for more information.
Author David McCullough is widely acclaimed as a “master of the art of narrative history” and has received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award (two times each), as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Join us in welcoming this distinguished writer for an evening of insights on the lessons of leadership he learned while writing his latest release: a biography of the Wright brothers.
Presented with support from the North Carolina Museum of History Foundation, the News & Observer, First Tennessee Bank, Goodnight Educational Foundation, The Sherrill Fund, Smith Family Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth B. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Hoch, Jr., and Northwestern Mutual.
First Fridays at the Museum
Friday, May 1, 5–9 p.m.
Visit The Story of North Carolina chronological history exhibition on the lobby level and the Starring North Carolina! film exhibit (half-price admission; last tickets sold at 8 p.m.) on the third floor. Before you leave, stop by the Museum Shop to look for a souvenir.
Longleaf Film Festival
Friday, May 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At last—the Museum of History’s inaugural Longleaf Film Festival! Join us Friday evening for film screenings in Daniels Auditorium. On Saturday, three screens at the daylong festival will show submissions from around the world in five categories, including shorts made by middle and high school students. Festival winners will be announced at day’s end. For information, visit LongleafFilmFestival.com.
Sponsored, in part, by Indy Week, Triangle Downtowner Magazine, Boom! Magazine, and Progressive Graphics.
Saturday, May 2, 6 p.m.
Carolina Country Club, Raleigh
The museum’s largest annual fund-raising event is now sold-out. But, you can "attend" virtually and still help the museum's membership group, the Associates: purchase raffle tickets online or pre-bid on items in the silent auction—you do not have to be present to win! Click here to participate.