An Evening with David McCullough
Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh.
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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.
Starring North Carolina! Film Series: Junebug
Friday, May 8, 6 p.m.
$5 per person; $4 for museum members (including state and local taxes)
MPAA rating: R-L,S; run time: 106 min.
This story of a troubled homecoming was written by University of North Carolina School of the Arts alumnus Angus MacLachlan and directed by his longtime friend Phil Morrison. The 2005 film was shot in Winston-Salem, as well as Pfafftown (Forsyth County) and McLeansville (Guilford County).
Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Join Robert Hart, of Hickory—who will be signing copies of his book, Hart Square: One Man’s Passionate Preservation of North Carolina’s Pioneer Heritage, about the 70 historic log structures he has collected—and talk with others from across the state (including representatives from Preservation Greensboro Inc., North Carolina Preservation Consortium, UNC–Greensboro, and Edgecombe Community College) who work to save North Carolina’s treasures. While here, view the Scott Garlock exhibit Rural Revival: Photographs of Home and Preservation of Place on the third floor.
Make It, Take It: Time Capsules
Saturday, May 9, 1–3 p.m. (drop-in program)
Can you put time in a bottle? Learn how to save memories in a simple paper “time capsule,” and make one to take home.