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1184
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The restored Borden House opened in February as a meeting center and home of the new Raleigh City Museum.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 43 Issue 8, Aug 1993, p6-7, por
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3525
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The Coastal North Carolina exhibit at the N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences seeks to give visitors the feel of being at the beach. At scent stations, various coastal aromas can be sampled, and a 1,200-gallon aquarium brings aquatic life up close.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Fall/Winter 1997, p10-11, il
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3527
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The expanded N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, opening in 1999, will showcase ten major exhibits on the state. The Mountains to the Sea exhibit will span two floors and five habitats, featuring live animals and a 20-foot waterfall.
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3611
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Raleigh is home to four museums that can satisfy a wide range of interests: the N.C. Museum of History, N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, N.C. Museum of Art, and the Raleigh City Museum.
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Raleigh's Exploris Museum is the world's first global experience center. Instead of the traditional museum approach of collecting material then connecting it with visitors who just come and look, Exploris determined what experiences it wanted visitors to have, then collected materials to support them. Exploris encourages visitors to manipulate and interact with the exhibits through touch, sight, and sound.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 10, Oct 1999, p11, il
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4537
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Floor plans and photographs describe the features visitors will see on each of the four floors in the new North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which opened April 1, 2000, in Raleigh.
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4571
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The new North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, scheduled to open April 7, 2000, in Raleigh, will be the largest of its kind in the Southeast. The museum is planning a 24-hour grand opening, which will be the first round-the-clock opening ever held in the state.
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4758
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Over the past decade a number of changes have taken place at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. The museum entrance has been redesigned; the Museum Park Theater has been built; work on the sculpture garden has started; and the galleries for African, Oceanic, and Native American art have reopened on a new exhibition level.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 9, Mar 2000, p23, il Periodical Website
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4947
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John Coffey, chief curator of the North Carolina Museum of Art, heads a staff that includes Rebecca Martin Nagy, Dennis Weller, Mary Ellen Carr Soles, Huston Paschal, and David Steel. Working together over two decades, the staff has established the museum as one of the nation's best.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 1 Issue 7, Sept 2000, p14-18, 20-21 Periodical Website
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4946
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In 1950, the North Carolina General Assembly in a controversial move appropriated $1 million to make possible the purchase of the founding Kress Collection for the North Carolina Museum of Art. Today the museum's holdings number over 5,000 masterworks valued at over $1 billion.
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With the opening of its new exhibition, the Contemporary Art Museum, formerly the City Gallery of Contemporary Art in Raleigh, emerges as the Triangle Area's most risk-taking venue for art. The museum is not yet in its new building, but it has something it has never had before - first-rate curators. Also the museum will feature works of North Carolina artists as well as national and international ones.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 18 Issue 12, Mar 2001, p72-73 Periodical Website
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10314
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The new Art Museum opened in Raleigh April 6, 1956. It is the first major art collection in the nation that was purchased with funds appropriated by the state. The collection contains over 200 paintings valued at over $2 million.
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10454
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North Carolina was the first state in the union to set aside public funds to found an art collection for its citizens. The funds were appropriated in 1947, and the museum opened in 1956. The article discusses what makes this particular museum such a unique one.
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10448
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In this ongoing series of articles, Suberman discusses paintings and sculptures in the North Carolina Museum of Art. This month's work is a sculpture by Peter Koellin, The Madonna with the Protective Cloak, ca. 1471. The sculpture was donated to the museum by the RJ Reynolds Company of Winston-Salem in 1961.
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10453
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In this ongoing series of articles, Suberman discusses paintings and sculptures in the North Carolina Museum of Art. This month's work is the BANQUET OF CLEOPATRA, by the Venetian painter Giovanni Tiepolo. The painting was a gift to the museum by Mr. and Mrs. W. Lunsford Long, of Warrenton.
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