Programs by Date

May 26, 2017

Grant Event
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Kinston, NC

The Chitlin' Circuit provides established and emerging performing artists as well as chefs and caterers who specialize in southern cuisine a platform to showcase their talents. This event harkens back to a time and places during the Jim Crow Era when African Americans in the South owned and operated establishments that also hosted mostly black musicians sometimes to diverse audiences. This evening performance features Lafayette Jones and gospel singers.

Contact: Earl Ijames at 919-807-7961 or

June 3, 2017

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Burlington, NC

June 10, 2017

Grant Event
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 9:00am
Raleigh, NC

This day event expands the impact of  the Museum's Race: Are we so Different? exhibit on display from April 22 to September 4, 2017. This special event provides the community with a unique and culturally enriched opportunity to enjoy a day of poetry, music and dance that echoes the overarching sentiment behind the exhibition — that we are more alike than different and that artistic expression can build bridges among people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Featured performers include: G.

June 21, 2017

Road Scholar Event
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Raleigh, NC

NOTE: The location of this event is moving to accomodate increased attendence. Please check back for details.

June 25, 2017

Grant Event
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Greensboro, NC

This project collected the stories of Native American veterans via video, photos, audio, and journals by Native American quilters. The collected stories have been incorporated into story quilts on exhibit at Guilford Native American Gallery. This opening reception provides attendees an opportunity to speak with project participants about their experiences in this project. This exhibit will also travel to other locations in the state.


Contact: Karen Harley at 252-538-1145 or

July 11, 2017

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Asheboro, NC