Programs by Place


Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Randolph County Public Library
201 Worth Street
Asheboro, NC 27203


Road Scholar Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Twin Lakes Retirement Community
2080 Sullivan Park Circle
Burlington, NC 27215


Grant Event
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Guilford Native American Gallery
200 N Davie St # 6
Greensboro, NC 27401

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


Grant Event
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
African American Music Trail Park
S. Queens Street
Kinston, NC 28501

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


Grant Event
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 9:00am
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

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.

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.