Archive: 2021

The bags are back in town

Next week we’ll be launching our annual giving campaign and will be asking for your support through the end of the year as we look to offer more unique exhibits and programs in 2022.  We will be bringing back our popular tote bags repurposed from past exhibit banners (above). Each… Read More

MoDH Staff Presents at National Conference

In September, Museum of Durham History Director of Operations, Jeanette Shaffer, attended the American Alliance for State and Local History national conference in Little Rock, Arkansas. Shaffer was selected to take part in a panel called “Action for Just Collections, Creativity, and Collaboration NOW” and presented on the Museum’s oral… Read More

Durden History Grove Commemoration

We dedicated our 15th (!) History Grove on Sept. 28. The newest exhibit installation, located just off Anderson St. in Wrightwood Park, is in recognition of Dr. Robert Durden. MoDH Executive Director Patrick Mucklow was joined in the dedication by members of Dr. Durden’s… Read More

DPS Educators Workshop

In August, the Museum partnered with Durham Public Schools to host its annual Digital Resources workshop for the fourth year. The workshop was led by the Museum’s Director of Operations, Jeanette Shaffer. Despite  Covid-19 limiting some attendance, 16 educators registered for the workshop. Educators learned about the museum’s… Read More

Documentary Screen Re-cap

The rain didn’t stop us from having fun Friday, June 25th when we hosted a screening of The Rise and Fall of Liberty at Durham Central Park! Thanks to the more than 60 folks who set up their chairs and ate popcorn under the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, as well as… Read More

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