Category: Events

A Memorable Experience at “Lessons from Soul City”

On March 30th, the Museum of Durham History and Provident1898 presented a special event, Black Capitalism Forum: Lessons from Soul City. This “dining room table” discussion featured guest speakers Dr. Nishani Frazier, Floyd McKissick Jr., Dr. Charmaine McKissick-Melton, and former Soul City executive (and early MoDH board chair) Lew Myers. Read More

MoDH Talks Around Town

The Museum of Durham History fulfills a number of community requests on a regular basis. In addition to hosting and visiting numerous school groups, community organizations and public & private entities who seek in-person guided tours, we also look forward to offsite talks all over Durham. To celebrate Women’s History… Read More

“L is for Legacy” Appreciation Post

Over the past 2 Saturdays, the Museum hosted its L is for Legacy special drop-in/pop-up exhibits at the Durham County Main Library. We wanted to give a huge THANK YOU to the volunteers that helped us with the program, and all of the friends and families who came to experience… Read More

“Black Economic Power” in Review

This past week, the Museum kicked off event programming for The Life and Legacy of Floyd B McKissick Sr with a historical lecture, entitled Black Economic Power, which featured guest speaker Dr. Nishani Frazier. The lecture was very well-received in the Hayti Heritage Center’s community gathering room, where guests got… Read More

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