Category: Hub Upfit

With Your Help, We Hit Our Goal!

During our Fiscal Year End Campaign this spring, we asked you, our supporters and friends, to meet a fundraising challenge goal of $25,000. We have been hard at work recording your generosity from the last days of our fiscal year and are very proud to announce… Read More

Thanks for making our opening truly Grand!

Around here we’re feeling pretty grateful to the Durham community for making our Grand Opening an amazing celebration of Durham. More than 1,000 people attended, and many of them participated in the day’s activities. A huge thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, performers, entertainers, and parade participants. We made… Read More

Grand Opening Line-up

Wondering who’s in the Grand Opening History Parade? Curious about afternoon attractions? Here’s a sample of what to expect. Everyone loves a parade! Among those coming down Main Street in the 10am parade will be the Bull City Brawlers Roller Derby Team, costumed bagpipers, Durham’s own Tobacco Queen, and Civil… Read More

Exhibits at the History Hub

Wondering what will be in the History Hub when it opens October 12, 2013? Wonder no more! Look Beyond the Windows: We believe that some of the best learning opportunities are things that people see everyday in downtown Durham. This exhibit looks out the… Read More

Celebrating the little things

Today I walked out of the History Hub and saw two bikes parked at our bike rack. Then I realized that the unruly tree next to it had been trimmed (pro-bono!), making the space under it inviting and usable again. This is probably the reason that I (and the cyclists)… Read More

Exhibit Renderings

The exciting news around here is that we’ve just wrapped up round 1 of exhibit planning and have eight renderings that show preliminary plans for the History Hub. They include panels that show Durham “then” and “now” as you look out the windows of the Hub, a map and interactive timeline, a… Read More