Category: News

MoDH welcomes to Michelle Needham!

New Director of Education Programs and Exhibits to boost student engagement Michelle Needham will become the Director of Education Programs and Exhibits with the Museum of Durham History in July. The Museum board created the new full-time position to support its goals of expanding educational outreach… Read More

Our Opening Reception was a Blast!

On Friday, May 6th, we officially opened our new exhibit, Dining Out In Durham, with a great reception. We were very lucky with the weather giving us a nice window-of-opportunity, so we could properly celebrate the new display. Our friends and family were entertained with live jazz and a speech… Read More

A New Friend in the Story Room

The Museum of Durham History just installed a great new piece of technology that is intended for the recording of oral histories up to 30 minutes long! Similar to our Video Story Kiosk, the purpose of this audio-dedicated device is to document the experiences of all Durhamites and visitors who… Read More

Congratulations and Farewell to Jeanette

We recently bid a bittersweet “goodbye” to THE all-star of the MoDH team, Director of Curation and Operations Jeanette Shaffer. Jeanette has accepted an exciting opportunity to take her skills to the private sector at a nationally focused exhibit company– which has gained a talented, accomplished, and trustworthy staff member. Read More

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