Category: News

Local Students Honor Durham’s Civil Rights Movement

In November, 11th- and 12th-grade students from Voyager Academy visited the museum to record oral history projects in our Story Room. The students conducted interviews with Durhamites and their experiences during the Civil Rights era. These intriguing interviews provide a diverse range of perspectives! MoDH volunteer and Duke U. student Shauna … Read More

A Message from the MoDH

Human history is more than a lifeless list of dates and events. It is the story of people. The Museum of Durham History uses such stories to foster curiosity, encourage further inquiry and promote an understanding about diverse perspectives about the Durham community. To be responsible, a museum must include … Read More

MoDH Executive Director Search Announcement

Executive Director, Museum of Durham History Interested applicants, scroll down and follow the link to apply. The museum has reopened its search for a new leader. Katie Spencer, the founding Executive Director, recently stepped down to focus on curatorial interests, and Director of Operations Patrick Mucklow stepped up to serve as Interim … Read More

We (and by that we mean YOU) did it!

The Museum of Durham History has spent this month working on a special Challenge Fund Drive to raise $2,500 during the month of May to receive an additional $2,500 from an anonymous donor. We are thrilled to announce that we have reached our goal, and well before the May 31 deadline! We … Read More

Two Durham Organizations Receive Prestigious ‘Building Bridges Program’ Grants from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Duke Performances and the Museum of Durham History Receive National Awards to Strengthen Understanding Between Muslim and Non-Muslim Communities May 22, 2017, Durham, NC — The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, an extension of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, recently announced the 11 recipients nationwide of its annual … Read More

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