MoDH is Reopening!

We’ve missed you, Durham, and are excited to reopen to the public with a special weekend to debut our newest exhibit From Tobacco Market to Innovation Hub: Durham’s Central Park Neighborhood. Join us on April 16th and 17th between 10:00AM and 5:00PM at the Museum of Durham History to check… Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day! This year’s theme, “Choose to Challenge” reflects the spirit of many of Durham’s women as they have fought against inequality to create a better future for all people. Check out some of the Museum’s resources that celebrate the contributions of these pioneering women: The… Read More

Friends of Geer Cemetery Pop-Up Exhibit

The Museum of Durham History, in partnership with the Friends of Geer Cemetery, presents the story of four women who were buried in Geer Cemetery in a special social-distance friendly pop-up exhibit under the Museum’s gazebo starting Monday, February 15th. In the latter half of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,… Read More

ERA Program Additional Resources

Thanks to the over 200 folks who joined the Museum’s screening of Legalize Equality and the subsequent panel discussion! We had virtual attendees as far away as the UK, Berlin, and India! We appreciate your interest in our program and wanted to share additional resources related to the Equal Rights Amendment,… Read More

Meet the Panelists of our ERA Program!

On January 28th, the Museum of Durham History will be partnering with the ERA – NC Alliance to host a virtual screening of the 30-minute long Legalize Equality documentary, highlighting the history of this struggle for gender equality. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with panel members including the activists, lawyers,… Read More

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