Join museum staff and fellow book lovers as we read The Waterman’s Song and learn about the lives of the black boatman, pilots, ferrymen, fishermen, sailors, and artisans in nineteenth-century North Carolina.
“Falls Lake: Past, Present, and Future,” a presentation by Dana L. Matics, US Army Corps of Engineers
Join us as we learn how 20 miles of the Neuse River transformed into the Falls Lake reservoir.
The Water/Ways coloring book is fun and educational for all ages! The coloring book features images and stories from the six organizations hosting Water/Ways in North Carolina. These stories illustrate the human experience, the power, the tragedy, and the beauty of water in their communities. The images come from North Carolina artists, photographers, and historical collections and were transformed into black and white illustrations. The coloring book also features an essay on North Carolina waters by renowned environmental writer Bland Simpson.
“First in Moonshine: North Carolina and the Illegal Liquor Business,” a talk by Dr. Daniel S. Pierce
You are invited to explore the history of moonshine in North Carolina during a virtual talk by Dr. Daniel S. Pierce on September 10th at 7:00 pm. Registration details below. … Continue reading
The museum is excited to announce our first book club, featuring Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole by Sarah Dry.
Learn how you can help create the first robust national inventory of water pipe materials in the United States!
The museum is hosting Water/Ways a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program from August 30, 2020 through October 10, 2020.
We are proud to host Water/Ways a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program from August 30, 2020 through October 10, 2020.