Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum

May 24, 2018 - October 31, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Dino Safari:  A Prehistoric Adventure Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era – the age of dinosaurs. See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. See dinosaur fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari Lab, and find out how scientists unearth stories of this ancient world.

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Special Displays: Billy Graham's 100th Year

Billy Graham Library

May 24, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Come enjoy fascinating photos, memorabilia, and stories during 12 months of rotating special displays at the Billy Graham Library as part of the celebration of Billy’s 100th year. The schedule for the displays is: January–February: “A Ministry Begins” – 1940s and 1950s March–April: “To the Ends of the Earth”—1960s...

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Charlotte’s Road to Revolution

The Charlotte Museum of History

May 24, 2018 - June 6, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Charlotte’s Road to Revolution Exhibition is composed of 17 original oil paintings by Charlotte artist Dan Nance, 20 interpretive panels and eighteenth-century antiques that tell the story of Charlotte’s earliest days, including Charlotte’s first people, the Catawba Nation; settlement of the area by Europeans immigrants and African enslaved people; and Charlotte’s role...

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Year of the Engineer

Discovery Place Science

May 24, 2018 - September 3, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Year of the Engineer is an initiative celebrating the creativity and imagination of engineers. It includes the opening of an all-new Thinker Space lab and exhibition Think it Up, along with the premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World in the IMAX Dome Theatre. 

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit features more than 40 of Mexico's leading photographers. The photographs in the museum, ranging from just a few inches to floor-to-ceiling murals, explore an assortment of subjects. Some are about personal histories and relationships to their country's diverse landscape; others deal with social and political issues like the drug trade, sexuality and gender. 

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Lillian Blades: Mirrors of Life

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

May 24, 2018 - July 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

An array of found objects with bursts of bright and dark colors form works of art that are both mesmerizing and reflective.

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Frankhavemercy: Frequency

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

May 24, 2018 - July 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Through the lens of a camera, Frankhavemercy captures the emotions of growth, struggle and joy in his first exhibition. 

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How the West Was Won

N.C. Transportation Museum

May 24, 2018 - January 31, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western North Carolina and learn about the construction of these railroads. Tues.-Sat., 9am-5pm and Sun.,...

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