National and state leaders will gather for an Arts in Education Conference March 5-7 in Raleigh at Meredith College. Linda Bamford, Arts in Education Director for the N.C. Arts Council, tells us more.
Next, Andrea Gabriel, head of the Resource Management Branch at the State Archives talks about the Outer Banks History Center, which just opened up a year-long exhibit titled “Preserving Timeless Treasures: The Outer Banks History Center Turns 20.”
The beginning of the Civil War 150th celebration is just a couple of years away. Si Lawrence of the eastern Civil War office talked with Goldsboro attorney and local historian Randy Sauls about Goldsboro’s important role in the Civil War.
A major exhibit about pirates opens Friday, March 6, at the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Knights of the Black Flag will explore the legacy of pirates, from ancient times to the present, through intriguing artifacts, artwork, and interactive displays. For ticket information, go to www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.
The podcast closes with the tune Jackie Tarr, which was performed in Triad Stage’s production of “Bloody Blackbeard.”