Levine Museum of the New South, at 200 E 7th Street, focus on life in the North Carolina Piedmont after the American Civil War. It includes temporary and permanent exhibits on a range of southern-related topics.
The museum is temporarily closed.
New South for the New Southerner: Carolina Panthers
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
Levine Museum of the New South’s program New South for the New Southerner continues online. On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021, at 7 p.m., enjoy New South for the New Southerner: Carolina Panthers on the museum’s Facebook page or YouTube channel.
The Charlotte Observer’s national award-winning sports columnist, Scott Fowler, is the go-to guy for everything Panthers.
Carolina Panthers’ fan and Levine Museum historian Dr. Willie Griffin, and Fowler, will unpack the inside story of the Carolina Panthers – the highs and lows, and how the team has impacted Charlotte for 25 years.
Scott has authored or co-authored nine books, including his most recent “Panthers Rising” (2016).
Carolina Civil Rights Journey: A Virtual Tour of Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers
Wednesdays and Thursdays from February 10th to 25th, 2021
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Free for members $5 for non-members
Follow above link to register
Discover the triumphs and challenges faced by African Americans in the New South after the end of slavery, and how Black North Carolinians fought for the promises of the New South to be kept.
Saturdays in February
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Black History Month story time for children and their parents. Make sure to register (link above.)
Lunch and Learn with Levine Center’s Historian
February 23rd, 2021
12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lumbee Indians: A People and a Place
Levine Museum of the New South’s latest exhibit Lumbee Indians: A People and Place, explores Lumbee people and culture in portraiture. Curated by Nancy Strickland Fields, Director of UNC Pembroke’s Museum of the Southeast American Indian, this visual narrative of the Lumbee tells a history and experience of family and home, land and water, faith and memory.
In addition, it’s collecting stories from the community through its StoryMining: #COVIDHistory project.
Here’s what they say:At Levine Museum of the New South, we believe that history matters. History shapes who we are as individuals and as a community. History helps us understand the world we live in today and informs the decisions we make in building a better future.
StoryMining: #COVIDHistory is a project of Levine Museum of the New South and a call to the community. We seek to document and share the stories of Charlotteans during these unprecedented times.
Your history is important to Charlotte’s history and you are making history right now.
We invite you to share your stories around this COVID reality we are living. You can do this by recording a short video, writing a short story, taking a photograph, or drawing a picture.
We encourage you to use whatever medium best captures the moment and emotions you are experiencing. Email us at email@example.com, upload your work to social media and tag it with #CovidHistoryCLT or submit your story below, and our staff will get in touch with you.
You are welcome to submit new stories throughout our collecting campaign.
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More virtual eventsCheck out our big list of upcoming virtual events, or look at a few of them here:
Friday, February 26, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Wednesday, March 10, 2021