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"Contemporary African American Surgeons" Exhibition

Headquarters Library, Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center
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This traveling exhibition is a celebration of the achievements of African American pioneers in academic surgery and those who continue the tradition today. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture.


Library Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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"Pictorial Space" Exhibition

Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
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This exhibition, presented by Ellington-White Community Development Corporation, examines a range of ideas from area artists that speak to the traditional and extended exploration of space representation in artwork. The show opens during downtown Fayetteville's "4th Friday" event, on July 22, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The exhibit closes on August 20, 2016.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Special Exhibits at the Transportation Museum

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
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The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum features multiple ongoing exhibitions that focus on Fayetteville's unique role in the history of North Carolina and the U.S. For further information on any one of these exhibits, contact the museum. Ongoing exhibits currently include the following:



  • 10th Anniversary

  • Cumberland County Goes to War

  • Death and Remembrance: A Historical Perspective

  • Early Camp Bragg and Pope Army Airfield

  • Edward Evans

  • From State House to Statehood

  • Lafayette in Fayetteville

  • Local Law Enforcement

  • Modern Greece

  • Punitive Expedition

  • Railroading in Fayetteville


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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"Ein Plein Air: Of Light and Color" Exhibition

Cape Fear Studios
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This collection of artwork represents landscapes from the mountains to the sea, in beautiful strokes of light and color. The artists are a group of emerging professionals who meet regularly to paint en plein air (outside on location) around North Carolina. An opening reception is being held at the studio during downtown Fayetteville's "4th Friday" event, on July 22, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The show will then remain on display through August 22, 2016.


Studio Hours: Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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"Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu" Exhibition

Airborne & Special Operations Museum
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This exhibit features a mock-up of a street in Mogadishu, information boards about the battle and actions taken by the U.S. Army's units there, displays of donated items used there from the soldiers involved in the battles, as well as artifacts recently recovered from Mogadishu. A video explains the missions in the words of the soldiers involved, from interviews with them.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays and federal holidays.

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"Parlor to Parlor: Funeral Traditions of the Cape Fear" Exhibition

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
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The Museum of the Cape Fear opens a new exhibit, Parlor to Parlor: Funeral Traditions of the Cape Fear, 1850 – 1950, examining funerary practices in late-19th/early-20th century North Carolina. A variety of artifacts will illustrate the diverse and changing practices of this era. Also, the 1897 Poe House will be dressed in mourning from May 6 through June 12 and again from October 4 through November 13. Parlor to Parlor is a joint production between the Museum of the Cape Fear and the North Carolina Museum of History, and will be on display through December 31, 2016.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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"200th Anniversary of the Fayetteville Observer" Exhibition

Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum
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The Fayetteville Observer is North Carolina’s oldest newspaper still being published. It was first published as the Carolina Observer on June 20, 1816, and was later renamed the Fayetteville Observer. See a number of Observer cover pages in this special exhibit. All ages welcome. The exhibit opening will occur during Downtown Fayetteville's "4th Friday" program, on the evening of June 24.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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"Baseball & the U.S. Army: An American Tradition" Exhibition

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
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In conjunction with the Major League Baseball game scheduled to be played on Fort Bragg, the ASOM is presenting a special baseball exhibit. The focus of the exhibit is on commemorating America's favorite past-time and on exploring the military's connection with baseball. The exhibit is displayed in the museum lobby and will remain up through July 31, 2016.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays.

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"Frances Benjamin Johnston Photo" Exhibition

Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum
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Noted photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston dedicated herself to the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South as a way to help preserve historic buildings and stress the importance of American architectural history. Take a look at the Fayetteville area buildings she photographed that are part of the more than 7,000 images that comprise the survey. Visit the exhibit to see Fayetteville through Frances Benjamin Johnston’s eyes. All ages welcome.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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"Light and Time: Paintings by Rose Kennedy" Exhibition

Gallery 208, Up & Coming Weekly
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In partnership with the Givens Performing Arts Center and Visual Arts Alliance, Up & Coming Weekly's Gallery 208 presents the art exhibition Light and Time: Paintings by Rose Kennedy. An opening reception will be held on July 12, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., with refreshments and door prizes. Special Guest Author Shane Wilson will be giving a talk on his book, A Year Since the Rain, at the reception. The exhibit will then remain open to the public through September 30, 2016.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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