Arts & Culture

North Carolina is a land rich in culture, art and creative diversity. Our State magazine brings you features about the people and places of North Carolina.

Roxboro Cotton Mill Remodeled

It wasn't designed to awe or to be beautiful. It was designed to function. But in its new incarnation,...

American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center...

Sherman’s Final March

The Union lays waste to Fayetteville in its push through the Carolinas. (Volume 5, Part Two)

African American Quilt Circle Stitches Narratives

Members of a Durham quilting circle know that preserving the act of quilting is as important as preserving the...

Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of...

Why Is There a Bump in the NC/Va Border?

Trace your finger along a map of North Carolina, and you'll notice a slight notch in the border our...

In a Seaplane on the Chowan River

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.

Scott Murkin is Asheboro’s Quilting King

Today’s quilts — and their creators — look a little different from what you might expect.

Depression-Era Denim, Worn But Never Wasted

During the Depression, nothing was wasted. Not even a family’s well-worn overalls.