Though it’s been battered by hurricanes over the decades, one museum on Harkers Island that celebrates the creativity and tenacity of Down East residents refuses to let storms drown out its culture.
Carolina Corn: A Photo Essay
Using tried-and-true techniques, modern millers grind local kernels to make grits for your bowl and cornmeal for your skillet.
The 1960s: In the Spirit of Service
The Cherokee Boys Club transforms the lives of its members — and the community — with help from its manager. Although not a Cherokee by blood, his devotion earns him honorary status in the tribe.
Jim’s Favorite Cornmeal Bread
Jim Barkley loves using locally milled cornmeal for this recipe.
5 Sites That Tell North Carolina’s Civil Rights Story
Four museums and one little clapboard house celebrate the lives and works of the people whose faith, love, and unwavering commitment ensured civil rights for all North Carolinians.
8 Must-See Museums in Asheville
Stroll the grounds of a historic mansion, play pinball, and learn about local culture: With more than a dozen museums, Asheville is a hub of creativity and history. These eight spots help tell the story of a city.
Asheville’s New Aesthetic
Reimagined and revitalized, the old Asheville Art Museum’s stunning new look anchors the city with its galleries that showcase western North Carolina’s legendary creative achievements.
The Art Museum That Became Hickory’s Masterpiece
The second-oldest art museum in North Carolina started as one man’s dream and became a proud anchor of the community.
The Museum That Tells Princeville’s Story
A new mobile museum helps visitors understand the deep history of the country’s first incorporated African American town, its faith born of resilience, and, most important, its hopes for the future.