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.
Within the hushed and hallowed halls of the North Carolina Museum of Art, seasoned docents put visitors at ease. These dedicated volunteers connect residents of this state to the works of art we call our own — and remind us that each piece is something worth talking about.
In Carteret County, a marine curator and dedicated volunteers have found a way to bring beached whales back to life. By sharing the creatures’ stories at the Bonehenge Whale Center, they’ve turned heartbreak into inspiration.