Project: The Wayne County Museum, operated by the Wayne County Historical Association, seeks a group of artists to develop a series of painted canvases depicting milestones in county history. These artistic glimpses in time will be composed of 24 small canvases running across the upper walls of the exhibit space and one larger canvas as the centerpiece. These artworks will provide visual interest and historical continuity as other exhibits are rotated in and out of the museum over the next couple of years.
From our President Gary Bartlett:
We are looking forward to a great year at the Wayne County Museum. Our primary focus begins Tuesday, January 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – inventory organization, cleanup and security of the Museum. We start on the 2nd floor then the 1st floor, attic and basement. We will work afternoons in January and February and allow mornings for review, documentation and management. Volunteers are welcome. Please contact Chris to let him know your interest, dates and times. Email: Chris@waynemuseum.org Phone: 919-734-5023.
Closed to the public from January 5-February 12. On Tues., Wed., and Thurs. from 1-4 work teams will be assessing the collection.
February 8, 2016 @ 7 pm -
General Membership Meeting at the Museum!
Looking forward to a robust 2016. With your help, it can happen… Gary Bartlett
Visit the new Calendar page for more happenings at the Museum!
BY THOMAS VICK · SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
The Wayne County Historical Association has seven new members of its “Wall of Fame” at the Wayne County Museum. The two living inductees, Robert E. “Bob” Hill and Dr. James McKee Zealy, were honored along with five others who were enshrined posthumously during a ceremony Sunday.
The “Wall of Fame” celebrates people that have made an important contribution to the betterment of Wayne County or represented the best of the county.
Sunday’s ceremony began with remarks from Wayne Historical Association President Kirk Keller who welcomed those in attendance. Goldsboro Attorney “Phil” Baddour, Jr. then introduced Martin Lancaster who recognized the “Wall of Fame” inductees. Before proceeding, Lancaster told those in attendance he had the honor of knowing and working with many of the inductees.
The full articfle with pictures of the inductees may be found at the Goldsboro Daily News site.
Check out our Flickr page!
We have uploaded over 300 historic photos to Flickr. The site allows you to comment on individual photos. Many of the photos had no captions or just a name. If you recognize someone or a particular scene leave a comment. Click here to redirect to our Flickr page.
Tuesday thru Saturday 11am - 4pm or by appointment
Closed January 1 -February 13 for museum collection workteams
The Wayne County Historical Association restored the 1856 Presbyterian Church located on the corner of Ash and James Streets in downtown Goldsboro.
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