THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:

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Calendar of Events

Thank you for your interest in our organization's special events and programming.
Please mark your calendar to attend one or more of the following upcoming events. 

*If you are interested in children's programming and events please visit our education page.


History Lab: Historic Textile Care Workshop
July 24, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: $40 (supplies included)
Location: A-B Tech Campus




Register here: http://bit.ly/textileworkshop
Presented by Anne Lane of the Mountain Heritage Museum @ WCU, this workshop will help museum professionals and private collectors learn more about caring for historic textiles and clothing. 

Topics include:
- Storage (flat and three-dimensional textiles)
- Display (including dressing a mannequin)
- Cleaning
- When to call a conservator!
- Environmental factors


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Current Exhibition: 
Bartram’s Journey: The 1775 Journey of William Bartram to Western North Carolina.
June - October 2015

Explore the work of America's first naturalist through biographical information, illustrations, and contemporary botanical art in several mediums. A special hands-on area for children allows younger guests to explore the natural world through several learning activities including nature rubbings, plant identification, photography and more. 


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