9/14/2020 10:10am

The N.C. Museum of Art reopened on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 with Covid19 restrictions after Governor Roy Cooper's Phase 2.5 eased public restrictions. Photo courtesy of the N.C. Museum of Art.

Now allowed to reopen, museums develop a broad array of plans to welcome back patrons

As North Carolina moves into Phase 2.5, museums in the Triangle area are able to reopen at limited capacity. The North Carolina Museum of Art is now open, with the North Carolina Museum of Sciences opening soon. Facing lost revenue due to the pandemic, these museums have come up with innovative ways to share the museum experience virtually and some are now opening their doors once more to visitors in person.

9/10/2020 9:25pm

Scenes from the Raleigh Black Lives Matter Protest

Raleigh curfew sparks outrage after no charges filed in police-involved shooting

“It’s people outraged, it’s an outcry, but it’s also a mourning," said Kristie Puckett-Williams, the statewide manager of the N.C. ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. "Black people, brown people and Indigenous people have historically been hurt by the system, so the public mourning of that is also a significant part of healing and moving forward."