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Welcome to the North Carolina Museums Council

Thanks for joining us in Durham for the 2015 Conference!  Please join us in 2016 in Winston Salem!

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The North Carolina Museums Council (NCMC) purpose is to enhance public education by improving the administrative, interpretive, and collections practices of museums, historic sites, science centers and related facilities in North Carolina. NCMC also strives to stimulate public support for the work performed by these facilities, and to provide a forum in which Council members can exchange ideas, as well as foster cooperation and improved communication with the communities they serve.

News and Resources

Job Listings: Education Programmer, Imagination Station Science and History Museum; Exhibitions Director, Cameron Art Museum

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) proudly announces the 16th annual Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI 2016). Scheduled for January 19 - 26, 2016, JIMI is specifically designed for administrators from new and emerging museums and for museum professionals with subject area expertise desiring knowledge of general museum administration and operations. The deadline for JIMI 2016 applications is October 31, 2015. For further information and details.

Textile Society of America, Call for Papers for the 2016 Symposium in Savannah GA, Oct 19th -23rd, 2016. Abstract submissions due Oct 1, 2015.  For further information.

Thanks for attending the 2015 Annual Conference in Durham!  NCMC would like to thank all of the vendors that supported the conference this year.  We also have the Award winners, and the student scolarship winners.  NCMC will be in Winston Salem for the 2016 Annual Conference!

NCMC funds internship opportunity at Asheville Art Museum

2014 NCMC Special Announcement: NCMC's Advocacy for State Historical Sites

Updated NCMC By-Laws, 2012

Find a Museum by County has been updated thanks to a great NCMC supporter!

Interested in becoming a FOCoS consultant?

Does your institution need help organizing, managing, and preserving the special collections that document North Carolina’s history and culture? The North Carolina State Archives can help through its Traveling Archivist Program (TAP). The application and instructions are available online on the North Carolina State Archives website.

The Triangle Area Cultural Resources Emergency Network (TACREN) announces the launch of a disaster hot line for area cultural organizations to call when a disaster damages their collections. More info at the TACREN site..