Welcome to the North Carolina Museums Council
NCMC holds their annual meeting every March. Our next annual meeting will be in Durham March 29th & 30th. Details are beginning to emerge, use the links in the News Section to the right for the lastest information.
If you are looking for a museum to visit please use the links in the Find a Museum menu above.
If you are a museum located in North Carolina please see the links in the Programs menu above.
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
New Job listings: Executive Director, Museum and Archives of Rockingham County • Academic Director, Museum of Anthroplogy, WFU • Museum Educator, City of Raleigh Museum • Executive Director, Iredell Museums • Executive Director, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum • Museum Assistant, Cowan Museum of History and Science
2014 Award nominations being accepted. Awards to be presented at the 2015 NCMC Annaul confernece in Durham.
Apply for Student Scholarships to the NCMC Annual conference!
NCMC is offering funding for an intern at your museum. Find out more!
NCMC Conference Administrator, deadline extended to December 19th, apply now!
Basic Book Repair Workshop, Sponsored by the North Carolina Preservation Consortium. December 12, 2014 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Charlotte Mecklenberg Library. A registration form is available on the NCPC web site in the Events section.
2015 NCMC Annual Conference in Durham NC! Hotel Information
North Carolina Preservation Consortium Annual Conference is being held at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill November 7, 2014. More information. Registration Information. Scholorship Information, deadline October 1st.
NCMC Special Announcement: NCMC's Advocacy for State Historical Sites
The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection Mini-Grants for Research in 2014–2015 The Duke Divinity School Library is pleased to announce a special funding opportunity for researchers. A limited number of mini-grants ($500–$1000 each) will be awarded on a competitive basis to support original projects utilizing The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection. Flyer(PDF) Application(PDF)
2014 NCMC Award winners
Please visit the 2014 Annual Conference Vendors & Sponsors page for a list of companies and organizations that make the 2014 conference a huge success!
NCMC's quarterly newsletter Muse.News Autumn 2013 edition is now available!
Do you need help preparing to seek grants or outside funding? Plan now to attend a "Getting Ready to Go" (GR2G) workshop, designed to help cultural institutions demystify the grant writing process. GR2G will present the basics of grant writing. More Information
Museums in a Minute
Special Announcement: submitting material to Muse.News announcement
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.
Board Minutes updated from last meeting.
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..