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Virtual Curator’s Tour of “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina”

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Down Home at Capitol

Jewish Heritage NC and NC State Capitol present a virtual opening and curator’s talk for “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina”

The North Carolina State Capitol will host the traveling exhibit “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” from April 1st to May 31st, 2022. This exhibit features a timeline of Jewish history in North Carolina, focusing on topics such as family, being southern, commerce, immigration, community, and learning.

To offer visitors across the state the chance to “visit” the exhibit, the Capitol and Jewish Heritage North Carolina will host a virtual opening and curator’s talk with historian and author Dr. Leonard Rogoff on Thursday, May 12th at 7pm. This event is FREE and will be available via Zoom.

**This is an online program. Register through the Eventbrite link below to receive the Zoom link to watch. The link will be sent to you the day before the program begins.**

This exhibit was created by Jewish Heritage North Carolina. Jewish Heritage North Carolina is the only statewide independent organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and presenting the history of the Jewish people of our state. For more information about Jewish Heritage North Carolina, please visit https://jewishnc.org.

The State Capitol’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history, architecture and function of the 1840 building and Union Square. It is within the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and located at One Edenton Street, Raleigh. For additional information please call or visit https://historicsites.nc.gov/.

Organizers

Jewish Heritage North Carolina
North Carolina State Capitol