Tryon Palace Hosts ‘A Midsummer Night’s Party’ with the Stanlys

Pageantry and Drama of 1812 Comes to Life on Friday, June 6 NEW BERN, NC – June 6, 2014 Get swept away to an era filled with elegance and charm as Tryon Palace hosts “A Midsummer Night’s Party: An Evening with the Stanlys and Friends.” Held at the Commission House on Friday, June 6, A Midsummer...
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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Offers Fascinating Look at Military Mail

Free Exhibition Held at Tryon Palace’s Duffy Gallery, May 10-July 20 NEW BERN, NC – May 10-July 20 Tryon Palace will host the traveling version of the National Postal Museum’s permanent exhibition, “Mail Call,” from Saturday, May 10 through July 20. Organized and circulated by the Smithsonian...
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N.C. History Center Temporarily Closes to Host PepsiCo Meeting

Tickets for Governor’s Palace, Homes, and Gardens Available at Waystation NEW BERN, NC – May 6-7, 2014 The North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern will be closed to the general public May 6-7 to host the PepsiCo annual shareholders meeting. While this temporary closure does limit access...
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Lafargue and Mitchell Named to Lead Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, N.C. -- The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR) has tapped Philippe Lafargue as Tryon Palace's new executive director. Deanna Mitchell, the former site manager of the North Carolina State Capitol Historic Site, will serve as the assistant director. Together, they will...
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Tryon Palace Celebrates Home School Day with ‘We Are Family’

Program to be held at N.C. History Center and Historic Site on Friday, May 2 NEW BERN, NC – May 2, 2014 Tryon Palace will host its annual Home School Day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 2. The Home School Day’s “We Are Family” program will concentrate on the meaning of family, with hands-on...
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Tryon Palace Honors Volunteers During ‘National Volunteer Week’

Volunteers donate more than 24,000 hours to the Palace in 2013 NEW BERN, NC – April 10, 2014 Tryon Palace continued its celebration of “National Volunteer Week” on Wednesday, April 9, by welcoming more than 90 volunteers and staff members to a reception in the North Carolina History Center. This...
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Garden Lovers Weekend

NEW BERN, NC – April 11-13, 2014 Tryon Palace brings spring into full bloom with Garden Lovers Weekend, held April 11-13. Free garden admission will be offered all weekend, while the Heritage Plant Sale is limited to April 11-12, and the 6th annual East Carolina Pottery Festival will only be held...
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‘You’re Never Too Young for History’

Children’s Programs Continue April 9 with Tryon’s Tots, April 11 with Tryon’s Explorers NEW BERN, NC – April 9 and 11, 2014 Tryon Palace’s “You’re Never Too Young for History!” series continues in April with “Tryon’s Tots: the Easy and Pleasant Life” on April 9, and “Tryon’s Explorers: Hay...
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Civil War Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Palace Opens New Exhibit, Hosts Encampment during Civil War Weekend Activities Held March 15-16 at Academy Museum, Historic Homes, N.C. History Center NEW BERN, NC – March 15-16, 2014 Discover the impact the Civil War had on American families as Tryon Palace brings the 1860s...
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‘12 Years a Slave’ Vocalist to Perform at Palace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Featured Vocalist from ‘12 Years a Slave’ to Perform at Palace on Feb. 20 Tyree Highlights Black History Month with ‘New York and the 19th-Century Slavery Question’ NEW BERN, NC – Feb. 20, 2014 Tami Tyree, an actress, historian, musicologist, and featured vocalist in the movie...
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