George Street Exhibit

Small Orientation Theater, North Carolina History Center December 16, 2015 - 12:20pm to March 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
After the original Tryon Palace suffered a devastating fire in 1798, George Street was extended down to the Trent River and a new community developed. It...Read more

Pins & Needles: A Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibition

Duffy Exhibition Gallery, North Carolina History Center January 23, 2016 - 9:00am to February 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
This free exhibit will feature a selection of quilts produced by the Twin Rivers Quilters Guild, including several works produced for charity.The exhibit will...Read more

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Conservation Lab

Tours begin and end at Waystation February 9, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ever wondered how to care for antique furniture, metals or other objects? Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Tryon Palace’s Conservation Lab, where you will...Read more

Tryon’s Tots: Quilts

Meet at North Carolina History Center Ticket Desk February 11, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Children ages 3-5 can learn about quilts in the 18th and 19th centuries, and today. Visit “Pins and Needles: A Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibition” in the...Read more

Behind the Scenes: Winter in the Gardens

Waystation February 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
Tryon Palace gardeners will meet guests at the Waystation to view what is blooming in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens. Camellia, prunus mume, kerria,...Read more

The Color of Courage

Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Approximately 180,000 African Americans comprising 163 units served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Join storytellers and actors, Mitch Capel and Sonny...Read more

Tryon Palace Gardens Lecture Series

Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center February 20, 2016 - 10:00am
Timothy A. Minch, Lenoir Community College grounds coordinator and former Tryon Palace greenhouse manager, will lead the February Tryon Palace Gardens Lecture...Read more

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Tour begins and ends at the Waystation February 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through...Read more

Annual K-12 Student Art Show

Duffy Exhibition Gallery, North Carolina History Center March 2, 2016 - 9:00am to March 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
Experience the talents of art students from area schools at the annual K-12 Student Art Show, presented by the Craven Arts Council and Gallery, and held in the...Read more