The Curation Section acquires, documents, and interprets artifacts; conducts research; and develops exhibitions.

The staff strives to provide a rewarding museum experience through which visitors explore and understand the past and reflect on their own lives. 

Please note that many of the museum’s regular patron services will be paused or significantly delayed during the museum’s transformation.

The Curation Section includes specialists in several categories:

  • Agriculture and Industry
  • Community History
  • Costumes and Textiles
  • Furnishings and Decorative Arts
  • Military History
  • Political and Socioeconomic History

Call RaeLana Poteat at 919-814-7024 or email with questions regarding artifacts.