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The Museum of the Albemarle opens its newest banner display, Flying Kites with Delia, on April 1, 2024. The exhibit tells the history of kites and their usage in northeastern North Carolina as told by the narrator, Delia, a delta kite.

On Thursday evening, April 11, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., the Museum of the Albemarle and Elizabeth City State University, will host the Max Roach Centennial Celebration Jazz Festival opening night reception with special guest Elizabeth City native, A. B. Spellman.

The Museum of the Albemarle regrets to announce the postponement of Celebration of Regional Tribes, Guardians of the Land:  Discovering Indigenous Americans on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Throughout time, carvers, cabinetmakers, furniture makers, and carpenters have been crafting objects to serve as functional, social, and aesthetic pieces of work.

Music is deeply ingrained into North Carolina’s identity just as much as the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the rolling fields of the Piedmont or the waves crashing along the coastline.

Join the Museum of the Albemarle on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 4 p.m. for a Gingerbread Workshop.

Join the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. for a Celebration of Regional Tribes. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with members of regional tribes, who will share their cultural traditions and ties to the land.

The Museum of the Albemarle will host our monthly History for Lunch on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023, at noon in the Gaither Auditorium.

The Museum of the Albemarle will be at Dixieland Speedway on Friday evening, September 8, 2023.  Join us as we take Moonshine and Motorsports Trail to the track under the lights and sounds of roaring engines.  Take a minute to learn a few facts about the local moonshiner, Mr.