NC ECHO has announced a new initiative, NCBHIO (North Carolina Biographical & Historical Information Online). This statewide program will seek to collect information, particularly biographical details on people, families and corporate bodies, that is submitted for consideration by individuals like you. It will be particularly suitable for providing biographical sketches of historical individuals who were affiliated with your museum's background or story. For more information, you can e-mail Kathy Wisser (email@example.com) or visit the working website.
The Rosenzweig Gallery, Durham will open its 5th Juried Art Show, If I Forget Thee..., on March 18th with an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. The show will remain in the gallery through May 20th.
The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, will host a forum on Climate Change in North Carolina on Wednesday, March 14 starting at 4:30 p.m. More information is available here. Also, Reptile and Amphibian Day is scheduled for 9-5 on Saturday, March 17th.
The Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, will host the Exquisite Entomology exhibition from March 15 through May 13, with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on March 15, including a gallery talk at 7 p.m., plus a 7 p.m. gallery talk on March 22.
The winners of the Third Annual Rhein Medall Prize for Community Art will be announced at 8 p.m. on March 8th at the McColl Center for Visual Arts.
The Hickory Museum of Art is extending four exhibitions, including Everest not Everest: A Himalayan Journey with Jeff Botz (through March 18); plus three other exhibitions currently on view, through May 6th.
The Asheville Art Museum has performances by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10, and the opening reception for Make it New: Western North Carolina Artists Exhibition will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 16. All day on Tuesday, March 20, "Make It New" will be the focus of Art Adventurers at the museum.
The North Carolina's Tour of the Bill of Rights reaches the Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington from 11 am. to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 9, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11. An admission-by-donation lecture by Dr. Alan Watson will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, and a panel discussion with various local religious leaders is set for 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 (also admission by donation). Still life artist Martha Mayer Erlebacher will lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 about her work.
The State Capitol Photo Contest Entry Deadline, for History Happens Here, is March 23rd. Details and rules available here.