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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Lila Weaver

Dec. 23, 2015 / 107 Comments
¡NUEVOlution! Artist Lila Weaver talks moving from Argentina, racial violence and her illustrated memoir.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Mario Petrirena

Dec. 16, 2015 / 152 Comments
¡NUEVOlution! artist Mario Petrirena finds art out of discarded objects and how each can tell a story. Read about what he wants viewers to take away from his photographs.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Ricardo Morales

Dec. 01, 2015 / 94 Comments
¡NUEVOlution! artist Ricardo Morales shares his inspiration from political movements, what makes screenprinting different from other art forms, and what he wants viewers to take away from ¡NUEVOlution!
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¡NUEVOlution! The Team Behind the Exhibit - Darcie Fohrman

Nov. 18, 2015 / 113 Comments
Darcie Fohrman, ¡NUEVOlution! Exhibition Developer shares what makes an exhibit a success, working with Levine Museum again and challenges she faced while developing the exhibit.
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Ask an Author: John Hood of Catalyst

Nov. 03, 2015 / 97 Comments
Tomorrow at 6pm author John Hood joins former Governor Jim Martin to discuss Gov. Martin's legacy as a North Carolina Republican. Hood will also discuss his new book "Catalyst: Jim Martin and the Rise of North Carolina Republicans."
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Emily's 8 Lessons Learned (1995-2015)

Oct. 29, 2015 / 188 Comments
Retiring president Emily Zimmern shares her 8 lessons learned during her time at Levine Museum and within the Charlotte nonprofit community. These 8 lessons were shared with guests of Emily's farewell party.
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A Letter from Emily

Oct. 28, 2015 / 79 Comments
As we bid farewell to our president Emily Zimmern, we asked for some final words. As Levine Museum president for 20 years, Emily has experiences moments filled with memorable events and milestones, profound exhibits and programs, and many special guests. Emily reflects on her time at the Museum, what she's most proud of and what she's learned. Thank you Emily for 20 inspiring years!
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Edward Noriega

Oct. 20, 2015 / 161 Comments
¡NUEVOlution! artist Edward Noriega shares his experiences with teaching in the South, social inequality and how he promotes social change through his work.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Stanley Bermudez

Oct. 14, 2015 / 155 Comments
Continuing our Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist series, Stanley Bermudez discusses his family of artists, "Contrapunto," and what visitors can expect in the exhibit.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Pilar Martínez

Oct. 07, 2015 / 214 Comments
¡NUEVOlution! Artist Pilar Martínez discusses how her advertising background influenced her art, putting together fragmented pieces of identity, and what she hopes visitors learn from the exhibit.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Rosa Murillo

Oct. 01, 2015 / 87 Comments
We continue our "Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist" with Mexico born, Charlotte-based Rosa Murillo.
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Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist | Rosalia Torres-Weiner

Sep. 24, 2015 / 77 Comments
We are pleased to introduce the artists who have contributed works of art to ¡NUEVOlution! Discover what motivates, influences and inspires their artwork during our "Ask a ¡NUEVOlution! Artist" series.
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¡NUEVOlution! The Team Behind the Exhibit - Oliver Merino

Sep. 16, 2015 / 71 Comments
Oliver Merino, Latino New South Coordinator discusses his experience working on ¡NUEVOlution! and what he is most looking forward to in the exhibit.
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¡NUEVOlution! The Team Behind the Exhibit - Kamille Bostick

Sep. 09, 2015 / 136 Comments
Our ¡NUEVOlution! behind-the-scenes Q&A continues with Kamille Bostick, VP of Education.
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¡NUEVOlution! The Team Behind the Exhibit - Dr. Tom

Sep. 02, 2015 / 72 Comments
The team behind ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South share behind-the-scenes stories about the making of our most ambitious project to date.
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Paint and Paper! Conexiones: Exchanges Across Cultures with Art

Aug. 06, 2015 / 227 Comments
Our summer series, Conexiones: Exchanges across Cultures concludes with Latin American art; Sunday, August 16 at 2:30 p.m. Meet one of the artist who will lead the session, Nico Amortegui.
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Tango or Samba Anyone? Conexiones: Exchanges Across Cultures with Music and Dance

Jul. 08, 2015 / 82 Comments
The second installment in the Museum's summer series celebrates the dance and music of Latin America with a band and dance instructors.
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Ask an Activist: Irving Allen

Jun. 24, 2015 / 106 Comments
We continue our profile of youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. These young people are making an impact across areas including environmentalism, education, LGBTQ, voting, and community. They are “being the change, they want to see.”
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Ask an Activist: Hanna Mitchell

Jun. 17, 2015 / 448 Comments
Our youth activist series continues with Hanna Mitchell, Environmental Activist
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Conexiones: Exchanges Across Cultures with Food

Jun. 10, 2015 / 62 Comments
This first installment of our summer series explores the many foods of Latin America with chefs and home cooks from several regions.
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Ask an Activist: Bree Newsome

Jun. 03, 2015 / 173 Comments
There are rising stars among us who are passionate about issues facing our community and who are taking action. For several weeks over this summer, we will profile youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. Hear their story and discover your activist. Meet Bree Newsome: Activist, Speaker!
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Destination Freedom: A Look Back

May. 21, 2015 / 96 Comments
Last week marked the closing of our two-year series of programs and exhibits. Here is a look back at "Destination Freedom: Civil Rights Struggles Then and Now
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The Start of the New South

Apr. 09, 2015 / 52 Comments
On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate Army at the Appomattox Courthouse. The Old South was dead, and, as we cite in our introductory video to the exhibit Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers, the New South was about to begin.
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"Beginning of the New South" Program Feedback

Apr. 08, 2015 / 73 Comments
After hosting a program on Tuesday evening with Bertram Hayes-Davis, great-great grandson of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and historian and scholar Dr. David Goldfield, we received a comment from one of the guests which prompted this blog post.
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The Story Behind the Exhibit: Cedars in the Pines:The Lebanese in North Carolina, 130 Years in History

Apr. 01, 2015 / 1 Comments
Part 2 of our story behind the Cedars in the Pines exhibit. We continue our Q&A with Marjorie Stevens the Center’s Senior Researcher and Caroline Muglia head of Communications.
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The Story Behind the Exhibit: Cedars in the Pines:The Lebanese in North Carolina, 130 Years in History

Mar. 26, 2015 / 72 Comments
We had the opportunity to speak with Marjorie Stevens the Center’s Senior Researcher and Caroline Muglia head of Communications to discuss the history of the Lebanese in North Carolina and its role in the exhibit. Cedars in the Pines is on display now through August 9.
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The Story Behind the Exhibit: No Roadmap: Integrating the Charlotte Medical Community 1951-1965

Feb. 26, 2015 / 66 Comments
In the early 1880s African Americans living in the South had limited access to professional medical care and facilities. Here is the story of the doctors who set to make changes.
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10 Must Watch Black Documentaries

Feb. 04, 2015 / 52 Comments
PBS’ Black Culture Connection has compiled a great list of the “10 Must Watch Black History Documentaries" and we are screening one of the films on the list.
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Youth Voices in Museum Design and Interactives

Jan. 07, 2015 / 53 Comments
Throughout the year we have interns work in several departments. Here is one intern's take on the Museum experience.
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