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Get the latest news from Levine Museum, and discover the museum in the news, including press releases and links to articles. For more information, contact Elizabeth Sheets, SVP Development & Marketing, esheets@museumofthenewsouth.org.

 
Oct042016

¡NUEVOlution! Earns Three Awards from the Southeastern Museums Conference and is Extended until November 27, 2016!

The Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) has named Levine Museum of the New South as the winner of three awards in their annual exhibition and technology competitions for the current exhibit, ¡NUEVOlution! : Latinos and the New South.
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Sep292016

Roots of Charlotte’s Protests Can Be Traced to City’s Past

Charlotte Observer reporter Tim Funk writes about the September 28 program on “How Could This Happen in Charlotte (Again)?” which put Charlotte’s recent protests into a historical context. Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/charlotte-shooting-protests/article104822076.html#storylink=cpy
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Sep222016

Levine Museum Responds to September 20-21 Events

This week’s events have left our entire community reeling with pain, questions, and uncertainty. The need for empathy, understanding, and courage has perhaps never been greater.
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Sep012016

Pop Up Porches Debut in the Community

Crescent Communities partners with Levine Museum of the New South on innovative community outreach and education initiative.
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Jul062016

A Milestone in History Opens July 16

Levine Museum presents photographs from the World Famous Milestone Club
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Jun152016

Levine Museum of the New South Names National Leader as New President

Levine Museum of the New South announced today that Kathryn Hill, a national museum consultant and former Chief Operating Officer of History Colorado, has been named President and CEO of Levine Museum, effective Aug. 29.
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May312016

Levine Museum Joins Blue Star Museums for 6th Consecutive Year

Levine Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.
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May272016

Levine Museum Receives National Award

Levine Museum was presented with a MUSE Award in the “Interpretive Interactive Installations” category during a reception on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the 2016 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
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Apr182016

Panthers Coach Ron Rivera Tours ¡NUEVOlution!

We were honored to host Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera and his wife Stephanie at this year's Taste of the New South where he toured the exhibit, and then tweeted about it!
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Jan202016

¡NUEVOlution! Featured on WCCB News Rising

Wilson visited Levine Museum bright and early on Tuesday, Jan. 19 for a special tour of ¡NUEVOlution! and a live "Wilson's World" segment.
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Nov102015

Levine Museum Partners with The Aspen Institute Latinos in Society Program

The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program comes to Charlotte for a high-level conversation highlighting bright spots and fresh thinking, from within Charlotte and beyond, that support advancing economic mobility and prosperity for all of Charlotte’s citizens.
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Oct072015

Levine Museum Joins CTI to Present Exploding Canons Speakers Program

Charlotte Teachers Institute (CTI) partners with Levine Museum to explore the impacts of Latinos on the New South and of the New South on Latinos, in CTI’s Exploding Canons interdisciplinary speakers program on October 27.
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Sep262015

9 Charlotteans You’ll See in ¡NUEVOlution!

Charlotte Magazine's Andy Smith writes about ¡NUEVOlution! and highlights Charlotteans you'll meet in the new exhibit.
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Sep202015

New Exhibit Featured in The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Observer reporter Mark Washburn tells the story of the upcoming exhibit ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South.
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Aug312015

Levine Museum of the New South Names New Staff Historian

Former intern and researcher Brenda Tindal returns to Museum a decade later as Staff Historian.
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Aug112015

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awards $50,000 to Levine Museum of the New South

Trustees of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation have awarded a grant to Levine Museum of the New South to build awareness and create more civic engagement around the Latino community in Charlotte.
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May222015

Levine Museum of the New South, A Blue Star Museum

Levine Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense
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Apr232015

Levine Museum to Welcome 47 New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony

On Friday, April 24, 2015, forty-seven area residents will officially become U.S. citizens and take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony hosted by Levine Museum of the New South. The individuals are originally from thirty-one different countries.
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Mar272015

Levine Museum of the New South's Emily Zimmern to Retire November 1, 2015

Emily Zimmern, president of Levine Museum of the New South, will retire in November of this year, after two decades leading one of Charlotte’s premier cultural and civic institutions.
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Mar132015

150th Anniversary of the Beginning of the New South

Levine Museum marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and beginning of the New South with a program on April 7, 2015 featuring Bertram Hayes-Davis, great-great grandson of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and a talk by eminent scholar of Southern history Dr. David Goldfield.
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