| Celebrate North Carolina: Faces and Places - a touring photography exhibition, an initiative of the Office of First Gentleman Bob Eaves, arranged in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
August 14 through September 2, 2010 during regular library hours Main & Community Room Levels– Mauney Memorial Library, 100 South Piedmont Avenue – Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Free public exhibition for all ages.
For more information, please call Margot Plonk 704-739-2371
The variety and beauty of the state’s faces and places are captured in the Celebrate North Carolina: Faces and Places photography exhibit which debuted in Caldwell and Johnston counties on March 1, 2010 and will travel across North Carolina through February 19, 2011.
Celebrate North Carolina: Faces and Places, an initiative of the Office of First Gentleman Bob Eaves and arranged in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, contains images from professional and amateur photographers and from the State Archives.
There are two versions of the exhibit being shown in North Carolina: the eastern touring exhibit and the western touring exhibit. The Mauney Memorial Library in Kings Mountain will host the western exhibition from August 14 through September 2, 2010.
The exhibit contains thirty images, including four 2009 State Fair winners, eight from the State Archives in Raleigh, and eighteen from the North Carolina Press Photographers Association. Altogether twenty-seven libraries and three museums in North Carolina will host the exhibit. Exhibition locations for the two-year tour were chosen by invitation to ensure geographic distribution.
The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (www.ncculture.com) is a state agency whose mission is to enrich lives and communities, utilizing the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina.