NARM Quarterly Summer 2020 - Page 9

Gallery North

Society

Wrightsville Beach Museum

Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

910-256-2569

wbmuseumofhistory.com

Wrightsville Beach has quite a story to tell with a history of post-Civil War sailing regattas and being known as the “Playground of the South” in the 1930s.Walk through the 1909 Myers Cottage and feel what it was like to be at Wrightsville Beach during earlier generations with a bathroom of bathing suits hanging to dry, a kitchen filled with vintage items, and a porch lined with rocking chairs. As part of the permanent display, visitors can explore a shell collection, maps from the 1920s, and a scale model of the beach and its buildings circa 1910.

Wilmington Railroad Museum

Wilmington, North Carolina

910-763-2634

www.wrrm.org

Dedicated to preserving the history of Wilmington and southeastern US railroad history, the Wilmington Railroad Museum has an excellent collection of displays that adults and children alike will find fun and educational. Visit with the whole family and enjoy the interactive award-winning model train display, a life-size caboose, a boxcar display, a century-old steam locomotive and a children’s play area.

Setauket, New York

631-751-2676

www.gallerynorth.org

Founded in 1965 by local art enthusiasts, Gallery North is a not-for-profit gallery with a mission to present exhibitions of contemporary artists and craftspersons, to assist and encourage artists by bringing their work to the attention of the public, and to stimulate interest in the arts by presenting innovative, educational programs. Located in an 1800s farmhouse on a 2.5-acre campus within Setauket’s Historic District, the gallery has provided high-quality arts programming for the community

for half a century, exposing visitors to a wide variety of art forms by artists of diverse backgrounds.